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Junior outfielder Matt Korman (19) gets ready to hit the ball during the game against UW-Stout Sunday afternoon May 1, 2022.

Hitting a home run

May 2, 2022

It’s hard to stay at the top of a sport for a long time. For UW-Whitewater baseball Coach John Vodenlich, it’s something he takes a lot of pride in. This is his 19th season coaching the Warhawks, and...

Junior outfielder Matt Korman (19) gets ready to hit the ball during the game against UW-Stout Sunday afternoon May 1, 2022.

Baseball hits a winning streak

Parker Olsen, Sports Editor May 1, 2022

The No. 9 UW-Whitewater baseball team (27-6, 19-3 WIAC) swept UW-Stevens Point in a double header Tuesday, April 26 and then another double header against UW-Stout Sunday, May 1. Sunday’s games were...

Sophomore first basemam Nick Paget (35) attempts to hit the ball during the home game against Finlandia Saturday afternoon April 23, 2022.

Warhawks fly over Finlandia

Parker Olsen, Sports Editor April 24, 2022

The No. 10 UW-Whitewater baseball team (23-6, 15-3 WIAC) swept their double header against Finlandia University (Mich.) (3-27, 0-20 WIAC) April 23 on Prucha Field. The Warhawks took game one by a score...

Senior pitcher Westin Muir (18) looks on to the crowd as he throws the ball toward the catcher in Prucha Field Sunday April 3, 2022.

Baseball comes out victorious over conference rival

Parker Olsen, Sports Editor April 3, 2022

The No. 10 UW-Whitewater baseball team (11-4, 3-1 WIAC) defeated UW-Oshkosh (6-8, 1-3 WIAC) twice in their double header at Prucha Field at Jim Miller Stadium in Whitewater on April 3. The Warhawks took...

Members of the UW-Whitewater softball team huddle at the pitchers mound before the start of an inning, during the Warhawks game against the University of Chicago Mar. 27, 2021.

Successful spring break trips for Warhawk Athletics

Parker Olsen, Sports Editor March 27, 2022

Over spring break many Warhawk teams kept busy and took trips south to compete against various teams from around the country. Warhawk baseball and softball spent time in Florida while both the men’s...

During the first game of the doubleheader against UW-Oshkosh, Freshman Pitcher Donovan Brandl (34) throws the ball to home plate, Friday April 9, 2021.

Vodenlich preaches development ahead of 2022 season

Mason Thompson, Journalist February 27, 2022

It is hard to stay at the top of a sport for a long time. For UW-Whitewater baseball coach John Vodenlich, it’s something he takes a lot of pride in. Vodenlich is entering his 19th season coaching the...

During the first game of the doubleheader against UW-Oshkosh, Freshmen Pitcher Donovan Brandl (34) throws the ball to home plate, Friday April 9.

Warhawks baseball stay atop the conference

Jake Bessette, Journalist April 11, 2021

UW- Whitewater`s Baseball team took on a four-game home and away series this past week against conference rival UW- Oshkosh. Whitewater would go on to sweep the series and improve to 13-2 on the season,...

Junior Pitcher Westin Muir (18) leans forward to throw the ball towards home plate, during game one of the Warhawks doubleheader against UW-La Crosse Wednesday March 31.

Conference dominance continues on the diamond

Devin Ulrich, Sports Editor April 4, 2021

The UW-Whitewater Baseball Team has won six games in a row. They now faced two double header matchups against conference opponent UW-Lacrosse.  The Warhawks began Wednesday’s double header against...

Freshman first baseman and pitcher Donavan Brandl (34) runs across the baseball field during the Warhawks game against UW-Stevens Point, Saturday, March 20th.

Hot starts continue on the field for Warhawk baseball

Devin Ulrich, Sports Editor March 28, 2021

The Warhawk baseball team continues to dominate their opponents to start off their 2021 season. This past wednesday they faced a double header against the Titans of UW-Oshkosh, a conference opponent.  In...

Sophomore Outfielder Matt Korman (19) attempts to hit the baseball during the Warhawks home opener. The team played a doubleheader against UW-Stevens Point winning both games.

Warhawks start off strong on the diamond

Nay Salter, Assistant Sports Editor March 21, 2021

The men’s baseball team competed in two games on March 20th against UW-Stevens Point and pulled two consecutive wins leaving the Warhawks proud of their team.  The Warhawks were ready to dive right...

The Beloit Snappers minor league baseball team welcomed the UW-Whitewater family on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, for a tailgate social, t-shirt giveaway and a ceremonial first pitch by Willie Warhawk.

Infielder Bryan Sturdevant aims for spring season

Hannah Michalowski, Sports Editor September 13, 2020

Senior baseball player Bryan Sturdevant has high expectations for the upcoming season.  COVID-19 cut the team’s success short last year after just three games, so the infielder hopes to start at...

Warhawks win 19th WIAC title

Tyler Job, Sports Editor May 6, 2019

The No. 16 Warhawk baseball team clinched at least of a share of the WIAC title in its first doubleheader against UW-Stevens Point May 3. But that was not good enough. The Force was with the Warhawks...

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