Top-seeded UW-Whitewater knocked off Finlandia, 6-1, to open the NCAA Division III Whitewater regional on Thursday.
The Warhawks (32-5) will face Luther college in a winners bracket game against Luther, a 6-4 winner over Carthage.
UW-Eau Claire fell in their opening round game, 12-10 to North Central. The Blugolds fell to 26-8.
The Midwest Conference baseball tournament opens today. Top seeded Ripon hosts Grinnell and 2nd seeded St. Norbert College faces Knox in Fond du Lac. - The WIAC conference baseball tournament opens Saturday at host Whitewater.