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Contender

Eric Brown II

Spring 2017

The road to becoming a college athlete wasn’t always a smooth one.

Tionna Williams

Spring 2017

After a tough freshman year, the middle blocker is the heart of the defense for the Badger volleyball team in a stellar season.

Rafael Gaglianone

Fall 2016

The Badger kicker’s journey to Wisconsin began in Brazil.

Gwen Jorgensen

Summer 2016

This former Badger’s path to the Rio Olympics began in Madison.

Annie Pankowski

Spring 2016

Sophomore Annie Pankowski continues to score big following a standout freshman season that garnered her Rookie of the Year honors. Jeff

Olive Sagapolu

Winter 2015

Freshman defensive lineman Olive Sagapolu won’t be doing backflips at Camp Randall anytime soon, but he’s taking lessons learned from being a high school cheerleader with him to the gridiron.

Team Player: Deanna Latham

Summer 2015

Deana Latham. Photo: Bryce Richter.

Growing up in Newbury, Massachusetts, Deanna Latham ’15 wasn’t …

Team Players

Winter 2014

Chase and Kim Drake.

Team Player: Michael Lihrman

Fall 2014

Photo: Jeff Miller

Although today Michael Lihrman x’15 holds …

Team Player: Cara Walls x’15

Summer 2014

“My mindset is to go forward and go at people whenever I get the ball.”

Team Player: Leonard Manning

Spring 2014

“The key to a good coxswain is realizing that you can’t make the boat go faster. You just make it go as fast as it should.”

Team Player: Lauren Carlini x’17

Winter 2013

“When chaos happens, you’ve got to keep the team calm and lead them.”

Team Player: James White x’14

Fall 2013

“It feels like just yesterday I was one of the young people in the [locker] room.”

Good Sports

Summer 2013

When it comes to community service, UW athletes are pros.

Team Player: Japheth Cato

Summer 2013

"I’ll always be hungry."

Team Player: Daria Kryuchkova

Spring 2013

Basketball runs in the family for this Russian-born Badger

Sound Minds, Sound Bodies

Spring 2013

Longtime athletic trainer takes a holistic approach with Badger student athletes.

Instant Replay

Winter 2012

Joe Krabbenhoft returns to UW men’s basketball as team’s video coordinator.

Team Player: Ruby Martin

Winter 2012

This dedicated Badger competes with a positive and competitive attitude.

Competitive Contingent

Fall 2012

Current and former Badgers competed in London’s summer Olympic Games.

Team Player: A. J. Cochran

Fall 2012

When A. J. Cochran x’15 is on the soccer field, people tend to notice.

They Could Have Danced All Night

Summer 2012

Athleticism guides this motivated team.

Team Player: Monika Jakutyte

Summer 2012

For Monika Jakutyte, raising the bar is a way of life — literally.

Time Out with Coach Kelsey

Spring 2012

The Badger women’s basketball coach has a game plan for building a contender.

Team Player: Jessie Gerry

Spring 2012

In a sport known for its child prodigies, Jessie Gerry x’12 stands out for a different reason.

Team Player: Daniel Lester

Winter 2011

When Daniel Lester x’13 first jumped into a pool, he was just doing what the doctor ordered.

Team Player: Alex Rigsby

Fall 2011

It’s never easy replacing a legend, but that’s exactly what UW sophomore Alex Rigsby x’14 is trying to do.

Team Player: Janelle Gabrielsen

Summer 2011

Meet UW’s senior setter Janelle Gabrielsen

Team Player: Will Porter

Spring 2011

Meet rower Will Porter.

Hole in One

Spring 2011

During Wisconsin's snowy months, UW golfers scramble for practice space.

Team Player: Andrew Howe

Winter 2010

At 165 pounds in NCAA Division I wrestling this season, there’s Andrew Howe x’13 … and then there’s all the rest.

Free Fallin’

Winter 2010

Before learning to fly, snowboarder Colin Tucker x’12 had to learn to fall.

On Home Turf

Fall 2010

Horticulture prof is in his element when working with sports venues around the world.

Team Player: Mohammed Ahmed

Fall 2010

Some people call him Mo. Others call him Mo Speed.

Third Time’s the Charm

Summer 2010

New men’s soccer coach sees nothing but potential at Wisconsin.

Team Player: Ciara Rinaudo

Summer 2010

Meet diver Ciara Rinaudo x’11.

Pedal Power

Spring 2010

UW cycling team wins bid to host national championships.

Team Player: Ben Feldman

Spring 2010

The Ultimate Frisbee player always knew he wanted to come to Wisconsin.

Blue’s Crews

Fall 2009

Wisconsin rowers compete for a seat in Oxford’s coveted Blue Boat.

Team Player: John Clay

Fall 2009

Running back wants to improve lives of urban children.