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.
Men's Indoor Track - Cody Prince, Freshman, Appleton, Wis./NorthPrince 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.
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.
Women's Basketball - Ellen Plendl, Center, 6-5, Senior, Chippewa Falls, Wis./McDonellPlendl 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.
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.
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.
Wrestling - Joe Pitsch, Heavyweight, Senior, Oshkosh, Wis./NorthPitsch 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.