Category Archives: Athletics

New Phoenix website, more video

new Phoenix Athletics website launchedGreen Bay Athletics launched its new and enhanced website this summer at GreenBayPhoenix.com. Select games will still be streamed live through the Horizon League Network. Worth checking out, even during the summer break from competition, are features including video coaches’ shows (a few minutes in length) offering preseason insights on various Phoenix teams. The new emphasis on video, spotlighted under the headline “Phoenix Flix,” will also be a resource for highlights, facility and campus tours, feature stories and behind-the-scenes access at both the standard and premium-user levels. More to come regarding premium-user levels in fall. To learn more, visit www.GreenBayPhoenix.com.

UW-Green Bay winter sports teams were winners

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Most of you know that the Phoenix women’s basketball team was back in the national spotlight, again. But maybe you didn’t hear that many of the other teams were taking care of the competition as well:

Women’s Swimming & Diving team captures the Horizon League Conference title for the 5th year in a row. (Read more)

Men’s basketball finished the season with 24 wins, while senior Terry Evans was selected to participate in the NCAA Final Four Slam Dunk Contest. (Read more)

Two Nordic ski team members qualified for the 2009 NCAA Skiing Championships. As a team, the duo placed the Phoenix 19th nationally. (Read more)

Go Green, Go Green Bay!

Phoenix-Packers Steak Fry – Tuesday, April 21

Here’s a great opportunity to mingle with Phoenix and Green Bay Packers players and coaches. It’s the Phoenix-Packers Steak Fry, Tuesday, April 21. The event features a 5 p.m. social hour, 6 p.m. steak fry dinner buffet and 7 p.m. program and auction.

Tickets are $85 per person. Contact Jeanne Stangel, (920) 465-2053, for more information.

Phoenix run benefits cross-country program – Saturday, April 18

2591266The 12th Annual Phoenix 5K Cross Country Fundraiser will be held Saturday, April 18, at UW-Green Bay’s Kress Events Center. The run will start at 10:15 a.m., following the kids’ run at 10 a.m.

Participants can pre-register before April 12 for $15 ($20 on race day), $12 ($15 on race day) for UW-Green Bay students and staff, and $7 ($10 on race day) for the kids’ run. Entry forms are available at the Kress Events Center.

All proceeds will benefit the UW-Green Bay men’s and women’s cross country programs. Contact Coach Michael Kline, (920) 465-2950, for more information.

Alumni and players, team up for Pink Zone on Feb. 21

The Phoenix women’s basketball program is teaming up with Bellin Health to participate in the WBCA’s Pink Zone initiative to fight breast cancer. Green Bay’s Pink Zone game is scheduled for Feb. 21 against Loyola at 2 p.m. at the Kress Center. It’s also the annual women’s basketball alumni event. Women’s basketball alumni will be encouraging fans to where pink for awareness. Breast cancer survivors are invited to the Pink Zone game where they will receive a free ticket and a commemorative Pink Zone t-shirt. For tickets, survivors should contact the Green Bay Ticket Office at 920.465.2625.