College Highlights (Nov. 11)

NEW Media Staff

UPDATED: Nov. 7, 11:55 a.m.

Ripon College

Gillett Secondary School graduate Angela Mosconi helped the Ripon women’s cross-country team to a Midwest Conference title on Oct. 29.

The freshman runner completed the Midwest Conference Championship course in 23 minutes, 49.32 seconds to place ninth. Ripon tallied 34 points to edge Grinnell for the title.

Wittenberg-Birnamwood graduate Lauren Bahr earned three strong finishes during the Ripon women’s swim team’s dual loss to Lawrence on Oct. 22.

Bahr placed second in the 200 freestyle (2:16.02) and third in the 100 freestyle (1:00.56). She was also on the second-place finishing 200 medley relay (2:02.05).

During the team’s win over Beloit on Nov. 5, Bahr placed second in the 50 freestyle (27.54) and third in the 100 freestyle (59.96). She was also on the first-place finishing 200 freestyle relay (1:50.64).

UW-River Falls

Shawano grads Gage and Crede Timm both played in the UW-River Falls football team’s loss to UW-Whitewater on Oct. 29.

Crede Timm punted nine times for a combined 279 yards. He had a long punt of 36 yards and pinned Whitewater inside its 20-yard line once.

Gage Timm was credited with one solo tackle. He also recovered a fumble on a muffed punt return by Whitewater.

Crede Timm punted four times in the team’s loss to UW-La Crosse on Nov. 5. The punts traveled a combined 165 yards, with one pinning UWL inside its own 20. He had a long punt of 53 yards.

UW-Eau Claire

Bonduel graduates Isaac Garside and Parker Bohm both played for the UW-Eau Claire football team in its win over UW-Stevens Point on Oct. 29.

Garside ran for 23- and 9-yard touchdowns in the third quarter to help the team pull away. He finished with five rushes for 49 yards and four receptions for 48 yards. Garside also returned a kickoff 10 yards.

Bohm was the team’s long snapper in the contest. He also was credited with a solo tackle while on punt coverage.

Both men also played in a loss to UW-Platteville on Nov. 5. Garside caught two passes for 28 yards, rushed three times for 2 yards and returned a kickoff 12 yards. Bohm was the snapper for two kick attempts.

Oconto Falls grad Autumn Canavera and Gillett grad Ryann Wagner each ran for the UW-Eau Claire women’s cross-country team during the Saga Cup on Nov. 4.

Canavera placed fourth in 23:59.03, while Wagner took 29th in 25:46.88.

Concordia-St. Paul

Pulaski grad Andrew Egnarski set a new single game record for tackles during the Concordia-St. Paul football team’s loss to University of Mary on Oct. 29.

Egnarski finished with 22 total tackles in the contest. Eight of the stops were solo ones, with two going for losses.

The 22 tackles were just one shy of the NCAA Division II single game record.

In a loss to MSU Moorhead on Nov. 5, Egnarski tallied 11 total tackles and recovered a fumble.

UW-Green Bay

Witt-Birn graduate McKenna Metropulos continued the strong start to her sophomore season with the UW-Green Bay women’s swim team by earning three top finishes in the team’s dual win over Valparaiso on Oct. 29.

Metropulos placed first in the 50 freestyle with a time of 24.51 and was first in the 100 freestyle in 53.63.

The sophomore was also on the first-place finishing 200 medley relay (1:50.79).

Shawano graduate Grace Beyer placed 51st while running for the UW-Green Bay women’s cross-country team at the Horizon League Championships on Oct. 29.

She completed the course in 23:57.6.

University of Minnesota Duluth

Pulaski grad Logan Kobus was only needed as a holder in the University of Minnesota Duluth football team’s win over Minot State on Oct. 29.

The team’s offense moved the ball so well that they never needed a punt, which is something Kobus typically does.

Kobus punted three times for a combined 82 yards in a win over Augustana on Nov. 5. He also was the holder on kick attempts.

