2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 19 (Jan. 14-20)

  • Men's Hockey - Jordan Singer, Forward, 6-0, 196, Senior, Lino Lakes, Minn./Centennial
    January 22, 2013
    Men's Hockey - Jordan Singer, Forward, 6-0, 196, Senior, Lino Lakes, Minn./Centennial Singer helped the Blugolds to two wins this weekend as they beat UW-Superior 5-2 Friday and 3-1 Saturday. Friday, Singer recorded a hat-trick for the third time in his career. He scored the game’s first two goals in the opening period to give the Blugolds a 2-0 lead. He scored his third goal of the night on an empty net with 13 seconds remaining in the contest to put the Blugolds back up by three. Singer leads the Blugolds this season in goals and points with 12 goals and 24 points. He is third on the team with 12 assists.
  • Men's Field - Roger Steen, Sophomore, Luck, Wis.
    January 22, 2013
    Men's Field - Roger Steen, Sophomore, Luck, Wis. Competing in two events this weekend at the UW-Eau Claire Triangular, Steen picked up two wins as the Blugolds finished in second place. He won the weight throw with a toss of 53-5.5, more than five feet ahead of the rest of the field, and took first in the shot put with a distance of 51-6.5, almost two feet ahead of the second place finisher.
  • Men's Track - Thurgood Dennis, Sophomore, Allouez, Wis./Green Bay Notre Dame
    January 22, 2013
    Men's Track - Thurgood Dennis, Sophomore, Allouez, Wis./Green Bay Notre Dame Dennis helped guide the Blugolds to a second place finish at the Blugolds’ home triangular Saturday as he was part of two victories. He won the 400-meter dash with a time of 49.64 seconds and anchored the winning 4x400-meter relay team, which came in first with a time of 3:22.29, almost five seconds faster than the second place team.
  • Men's Diving - Nick Badilla, Senior, Appleton, Wis./North
    January 22, 2013
    Men's Diving - Nick Badilla, Senior, Appleton, Wis./North Badilla won the three-meter dive and was second in the one-meter as the Blugolds took second place out of four teams at the UW-Stevens Point Invitational this weekend. He scored 488.90 on the three-meter and 432.90 on the one-meter, both of which were national qualifying scores.
  • Men's Swimming - Alex Card, Junior, Prior Lake, Minn.
    January 22, 2013
    Men's Swimming - Alex Card, Junior, Prior Lake, Minn. Card won three events at the UW-Stevens Point Invitational, where the Blugolds finished in second place out of four teams. He took the top spot in the 100 and 200-yard breaststrokes and also won the 200-yard individual medley. In the 100-yard breaststroke, Card came in with a time of 59.77 seconds and won the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 2:10.03. In the 200-yard individual medley, Card won with a time of 1:58.44. He also swam in four relays.
  • Women's Basketball - Sarah Bingea, Forward, 6-0, Senior, Delano, Minn.
    January 22, 2013
    Women's Basketball - Sarah Bingea, Forward, 6-0, Senior, Delano, Minn. In one game this week, a 58-51 overtime loss at UW-La Crosse, Bingea finished with a double-double with 21 points and 14 rebounds, both of which were game highs. The double-double was her fourth of the season. Bingea also recorded three assists and one block, playing 43 minutes.
  • Women's Gymnastics: Specialist - Olivia Aschenbrenner, Junior, Cedarburg, Wis./Grafton
    January 22, 2013
    Women's Gymnastics: Specialist - Olivia Aschenbrenner, Junior, Cedarburg, Wis./Grafton Aschenbrenner helped lead the Blugolds to a first place finish out of four teams at the 2013 Ozone Collegiate Classic in Knoxville, Tenn. on Saturday. She competed in three events and had her best finish come on the balance beam as she took first place with a score of 9.650, a season-high. She also reached a career-high in the floor exercise as she tied for fourth with a 9.500. On the bars, she took 11th place with an 8.900.
  • Women's Gymnastics: Specialist - Cece Solem, Senior, Mendota Heights, Minn./Henry Sibley
    January 22, 2013
    Women's Gymnastics: Specialist - Cece Solem, Senior, Mendota Heights, Minn./Henry Sibley Solem helped lead the Blugolds to a first place finish out of four teams at the 2013 Ozone Collegiate Classic in Knoxville, Tenn. on Saturday. She competed in three events and had her best result come in the floor exercise as she tied for second with a career-high 9.525. She was also fifth on the balance beam with a 9.500 and tied for 13th on the vault with a score of 9.225.
  • Women's Hockey - Katie Ward, Defenseman, 5-7, Senior, Andover, Minn./Coon Rapids
    January 22, 2013
    Women's Hockey - Katie Ward, Defenseman, 5-7, Senior, Andover, Minn./Coon Rapids Ward started two games this weekend against UW-Stevens Point and the Blugolds gave up just three goals over the weekend. Ward, who plays on defense, has three assists on the season, tied for sixth on the team.
  • Women's Field - Lindsey Haller, Senior, Hartland, Wis./Arrowhead
    January 22, 2013
    Women's Field - Lindsey Haller, Senior, Hartland, Wis./Arrowhead Competing in just one event Saturday, Haller took first to help the Blugolds to a first place finish at their own triangular. She won the shot put with a toss of 41-1.5, almost two feet in front of the next best finisher.
  • Women's Track - Ashlyn Mauer, Junior, Sheboygan Falls, Wis.
    January 22, 2013
    Women's Track - Ashlyn Mauer, Junior, Sheboygan Falls, Wis. Mauer won the 3,000-meter run with a time of 10:12.48 Saturday as the Blugolds hosted a triangular to open the season. As a team, Eau Claire took first.
  • Wrestling - Nathaniel Behnke, 141 Pounds, Bruce, Wis.
    January 22, 2013
    Wrestling - Nathaniel Behnke, 141 Pounds, Bruce, Wis. Competing at Cornell College’s Matman Invitational on Saturday, Behnke won the 141-pound weight class, which featured 23 wrestlers. Behnke went 5-0 on his way to winning the title to improve to 24-5 on the season. He started the day with a pin in 2:25 and followed with a 10-3 victory to advance to the quarterfinals. He then got to the semifinals after winning with an 8-0 major decision and advanced to the championship match with an 11-1 major decision victory. In the championship match, Behnke defeated Coe College’s Beau Westpfahl in a close match, 2-0.
  • Women's Diving - Amanda Baker, Freshman, Hudson, Wis.
    January 22, 2013
    Women's Diving - Amanda Baker, Freshman, Hudson, Wis. Baker won the three-meter dive and was second in the one-meter as the Blugolds took second place out of five teams at the UW-Stevens Point Invitational this weekend. She scored 436.40 on the three-meter and 434.15 on the one-meter, both of which were national qualifying marks.
  • Women's Swimming - Lisa Reed, Sophomore, Duluth, Minn./East
    January 22, 2013
    Women's Swimming - Lisa Reed, Sophomore, Duluth, Minn./East Competing in three events this weekend at the UW-Stevens Point Invitational, where the Blugolds finished second out of five teams, Reed won once while taking third and fourth in other two events. She won the 1,650-yard freestyle with a time of 18:29.20, more than 20 seconds in front of the second place finisher, while taking third in the 500-yard freestyle and fourth in the 200-yard freestyle.