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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 definitely pitching well enough to win,” UW-W head coach Brenda Volk said. “We just didn’t ...

Freshman throws second no-hitter

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 season perfect, becoming the first team to do so since 2010. The Warhawks went on the road...

‘Hawks win five out of six on the road

‘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 against Illinois Wesleyan with a 12-2 pounding, but fell the second game 14-9 April 19. In the...

Fear the freshman pitching phenom

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 perform at the next level for any team. It’s even tougher to make an immediate impact. It’s very...

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 UW-Platteville at home by a combined score of 13-0 in two games, my margins of five and eight, respectively. In...

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 wins over UW-Eau Claire April 8, before winning one of two against No. 7 Coe College (Iowa) the next...

Softball begins season 3-1 at home

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 Warhawks won both games in close, hard fought fashion to start out 2-0 in the WIAC and at home, moving t...

Potent offense propels softball team to hot start

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 out of Rhode Island with a combined score of 13-1 through two games. The ’Hawks finished the trip with...

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