UW-La Crosse’s Taylor Kohlwey was named the WIAC’s Position Player of the Year. Teammate Caleb Boushley was named the Pitcher of the Year and Eagles head coach Chris Schwarz was named the league’s Coach of the Year on Tuesday.
It’s the second Position Player of the Year honor for Kohlwey, who also won it back in 2014. He becomes the third player in league history to win the award twice, joining UW-Oshkosh’s Jeremy Jirschele (2004 & 2005) and UW-Whitewater’s Marty Herum (2012 & 2013).
Kohlwey leads all NCAA Division 3 hitters with a .494 batting average. He carries a 45-game hitting streak into today’s NCAA Division 3 Midwest Regional opener against Beloit College in La Crosse. [Read more…]