Wisconsin–Parkside Rangers

The Wisconsin–Parkside Rangers (also UW Parkside Rangers) are the athletic teams that represent the University of Wisconsin–Parkside, located in Somers, Wisconsin (a town near Kenosha), in NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports. The Rangers compete as members of Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference for 12 of 13 sports; the wrestling team competes as an independent.

Wisconsin–Parkside Rangers
UniversityUniversity of Wisconsin–Parkside
ConferenceGreat Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Independent (wrestling)
NCAADivision II
Athletic directorAndrew Gavin
LocationSomers, Wisconsin
Varsity teams13
Basketball arenaDeSimone Gymnasium
Baseball stadiumOberbrunner Field
Softball stadiumCase Softball Complex
Soccer stadiumWood Road Field
Other arenasPetretti Fieldhouse
MascotRanger Bear
ColorsGreen and Black

UW Parkside has been a member of GLIAC since 2018. The Rangers were previously members of the Great Lakes Valley Conference.


UW-Parkside's nickname mascot is the Rangers. The university's mascot, depicted by a brown bear in a Parkside jersey, is Ranger Bear. In January 2011 Ranger Bear qualified for the first time for the Universal Cheer Association Mascot Nationals, where he took third place.

Varsity teams

List of teams

Conference championships

UW–Parkside teams have won GLVC championships in women's cross country (2007) and women's soccer (2008).

UWP teams have yet to win a national championship at the Division II level. However, Ranger athletes have won a total of 5 individual NCAA championships: one in women's indoor track and field and four in wrestling.[1]


  1. "CHAMPIONSHIP SUMMARY" (PDF). NCAA Statistics website. Retrieved January 31, 2016.
This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.