2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 11 (Nov. 7-13)

November 14, 2011
Football - Defense: Coltan Ellis, Safety, 6-2, 197, Sophomore, Rice Lake, Wis.
Ellis had the second-most tackles for the Blugolds on Saturday as they beat UW-River Falls 27-21. Ellis recorded nine tackles (eight solo, one assist) while he broke up two passes. One of the broken up passes came at a critical time, late in the first half as River Falls attempted one final pass to the end zone before time expired.

November 14, 2011
Football - Offense: David Goodman, Wide Receiver, 6-1, 182, Senior, Neenah, Wis.
Goodman led the Blugolds with 93 receiving yards this weekend, catching seven passes, as the team defeated UW-River Falls 27-21. He capped off a good career with the Blugolds by breaking the school’s all-time career receiving yards record. Goodman finished his career with 2,348 receiving yards, surpassing Matt Evensen's record of 2,293 set five years ago. Goodman also finished third on the Blugolds' pass receptions list with 153 in his career and tied for third in pass reception touchdowns with 18 (record is 20).

November 14, 2011
Football - Special Teams: Josh Albrecht, Kicker, 5-10, 165, Freshman, Eau Claire, Wis./North
Albrecht hit two field goals and went 3-for-3 on extra points as the Blugolds beat UW-River Falls 27-21 Saturday. He hit one field goal of 31 yards in the second quarter and nailed another one of 39 yards in the fourth quarter. For the season, he finished in fifth place on the Blugolds’ all-time list for most PAT kicks made (32) while finishing fourth on the Blugolds’ single-season field goals made list with nine.

November 14, 2011
Men's Hockey - Brandon Stephenson, Goalie, 6-2, 165, Junior, Saline, Mich.
Stephenson helped the Blugolds to split this weekend with St. Scholastica. He stopped 33 shots Friday as the Blugolds beat the Saints 5-1 and saved 26 shots Saturday in a 2-1 loss. Stephenson has 91 saves in four games for the Blugolds this season and has a save percentage of .919. His record on the season is 2-2.

November 14, 2011
Men's Diving - Nick Badilla, Junior, Appleton, Wis./North
Badilla represented the Blugolds in two diving competitions as they defeated UW-Oshkosh 159-83. He earned two runner-up finishes in both the one and three-meter dives with respective provisional scores of 289.50 and 325.20.

November 14, 2011
Men's Swimming - Corey Groshens, Junior, St. Louis Park, Minn./Hopkins
Groshens was part of three wins this weekend as the Blugolds defeated UW-Oshkosh 159-83. He tallied two individual victories in the 200-yard breaststroke and the 400-yard individual medley with respective times of 2:17.81 and 4:30.19. He was also part of a winning 400-yard medley relay team that finished with a time of 3:43.70.

November 14, 2011
Women's Hockey - Morgan Pieper, Goalie, 5-2, Senior, Williams, Minn./Warroad
Pieper helped the Blugolds to their first win of the season this weekend against St. Norbert. Friday night, she stopped 30 Green Knight shots as the Blugolds went on to defeat St. Norbert 3-2. Saturday night in the second contest of the weekend against the Green Knights she had 28 saves in the 4-1 Blugold loss. On the year for the Blugolds, Pieper is 1-2-1 with 133 saves and has a save percentage of .911.

November 14, 2011
Wrestling - Joe Pitsch, Heavyweight, Senior, Oshkosh, Wis./North
Pitsch recorded three wins in three matches at heavyweight this weekend at the Concordia (Wis.) Duals. He defeated his Chicago and Concordia opponents 12-1 and 12-3, while his best match was a 16-2 win over his Platteville challenger. On the season, Pitsch holds a 3-1 record.

November 14, 2011
Women's Swimming - Kirsten Lickel, Senior, Madison, Wis./East
Lickel was part of two victories this weekend as the Blugolds beat UW-Oshkosh 146-95. She was part of the winning 400-yard freestyle relay team that took the top spot with a time of 3:44.56 while she also won the 400-yard individual medley with a mark of 4:48.81. Lickel was also second in the 200-yard backstroke.

Eligibility Information for Incoming Student-Athletes
S M T W T F S
8/30/14 1:00 PM
Women's Golf
Georgianni Memorial Invite
Eau Claire - Wild Ridge Golf Course
Directions
8/30/14 9:00 AM
Women's Tennis
UW-Eau Claire
at UW-Whitewater Tournament
8/30/14 1:00 PM
Women's Volleyball
UW-Eau Claire
vs. Concordia-Moorhead (Minn.)
@ St. Benedict
Saint Benedict Labor Day Tournament
Preview | Live stats | Directions
8/30/14 3:00 PM
Women's Volleyball
UW-Eau Claire
vs. Augsburg (Minn.)
@ St. Joseph, MN
Saint Benedict Labor Day Tournament
Preview | Live stats | Video | Directions
8/31/14 8:30 AM
Women's Golf
Georgianni Memorial Invite
Eau Claire - Mill Run Golf Course
Directions
9/3/14 4:00 PM
Women's Soccer
UW-Eau Claire
at Bethel Univ. (Minn.)
9/5/14 2:00 PM
Women's Volleyball
UW-Eau Claire
vs. Bethany Lutheran
@ Minneapolis, MN
Augsburg Invitational
Live stats
9/5/14 4:00 PM
Women's Volleyball
UW-Eau Claire
vs. Gustavus Adolphus (Minn.)
@ Minneapolis, MN
Augsburg Invitational
Live stats
9/5/14 7:00 PM
Women's Tennis
UW-Eau Claire
vs. Elmhurst (Ill.)
@ Green Bay
9/6/14 10:45 AM
Men's Cross Country
Alumni/Open
Preview
8/29/14 Final
Women's Volleyball
0
UW-Eau Claire
3
at Saint Benedict (Minn.)
Saint Benedict Labor Day Tournament
Preview | Box Score | Recap
8/29/14 Final
Women's Soccer
0
UW-Eau Claire
1
at Hamline University (Minn.)
Box Score | Recap
8/29/14 Final
Women's Tennis
2
UW-Eau Claire
7
at UW-Whitewater
Box Score | Recap
8/29/14 Final
Women's Volleyball
3
Univ. of Northwestern-St. Paul
0
vs. UW-Eau Claire
@ St. Joseph, MN
Saint Benedict Labor Day Tournament
Preview | Box Score | Recap
Blugolds Facts

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