2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 12 (Nov. 14-20)

November 21, 2011
Men's Basketball - Jordan Petersen, Guard, 6-2, 185, Junior, Strum, Wis./Eleva-Strum
In three games last week, Petersen helped the Blugolds to a 2-1 record. He led the team in scoring twice and rebounding once. In the Blugolds’ season-opener, a 63-41 win over St. Scholastica on Tuesday, he had a team-best 11 points while pulling down six rebounds. Friday, while the Blugolds fell just short 54-52 to North Park, Petersen had a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Saturday in a 68-62 come from behind win over Concordia (Wis.), he led the Blugolds with 15 points while pulling down seven rebounds. For the week, he averaged 12.3 points and 7.7 rebounds per game, both team-high marks, while he had four steals, two assists and one block.

November 21, 2011
Men's Swimming - Jake McDade, Freshman, Monona, Wis./Monona Grove
At two meets this weekend, McDade won two individual events with season-best times and was part of a winning relay team Friday while he swam in six events Saturday at the River City Relays. On Friday at River Falls, he won the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:49.90 while taking the top spot in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:00.98. He also swam for the 200-yard freestyle team, which won with a time of 1:33.27.

November 21, 2011
Women's Basketball - Sarah Bingea, Forward, 6-0, Junior, Delano, Minn.
Bingea helped the Blugolds open the season with a 2-1 record last week. In the Blugolds’ season-opener at St. Scholastica, a 68-58 win, she led the game with 16 points while pulling down eight rebounds. Friday against Ripon College, she helped the Blugolds to a 64-62 win, scoring a career and game-high 23 points, 17 of which came in the second half. While the Blugolds fell just short 78-69 to 17th-ranked Illinois Wesleyan on Saturday, she led the Blugolds with 18 points and was named to the All-Tournament Team at the Blugolds’ Tip-Off Tournament. For the week, she averaged 19 points and five rebounds per game. She was a perfect 13-for-13 from the free throw line and finished the week with 11 assists, four steals and one block.

November 21, 2011
Women's Hockey - Casey McMullen, Forward, 5-6, Junior, Minneapolis, Minn./South
McMullen knows how to score when the power play is on. This past weekend, McMullen got the first goal of the weekend series at Lake Forest College on a power-play in the Blugolds’ 3-2 loss. Saturday afternoon, McMullen got the only goal for the Blugolds, an unassisted, power-play goal in the opening period. She now has a team-high three goals on the season and is tied for first on the team with five points.

November 21, 2011
Women's Swimming - Sara Eggebrecht, Junior, Abbotsford, Wis./Colby
Eggebrecht won two individual events and was part of the winning 200-yard medley relay team with season-best times Friday against UW-River Falls and MSU-Moorhead. She took the top spot with a mark of 1:02.59 in the 100-yard backstroke while winning the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 2:15.42. The 200-yard medley relay team which she was a part of, won with a time of 1:52.50.