Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Baseball Team Honored By "College Sports Madness"

The "College Sports Madness" website named its 2013 Horizon League All-Conference Teams today and, as anyone associated with the Panthers this year would have guessed, it was UWM-heavy to say the least, especially with its specialty award winners.

(And, some of the positions for players are a bit questionable...)

The lists are below:

Field Player of the Year: Michael Porcaro, Milwaukee

Pitcher of the Year: Jake Long, Milwaukee

Freshman of the Year: Mitch Ghelfi, Milwaukee

Coach of the Year: Scott Doffek, Milwaukee

First Team

P Jake Long, Milwaukee
P Tomas Michelson, Illinois-Chicago
P Karch Kowalczyk, Valparaiso
IF Ryan Boise, Illinois-Chicago
IF Michael Porcaro, Milwaukee
IF Drew Dosch, Youngstown State
IF Garrett Gray, Wright State
IF Tanner Vavra, Valparaiso
OF Chris Manning, Valparaiso
OF Mark Fowler, Wright State
OF Derek Peake, Milwaukee
UTIL Andrew Bain, Valparaiso

Second Team

P Mike Schneider, Milwaukee
P Casey Henn, Wright State
P Ian Lewandowski, Illinois-Chicago
IF Josh White, Youngstown State
IF John Loeffler, Valparaiso
IF Will Fadness, Milwaukee
IF Nick Dinello, Youngstown State
IF Mitch Ghelfi, Milwaukee
OF Tyler Detmer, Illinois-Chicago
OF Jonathan Capasso, Milwaukee
OF Kieston Greene, Wright State
UTIL Ryan Solberg, Milwaukee

Thursday, May 16, 2013

FOX6′s Brandon Cruz went “Beyond the Game” with the UWM baseball team.

Brandon Cruz from FOX6 stopped by "the Hank" last week and put together a great piece on the Milwaukee baseball team.

He talked to head coach Scott Doffek and a handful of seniors, going through all of the adversity that the Panthers faced this spring with scheduling and the weather to claim their first Horizon League regular-season title since 2001.

Here is the LINK to the story.

And here is the embedded video: