Student-Athletes of the Week, March 2, 2015
March 2, 2015
Female: Sammi Reiter (Stillwater, Minn.) scored the game-winning goal with 15 seconds remaining in the Falcons 2-1 Slaats Cup Playoffs win over St. Scholastica. The win advances the Falcons to the semifinal round against CUW this week.
Male: The Falcons have three Male Athletes of the Week this week. Tyler White (Track & Field), Eric Kittel (Men's Basketball.) and Mason Mergener (Wrestling) all had impressive weeks for the Falcons. White (Milwaukee, Wis.) was the Co-Field Athlete of the Meet at the Track & Field Indoor Championships, winning both the long and triple jump. Kittel (Brillion, Wis.) averaged 18.5 points per game in leading the Falcons to a NACC Tournament title and a trip to the NCAA Division III Tournament, set for Friday at UW-Stevens Point. Mergener (Crivitz, Wis.) qualified for the NCAA Division III Championships after placing third at the regionals.
February 24, 2015
Female: Karli Tatum (Milwaukee, Wis.) had a career day in her throwing events at the UW-Milwaukee Tune-Up Meet. Tatum set a PR in the shout put, throwing 12.27 meters, which is the second best mark in the NACC this season. She added the third-best weight throw in the conference this year with a toss of 14.05 meters, also a personal-best.
Male: Eric Kittel (Brillion, Wis.) nailed a game-winning jumper with 0.8 seconds remaining in the Falcons 62-60 win over Marian February 18. Kittel finished with a game-high 20 points, connecting on 8-of-10 from the floor. He added seven points in the Falcons 71-56 NACC Tournament win over MSOE.
February 17, 2015
Female: Emily Heckendorf (Merrill, Wis.) recorded the second hat trick in program history as she led the Women's Hockey team to a win and tie against Marian. In the process, CUW reached a school record six-game unbeaten streak. Heckendorf leads the way with 22 points this season.
Male: Casey Kenealy (Hartford, Wis.) captured the 165-pound title at the Northern Wrestling Association Tournament last weekend. The senior won his opening match via fall and then gained a 5-3 decision in the final. He was named the NWA Tournament Outstanding Wrestler.
February 10, 2015
Female: Alexis Machuga (Rochester Hills, Mich.) scored five points in helping lead the Women's Hockey team to a pair of wins last weekend. Machuga had a goal and an assist in a 3-2 win over St. Scholastica Friday and followed that with a three-point performance against Finlandia Saturday. Machuga is tied for the team lead with 17 points this season.
Male: Braden Crone (Metiskow, Alberta) scored four points in helping lead the Men's Hockey team to a crucial sweep over Northland this weekend. Crone had two assists in each game and is tied for the team lead with 15 helpers this season.
February 3, 2015
Female: Brianna Wagner (Fond du Lac, Wis.) was named to the All-CIT Team after averaging 10.5 points and 6.5 rebounds per game. Wagner had her best game of the week in a 59-50 win over NACC-leading Wisconsin Lutheran, scoring 15 points and addings six rebounds. The freshman has now scored in double-figures in six straight games.
Male: Brett Boettcher (New Holstein, Wis.) averaged 13 points and 9.3 rebounds per game in leading Men's Basketball to a 2-1 week. Boettcher had 16 points and 11 rebounds in a CIT win over Concordia Chicago and was named to the All-Tournament Team for his efforts.
January 27, 2015
Female: Hannah Zobel (Reedsburg, Wis.) recorded her first career two-point game as the Falcons took on St. Scholastica last weekend. Zobel netted her first goal of the season, while adding an assist in the Friday game against the Saints.
Male: Mason Baumgartner (Slinger, Wis.) posted a 4-0 record, including a 3-0 mark at the UW-Whitewater duals at 184 pounds last week. He had two pins in the first periods, while adding a pair of major decision victories, picking up the four wins in dominant fashion.
January 20, 2015
Female: Madelyn Landgraf (Elkhart Lake, Wis.) averaged 21 points per game last week in leading the Falcons to a 2-0 record. She began the week with a 23-point effort, connecting on 4-of-7 from 3-point range in a win over Dominican. Landgraf followed that performance by shooting 5-of-7 from 3-point range in a 19-point effort at Rockford. For the week she shot 64.3 percent (9-for-14) from 3-point range. She added five assists at Rockford and had a pair of steals in each game.
Male: Andrew Faber (Germantown, Wis.) broke his own school record in the weight throw at the season-opening Wisconsin Private College Invitational. He recorded a toss of 16.55 meters, which was good for third place in the 30-man field. Faber added a 13.60 throw in the shot put, finishing seventh in that event.
January 13, 2015
Female: Brianna Wagner (Fond du Lac, Wis.) averaged a double-double over a pair of games for the Falcons last week. Wagner had the best game of her young career in a 75-68 win over Concordia Chicago as she scored a career-high 20 points and pulled down a career-best 16 rebounds.
Male: Mark Scholz (Greenfield, Wis.) scored 20 points in each of the Falcons NACC wins last week. The 20-point efforts were career-highs for the senior guard as he helped lead his squad to wins over Concordia Chicago and Benedictine. In a 15-point win over CUC he shot 9-of-11 from the filed, while he connected on 12-of-14 from the free throw line in a 10-point win over BU.
January 6, 2015
Female: Emily Heckendorf (Merrill, Wis.) scored two goals, including the game-winner in the Falcons 3-2 win over Concordia Moorhead Saturday. Heckendorf's game-winner came with nine seconds left in regulation, helping her team to the one-goal non-conference win. It was her fifth career two-goal game.
Male: Keith Kahlfeldt (New Berlin, Wis.) scored 22 points on 9-of-16 shooting to lead the Falcons to a 79-74 win over Rockford University Saturday. The junior forward added eight rebounds and dished out a pair of assists in the conference win.
December 23, 2014
Female: Maddelyn Landgraf (Elkhart Lake, Wis.) posted a pair of double-figure scoring efforts as the Falcons went 2-0 last week. She scored 12 points in just 18 minutes in a thrashing of Maranatha last Monday before rebounding with a 14-point, five-rebound effort against Aurora in a NACC win. Landgraf shot 3-of-5 from long range in the win over Aurora.