Carroll University

Pulaski graduate Jake Binkowski turned in a big performance to help the Carroll football team to a blowout win over Carthage on Oct. 29.

Binkowski intercepted a pass and returned in 99 yards for a touchdown. It was the second-longest interception return in school history. Binkowski also was credited with two solo tackles in the contest.

Binkowski then tallied three total tackles and three pass breakups in a win over Millikin on Nov. 5. He also recovered a fumble and returned it 14 yards.

Shawano grad Kaleb Lowney was credited with a solo tackle and pass breakup in the Carroll win over Millikin.

Oconto Falls grad Emmie Magnin turned in a strong match for the Carroll volleyball team during a sweep of Mount Mary during the Wisconsin Lutheran Invitational on Oct. 29.

Magnin finished with seven attack kills, five digs, two assists and one ace.

St. Norbert

Shawano grad Nathan Krizan started at left tackle for the St. Norbert football team in its lopsided win over Rockford on Oct. 29.

St. Norbert improved to 5-3 with its win.

Shawano graduate Abigail Rabideau netted her first collegiate goal in the St. Norbert women’s soccer team’s win over Alverno on Oct. 26.

Rabideau’s goal put the team up 4-0 in a game it won 9-0.

University of Dubuque

Gillett grad Riley Engebretsen placed 161st while running for the Dubuque men’s cross-country team at the American Rivers Conference Championships on Oct. 29.

Engebretsen completed the course in 31:54.5. The team placed eighth.

UW-La Crosse

Pulaski graduate Maggie Hernandez continued her strong season for the UW-La Crosse women’s soccer team, helping the team win the WIAC title.

She played 56 minutes in a win over UW-Platteville on Oct. 26, getting up three shots, two of which were on goal.

She scored an unassisted goal to tie the match against UW-Whitewater on Oct. 29. La Crosse went on to win to improve to 17-1-1 on the season.

In a conference tournament semifinal win over UW-Stevens Point on Nov. 3, Hernandez put up three shots across 45 minutes.

She was credited with two assists, two shots on goal and three shots total in the conference championship win over UW-Eau Claire on Nov. 5. She assisted on the match-winning goal in the 78th minute.

UW-Stevens Point

Oconto Falls grad Graeson Pankratz wrestled in his first collegiate match during the UW-Stevens Point men’s wrestling team’s loss to UW-Eau Claire on Nov. 1.

Pankratz was pinned in 1:35 in an extra match at 141 pounds.

Pulaski grads T.J. Shaw and Gracie Mihalski each swam for the UWSP swim teams during a triangular on Nov. 5.

Shaw placed fourth in the men’s 1,000 freestyle (10:40.15), seventh in the 500 freestyle (5:09.75) and 14th in the 100 freestyle (53.29) while helping form the ninth-place finishing 200 freestyle relay (1:40.79).

Mihalski claimed 19th in the women’s 100 freestyle (59.74) and 27th in the 50 freestyle (27.62). She was on the 10th-place finishing 200 medley relay (1:58.89) and 12th-place finishing 200 freestyle relay (1:55.17).

Grand Canyon University

Witt-Birn graduate Wyatt Dickman continued his strong sophomore year with a big day during the Grand Canyon men’s swim team’s win over the U.S. Air Force Academy on Nov. 4-5.

Dickman was on the top-finishing 200 medley relay (1:32.54). He also helped form the 200 freestyle (1:25.65) and 400 freestyle (3:10.21) relays, both of which came in third.

Individually, Dickman placed fourth in the 200 breaststroke (2:07.35), fifth in the 200 IM (1:56.27) and sixth in the 100 breaststroke (57.94).


Witt-Birn grad Pierson Potrykus opened his collegiate wrestling career competing at the Pointer Open with the UW-Oshkosh team on Nov. 5.

Potrykus wrestled at 149 pounds. He lost by pin in 1:55 in his first match and then dropped a 4-1 decision in his other match.