Green Bay Athletics weekend recap

The women’s volleyball team split its weekend slate, defeating Northern Kentucky on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, 3-1 before falling to Wright State 3-1 on Saturday. The Phoenix is now 17-7 overall on the season and hosts Youngstown State on Friday, Nov. 8 at 6 p.m. at the Kress Center, where they are 9-1. This game is also available to watch on ESPN+.

The women’s soccer team lost its final game of the season to IUPUI on Friday, Nov. 1, 3-2. The team finished the 2019-2020 campaign 7-10-1. Men’s soccer defeated Wright State on Saturday, Nov. 2, 1-0. The team sits at 5-7-2 on the season, with final regular season game coming on Tuesday, Nov. 5 against Eastern Illinois at 7 p.m. at Aldo Santaga Stadium. This game is also available to watch on ESPN+.

The men’s and women’s cross country teams competed at the Horizon League Championships on Saturday, Nov. 2. Freshman Payton Heinberg finished as the men’s team top individual runner, placing 38th overall, followed by fellow freshmen Riley Volkman and Tanner Conard finishing as the team’s second and third individual runners, placing 71st and 77th, respectively. Sophomore Alexia Oyer finished as the women’s team top individual runner, placing 56th overall, with Senior Meta Ehlen and Junior Grecia Guzman finishing as the team’s second and third individual runners, placing 65th and 72nd, respectively. The runners  will finish out their season on Friday, Nov. 15 at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional in Madison.

Horizon League Cross Country Championships highlight upcoming weekend for Green Bay Athletics

It will be a quiet weekend at the Kress Center with most teams on the road. The men’s and women’s cross country Horizon League Championships also takes place on Saturday, Nov. 2 in Highland Heights, Kentucky. On Friday, women’s soccer closes out the regular season, playing on the road against IUPUI. The women’s volleyball team plays at Northern Kentucky. The women’s soccer and volleyball games are both available to watch on ESPN+. On Saturday, Nov. 2, the women’s volleyball team and men’s soccer team both play at Wright State. Tune-in to women’s volleyball on ESPN 3.

Weekend recap of Green Bay Athletics

The women’s soccer team produced two shutout performances on the road last weekend, a 4-0 victory over Mississippi Valley State on Saturday and a 8-0 victory over Alcorn State on Sunday, to close non-conference play with a 6-3 record. The team plays at home Friday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. against Cleveland State to begin conference play.

The women’s volleyball team split its weekend slate of games, defeating Buffalo 3-0 on Friday before falling to North Dakota State 3-0 on Saturday. With a 7-2 record, the Phoenix heads to Milwaukee on Friday, Sept. 20 to play the #7 nationally ranked Marquette Golden Eagles at 7 p.m.

The men’s soccer team played at the University of Illinois-Chicago Saturday night, losing 2-0. With a 1-2-2 record, the team heads to Fort Wayne, Indiana on Tuesday to play Purdue Fort Wayne before returning home to play Oakland on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m.

Green Bay hosts first gear-up game this Friday, free t-shirts to first 400 students

Green Bay Athletics is hosting its first GB Gear-Up Game of the 2019-20 season this Friday (Sept. 6) as the women’s soccer team welcomes Northern State for a 7 p.m. kickoff. The first 400 UW-Green Bay students in attendance will receive a FREE 50th-anniversary t-shirt to celebrate classes being back in session and Phoenix athletics turning 50. Gates to Aldo Santaga Stadium, Green Bay Campus, open at 6 p.m. and students are encouraged to arrive early to ensure they receive the giveaway.

 

Green Bay women’s soccer hosts Midnight Madness this week

The Green Bay women’s soccer team is set to host Midnight Madness on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at for its first exhibition of 2019, taking the pitch against Viterbo. Gates open at 11 p.m. on Wednesday night. Admission is FREE and open to the public and fans in attendance will receive glow sticks upon entry. The concessions stand will also be open for the event, with snacks and beverages available for purchase. More here.

Tomorrow is Phoenix Friday

It’s nearly the weekend, which means set your UW-Green Bay gear out tonight and show your campus pride tomorrow. The UW-Green Bay Bookstore has a storewide 20% discount (excluding textbooks). At noon on Saturday, the Swimming and Diving team has an intra-squad meet with alumni of the program. Also at 7 p.m. Saturday, women’s soccer hosts Valparaiso under the lights of Aldo Santaga Stadium. On Friday, Trio Unprepared will be performing at the Weidner Center at 7:30 p.m. The improvised music performance is free, and the audience will be able to meet with the musicians and ask questions following the show.

It’s Phoenix Friday!

Today is Phoenix Friday. Don’t miss upcoming singer/songwriter, Dustin Hatzenbuhler, in the Coffee Shop at 8 p.m. tonight. He has appeared on The Voice and plays the guitar, ukulele, and piano. Admission is free to students and community members alike. Men’s soccer hosts Wright State at 7 p.m. Saturday and women’s soccer hosts South Dakota State at 1 p.m. Sunday. In the mood for a scary movie? CheapSeats is featuring the The Conjuring 2 Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights with show times at 6:30 p.m. and 9:05 p.m. Only $2! Go Phoenix!

Soccer starts early for new coach Brandao


Kim Brandao, entering her first year as head coach of Phoenix women’s soccer, announced her 2015 schedule this week. It opens with home exhibition games at 2 p.m. Sunday (Aug. 9) vs. Viterbo and 6 p.m. next Wednesday vs. Northern Illinois. Following a road trip including the regular-season opener Aug. 21 at Northern Iowa, the first official home action is 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28 vs. St. Mary’s (Calif.).

Former Phoenix assistant getting World Cup playing time

Lauren Sesselmann has started two of three matches for unbeaten Canada in the Women’s World Cup. A graduate of Purdue University, the defender has played professionally in the United States and was a regular for the Canadian national team that won bronze at the 2012 Olympics. Sesselmann, 31, grew up in Green Bay and was an assistant coach for the Phoenix women’s soccer team in fall 2012. More recently she has attracted attention for her fitness host and modeling work. Read more.