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UW-W dominating many opponents

Senior reliever Mike Nompleggi throws in a game last year. If the season ended today, Nompleggi would have led the MLB in strikeout percentage from last year, be it a small sample size.

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

March 28, 2017

The UW-Whitewater baseball team is good, but you already know that. The team is ranked in the top five nationally. What you didn’t know is that the team went 9-1 on the spring trip in Florida and will now begin play closer to home. The team’s high-powered offense scored three or more runs in nine of the f...

Warhawk pitcher goes professional after MLB Draft

June 10, 2016

By Adam Reed June 10, 2016 One of last year’s starting pitchers for the UW-Whitewater baseball team has made national news by realizing his dream of playing in the major leagues. Junior Lake Bachar was drafted 144th overall by the San Diego Padres. Bachar’s selection in the fifth round made...

A year away creates a prospect today

April 13, 2016

By Emily Leclair April 13, 2016 One would assume that a pitcher who was ranked No. 100 on Baseball America’s College Top 100 Draft Prospects would be recruited for baseball. For sophomore Lake Bachar, that was not the case. Bachar chose to attend UW-Whitewater to be a kicker for the football team and no...

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