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UW-W baseball alumnus opens training facility

February 8, 2012

In today’s society, it’s not uncommon to see professional athletes who give back to the community. For UW-Whitewater alumni Greg Reinhard, that’s exactly what he did. Reinhard, who was a part of the 2005 National Champion UW-Whitewater baseball team, had a successful college career. He was...

Softball team looks to regain its mojo in tournament

May 11, 2011

This is uncharted territory for the softball team. After cruising through most of the regular season with a blemish in the loss column here and there, the Warhawks have lost four of their last six games. Even despite the recent losses, the ’Hawks (26-10) were still given a berth to the NCAA tournament,...

Unstoppable: Athlete of the year

May 4, 2011

As senior pitcher Jessica Stang gets set to finish the last few weeks of her college career, she knows her legacy as a softball player is nearly complete. As one of the most dominant pitchers in UW-Whitewater and WIAC history, Stang has led the Warhawks to the brink of another WIAC title, compiling a 19-3 record to go along with ...

’Hawks bringing the brooms out

April 20, 2011

When the Warhawks won a WIAC title in 2009, one of the strengths of the team was its ability to sweep doubleheaders. The ’Hawks swept 10 of the  11 doubleheaders they played against conference and non-conference foes that season. In 2011, taking both games of a doubleheader has been a problem for the ’Hawks. The team had split four of its s...

Offensive power leading the way

April 13, 2011

Over-shadowed by great pitching this season, the offense of the Warhawks has gone unrecognized. But the balance across the  ’Hawks’ lineup makes them a nightmare for any opposing pitcher. “It’s peace of mind to know that if I do my job to hold our opponents to as few runs as possi...

Softball team already hot early on

March 29, 2011

The softball team gave a preview of things to come this season as they dominated in Florida over spring break, leaving with a 10-2 record. Led by senior pitcher Jessica Stang, the Warhawks obliterated their opponents, giving up a mere 25 runs in 12 games. “As a team, we felt that doing well in Flo...

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