The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference is holding its centennial celebration and all-time teams have been selected in sports that have been classified as “championship” sports in the WIAC’s 100-year history. The WIAC’s all-time baseball team was released Wednesday and four from Door and Kewaunee Counties were named to the squad. Kewaunee’s Jerry Augustine, Southern Door’s Chris Delarwelle and Luxemburg-Casco’s Terry and Tim Jorgensen were among the 27 players selected.
Jerry Augustine pitched for the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse from 1971 through 1974. He was named first team all-conference in ’73 and received honorable mention in ’74. Augustine posted a record of 14-10 with 168 strike outs. He pitched for the Milwaukee Brewers (1975-1984) and was the head baseball coach at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (1995-2006). He had a record of 347-297-1 with the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and was named the Midwestern Collegiate Conference Coach of the Year three times (1997, 2000, 2001). Augustine was inducted into the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse Hall of Fame in 1984.
Chris Delarwelle played for the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh from 1987 through 1990. In 154 games with the Titans, he posted a career average of .404 with 49 home runs, 206 RBI and scored 176 runs. He was named All-WIAC first team three times, twice was a first team D-3 All-American and in 1990 was named the Division 3 Player of the Year. Following his senior season, Delarwelle was invited to try out with the U.S. National Team and later signed as a free agent with the Minnesota Twins. He spent three years in the Twins minor league system. He was an assistant coach at the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh (1995 and 1996) and was the head baseball coach at Oshkosh North and Wrightstown. Delarwelle was inducted into the University of Oshkosh Hall of Fame in 2002.
Terry Jorgensen played for the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh from 1985 through 1987. He helped the Titans to a Division 3 National Title in 1985 and had a career average of .445 with 41 home runs, 164 RBI and scored 150 runs. He was twice named D-3 first team All-American and was a second team selection in his other year at Oshkosh. In 1987, Jorgensen was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the second round (29th overall pick). He appeared in 93 Major League games and hit one home run with 19 RBI and scored 21 runs. He is the head baseball coach at Luxemburg-Casco. Jorgensen was inducted into the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh Hall of Fame in 2001.
Tim Jorgensen played for the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh from 1992 through 1995. He posted a career average of .416 with 70 home runs, 237 RBI and scored 200 runs. His 70 home runs is tied for most in Division 3 history and his 39 homers in 1995 is the D-3 single season record. He helped the Titans win the D-3 National Title in 1994 and twice was named the Division 3 Player of the Year. Jorgensen was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in 1995 and spent three years in their minor league system. He also was in the Pittsburgh Pirates minor league system for a season. Jorgensen will be inducted into the College Baseball Hall of Fame in late June. He was inducted into the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh Hall of Fame in 2005.
Complete WIAC All-Time Baseball Team