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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...

Freshman pitcher Bella Matthias winds up for a pitch in a game earlier this year. Matthias threw her second no-hitter of the season in the 8-0 vs. the UW-Stout Blue Devils on April 29. Photo by Sierra High

Freshman throws second no-hitter

Josh Sinclair, Senior Staff Writer May 3, 2017

The UW-Whitewater softball team won the program’s 11th WIAC regular season championship and the third in the last four years. The nation’s No. 13 ranked team took all four games to finish the conference...

Senior first baseman Amy Ricci connects for a hit in a game earlier this season. Ricci hit an RBI single in the second game vs. Carroll University on April 20. Photo by Hannah Jewell

‘Hawks win five out of six on the road

Tyler Job, Staff Writer May 2, 2017

The No. 13 UW-Whitewater softball team had another solid week by winning five of its six games against Illinois Wesleyan University, Carroll University, and UW-Oshkosh. The Warhawks split its doubleheader...

Freshman softball pitcher Bella Matthias is all smiles in the Warhawk dugout and on the mound after being near the WIAC lead in every pitching category. Photo by Sierra High

Fear the freshman pitching phenom

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor May 2, 2017

Adjusting to the next level is one of the toughest things to do in sports. Countless athletes have been chewed up and swallowed because they weren’t able to perform. It’s tough enough to be able to...

Softball squad sweeps the week of competition

Tyler Job, Staff Writer April 19, 2017

The No. 15 UW-Whitewater softball team carried its momentum from the week before, going 4-0 on the week with sweeps against UW-Platteville April 12 and UW-Stevens Point April 14. The Warhawks clobbered...

Sophomore outfielder Caitlin Catino waits for a pitch in a home game. Photo by Sierra High

Tyler Job, Staff Writer April 13, 2017

The UW-Whitewater softball team won five of six games at home from April 6-9. UW-W first swept the University of Dubuque (Iowa) in consecutive shutouts April 6. The team then posted consecutive comeback...

Freshman pitcher Bella Matthias pitched a complete game shutout victory against UW-La Crosse on April 1. Matthias owns a 5-3 record with 50 strikeouts in 52.2 innings for a 1.99 ERA. Photo by Sierra High

Softball begins season 3-1 at home

Ben Lokken, Staff Writer April 6, 2017

The UW-Whitewater softball team emerged with a 3-1 record on the weekend after a pair of home doubleheaders.  The team started conference play with two games on April 1 against 22nd ranked UW-La Crosse. ...

The UW-W softball team huddles following a home victory last season. The No. 21 Warhawks began the season 10-2 in the team’s spring trip to Florida.

Potent offense propels softball team to hot start

John Paul Czerwinski, Assistant Sports Editor March 28, 2017

The Warhawk softball team started the season on a hot streak beginning on March 17 in Clermont, Florida. The ’Hawks started the trip winning five straight games, starting the season sweeping Roger Williams...

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