Male: Eric Kittel (Brillion, Wis.) led the Falcons to a 2-1 week last week. His best game came in a 19-point win over Wisconsin Lutheran where the sophomore guard scored a season-best 17 points on 7-of-10 shooting. He then nearly led CUW to a upset of NACC-leading Aurora, scoring 15 points. Kittel had seven assists and eight steals durin gthe week as well.
December 16, 2014
Female: Brianna Wagner (Fond du Lac, Wis.) recorded her first career double-double in the Falcons 69-56 win over Lakeland last week. She had 12 points and 10 rebounds in the NACC win. She followed that performance with a 10-point, five-rebound, five-block effort in a 14-point win over Alverno.
December 9, 2014
Female: Madelyn Landgraf (Elkhart Lake, Wis.) averaged 19.5 points per game as the Falcons split a pair of NACC contests. The junior guard scored 19 in a win over Edgewood, including making eight free throws. She then poured in 20 points in a setback against Benedictine.
Male: Sean Ambrocio (San Antonio, Texas) was named the Most Outstanding Wrestler at the MSOE Invitational. The senior dominated the 133-pound bracket, winning one match by pin and two via technical falls. His closest match of the day was a 9-1 major decision victory in the 133-pound finals.
December 2, 2014
Female: Taylor DeLong (Milwaukee, Wis.) averaged 13 points and seven rebounds for the Falcons over two NACC games. DeLong recorded her first career double-double at Concordia Chicago with 12 points and 10 rebounds. She then finished with a career-best 14 points in a 68-35 win over Aurora.
Male: Tanner Bull (Brooklin, Ontario) had three goals and an assist in leading the Men's Hockey team to a pair of wins over Bethel. Bull scored two goals, including the game-winner, in a 3-1 win over the Royals last Saturday. He added a goal and an assist in a 6-5 win Friday night, helping the Falcons retain the Thanksgiving Cup with the sweep.
November 25, 2014
Female: Katelyn Sewall (Menasha, Wis.) poured in 22 points in a 72-57 win over Beloit. She connected on 5-of-9 shots from 3-point range, while shooting a perfect 7-for-7 from the charity stripe. Sewall added five steals and four assists to help her team to a 2-0 start.
Male: Sean Ambrocio (San Antonio, Texas) placed second in the 133-pound bracket at the CUW Open. Ambrocio started the tournament off with four straight wins before falling in the finals, posting a 4-1 record. He is now 6-1 on the season.
November 18, 2014
Female: Bridget Slater (Roseau, Minn.) stopped 33 shots in the Falcons 3-0 win over defending NCHA champion Lake Forest Saturday. The shutout was the second of the season for Slater in just three starts as the sophomore recorded 10 or more saves in each period.
Male: Jake Reuteler (New Berlin, Wis.) followed up an impressive first-place finish in the 197-pound bracket at the UW-Stevens Point open with another win in a dual match against the Pointers Wednesday. Reuteler got the Falcons on the right track by recording a 5-3 win in the night's opening match, which led to a 23-10 CUW victory.
November 11, 2014
Female: Anna Hirssig (Rochester, Minn.) scored three goals over two NACC Tournament matches last week. Hirssig had two goals in the NACC Finals, a 3-2 setback against top-seeded Aurora. She added a score in the teams 3-2 win over Edgewood in the semifinals.
Male: Chris Hughes (Dundee, Mich.) scored four points in two games against No. 11 St. Scholastica last week. Hughes had three points (one goal, two assists) in Saturday's game and added a goal in Friday's contest. Both of his goals were scored on the power play.
November 4, 2014
Female: Bethany Coop (Mora, Minn.) was named the NACC Freshman of the Year after placing seventh at the NACC Championships. The rookie ran a PR time of 23:16.6 and helped lead her team to a second-place finish.
Male: Senior Robert Meilbeck (Winthrop Harbor, Ill.) earned First Team All-NACC honors after his performance at the conference championships. Meilbeck placed 12th with a PR time of 26:29.5 as the Falcons finished fourth as a team.
October 28, 2014
Female: Emily Ciesielczyk (Waukesha, Wis.) scored three goals in two wins for Women's Soccer last week. The junior provided the game-winner in a crucial 3-2 win over Edgewood and then added two goals in a 4-0 win over Concordia Chicago.
Male: Hunter Breunig (Lodi, Wis.) averaged 43 yards per punt in the Falcons 42-14 win over Rockford. The senior had a long punt of 57 yards, helping the Falcons win the field-position battle all afternoon. In addition, Breunig had three touchbacks in seven kickoffs.
October 21, 2014
Female: Brittany Klumpp (Rubicon, Wis.) scored two goals in a much-needed 4-1 win over MSOE Saturday. The junior has been outstanding this season with 17 goals, ranking second in the NACC. It was Klumpp's sixth multiple goal match of the year.
Male: Austin Damaschke (Bristol, Wis.) set three NACC and CUW records in the Falcons 49-46 win over Trine. He threw 73 times, completing 41 passes for 490 yards, all new records. The senior threw for four touchdowns and added two rushing scores.
October 14, 2014
Female: Nina Puch (Des Plaines, Ill.) was named NACC Women's Golf Player of the Year for the second-straight season. Puch earned medalist honors at the three-day NACC Championship, carding a three-round 249 total. The junior fired rounds of 82, 83 and 84 and earned All-NACC honors for the third-straight season.
Male: Austin Damaschke (Bristol, Wis.) totaled 606 yards and six touchdowns in the Falcons 62-24 victory at Aurora University. The senior gunslinger set NACC and CUW records with the 606 yards. He threw for 417 yards, while adding a career-best 189 yards on the ground. Damaschke had two passing and four rushing touchdowns.
October 7, 2014
Female: Ashley Jehlicka (Salem, Wis.) led the Falcons to three wins last week to keep CUW atop the NACC standings. The freshman posted her fifth career triple-double in a win over Lakeland, posting 18 kills, 15 assists and 14 digs, while adding four block assists. She also played a key part in 3-0 wins over Concordia Chicago and previously NACC unbeaten Benedictine.
