2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 22 (Jan. 30-Feb. 5)

February 6, 2012
Men's Hockey - Ross Andersen, Forward, 5-10, 172, Freshman, River Falls, Wis.
Andersen scored the only two goals for the Blugolds as they were defeated by one goal by the UW-River Falls Falcons Thursday night. He got things started by scoring the first goal of the night, a power-play goal at 9:41 in the first period. His second goal came in the first few minutes of the second period. Andersen leads the Blugolds in goals scored this season with 10.

February 6, 2012
Men's Indoor Field - Bart Mestelle, Senior, Sun Prairie, Wis.
As the Blugolds won the UW-Stevens Point Pointer Invitational, Mestelle took second in the heptathlon. He scored 4,758 points as he won three heptathlon events while taking second in three others and fifth in another.

February 6, 2012
Men's Indoor Track - Cody Prince, Freshman, Appleton, Wis./North
Prince was part of two event victories as the Blugolds won the Pointer Invitational at UW-Stevens Point on Saturday. He won the 400-meter dash with a time of 50 seconds as the Blugolds swept the top four spots. Prince was also part of the winning 4x400-meter relay team that won by nearly five seconds with a time of 3:19.92.

February 6, 2012
Men's Tennis - Joe Meier, Sophomore, Hutchinson, Minn.
Meier went 2-0 in the No. 6 singles spot as the Blugolds opened the 2012 season in Iowa. He started the day with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over his Coe opponent while completing the day winning 6-0, 6-0 against Westminster.

February 6, 2012
Women's Basketball - Ellen Plendl, Center, 6-5, Senior, Chippewa Falls, Wis./McDonell
Plendl tied her own school record for most blocks in a game Saturday as she finished with 10 against UW-River Falls. In that game, which the Blugolds narrowly lost 60-59, she also finished with nine points and six rebounds. Wednesday, in a 68-49 victory over UW-Oshkosh, Plendl scored 18 points while pulling down nine rebounds. She also had two blocks, a steal and an assist against the Titans.

February 6, 2012
Gymnastics All-Around - Olivia Aschenbrenner, Sophomore, Cedarburg, Wis./Grafton
In two meets this week, Aschenbrenner led the Blugolds in the all-around competition twice. At UW-Stout on Tuesday, she took third in the all-around with a season-high score of 36.675 while finishing seventh with a score of 35.775 at UW-La Crosse’s 31st Annual Gershon/McLellan Invitational on Friday.

February 6, 2012
Gymnastics Specialist - Michaela McCamey, Sophomore, Dayton, Ohio
In two meets this week, McCamey competed in a total of six events. At Stout on Tuesday, she finished in fifth place on both the uneven bars and on the balance beam. She recorded a season-high score of 9.075 on the bars at Stout.

February 6, 2012
Women's Indoor Field - Julia Baranek, Senior, Port Washington, Wis.
With the Blugolds tying for second place this weekend at the Pointer Invitational, Baranek won the high jump with a school-record height of 5-7.75. The previous school record was 5-7.25, set by Arlene Meinholz in 1996. Baranek’s mark was also the third best in the nation so far this season.

February 6, 2012
Women's Indoor Track - Jordanne Greenup, Senior, Fridley, Minn.
With the Blugolds tying for second place this weekend at the Pointer Invitational, Greenup was part of the winning 4x400-meter relay team while she also took second in the 200-meter dash. The 4x400-meter relay team finished with a time of 4:01.98, six seconds ahead of the rest of the field, while Greenup was second in the 200-meter dash with a time of 25.65 seconds.

February 6, 2012
Wrestling - Joe Pitsch, Heavyweight, Senior, Oshkosh, Wis./North
Pitsch finished the week undefeated, posting a 4-0 record. On Saturday at the Blugold Open, he won the heavyweight title, winning three straight matches. He won with a pin in 3:42 to start the day and then followed with an 8-0 major decision victory to advance to the championship match. In the final match, he won 6-5 against Carroll University's Nick Grady to take home the title. On Friday, he posted a win against Oshkosh’s Keith McLeod in a dual meet against the Titans. Pitsch won that match with a pin in 1:32.

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