It’s a new season for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s women’s golf team, and with this new season comes a new coach as Matt Bohlken of Platteville was recently named the university's head women's golf coach.
PLATTEVILLE, Wis – The University of Wisconsin-Platteville will induct four former standout student-athletes and a long-time coach from five different sports into its Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, Sept. 23.
For the third straight year, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville will pay tribute to a former coach with a golf outing when the Athletic Department holds the George Chryst Classic on June 30 at at the University Ridge Golf Course in Madison, Wisconsin.
On a rainy day one of the NCAA Championships, Ian LaMere began the day by becoming the first runner in Division III history to ever win the 10,000m race three years in a row. To end the day, Amber Williams won her first long jump national title.
The Pioneers sent a small group to the UW-La Crosse Final Qualifier for a last chance to qualify to the NCAA Championships next weekend. Even though Kyle Whaley was set to qualify to to nationals he used the weekend to improve his national ranking.
At last night?s Wisconsin Sports Awards ceremony, held at Camp Randall Stadium and the UW Field House, Ian LaMere was awarded the Small College Athlete of the Year award. He wasn?t present to accept the award because he was competing at North Central?s Dr. Keeler Invite.
The UW-Platteville Track and Field teams took benefit of the home field advantage to step up and win five events on day two of the WIAC Championships. The Pioneer women alone took home titles in five events over the course of the weekend, the second highest total for any women’s team at the Championships.