Male: Garrett Wenzelburger (Hartland, Wis.) continued his dominance of opposing NACC defenses with an 11-catch, 171-yard performance in a 37-20 win over Concordia Chicago. Wenzelburger caught two touchdown passes, one from one-yard out and the other a 27-yard score.
September 30, 2014
Female: Carley Pfannerstill (Grafton, Wis.) scored four goals and added one assist in the Falcons 2-0-0 week. The junior netted a pair of goals in each match, a 7-0 win over Lakeland and an 8-0 win over Alverno to help the Falcons push their winning streak to seven. Pfannerstill now has 10 goals on the season.
Male: Robert Meilbeck (Winthrop Harbor, Ill.) was the top Falcons finisher at the always difficult Roy Griak Invitational. Meilbeck ran a 28:52.1 to place 49th in the 235-competitor field and helped his team to a ninth-place finish. The time was a personal course best for the senior.
September 23, 2014
Female: Ashley Jehlicka (Salem, Wis.) continued her impressive start to the 2014 season with a pair of triple-doubles. Jehlicka had 16 kills, 20 assists and 27 digs in helping CUW snap Edgewood's 22-match regular season conference win streak. She had another triple-double in a 3-1 setback against UW-Whitewater, a team receiving votes in the latest top 25 poll.
Male: Aaron Nixon (North Prairie, Wis.) accounted for three touchdowns in his first career start at quarterback for CUW. Nixon completed 31-of-43 passes for 252 yards and a score and added 136 yards and two touchdowns on the ground.
September 16, 2014
Female: Brittany Klumpp (Rubicon, Wis.) scored five goals over two matches to lead the Women's Soccer team to a pair of victories last week. Klumpp began the week with her second career hat trick in a 5-0 win over North Park. Klumpp then netted two goals, including the game-winner, in a 3-1 win over UW-Stout.
Male: Garrett Wenzelburger (Hartland, Wis.) rewrote both the NACC and CUW record books in the Falcons game against Augsburg last week. He became the conference and school career receptions leader, bringing his total to 206. For the game he finished with 13 catches for a career-best 239 yards and added three touchdowns.
September 9, 2014
Female: Ashley Jehlicka (Salem, Wis.) recorded 23 kills, 34 assists and 34 digs in leading the Volleyball team to a pair of wins last week. Jehlicka posted a triple-double with 16 kills, 22 assists and 15 digs in a win over Carroll University and has been a key factor in the Falcons 5-0 start to the season.
Male: David Gonzalez (Pembroke Pines, Fla.) made a 25-yard game-winning field goal to lift the CUW Football team to a 31-28 victory over North Park in the Falcons season opener. Gonzalez was also 4-for-4 on extra point attempts in the win and was named the NACC Student-Athlete Special Teams Player of the Week.
May 6, 2014
Male: Austin Baglow (Walled Lake, Mich.) threw a complete game in a 2-1 win over Lakeland College. The win helped the CUW Baseball team clinch the No. 3 seed in the NACC Tournament. Baglow has now thrown complete games in each of his last two starts.
Female: Jessica Hennig (Springfield, Ill.) set the new school record in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:05.98. That time helped Hennig top the field at the NACC Outdoor Championships. She wasn't done there, however, as she was also apart of the school-record setting 4X400-meter relay team.
April 29, 2014
Male: Sam Wladyka (Winnipeg, Manitoba) set the Falcons goals scored record with eight in a senior day thrashing of Defiance. Wladyka is the CUW career points and goals scored leader and he helped his team secure a home MLC Tournament game with a 9-5 win earlier in the week against Carthage.
Female: Melissa Perkins (Park Forest, Ill.) threw two shutouts and went 4-0 in four starts last week. She was named the NACC Pitcher of the Week for her efforts as she allowed no earned runs in three complete-game efforts.
April 22, 2014
Male: Michael Winter (Cedarburg, Wis.) threw a one-hitter in a 5-0 win over the University of Chicago Saturday, April 19. Winter was two outs away from a no-hitter and struck out five in the win. That win helped CUW improve its winning streak to five games.
Female: Samantha Reiter (Stillwater, Minn.) was named Midwest Women's Lacrosse Conference Offensive Player of the Week after leading the Falcons to a pair of victories last week, including an important 14-13 road victory over North Central College last Tuesday and a 21-11 road win at Beloit College.
She tied the program record with eight goals in the Falcons win over the Cardinals. Reiter had four goals in each half, including two free-position scores, to go along with four ground balls and two draw control wins.
April 15, 2014
Male: Andrew Heideman (Bakersfield, Calif.) threw a complete-game four-hitter in a 5-1 win over MSOE. He struck out a career-high eight batters in the win and added five punchouts in two innings against North Park earlier in the week. Heideman was named the NACC Pitcher of the Week for his efforts.
Female: Hayley Peppers (Franktown, Colo.) led the Falcons to a pair of victories this past week. The junior scored three goals and assisted on a pair of markers in a 16-3 victory over Aurora. During the win, Peppers picked up a program-record 16 ground balls to go along with a career-high eight draw controls and three caused turnovers. She closed the week with three assists, three ground balls and six draw controls in an 18-7 win over Illinois Institute of Technology.
April 8, 2014
Male: Derek Brueske (Hopkins, Minn.) scored six points in each of the Falcons wins last week. The junior had three goals and three assists in a win over Beloit College, which helped CUW tie a program record for the longest winning streak. He then added two goals and four assists in a win over Mount St. Joseph, which helped the Falcons set a new program-long winning streak.
Female: Samantha Reiter (Stillwater, Minn.) became the first player in Falcons history to pass the 100-goal plateau with 11 goals in three games last week. She had six goals in the final game of the week against Otterbein and had three in a win over Robert Morris. Reiter finished the week with four assists as well.
April 1, 2014
Male: Danny Dahms (Calgary, Alberta) won MLC Offensive Player of the Week honors after leading the Falcons to a trio of wins. The midfielder had 13 goals, five assists, three ground balls and two caused turnovers. He had a hat trick, an assist and a caused turnover during a dominating 15-7 victory over Olivet College.
