UW-La Crosse turned their first round NCAA Division 3 Midwest Regional matchup with Beloit College into an easy win. The Eagles scored in every inning but the third in posting a 17-2 win over the Buccaneers.
Eagles slugger Taylor Kohlwey extended his hitting streak to 46 straight games, going 3 for 5 with 3 runs scored and five runs batted in.
La Crosse improved to 35-8 and will face St. John’s of Minnesota late this afternoon in a winners bracket contest.
Beloit College fell to 27-13 and will face St. Scholastica in a losers bracket contest this morning.
In the Central Regional in Sauget, Illinois, top seeded Whitewater won their opening round game, 11-4 over Westminster of Missouri.
The Warhawks will face Augustana of Illinois this afternoon in second round action.