Dana Rettke and Volleyball: Meant for Each Other

Winter 2019

Would you believe the UW star once loved a different sport?

So You Think You Know Ron Dayne?

Fall 2019

Here’s what it’s like to meet the UW football legend in person.

Terry Gawlik: Doing Right by Title IX in Sports

Summer 2019

The success of the women’s volleyball team at the Wisconsin Field House is a highlight of Gawlik’s tenure as a top UW…

Gabbie Taschwer

Spring 2019

Lakes are a familiar backdrop in Taschwer’s life. She first learned to water ski as a three-year-old, going on to make history…

Wisconsin Quidditch

Winter 2018

Pull out the brooms: a magical Harry Potter sport has taken on a life of its own at UW–Madison and around the world.

Bryson Williams

Fall 2018

How the Lincoln, Nebraska, native chose the Badgers over the Cornhuskers.

Beata Nelson

Summer 2018

Nelson is looking ahead to the 2020 Summer Olympic trials.

Beata Nelson x’20 began her swimming journey where any kid who loves…

Jo Ann Heckroth Jansen

Spring 2018

A UW alumna hoops it up and inspires players decades younger.

James White

Winter 2017

After some tough college defeats, a Super Bowl win.

Jim Leonhard

Fall 2017

The former Badger walk-on is the youngest defensive coordinator in the Big Ten.

Maddie Wanamaker

Summer 2017

A Badger rower renews her love for the sport.

Eric Brown II

Spring 2017

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

Tionna Williams

Winter 2019

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 like the other kids running around the…

Team Players

Winter 2014

Chase and Kim Drake.

Team Player: Michael Lihrman

Fall 2014

Photo: Jeff Miller

Although today Michael Lihrman x’15 holds the NCAA championship title for weight throw, his introduction to the sport…

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.