Female: Melissa Perkins (Park Forest, Ill.) threw two complete game shutouts for the Falcons. Perkins shut SUNY Potsdam out in a game in Florida and then threw seven scoreless against MSOE for a NACC victory. She added a win over Alverno, finishing the week with three victories.
March 18, 2014
Male: Sean Ambrocio (San Antonio, Texas) of the Wrestling team finished eighth in the 125 pound bracket of the NCAA Division III Championships. The junior earned All-American status with his finish and was also named an NWCA Scholar All-American. He posted a 2-3 record at the championships.
Female: Hannah Redden (Libertyville, Ill.) of the Women's Lacrosse team recorded a career-best seven points, scoring four times and adding three assists in a 22-5 win over Benedictine. The game marked the first of the season for CUW and the 22 goals was a program record.
March 11, 2014
Male: Emmet O'Malley (Elk Grove Village, Ill.) made a career-best 15 saves in the Men's Lacrosse contest against Albion last weekend. The junior also recorded five ground balls, tied for the team lead in the game.
Female: Junior Andrea Kassees (Waukesha, Wis.) of the Women's Track & Field team recorded a PR in the weight throw. She was one of four Falcons to compete at the Carthage Final Qualifier meet, where she had a throw of 13.73 meters, nearly .3 meters better than her previous best, which came earlier this season.
March 4, 2014
Male: Martin Hinze (Bourbonnais, Ill.) won two events and added a second-place finish at the NACC Indoor Championships. He was named the Track Athlete of the Meet for his efforts. He ran a PR of 15:28.9 in winning the 5,000-meter run, added a win in the 3,000-meter run and was just edged out in the mile, finishing in second place.
Female: Mariah Giesseman (Sturgeon Bay, Wis.) had a monster Sunday at the Finlandia Dome Tournament for the Falcons. She went 4-for-4 with two home runs and six RBIs in a win over Mount Mary. The senior added a sole home run in a 5-4 win over Carroll, finishing the day with three home runs and seven RBIs.
February 25, 2014
Male: Garrett Wenzelburger (Hartland, Wis.) scored 24 points in each of the Falcons final two games of the 2013-14 season. The 24 points mark a career-high for Wenzelburger, who also had eight rebounds in each game.
Female: Madelyn Landgraf (Elkhart Lake, Wis.) scored a career-best 21 points in the Falcons NACC Quarterfinal win over Aurora. The sophomore guard drained a career-high five three points in helping lead CUW to the semifinal round.
February 18, 2014
Male: Sean Ambrocio (San Antonio, Texas) was named the Northern Wrestling Association Outstanding Wrestler at the conference meet Saturday. He won the 125-pound weight bracket, which included a win by fall in just eight seconds. he also posted a technical fall win and has won the 125-pound league title three years in a row.
Female: Bridget Slater (Roseau, Minn.) made a combined 43 saves over two Falcon wins over Marian last weekend. The starts were just the second and third of her career as she picked up her first two career victories. In Saturdya's game she recorded a career-high 25 saves and allowed just two goals in each contest.
February 11, 2014
Male: Mark Scholz (Greenfield, Wis.) averaged 16.5 points per game over a pair of wins for the Men's Basketball team last week. The junior scored a career-high 17 points in a 75-74 win over Edgewood College and followed that with a 16-point game against Dominican University. He made 11-of-13 shots from the floor over the two games.
Female: Sophomore Megan Coenen (Green Bay, Wis.) scored in double figures in each of the Falcons three wins last week. Her best game came at the end of the week where she posted a double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds in a 90-52 win over Dominican. She also had 18 points in a 25-point win over Aurora.
February 4, 2014
Male: Andrew Faber (Germantown, Wis.) recorded two PRs at the Tadd Metzger Invitational last weekend for the Falcons. Faber finished third in the weight throw with a PR toss of 15.53 meters. He then launched a throw of 13.61 meters in the shot put, good for another personal-best effort. His finishes helped the Falcons take fifth at the event.
Female: Senior Jessica Hennig (Springfield, Ill.) helped lead the Falcons at their meet hosted by Carthage College last weekend. Hennig ran to a sixth-place finish in the 600-meter run with a PR time of 1:45.52. She then helped her 4X400-meter win their heat by running the opening leg.
January 28, 2014
Male: Garrett Wenzelburger (Hartland, Wis.) scored a career-high 21 points in a Falcons CIT win over Concordia Chicago. The junior also pulled down seven rebounds in that win. Earlier in the week he scored 12 points and recorded a career-best eight rebounds against Wisconsin Lutheran . Wenzelburger added a 10-point performance in the CIT Championship game against Concordia Nebraska and was named to the All-Tournament Team for his efforts.
Female: Madelyn Landgraf (Elkhart Lake, Wis.) posted back-to-back double-digit scoring games in the CIT Tournaments. She has now scored 10 or more points in six of the team's past seven games. The sophomore had 13 in a win over Concordia Chicago and added 12 points, including 3-of-4 shooting from 3-point range in the Falcons game against Concordia Nebraska.
January 21, 2014
Male: Martin Hinze (Bourbonnais, Ill.) won the mile run at the Private College Invitational on Saturday. Hinze ran a personal-best 4:24.7, narrowly edging the runner-up finisher from Concordia University Chicago. His 10 points earned in that event helped the Falcons place fourth as a team.
Female: Katie Luethe (Oshkosh, Wis.) averaged 18 points per game as the Falcons ran their record to 14-1 with a pair of NACC wins. The senior forward scored 17 points, grabbed eight rebounds and dished out four assists in a win over Rockford, while adding a 19-point, six-rebound performance against Dominican.
January 14, 2014
Male: Domingo Torrenueva (Oshawa, Ontario) continued his strong play as goalie of the Men's Hockey team. He won all three starts last week, improving his record to 6-0-0 in games which he has started this season. Torrenueva made 100 saves over the three games, including a career-high 43 against Lake Forest. He also posted a .935 save percentage and is a big reason for the team's current six-game winning streak.
Female: Anna Butler (Kewaskum, Wis.) played a key role in the Falcons win over Benedictine Saturday. She scored 12 points, pulled down nine rebounds, dished out three assists and added three steals in a 65-54 win. Butler also scored six points against Concordia Chicago, playing limited action after the Falcons built a big lead early.
