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Softball collapses in WIAC tourney

Softball collapses in WIAC tourney

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

May 6, 2019


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The No. 23 Warhawk softball team failed to sustain its momentum from the regular season by dropping its two games in the WIAC Tournament at van Steenderen Complex in Whitewater. Whitewater fell to UW-Oshkosh 7-2 May 3 in its first game of the tournament. UW-W, with a record of 26-11, scored a pair of runs in ...

Freshman throws second no-hitter

Freshman throws second no-hitter

Josh Sinclair, Senior Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


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The UW-Whitewater softball team won the program’s 11th WIAC regular season championship and the third in the last four years. The nation’s No. 13 ranked team took all four games to finish the conference season perfect, becoming the first team to do so since 2010. The Warhawks went on the road...

‘Hawks win five out of six on the road

‘Hawks win five out of six on the road

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017


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The No. 13 UW-Whitewater softball team had another solid week by winning five of its six games against Illinois Wesleyan University, Carroll University, and UW-Oshkosh. The Warhawks split its doubleheader against Illinois Wesleyan with a 12-2 pounding, but fell the second game 14-9 April 19. In the...

Fear the freshman pitching phenom

Fear the freshman pitching phenom

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor

May 2, 2017


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Adjusting to the next level is one of the toughest things to do in sports. Countless athletes have been chewed up and swallowed because they weren’t able to perform. It’s tough enough to be able to perform at the next level for any team. It’s even tougher to make an immediate impact. It’s very...

Softball squad sweeps the week of competition

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


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The No. 15 UW-Whitewater softball team carried its momentum from the week before, going 4-0 on the week with sweeps against UW-Platteville April 12 and UW-Stevens Point April 14. The Warhawks clobbered UW-Platteville at home by a combined score of 13-0 in two games, my margins of five and eight, respectively. In...

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

April 13, 2017


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The UW-Whitewater softball team won five of six games at home from April 6-9. UW-W first swept the University of Dubuque (Iowa) in consecutive shutouts April 6. The team then posted consecutive comeback wins over UW-Eau Claire April 8, before winning one of two against No. 7 Coe College (Iowa) the next...

Softball begins season 3-1 at home

Softball begins season 3-1 at home

Ben Lokken, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


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The UW-Whitewater softball team emerged with a 3-1 record on the weekend after a pair of home doubleheaders.  The team started conference play with two games on April 1 against 22nd ranked UW-La Crosse.  The Warhawks won both games in close, hard fought fashion to start out 2-0 in the WIAC and at home, moving t...

‘Hawks offense hums at home

April 13, 2016


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By Adam Reed April 13, 2015 The UW-Whitewater softball team (14-7) went 4-2 over the last week, splitting doubleheaders with Lake Forest University (Illinois) and UW-Stout and sweeping UW-River Falls. The Warhawks started the week’s schedule on Thursday against Lake Forest, splitting the doubleh...

Young team hopes to continue old success

April 4, 2016


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By Justin St. Peter March 30, 2016 After three straight Regionals appearances, including a trip to the NCAA D-III Championships last year, the UW-Whitewater Warhawks softball team heads into uncharted waters with just two seniors on this year’s team. Still, the ’Hawks insist they have plenty o...

Softball squad headed to NCAA Regionals

Softball squad headed to NCAA Regionals

May 6, 2015


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May 6, 2015 By Andrew Lowe The Whitewater women’s softball team overcame an opening game slip up against Stout to rally back to win four games, winning the WIAC postseason tournament and clinching an automatic bid into the NCAA regional. The Warhawks opened up the tournament against UW-Stout...

’Hawks roll into postseason

’Hawks roll into postseason

April 29, 2015


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April 29, 2015 By Andrew Lowe The 13th-ranked Warhawk softball team won their 10th straight game, clinching a share of the regular season Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title.  The ’Hawks won five of their last six conference games to secure their share of the conference title. The...

UW-W wins six in a row

April 22, 2015


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April 22, 2015 By Andrew Lowe The 13th-ranked Warhawk softball team finished the week with seven wins and only one loss to improve its record to 26-6 overall on the season, and 9-3 in conference play. The Warhawks opened up its week at UW-Oshkosh where it split the doubleheader by scores of a 2-0...

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