No. 1 Warhawks Baseball Sweeps Eagles, Claims WIAC Title Outright

The No. 1 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater baseball team defeated UW-La Crosse, 6-4, in the first game, and 10-3, in the second game of a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader Sunday afternoon in La Crosse, Wis.

With the Game 1 victory, the Warhawks (31-6 overall, 20-4 WIAC) clinched WIAC regular season championship outright, good for the program’s 18th WIAC regular season championship and the team’s fifth in the last six years.

In the opener, senior pitcher Austin Jones (Wauwatosa, Wis./West) tossed the first seven innings, improving his season record to 7-2, and posted six strikeouts.  Freshman pitcher Westin Muir (St. Charles, Ill./North) pitched the next inning and a half and junior pitcher Michael Kaska (Spring Grove, Ill./Richmond-Burton Community) finished out the game for his first save of the year.

In the second game, Kaska tossed the first five innings for UW-Whitewater, improving his season record to 9-1.  Freshman pitcher Matt O’Sullivan (Sugar Grove, Ill./Kaneland) pitched the next three innings and collected two strikeouts, and sophomore Riley Gruetzmacher (Oconto Falls, Wis./Oconto Falls) finished out the game at the mound.

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UW-Whitewater Sports: Women’s Basketball Wins WIAC Tournament Title; Wrestling – Three Advance to NCAA Championships; UW-Whitewater Track and Field – Men Second, Women Sixth at WIAC Indoor Championships

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Women’s Basketball: No. 12 UW-Whitewater 68, No. 23 UW-Oshkosh 65, Win WIAC Conference Tournament

The No. 12 ranked University of Wisconsin- Whitewater women’s basketball team defeated 23rd-ranked UW-Oshkosh, 68-65, in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletics Conference Tournament Championship final Saturday afternoon at Kachel Gymnasium.

With the victory, the Warhawks earned the conference’s automatic bid into the NCAA Division III Tournament for the second straight season.  The tournament selection show will air Monday, Feb. 26, at 1:30 p.m. live on

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UW-Whitewater Wrestling: Three Advance to NCAA Championships, Warhawks Place Third at Regional

The No. 8 ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater wrestling team placed third at the two-day, 17-team NCAA Upper Midwest Regional Championships at Augsburg University in Minneapolis, Minn.

Senior Jordan Newman, junior Nicholas Bonomo and sophomore Mike Tortorice will represent the Warhawks at the NCAA Division III Championships on March 9-10 in Cleveland, Ohio, after each finishing among the top three in their respective weight classes.

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UW-Whitewater Track and Field Teams Combine for Four WIAC Championships

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater men’s and women’s track and field teams posted several impressive results on the second and final day of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Indoor Championships (Presented by Culver’s) at UW-Stevens Point.

The No. 6 Warhawk men placed second with a final score of 105, while the 17th-ranked women finished sixth with a score of 51.50.

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