January 7, 2014
Male: Keith Kahlfeldt (New Berlin, Wis.) averaged 26.5 points per game in leading the Men's Basketball team to a pair of wins last week. The sophomore scored 29, while connecting on 6-of-8 shots from 3-point range in a non-conference win over Finlandia University and followed that with a 24-point, three-rebound, three-steal performance in a NACC win over Rockford University.
Female: Emily Heckendorf (Merrill, Wis.) set a CUW program record with four points in one period in Saturday's contest against Saint Benedict. The junior scored two points and added two assists in the third period, nearly helping CUW erase a three-goal deficit. Both of her goals were scored on the power play. She also played a key defensive role in a 3-1 win over the Blazers Friday night.
December 17, 2013
Male: Eric Kittel (Brillion, Wis.) scored a career high 20 points, which include a game-winning half court shot to lead CUW past Millikin, 84-81 on Saturday. The freshman guard drained six shots from 3-point range and recorded five steals in the non-conference victory.
Female: Katie Luethe (Oshkosh, Wis.) tallied a game best 18 points in a 73-51 NACC win over Lakeland College. The senior was a perfect 6-of-6 from the free throw line and grabbed seven rebounds, while adding three assists in helping CUW to an 8-0 start to the 2013-14 season.
December 10, 2013
Male: Devin Stuermer (Milwaukee, Wis.) scored six points in two wins over Finlandia University last week. He set a program record with five points (one goal, four assists) in an 8-2 win Saturday before scoring the game-winner in a Sunday win. He has helped lead the team to a 5-4-3 record to start the season.
Female: Camille Parsons (Urbana, Ill.) tied a career high with 19 points in a convincing win over Benedictine. She also helped lead the Falcons to a win over Edgewood as CUW is off to a 7-0 start this season. Parsons made a career best four 3-pointers in the win over Benedictine and added seven assists.
December 3, 2013
Male: Keith Kahlfeldt (New Berlin, Wis.) scored a career-high 33 points in the Falcons game against Aurora University last Saturday. He shot 80 percent (16-for-20) from the floor and scored his 33 points despite attempting a free throw in the contest. He also had eight rebounds, three assists, two steals and two blocks.
Female: Anna Butler (Kewaskum, Wis.) pulled down a career-best 12 rebounds in a 67-63 comeback win over UW-La Crosse Tuesday. She also helped lead CUW to a 58-55 by scoring 10 points and adding seven rebounds. The senior guard has played a big role in heldping CUW to a 5-0 start this season.
November 26, 2013
Male: Garrett Wenzelburger (Hartland, Wis.) had nine catches for 184 yards and a touchdown in the Falcons NCAA Division III Playoff game against UW-Platteville. Wenzelburger was also named to the First Team All-NACC following the season.
Female: Veronika Metanova (Palatine, Ill.) scored two goals and added an assist in the Falcons 5-2 win over Marian University Thursday. The three points and two goals were a career high as CUW improved its overall record to 4-3-0.
November 19, 2013
Male: Austin Damaschke (Bristol, Wis.) threw for 231 yards and three touchdowns, while adding 95 rushing yards and a score to lead the Falcons Football team past Wisconsin Lutheran College, 58-31. The win gave CUW the outright NACC title and a second straight Luther Cup. Damaschke and the Falcons are set to face UW-Platteville in the opening round of the NCAA Championships this Saturday.
Female: Katie Luethe (Oshkosh, Wis.) scored 19 points and added seven rebounds in leading the Women's Basketball team to a season-opening 77-65 win over Augustana College. She was 2-for-4 from three-point range and a perfect 3-for-3 from the free throw line in the win. Luethe added two steals for the 1-0 Falcons.
November 12, 2013
Male: LaCurt Evans (Bloomingdale, Ill.) ran for a career-high 146 yards in the Falcons 49-41 win over Aurora University. He scored three touchdowns, including a scoring for a career-best 50 yards out in helping lead CUW to a share of the NACC title. The Falcons also clinched a spot in the NCAA Division III Tournament thanks to Evans performance.
Female: Jennifer DeGeorge (Waukesha, Wis.) made 62 saves over two games against Augsburg College last weekend. DeGeorge stopped 32 shots in a 3-1 win over the Auggies, while adding 30 saves in a 2-0 setback. She posted a .954 save percentage over the two games.
November 5, 2013
Male: Gavin Winston (Park Forest, Ill.) scored three points in Men's Soccer two games over the past week. Winston scored two goals, including the game-winner in a 3-2 win over MSOE in the NACC Tournament First Round. He added an assist in a 1-0 win over Edgewood College in the regular season finale.
Female: Brandi Muller (Anchorage, Alaska) had four points over two games, helping lead the Women's Hockey team to a 2-0-0 start. Muller had both goals in a 2-1 win Saturday, while adding a goal and an assist in the season-opening 8-1 victory.
October 29, 2013
Male: Austin Damaschke (Bristol, Wis.) set two program game records in the Football team's 45-28 Cheese Bowl victory over Lakeland. He passed for 425 yards and had 536 total yards, to go along with a career-high 111 rushing yards and four rushing touchdowns. He was also named NACC Offensive Student-Athlete of the Week and to D3Football.com's Team of the Week.
Female: Carley Valentine (De Pere, Wis.) recorded her fourth career triple-double (11 kills, 26 assists, 10 digs) in Volleyball's Senior Day home match against Aurora. She has posted four kills, 30 assists, 15 digs and eight total blocks in a road victory at Marian during the week.
October 22, 2013
Male: Taylor Witty (Milwaukee, Wis.) recorded nine tackles in the Falcons win over Concordia University Chicago. He made players all over the backfield, recording two sacks and finishing with 2.5 tackles for a loss. He was also named the NACC Defensive Student-Athlete of the Week for his efforts.
Female: Carley Pfannerstill (Grafton, Wis.) scored two goals, including the game-winner in the Falcons 4-0 win over MSOE last Saturday. The win moved CUW to third place in the conference standings. She now leads the team with 13 goals.
October 15, 2013
Male: Andrew Gatz (Adell, Wis.) rushed for a career-high 169 yards in leading the Falcons past Maranatha Baptist Bible College last Saturday. His 20 carries also were a career-best, while he scored his first career touchdown in the convincing victory.
