Outlook Magazine - Fall 2023


Gymnastics: The Blue Devils finished third in the nation with a score of 190.275 at the National Collegiate Gym nastics Association championships, including a school record 38.325 in the balance beam. Four gymnasts were NCGA All-Americans, and Kiara Brown was WIAC Gymnast of the Year. Women’s Basketball: They went 18-8 and won their first regular season WIAC championship since 2007. Hannah Iverson was named WIAC Coach of the Year. Raegan Sorensen, Anna Mutch and Amanda Giesen were All-WIAC. Football: The team went 5-5, including a school record for points with a 66-6 win over Crown College then a 73-29 romp over UW-Eau Claire, their seventh straight War on 94 trophy. They also had a triple overtime 24-22 win over No. 22-ranked UW-Platteville. Several players made the All-WIAC first team. Ice Hockey: The Blue Devils went 17-11-1 and advanced to the WIAC semifinals for the first time since the 2015 16 season. The 17 wins were the fourth most in program history, and several players made All-WIAC.

Golf: The women were third in the conference, and Abbey Filipiak made All-WIAC.

Cross Country: The men were third and the women fourth in the WIAC. Spencer Schultz qualified for nation als for the fourth straight season, finishing 37th to earn All-American honors. Schultz and Matthew Ryan were All-WIAC

Blue Devil Athletics had plenty of big moments during the 2022-23 academic year, led by the gymnastics team taking third in the nation and the women’s basketball team winning its first conference title in 16 seasons. It also was a year of growth as the new women’s lacrosse team finished its first season; a new men’s soccer program was announced, beginning play in fall 2024; and the esports team named its first head coach, Aaron Froehlich.

Volleyball: They went 12-16 in Coach Ben Staupe’s first season. Sidney Hoverman was All-WIAC.

Men’s Basketball: The injury bug hit with five players missing significant time. In a win over Greenville, school records were set for most points, 147; and most points by one player, Brody Fox, 70. Track & Field: Five qualified for nationals, Mason Barth, Kaden Martin, Karter Rashke, Jack Roeber and Raegan Sorensen. Making All-American were Barth, third in the decathlon, and Sorensen, fourth in the javelin. Lacrosse: In their first season, the Blue Devils scored their first goal on their first shot in the first minute of their first game. They are looking forward to competing for a conference title in 2024, when the WIAC officially spon sors the sport. Baseball, Softball: The baseball team went 15-18, and first baseman Justin Sedin was All-WIAC after hitting .438. The softball team went 11-26, with two honorable mention All-WIAC players.





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