For the first time since 2012 .
and the third time in program history .
U-W La Crosse is headed to the N-C-A-A Tournament.
They found out early this morning they get an at-large
The Eagles are a
four-seed in the UW-Whitewater regional...and
will open up facing Concordia-Chicago Wednesday at
News 8's Kyle Deckelbaum was at this evening's Eagles
That's the reaction of coach saying to his team .
WOO NAT CONT.
you made it!
Ben 4/55 He sent us a text at like two in the morning,
and I was already up, but I was just like, sigh, finally,
Taylor 3/10 It just feels great.
Taylor Kohlwey and Ben Cjeka are both former Holmen
Schwarz 58/15 We try and find those players in the
area that are good.
This year .
as sophomores and juniors .
they've taken the next step .
and are great.
Schwarz 58/16 Ben has emerged as the leader of our
pitching staff and he's only a junior and Taylor quietly
emerging as one of the best hitters in the country.
Ben 5/20 Me and Taylor have grown up together playing
little league and stuff.
Now that we finally get to show it on the big stage
BUTT It's awesome.
Taylor 3/49 It's kind of cool, coming from the same
town, doing big things, I guess.
Hopefully we can keep it going.
To do that .
they're going to have to beat U-W Whitewater.
The Warhawks have given them fits this year....including
knocking the Eagles out of the WIAC Tournament.
Schwarz 57/20 They're obviously beatable, we've proven
Taylor 4/04 We can do it, definitely.
Ben 6/07 We'll figure out a way to finally get them
two in a row so we can get out of the regional and
hopefully make it to the World Series.
In La Crosse .