Taylor Christopher drove in UW-Platteville's final three runs, leading the Pioneers past host and sixth-ranked UW-Whitewater 5-3 and earning a split in Friday's Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader. The Warhawks won the opener 10-0.
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.
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 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 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 Pioneer baseball team was able to take the 13th ranked Lions of The College of New Jersey to extra innings on the road in the third game of their Florida trip on March 15, but fell in the 11th inning 8-7. Caleb Kaufmann started for the Pioneers, and Max Guidice started for the Lions.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville continued its Florida trip on Monday in a 5-0 loss to the McDaniel College Green Terror. Colton Bormann started for the Pioneers on the mound, and Jordan Rhodes started for McDaniel.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville baseball team picked up their second win of their Florida trip on Sunday, after defeating the Stockton University Ospreys 5-2. Ray Hughes started on the mound for the Ospreys, and Nathan Fay started for the Pioneers.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville baseball team opened its Florida trip with an 8-2 win over Ripon College, playing in Winter Haven, Florida. Drew Slade started on the mound for the Ripon Redhawks, and Riley Vandenberg for the Pioneers.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville baseball team took the field for the first game of 2017 Friday and picked up a win on the road in St. Louis, Mo, against the Fontbonne University Griffins with a score of 6-4. The Pioneers then lost 10-0 against Buena Vista.
Lucas Keller and Austin Daniels each threw complete-game victories, leading UW-Platteville to a doubleheader sweep of visiting UW Oshkosh Friday, clinching back-to-back Pioneer 20-win seasons for just the second time in school history.