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Softball: ‘Hawks win WIAC tournament

Softball: ‘Hawks win WIAC tournament

May 7, 2013

  By Shawn Poole Pitching is always a key to success when it comes to softball. Tossing two four-hitters back-to-back is what Katie Boyle and Bekka Houda accomplished in Eau Claire at the WIAC Conference Tournament to clinch the automatic NCAA Tournament bid. The No. 14-ranked ’Hawks will host a NCAA III Regional this Thursday through Saturday. In ...

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...

UW-W softball team finishes second in WIAC Tournament

May 9, 2012

The softball team had a chance to win the WIAC Tournament on Sunday and earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, but fell short. Because it is a double-elimination tournament, the Warhawks needed one win over UW-River Falls but fell short twice. With the win in the first game of the tourna...

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 motivated by last season

March 21, 2012

The UW-Whitewater softball team will begin its season this week in Florida, where the team will play 12 games in six days. The ’Hawks’ junior catcher Emily Epifanio said the team’s spring break trip to Clermont, Fla., is really more of a business trip than a vacation. The team has double headers...

Outright title out of reach for ’Hawks

May 4, 2011

In a must-win situation, the softball team came up short against the UW-River Falls Falcons last weekend, dropping both games of a double header, 8-7 and 5-4. The losses allow the Warhawks (26-8, 11-5) to only garner a tie for first place in the WIAC at best, despite coming back with a two-game s...

Epifanio striking fear into hearts of opponents

April 27, 2011

When Emily Epifanio steps onto the softball field, she can’t stop smiling. She plays the game with a young girl’s enthusiasm that belies the seriousness of her game. “Actually one of the girls, Haley Kruger, told me that I need to be more intense  and stop smiling because I’m supposed to be...

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