A few UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Wombat men’s basketball players have received post season honors from the Wisconsin Collegiate Conference (WCC). Delvin Barnstable was named WCC Eastern Division first team all-conference, Myreon Gant was named WCC Eastern Division second team all-conference and Michael Berger was named WCC Eastern Division all-defensive team.
The Wombats will play in the WCC semi-finals versus UW-Milwaukee, Waukesha on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020 at 8 p.m. at Just a Game Fieldhouse in Wisconsin Dells, Wis. The winner will advance to the championship game on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m.
The UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus men’s basketball team has ended its season with an 11-13 record overall. The team was led by Head Coach Chuck Nelson. Congratulations to Alex Sturtz, named to the Wisconsin Collegiate Conference (WCC) second team all-conference and defensive player of the year. Mason Ellis and Damen Trice were each named honorable mention all-conference.
A victory over Oakland on Sunday, Feb. 16 was not the only thing worth celebrating for the Green Bay women’s basketball team. The team and its fans helped raise nearly $6,000 through an online jersey auction and dash for cash, to benefit Ribbon of Hope, an organization dedicated to assisting individuals in Northeast Wisconsin who are battling breast cancer.
Phoenix Phenoms registration is now open! Phoenix Phenoms is a basketball clinic for girls from third to eighth grade; the clinic is Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019 from Noon to 2 p.m. Registration is $40, which includes other benefits such as meeting the team and coaching staff at the clinic, a free t-shirt, free admission to one phoenix home game, letters from Phoenix players, a pocket schedule, a chance to win a spot on the team bench for a home game and the possibility to spend time with the team at a Green Bay Volleyball match. More information about the clinic and the registration form can be found here. Please note, space is limited. It is recommended to register by Sept. 25, 2019 to secure a spot.
The Wombat Boys Basketball Camp will take place on June 17-20, 2019 at the UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus. Boys in second through fourth grade will be attending the camp from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., and boys fifth through eighth grade will be 10 a.m. to noon. Learn more.
UW-Green Bay alumna and former Phoenix basketball player Sam Terry has been added to St. Norbert women’s basketball staff. Terry was brought on the staff by St. Norbert College women’s basketball coach Amanda Leonhard-Perry, who is also a UW-Green Bay alumna and former Phoenix basketball player. Leonhard-Perry also served as the assistant coach of UW-Green Bay’s women’s basketball team. “After I was done playing myself, I wasn’t ready to say goodbye to basketball. The ability to lean on coaching to keep basketball in my life has been one amazing journey and something I am extremely grateful for,” says Terry. Read the full Press-Gazette story.
Fox 11 highlighted former Phoenix basketball players and UW-Green Bay alumni Mehryn Kraker, Allie LeClaire, Jessica Lindstrom and Julie Wojta as the newest additions to Wisconsin GLO. Read the full story.
UW-Green Bay alumnus and former men’s basketball player Ryan Borowicz ’99 (Biology) recounts cherished memories of Phoenix basketball games at the Brown County Veterans Memorial Arena in an article by WIXX. “When I was a kid, basketball was a big part of my family and we had season tickets to the Phoenix games when they really were starting to become good,” he says. Read more.
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