Category Archives: Sports

UNW lacrosse team to join Midwest Lacrosse Conference

The University of Northwestern – St. Paul lacrosse teams have achieved an important milestone. The men’s and women’s teams will officially be added to the Midwest Lacrosse Conference and the Midwest Women’s Lacrosse Conference respectively, effective during the 2019 season. Colleges and universities in both these conferences are Concordia University Wisconsin, Concordia University Chicago, Cornell College, and Monmouth College among others. The women’s conference also includes UNW’s Snelling Avenue neighbor, Hamline University. The 2018 season will be the teams’ final seasons in the independent conference.

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Lindsey Young: a voice for the MN Vikings

Parents and daughter at football game

For many students, college is an opportunity to find out what your passions are and to gain experience through classes, internships, part-time jobs, on-campus activities and workshops. For one University of Northwestern – St. Paul aluma, her journey has led her from the sports section of the Examiner to the Minnesota Vikings.

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NOT ALL HEROS WEAR CAPES: The athletic trainer’s role stretches far beyond taping

By Seth Johnson The athletic trainers of the University of Northwestern – St. Paul train treat injured athletes but also train the minds of young athletes. UNW head woman’s athletic trainer, Jenny Ryan, and athletic trainer, Brent Cramer, work behind the scenes with all the athletes to make sure that they stay physically and mentally […]

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Eric and Beth Wilmeth: Athletics’ Power Couple

By Jericho Norman For most couples, the possibility of working together would seem both unlikely and challenging. For Eric and Beth Wilmeth, this is the reality that they live in, and the benefits far outweigh the challenges. Some of these benefits include the family-friendly atmosphere, the opportunity to mentor young men and women, the focus on […]

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Volleyball team has a platform and an opportunity

After a Final Four appearance last year, all eyes are on the University of Northwestern – St. Paul volleyball team this season. Coach Beth Wilmeth is encouraging her team to see UNW’s rise in the polls as, “Not a target but a platform. Not pressure, but an opportunity.”

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