Men's Basketball

2013-2014 Charger Men's Basketball Team

2013-2014 Charger Men's Basketball Team sharing  the WCC Western Division Championship with UW-Richland Center are(front l-r) Cody Zivcic, Andrew Brown, Murdock Smith, Drew Buergi and (back l-r) Jordon Gilbertson, Coach Barney Slowey, Christian Fredrickson, and Garrett Verdegan.  (Missing are Kyle Steffen and Assistant Coach Marty Helgeson.

The men's basketball team plays scheduled games in the Wisconsin Collegiate Conference from November to February of each year. The state tournament is played during the month of February in the Wisconsin Dells. The team competes against the other UW Colleges campuses as well as several non-conference teams in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

The season begins in mid-October. Practices are typically held in the afternoons and evenings on Mondays-Fridays, depending on team members’ schedules. There are sporadic practices and games scheduled over winter break. Games are usually held on Wednesdays and Saturdays and some games require overnight travel. Student-athletes are given meal money for road trips and accommodations and travel are provided.

Student-athletes are required to sign a Code of Conduct, to maintain satisfactory academic progress which is regularly monitored, and to represent the University in a positive manner.

If you would like more information, email brnathletics@uwc.edu.

 

2014-15 Men's Basketball Schedule & Results
Date & Time Opponent Scores Season Conf.
Mon, Nov. 2

Parents Night/Scrimmage
Pictures

     
Sat, Nov. 7 
3pm #
UW-Waukesha
Location: Waukesha
     
Wed, Nov. 11
7pm
Dakota Tech College
Location: Rice Lake
     
Sat-Sun, Nov 13-14
TBD
Mesabi Tournament
Location: Away
     
Tues, Nov. 17
7pm
St. Mary's of Minnesota
Location: Away
     
Tues, Nov. 24
7:30pm #
UW-Marathon County
Location: Rice Lake

 

   
Mon, Nov. 30
6pm
Fond du Lac Tribal College
Location: Rice Lake
     
Wed, Dec. 2
7:30pm #
UW-Superior
Location: Rice Lake
     
Sat, Dec. 5
3pm #
UW-Rock County
Location: Wausau
     
Mon,Dec. 7
7:30pm #
UW-Marshfield
Location: Marshfield
     
Wed, Dec. 9
7pm #
UW-Richland Center
Location: Rice Lake
     
Sat, Dec. 12
2pm
UW-Sheboygan County
Location: Sheboygan
     
Tues, Dec. 29
6pm
UW-Baraboo
Location: Baraboo
     
Mon, Jan. 4
7:30pm #
UW-Superior
Location: Superior
     
Wed, Jan. 6
TBD
Fond du Lac Tribal College
Location: Rice Lake
     
Wed, Jan. 13
7pm #
UW-Richland
Location: Richland Center
     
Wed, Jan. 20
7pm
UW-Fox Valley Valley
Location: Menasha
     
Sat, Jan. 23
3pm #
UW-Manitowoc
Location: Rice Lake
     
Wed, Jan. 27
7:30pm #
UW-Marathon
Location: Wausau
     
Sat, Jan. 30
3pm #
UW-Rock County
Location: Janesville
     
Sat, Feb. 6
6pm
UW-Baraboo
Location: Baraboo
     
Mon, Feb. 8
7:30pm #
UW-Marshfield
Location: Rice Lake
     
# = Double-header game

2014 - 2015 Roster

Murdock Smith (third year) 
High School: Siren
Kory Jiskra (first year)
School: Lake Holcombe
Kyle Murphy  (first year)
High School: Ellsworth
William Barr III (first year) 
High School: Siren
Adam Ekensteddt (first year)
High School: Barron
Dave St.John (first year) 
High School: Siren
Brandon McKenzie (first year) 
High School:
Shaun Shwarzhuber (first year) 
High School: Chetek-Weyerhaeuser
Dalen Williams (first year)
High School: Chetek-Weyerhaeuser
Brendan Grundslick (first year)
High School: Cumberland

Head Basketball Coach: Marty Helgeson

 

Coach Helgeson is in his first year as the Chargers head coach after spending four years as an assistant with the program.  Before joining the Chargers coaching staff he spent two years as the Head Boys Basketball Coach at Chetek High School, two years as an assistant at Rice Lake High School, and one year as the 8th Grade Boys Basketball coach at Amery Middle School.

 

Coach Helgeson has a bachelors degree in Computer Science from Winona State University (2003) and a masters degree in Teacher Leadership from Silver Lake College of the Holy Family (2013).  He works as a Network Coordinator for the Rice Lake Area School District and, in his free time, enjoys spending time with his wife, Adrienne, and two young children.

 

Past Seasons' Results

2014-2015 Charger Men's Basketball Scores

2013-2014 Charger Men's Basketball Scores

2012-2013 Charger Men's Basketball Scores

2011-2012 Charger Men's Basketball Scores

2010-2011 Charger Men's Basketball Scores

2009-2010 Charger Men's Basketball Scores

2008-2009 Charger Men's Basketball Scores

2007-2008 Charger Men's Basketball Scores

2006-2007 Charger Men's Basketball Scores

2005-2006 Charger Men's Basketball Scores

2004-2005 Charger Men's Basketball Scores

2003-2004 Charger Men's Basketball Scores