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Long ball powers Warhawks

Long ball powers Warhawks

April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015 By Andrew Lowe The 11th-ranked UW-Whitewater softball team had a heavy conference schedule this past week, winning four games but dropping the final two bringing ,their overall record to 19-5 on the season with an 8-2 record in conference play. The ’Hawks hosted UW-Stevens Point...

Warhawks retool and continue winning ways

Warhawks retool and continue winning ways

April 1, 2015

April 1, 2015 By Justin St. Peter Following a third-place finish in last year’s NCAA tournament that saw the Warhawks softball team graduate six senior starters, the team came into the year with a brand new lineup. After a 10-2 opening season trip in Clermont, Florida, it is safe to say the new...

Softball: Houda throws no-hitter in five

Softball: Houda throws no-hitter in five

April 30, 2014

  April 30, 2014 By Daniel Schoettler   The Warhawks softball team strengthened its case for postseason play by winning all four of its games this past week. The last game of the weekend was special for Bekka Houda, who threw the first no-hitter by a Warhawks pitcher since Katie...

Softball: Warhawks get back on track

April 24, 2014

  April 18, 2014 By Justin Schultz   The UW-Whitewater softball team put an end to its four-game losing streak as the Warhawks took down UW-River Falls in both games of the doubleheader Friday. The Warhawks (22-7) beat the Falcons (15-16) 9-2 in the first game, and 8-0 in the...

Softball: ‘Hawks go 3-1 in doubleheaders, now 14-3

Softball: 'Hawks go 3-1 in doubleheaders, now 14-3

April 9, 2014

  April 9, 2014 By Justin Schultz   The UW-Whitewater softball team had a difficult time scoring runs on April 6 but still managed to split its doubleheader with the UW-Stout Blue Devils. The Warhawks (12-3) managed to beat the Blue Devils (14-10) in the first game, 2-1, behind...

Softball: Depth, experience key for 2014 season

Softball: Depth, experience key for 2014 season

April 2, 2014

    April 2, 2014 By Daniel Schoettler Last season, the Warhawks softball team finished with a 32-win season and a second-place finish in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Head coach Brenda Volk’s squad looks to build on a successful 2013 campaign in which...

Softball: ‘Hawks advance to 17-1 overall

April 10, 2013

  By Daniel Schoettler Early offense and clutch hitting helped the Warhawks Softball team keep its great start to the season going.  The Warhawks swept doubleheaders against Carroll University and St. Norbert College and they split a doubleheader against the University of Chicago. “It’s...

A new heart, a new beginning

A new heart, a new beginning

March 13, 2013

  UW-Whitewater alumna Lindsay Markos would go to church every Sunday with a beeper in her lap, praying it would go off. Markos knew that when it did, it meant the Herma Heart Center of Children’s Hospital in Wisconsin had found a compatible heart for her four-month-old daughter, Autumn,...

Softball team finishes second in WIAC

May 2, 2012

The softball team ended a busy conference week on a sour note, losing both games of a double-header against UW-Eau Claire on Sunday to finish second in the WIAC. The ’Hawks will take the field at noon on Friday in Eau Claire to start the WIAC Tournament. Both games against the Blugolds saw the...

Softball team bounces back during busy week

April 18, 2012

The softball team capped off a very busy week with a three-game winning streak. It finished 6-2 in four double-headers played in five days. Coach Brenda Volk said her team went through some highs and lows, but she was satisfied with the overall performance. “It was a long week, but I was happy with...

Softball team stumbles

April 11, 2012

The Warhawks carried over their momentum from Florida sweeping UW-Stevens Point Thursday, but lost it when they fell to Illinois Wesleyan University twice in a doubleheader Friday. The ’Hawks are now 15-3 on the season and will play in a doubleheader starting at 3 p.m. today against UW-Oshkosh at...

Softball team off to hot start, go 11-1 in Florida

April 4, 2012

The softball team may have spent spring break in Florida, but they took care of business on the field during their trip, winning 11 of their 12 games to start the year. Its 11-1 record marks the team’s best start under head coach Brenda Volk’s tenure here at UW-Whitewater, which dates back to 1999. “This...

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