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Softball collapses in WIAC tourney

Softball collapses in WIAC tourney

Erika Marion, Assistant Sports Editor

May 6, 2019

The No. 23 Warhawk softball team failed to sustain its momentum from the regular season by dropping its two games in the WIAC Tournament at van Steenderen Complex in Whitewater. Whitewater fell to UW-Oshkosh 7-2 May 3 in its first game of the tournament. UW-W, with a record of 26-11, scored a pair of runs in ...

Freshman throws second no-hitter

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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 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

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

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

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.

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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