Female: Britta Duchow (Potter, Wis.) recorded nine blocks in the Falcons 3-1 win over Wisconsin Lutheran College. Duchow also tallied seven kills in each of the team's matches over the past week, as CUW also faced off against Dominican. Here week totals included 14 kills and 11 blocks.
October 8, 2013
Male: Luke Scheuerlein (Thiensville, Wis.) earned NACC Defensive Student-Athlete of the Week honors for his play in a 28-27 win over Benedictine University Saturday. The sophomore linebacker tied for a team-best 10 tackles and sealed the victory with an interception late in the fourth quarter.
Female: Nina Puch (Des Plaines, Ill.) was named the NACC Player of the Year after earning medalist honors at the conference championships, which were held Saturday-Monday. Puch was the sixth straight Falcon to earn Player of the Year honors after firing a 205 over 45 holes. In addition to her individual win, CUW also claimed the team title for the second straight season, earning the league's bid to the NCAA Championships in May.
October 1, 2013
Male: Gavin Winston (Park Forest, Ill.) scored his first three collegiate goals in recording a hat trick versus Lakeland College. Winston helped lead the Falcons to their first NACC win of the season, 4-0 over the Muskies.
Female: Hannah Griffiths was named the NACC Student-Athlete of the Week after helping lead CUW to at the NACC-IIAC Challenge Series. She posted two double-doubles, and finished with double-digit digs in all four matches. Her top match was a 21-kill, 10-dig performance in a five-set win over Buena Vista.
September 24, 2013
Male: Garrett Wenzelburger (Hartland, Wis.) hauled in a career-best 13 passes for a career-high 196 yards in the Falcons game against Trine. He scored three times, which tied a career-best for a single game, while also tying a career mark with a 37-yard reception. He averaged 15.1 yards per receptions.
Female: Anna Hirssig (Rochester, Minn.) recorded her first career hat trick in the Falcons 3-0 win over Dominican University. Hirssig scored off a penalty kick and added two headers as she accounted for all the offense in the conference-opening win.
September 17, 2013
Nina Puch (Des Plaines, Ill.) carded a 76 to earn meet medalist honors at the Benedictine Invitational. The sophomore won the event for the second year in a row, winning this year's title by one stroke. She recorded a 38 on each nine and currently leads the NACC in scoring average.
September 10, 2013
Emily Ciesielczyk (Waukesha, Wis.) recorded five points in the Falcons 4-3 win over Lake Forest College on Saturday, September 7th. The sophomore forward tallied the game-winning goal with 8:40 to play in the game, scoring just 13 seconds after Lake Forest tied the match. She also had the first goal of the match and added an assist in the Falcons first win of the season.
September 3, 2013
Hannah Griffiths (Antigo, Wis.) was named MVP of the Concordia Invitational Tournament after helping lead the Falcons to a tournament championship. Griffiths recorded double-digit kills in both matches, beginning with 11 versus Concordia University Ann Arbor. She followed that with a double-double, tallying 10 kills and adding 11 digs in a 3-0 win over Concordia University Chicago.
May 21, 2013
Nina Puch (Des Plaines, Ill.) finished tied for 62nd at the NCAA Division III Women's Golf Championships. The freshman had her best round on the third day of competition as she fired an even-par 72, which also tied for the lowest round in the tournament. Puch was one of only two players to record the 72, as tournament champion Laura Lindsey also carded a 72 during each of her first two rounds.
April 30, 2013
Russell Johnson (Monticello, Wis.) went 4-0 at No. 1 singles and No. 2 doubles in leading the CUW Men's Tennis team to a Northern Athletics Conference regular season championship. Johnson did not lose a singles match during the NAC regular season schedule, posting a 9-0 mark. He and the Falcons will play in the NAC Tournament this Saturday.
April 23, 2013
Cara Landherr (Waukesha, Wis.) had a big week at the plate in helping lead the CUW Softball team to a 6-0 record. Landherr drove in 21 runs in 22 at bats while batting .500. The senior infielder had her best game against Alverno College where she went 4-for-4 with three home runs and eight runs driven in. She also had a two home run game against Rockford College. Landherr belted five home runs during the week and currenlty leads the NAC in home runs and RBIs.
April 16, 2013
Russell Johnson (Monticello, Wis.) went 3-0 in both singles and doubles play as he helped lead the CUW Men's Tennis team to three conference wins. Johnson won all of his matches at No. 1 singles, while also winning one match each at No. 1, No. 2, and No. 3 doubles. Him and the Falcons improved to 5-0 in the NAC in the process.
April 9, 2013
Martin Hinze (Bourbonnais, Ill.) set a new school record in the 3,000-meter steeplechase this past weekend at the Rex Foster Invitational. Hinze won the event Friday in a time of 9:32.88, a time that also ranks him first in the Northern Athletics Conference senior. The junior also ranks 20th in the nation in the event.
April 2, 2013
Abbie Goetsch (Grayslake, Ill.) helped lead the Falcons to a 3-1 record last week as they concluded their Florida trip. Two of those three wins came against ranked opponents as CUW topped No. 16 St. Thomas University and No. 20 Carthage College, both by scores of 5-4. Against the Tommies Goetsch, a senior catcher, delivered the game-winning single in the bottom of the seventh, capping off a 3-for-3 day at the plate. She finished the four games with a .545 (6-for-11) batting average, hitting one double, one triple, and driving in three runs.
March 19, 2013
Greg Sanders (San Antonio, Texas) became the first national champion in CUW Wrestling history as he claimed the 149 lb. title. Sanders defeated defending 141 lb. national champion Kodie Silvestri of Wartburg College, 6-5, in the finals, scoring a two-point reversal late in the match to gain the victory. For his efforts he was named the NWCA Outstanding Wrestler of the national tournament. He finished 2012-13 with a 40-4 record.
March 12, 2013
Christopher Grenz (Centennial, Colo.) helped lead the CUW Men's La Crosse team to a 2-0 record last weekend. Grenz and the defense allowed just 11 goals combined as the Falcons defeated Albion College, 10-9, on Saturday followed by an 8-2 win over Alma College Sunday. Assigned to each opponents top attackman, Grenz shut both players out over the weekend finishing with six ground balls and two caused turnovers.
