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Softball continues wave of momentum

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

April 29, 2019


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The UW-Whitewater softball team is continuing to close the regular season with serious momentum, by winning five of its six games throughout the week. The Warhawks played three doubleheaders in a row between April 24 and April 26. Whitewater improves to 24-10 overall and 9-3 in the WIAC. It is tied ...

Softball sweeps Lake Forest

Ethan Maurice, Staff Reporter

April 22, 2019


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As the signs of spring become more vibrant and the threat of snow fades away, the UW-Whitewater softball team is getting to the business end of their season. Every game is important now due to the postseason implications, especially against teams in the Great Lakes Region. That’s why the sweep of third...

Softball team continues strong conference play

Calahan Steed, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2019


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On a chilly Saturday afternoon, the UW-Whitewater softball team’s offense provided the warmth in a sweep of a doubleheader against UW-River Falls April 13. The Warhawks kept the Falcons’ offense cold in the first game with a 5-0 victory. In game two, the Warhawks offense erupted for a 12-5 vict...

Catino and Camardo continue comradery

Catino and Camardo continue comradery

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

May 7, 2018


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From AIM buddies to college roommates, UW-Whitewater softball players Julia Camardo and Caitlin Catino have been friends for over half of their lives. Camardo and Catino met while in elementary school and are now in their junior year of college. Suitable for the two softball standouts, their friend...

Softball secures sixth straight WIAC title

Softball secures sixth straight WIAC title

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor

May 7, 2018


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After winning back-to-back regular season WIAC championships for the first time since 2008-2009, the Warhawks softball team won their sixth consecutive WIAC Conference tournament. The Warhawks defeated the UW-Oshkosh Titans 6-5 on championship Sunday to claim their automatic bid to the NCAA DIII t...

Slew of strikeouts surge softball to split with Blugolds

Slew of strikeouts surge softball to split with Blugolds

Tyler Job, Senior Sports Reporter

April 30, 2018


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The UW-Whitewater softball team continued its success against WIAC opponents April 28 by splitting a doubleheader on the road against UW-Eau Claire. Solid pitching from both squads decided the contests. “We definitely pitching well enough to win,” UW-W head coach Brenda Volk said. “We just didn’t ...

Softball drops first WIAC game of season

Softball drops first WIAC game of season

Tyler Job, Sports Reporter

April 23, 2018


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The UW-Whitewater softball team continued to roll past its competition this past week, going 3-1 against WIAC foes UW-Platteville and UW-River Falls. All four games were contested on the road, even though the Warhawks’ games against UW-RF were technically at home. That doubleheader was moved to...

Softball bounces back from slow start, wins five of six

Softball bounces back from slow start, wins five of six

Tyler Job, Senior Sports Reporter

April 15, 2018


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The UW-Whitewater softball team turned things around quickly this past week, going 5-1 in a span of three days. The Warhawks improve to 14-8 overall and 4-0 in the WIAC following a shaky regular season start in Florida. UW-W kicked off its busy week by sweeping UW-Stevens Point in consecutive blowouts,...

Volk’s coaching career more than just milestones

Volk’s coaching career more than just milestones

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

April 15, 2018


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With over 600 career wins, six WIAC conference championships, seven WIAC Tournament championships and 11 NCAA Tournament appearances, Brenda Volk has amounted a lengthy list of accolades during her time as the UW-Whitewater head softball coach. However, accolades are not what have defined Volk’s tenu...

Softball scores even record off the bat

Softball scores even record off the bat

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor

April 1, 2018


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The No.18 UW-Whitewater women’s softball team started off their 2018 season in the team’s National Training Center spring break trip March 22-29 in Clermont, Florida. The Warhawks, who amassed a 7-7 record during the trip, kicked off the season with back-to-back losses to a pair of Massachuset...

Warhawk softball flies south for spring

Warhawk softball flies south for spring

Calahan Steed, Sports Reporter

March 18, 2018


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After being trapped inside Kachel Fieldhouse for weeks, the Warhawks women’s softball team is ready to get outside. The Warhawks’ season officially begins on March 22, in Clermont, Florida where they’ll play a 14-game tournament in seven days. Senior outfielder Mallory Klotz is excited to finally bre...

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