The University of Wisconsin-Platteville softball team ran its winning streak to four with a 6-2 win against visiting team University of Wisconsin-Stout Sunday before the Blue Devils halted it with a 9-1 victory in the second game.
Two school records went down over the weekend while the Pioneers competed at Augustana. Senior Heptathlete Megan Marotz finished day 1 of the Heptathlon with a school record in the 200m while teammate Rachel Beuthin broke the shot put record. Ian LaMere traveled to UW-LaCrosse to compete in the 10,000m and came away with the fastest time of the year.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville dropped both games of their double header against The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Pointers on Friday, April 14. They fell 18-3 in game one and lost 9-1 in game two.
DUBUQUE, Iowa—The University of Wisconsin-Platteville softball team split a doubleheader against University of Dubuque on Monday. The Spartans won the opener 9-8 in 10 innings, and the Pioneers won the nightcap 6-4.
The UW-Platteville track and field teams competed at the Ashton May Invitational hosted by UW-La Crosse on Saturday. The Pioneers came away with two event winners as Amber Williams took the long jump and Kyle Whaley bested the field in the shot put.
The University of Wisconsin Platteville baseball team opened WIAC conference play by going 1-3 on the weekend, falling 5-4 in the first game, 8-7 in second game in the Saturday double header. On Sunday, the Pioneers lost the first game, 7-3 and the last game of the series, the Pioneer earned their first conference win, beating the Blue Devils 10-6.
The Pioneer Track and Field teams opened the outdoor season at the Washington University Invite in St. Louis, Missouri. The two-day competition was highlighted by the Pioneer throwers winning both the men’s and women’s shot put.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville welcomed Illinois Institute of Technology to the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference a year earlier than scheduled for the Scarlett Hawks, but the Pioneers were not the most gracious of hosts. UW-Platteville won all four games from IIT, who will be joining the WIAC as an affiliate member in baseball effective with the 2017-18 academic year.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville softball team continued Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play with two losses against University of Wisconsin-La Crosse on Sunday. The Eagles, ranked 22nd on the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA), won the opener 17-4, and the nightcap 10-0.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville softball team began Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play with one win and one loss against University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point on Saturday. The Pioneers won the opener 5-1, and the Pointers won the nightcap 7-5.
The weekend weather broke just enough for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville team to open its home season Sunday, and the Pioneers took full advantage, beating Northland 5-3 and 6-1 in a pair of seven-inning contests.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville baseball team lost its final game of its spring break Florida trip 3-0 to the University of Western New England Golden Bears. The loss dropped the Pioneers to 5-4 on the season and moved the Golden Bears to 8-2. Nathan Fay started on the mound for the Pioneers and Paul Wetmore started for the Golden Bears.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville baseball team defeated the Eastern Connecticut State Warriors 7-4 Friday in Florida, giving them their fourth victory on their Florida trip. The victory gave the Pioneers a 5-3 record and moved the Warriors to 4-2. Lucas Keller started for the Pioneers and picked up the win, and Jordan Muchin started for the Warriors.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville softball team continued its season with one win and loss at Lincoln Park in Tucson, Arizona against MacMurray College and Stevens Institute of Technology on March 15. The Pioneers won the opener 7-6 and the Steven’s Ducks won the nightcap 9-6.