March 5, 2013
Sean Ambrocio (San Antonio, Texas) won the 125-pound weight class during the NCAA Division III Midwest Wrestling Regionals in Minneapolis on Saturday. He finished the day 4-0 with a victory by fall and major decision. The exercise physiology major improved his season record to 33-5, which includes 19-consecutive wins.
February 26, 2013
Greg Sanders (San Antonio, Texas) was named Outstanding Wrestler at the Northern Wrestling Association Tournament. Sanders pinned both of his opponents en route to his championship at 149 lbs., including needing just 19 seconds in the title match. The 19 seconds marked the fastest time he has pinned an opponent in his career. Sanders has now won 26 straight matches entering this weekends NCAA Division III West Regional.
February 20, 2013
Brian Jackson (Carol Stream, Ill.) scored 10 and 18 points, respectively, as the Falcons played in the Northern Athletics Conference Tournament. He also grabbed 15 rebounds, blocked three shots, assisted on three field goals and stole two passes in both games. The Secondary Education major concluded his career with 524 points.
February 12, 2013
Chris Hughes (Dundee, Mich.) scored a pair of goals and added an assist in the Falcons series against nationally-ranked Adrian College on Friday and Saturday. He was also named Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association Freshman of the Week for his efforts.
February 4, 2013
Emily Mauermann broke the CUW school record in the 200-meters (27.17) at the UW-Parkside Classic Open on Saturday. She also placed in the high jump with a leap of 1.5 meters.
January 28, 2013
Brian Jackson was named MVP at the 2013 CIT after leading CUW to the tournament title.
January 21, 2013
Tiffany Hendrickson became the 14th player in CUW history to break the 1,000 point mark for the women's basketball program with a 12 point performance against Dominican University.
January 14, 2013
Sean Pawlak finished second in the 400-meter dash (51.60) and fourth in the 200-meter dash (23.24) at the Wisconsin Private College Invitational.
January 7, 2013
Katie Luethe grabbed 11 rebounds, dished out five assists, scored eight points, had a pair of steals, and added a blocked shot in the Falcon win over Benedictine.
December 31, 2012
Steve Zielinski led CUW in both weekend tournament games against State schools, scoring 23 points, pulling down nine rebounds and adding a trio of blocks for the Falcons.
December 24, 2012
December 17, 2012
Camille Parsons led CUW to an important 60-36 win over Lakeland with a 19 point effort that included 3-3 from beyond the arc.
December 10, 2012
Sean Ambrocio edged out No. 8-ranked Jake Scholten (Augustana) by a 6-5 decision to win the North Central Invitational 125-pound weight class. He was named Outstanding Wrestler for his efforts and it was his second title of the season.
December 3, 2012
Greg Sanders defeated his first opponent by fall in 4:29 before winning three-straight bouts by decision to capture the MSOE Championship. Sanders defeated his opponents 10-4, 10-5 and 6-3 en route to the medal.
November 26, 2012
November 19, 2012
Katie Luethe scored 23 points, pulled down five rebounds, had a trio of steals, and added two assists as the Falcon women won their season opener.
November 12, 2012
Wrestling at 133 pounds, Lubner finished second at the Luther Open. He won three boutsincluding an 8-6 decision win over the nation's ninth-ranked wrestler before losing to a Division II wrestler in the finals.
November 5, 2012
Damaschke threw five TD passes and ran for a sixth as CUW improved to 5-1 in conference play with a 45-31 win over Aurora.
October 29, 2012
Eric Hertel never missed a meet in four seasons of participation on the CUW men's golf team. This season he improved his score by six strokes per round.
October 22, 2012
Carley Valentine led CUW to a pair of weekend wins. She totalled 13 kills, 19 digs, and 30 assists as the Falcons defeated CU-Chicago and Aurora.
October 15, 2012
Austin Damaschke threw for a game-high 307 yards on 20-of-37 and tossed four touchdowns as the football team fell in thrilling fashion, 47-44, in overtime to Concordia University Chicago. The sophomore gunsliger also ran for 70 yards on 17 carries (4.1 average) and touchdown.
October 8, 2012
Kyle Sytsma scored both goals in a 2-0 win over Benedictine and added his third score of the week in a 3-1 victory over Lakeland. The Falcons improved to 5-1-0 in the NAC with those wins.
October 1, 2012
John Palese was credited with 10 tackles, broke up a pass attempt, recovered a fumble, and shadowed BenU All American John Borsellino all afternoon in a 6-0 CUW win.
September 24, 2012
Emily Ciesielczyk tallied four assists during the week, raising her league-leading total to 14 as CUW improved to 6-0-0 in NAC play.
September 17, 2012
Nina Puch was the overall Individual Medalist at the Benedictine Invitational over the weekend. Her 18 hole scores of 75 and 80 were three strokes better than any other competitor.
September 10, 2012
Lauren Straehler scored the game-winning goal at North Central College during the Falcons, 3-2, double-overtime victory. The senior also scored a pair of goals against Rockford College and one at Lake Forest College.
2011 CUW PLAYER OF THE WEEK ARCHIVES BELOW
Alex Pawlak (Men's Track & Field)
Pawlak advanced to the NCAA Tournament in the 110- and 400-meter hurdles, where he finished 15th and 18th, respectively. The senior finished his career with five school records and three Northern Athletics Conference records.
Brian Tresedder (Men's Tennis)
Tresedder was named Northern Athletics Conference Player of the Year for the second-consecutive year. The senior No. 1 singles and doubles player helped the Falcons advance to their third NCAA Tournament appearance in four years.
Alex Pawlak (Men's Track & Field)
Pawlak won three separate medals in leading the Falcons to first place at the NAC Track & Field Championships.
Janelle Schroder (Softball)
Schroeder was 8-for-13 (.615) during the week as CUW went 4-2. She also walked twice and drove in eight runs for the Falcons who finished 19-5 in conference play.
Skip Turner (Men's Tennis)
Mariah Giesseman (Softball)
Playing at No. 2 singles against Aurora University and No. 1 against Rockford College, Turner finished the week 4-0, including two doubles wins, as the Falcons improved to 6-0 in Northern Athletics Conference action.
