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Vera Pflugradt (10) is a senior outfielder on the UW-Whitewater women’s softball team.

Standout senior cherishes time on the softball field

Devin Ulrich, Sports Editor April 11, 2021

Senior outfielder Vera Pflugradt is taking in her last moments wearing the purple uniform as a Warhawk. Pflugradt has been playing for Whitewater ever since her freshman year and has enjoyed every moment...

Freshman shortstop and outfielder Meghan Dunning (Center) throws the softball towards first base while University of Chicago sophomore Lola Fisher (16) attempts to slide into second base. The Warhawks played The University of Chicago in a doubleheader Saturday March 27.

Softball brings home a week of wins

Nichole Learman, Journalist March 28, 2021

This week was a successful one for the UW-Whitewater softball team (10-4 overall) as they hit their stride bringing home wins in all games. “I think we have really been getting into a groove and I’m...

UW-Whitewater outfielder Caitlin Catino goes skyward to make a spectacular catch before the ball can go over the outfield fence during a regional championship game on Monday, May 14, 2018 against Coe (Iowa). The Warhawks won the game 3-2 to advance to the Super Regional.

Softball team finally sees the field

Jake Bessette, Journalist March 7, 2021

The UW-Whitewater softball team stepped out onto the field this past Thursday, Mar. 4 to play a scheduled game for the first time since 2019. They participated in the MMU Collegiate Slugger Series in Peoria,...

UWW Softball Pitcher Matthias Bella

Softball pitcher hopeful for season

Ben Yang, Journalist November 15, 2020

Senior pitcher of the UW-Whitewater Softball team Bella Matthias has had a very accomplishing career during her time playing for the team, earning multiple awards and recognitions while on the field. When...

Softball continues wave of momentum

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor April 29, 2019

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...

Softball sweeps Lake Forest

Ethan Maurice, Staff Reporter April 22, 2019

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...

Softball team continues strong conference play

Calahan Steed, Staff Reporter April 15, 2019

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...

Catino and Camardo continue comradery

Catino and Camardo continue comradery

Jack Miller, Assistant Sports Editor May 7, 2018

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...

The Warhawks celebrate after recieving the WIAC Championship Tournament trophy for the sixth consecutive season. The six straight tournament championships is the longest streak in conference history.

Softball secures sixth straight WIAC title

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor May 7, 2018

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...

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

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...

Softball drops first WIAC game of season

Softball drops first WIAC game of season

Tyler Job, Sports Reporter April 23, 2018

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...

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

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...

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