Men's Basketball - Dustin Kalien, Forward, 6-5, 190, Junior, Chippewa Falls, Wis./Chi-HiThis week, Kalien helped the Blugolds split against conference opponents. On Wednesday in a 55-45 win over UW-Stout, Kalien started the game and pulled down two rebounds while coming away with two assists. Saturday against UW-Stevens Point, while the Blugolds lost 85-74, they stuck with the Pointers almost the entire way. In that game, Kalien led the Blugolds with 16 points and seven rebounds. He also had two assists and a steal.
Men's Hockey - Tyler Jundt, Defenseman, 6-0, 195, Senior, Williston, N.D.Jundt, a senior captain, had a day Saturday in the Blugolds 4-1 win over non-conference opponent St. John’s University (Minn.). Jundt got the second period Blugold offensive run going when he scored the first goal of the night on the power play opportunity at 7:25. The Blugolds scored three goals over a five-minute stretch in the second period. He also got the lone assist on final third period goal of the night.
Women's Basketball - Ellen Plendl, Center, 6-5, Senior, Chippewa Falls, Wis./McDonellPlendl played a large role as the Blugolds split against conference opponents this week. In a 77-43 win over UW-Stout on Wednesday, she finished with a double-double as she scored 14 points while pulling down 10 rebounds. At UW-Stevens Point on Saturday, while the Blugolds fell just short 64-60, Plendl recorded her eighth double-double of the season as she scored 18 points while coming away with 10 rebounds. For the week she was 12-for-16 from the floor and 8-for-10 from the free throw line. She also had 11 blocks, one steal and one assist.
Women's Hockey - Toni Simones, Forward, 5-4, Senior, Rosemount, Minn./South St. PaulSimones helped lead the Blugolds to a 3-1 non-conference win over St. Mary’s University (Minn.) on Saturday. In that game, she scored the game-winning goal, which came in the second period. Friday night, Simones was part of the offense that scored the only goal in the 2-1 loss against the Cardinals. On the year, Simones has three goals and four assists.
Women's Hockey - Sam Knutson, Forward, 5-7, Freshman, North St. Paul, Minn.Knutson scored the only goal of the night for the Blugolds as they lost to St. Mary’s University (Minn.) 2-1 Friday night. She took advantage of the power play opportunity in the second period and scored an unassisted goal at 14:49. On Saturday night, Knutson was on the offense when the Blugolds scored their last goal of the day, an empty netter in the last minutes of the game, in the 3-1 non-conference win.