Gieseeman was 9-for-14 at the plate during the week as CUW went 4-0. She scored five runs and drove in six, compiling a .667 on-base percentage.
Austin Baglow Baseball
Baglow won a pair of games for the Falcons, posting a 0.59 ERA in wins over MSOE and Lakeland.
Sammi Reiter Women's Lacrosse
Reiter just keeps setting new standards. Saturday she scored a school-record seven goals in a loss to Pacific.
Danielle Burke Softball
Burke went 3-0 during the week with 19 Ks and a 0.41 ERA for CUW.
Sammi Reiter Women's Lacrosse
Reiter scored 14 goals and added an assist this past week, leading CUW to their historic first win on Sunday.
Danny Dahms Men's Lacrosse
Dahms scored four times as Concordia defeated Hanover 15-4.
Sean Ambrocio Wrestling
Freshman Ambrocio won three matches at the NCAA Division III National Championships in La Crosse on Friday, and was one win away from being crowned All-American at 125 lbs.
Kyle Burrell Men's Lacrosse
Burrell scored twice and added an assist during the Falcon's 11-6 home loss to Wittenberg.
Justin Rogers Men's Indoor Track and Field
Rogers took first in the Triple Jump, 55m Dash, and 200m Dash; along with being a part of the first place 4x400m Relay at the NAC Indoor Championships.
Alex Pawlak Men's Indoor Track and Field
Pawlak placed first in the prelims and third in the finals of the 60m Hurdles at the talent-laden Eastbay Pointer Invitational in Stevens Point over the weekend. Pawlak posted a time of 8.35 in prelims, setting a new school record.
Mitchell Schneider Men's Basketball
Hot-shooting Mitchell Schneider had games of 25 and 15 points as the Falcons preserved their one game lead in the NAC title chase.
Rebecca Gifford Womens Indoor Track and Field
Versatile Gifford took third place in the shot put. She also finished third in the triple jump and earned a fifth place finish in the 55m hurdles at the UW-Parkside Invitational.
Brian Jackson Men's Basketball
Brian averaged 15 points and six rebounds per game in the three CUW contests this past week. He hit the winning 3-pointer with two seconds left to beat Concordia Chicago on Friday night.
Sean Ambrocio Wrestling
Ambrocio won all three of his bouts in a triple dual Saturday, accumulating 36 points, while giving up just eight. Ambrocio’s technical fall victory came by a score of 17-1 and his major decision win was 14-4.
Luke Doedens Men's Basketball
Luke hit eight of 11 shots including five of seven from beyond the arc against MSOE. He added 5 rebounds, 5 steals, and 3 assists in the battle of league leaders.
Greg Sanders Wrestling
Greg (24-2) was voted "Outstanding Wrestler of the Meet" as he took first place at 141 in a exceptionally strong weight class at the Elmhurst Invitational.
Brittany Zietlow Women's Basketball
"Z" scored a career-high 18 points, while adding 4 rebounds, 3 assists, a steal and a blocked shot to lead CUW to a win over Dominican.
Erik Condia Men's Basketball
Erik hit 4 of 6 shots, grabbed 9 rebounds, and added a pair of blocked shots as CUW defeated UW- Oshkosh 76-72 to improve to 8-3.
Jesse Huggins Wrestling
Freshman Jesse Huggins went 3-0 at the Florida Gulf Coast Duals to improve his record to 14-4 on the season.
Mitchell Schneider Men's Basketball
Mitchell Schneider became the 13th player in Concordia University Wisconsin men's basketball history to surpass the 1,000 point mark for his career. Schneider reached the total nine games into his senior season.
Marcus Lubner Wrestling
Wrestling at 131, Lubner took second place at the 13 team MSOE Invitational over the weekend.
Tiffany Hendrickson Women's Basketball
Hendrickson averaged 13.0 points and hit all 4 of her long range attempts as the Falcons split a pair of thrillers, losing to UW-River Falls by 1 before defeating NAC rival Edgewood.
Luke Doedens Men's Basketball
Doedens averaged 18.3 points per game while shooting 63% from the floor as the Falcons opened their season with three games against WIAC schools on the road; going 2-1.
Greg Sanders Wrestling
Wrestling at 141, freshman Greg Sanders finished with a 3-0 record against top-notch competition at the Falcon's season-opening triple dual.
Josh Lehr Men's Hockey
Lehr, CUW's freshman goalie, made an amazing 57 saves as the Falcons tied Lawrence 2-2 in league hockey action to earn their first points of the season.
Men's and Women's Team Cross Country
Russ DeLap's racers won both the men's and women's NAC Championships with an amazing display of team depth.
Brittany Deinlein Volleyball
Deinlein led CUW with 28 kills and 26 digs as the Falcons defeated Concordia-Chicago and Aurora in conference play.
Zach Lemler Men's Soccer
Lemler scored both goals as the Falcons overcame a stiff challenge from WLC to record a 2-0 win and stay undefeated in the NAC.
Joseph Paul Football
Paul broke into Concordia's Top 10 All Time single game rushing yardage list with a 225 yard performance on just 17 carries in a 59-7 win over Maranatha.
Austin Damaschke Football
In his first career start, Damaschke completed 16 of 24 passes for 228 yards and scrambled for 47 more as the Falcons (1-0 in the NAC) defeated Rockford 46-14.
Kyle Sytsma Men's Soccer
Sytsma scored both goals in a 2-1 win non-conference over North Central (6-2-0) on Saturday. The junior midfielder also had two assists against Rockford earlier in the week.
Lauren Straehler Women's Soccer
A returning first team all conference performer, Lauren scored three goals against CU-Chicago in a 5-0 win on Saturday and assisted on two others. She leads the Falcons with 7 goals and 2 assists to date.
Muriel McIntyre Women's Golf
Three-time Player of the Year, Muriel fired a season's best 79 as the Falcons defeated Lakeland in a NAC dual.
Meagan Harrington Women's Tennis
Harrington was 2-0 in singles play at #1 and also 2-0 in doubles action as the Falcons defeated CU-Chicago and Dominican in NAC-opening play