Men's Swimming - Jake McDade, Freshman, Monona, Wis./Monona GroveMcDade won two events Saturday as the Blugolds competed against UW-Whitewater. After more than 10 minutes swimming in the 1,000-yard freestyle, McDade grabbed a narrow victory with a time of 10:03.07 while the second place finisher from Whitewater finished with a mark of 10:03.80. McDade also won the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4:55.18.
Women's Basketball - Ellen Plendl, Center, 6-5, Senior, Chippewa Falls, Wis./McDonellPlendl set a new school record for most blocks in a career this week as the Blugolds won one out of two games. Wednesday in a 61-56 win over UW-Superior, Plendl had a double-double with 15 points and a game-high 16 rebounds. She also had four blocks to tie a school record for most blocks in a career. Saturday, Plendl had another double-double but the Blugolds came away with a loss at UW-Whitewater. She reached game-highs in both scoring and rebounding, with 19 points and 12 boards. Plendl also had six blocks, breaking a school record for most blocks in a career with 219. The previous record was 213, set in 1995 by Arlene Meinholz. With 74 blocks for Plendl so far this season, she needs just eight more to break her own school record of 81, which she set last season.
Women's Hockey - Casey McMullen, Forward, 5-6, Junior, Minneapolis, Minn./SouthMcMullen was an offensive leader for the Blugolds this weekend as they defeated and tied Concordia-Wisconsin. Friday night she scored one of the two goals in the Blugolds’ 2-0 shutout. On Saturday afternoon, she scored two goals as the Blugolds and Falcons tied 2-2. Her first goal was unassisted at 7:38 in the second period and the second was a power-play goal, her third of the year. McMullen leads the Blugolds in points and goals this year.
Women's Swimming - Nicole Dorvinen, Senior, Green Bay, Wis./Bay PortDorvinen helped the Blugolds to a 147-96 victory over UW-Whitewater by winning two events with pool-record times. She came in first in the 1,000-yard freestyle with a pool-record time of 10:33.69, almost 40 seconds ahead of the rest of the field and more than 10 seconds faster than the previous school record, while also winning the 500-yard freestyle with a pool-record time of 5:10.34. The previous pool record in the 500-yard event was 5:11.28, set by Laura Ladwig in 1982. The previous pool record in the 1,000-yard freestyle was 10:43.98, set by Laura Ladwig in 1981.