2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 2 (Sept. 3-9)

September 10, 2012
Football - Defense: Sean Graham, Inside Linebacker, 6-0, 211, Junior, Hales Corners, Wis./Whitnall
Graham led the Blugolds in tackling this weekend as the team faced Saint John’s University (Minn.) at Carson Park. He finished the contest with a total of seven tackles (six solos and one assist).

September 10, 2012
Football - Offense: Joel Sweeney, Tailback, 6-1, 249, Junior, Tomah, Wis.
On Saturday against Saint John’s University (Minn.), Sweeney scored three rushing touchdowns and compiled 182 rushing yards on 28 carries. It was the third time in his career he scored three rushing touchdowns and the yardage total was the second most he has ever achieved in a single game. Sweeney has rushed for over 100 yards in each of the first two games of the year.

September 10, 2012
Football - Special Teams: Josh Albrecht, Kicker, 5-10, 176, Senior, Eau Claire, Wis./North
Albrecht was a perfect 4-for-4 kicking extra points in the Blugolds’ game against Saint John’s University (Minn.) at Carson Park on Saturday. Kicking off four times, he averaged 57 yards per kick and had one touchback.

September 10, 2012
Men's Golf - Tim McCormick, Senior, Madison, Wis./Memorial
McCormick led the Blugolds to a fifth place finish in the 2012-13 season opener at the Transylvania University Fall Invitational this weekend. At the two-round event, McCormick shot 143 and tied for ninth place.

September 10, 2012
Women's Golf - Kate Engler, Sophomore, Beloit, Wis./F.J. Turner
Engler tied for sixth place this weekend at the two-round Wartburg College Invitational at Centennial Oaks Golf Club. She finished with 157 strokes on the par-72 course, helping her team to a seventh place overall finish.

September 10, 2012
Women's Soccer - Defense: Ashley O’Connell, Defender, 5-5, Freshman, Appleton, Wis./East
O’Connell started two games this week, one at Carleton College (Minn.) on Wednesday and another at home against the College of Saint Benedict on Saturday. Against Carleton, the Blugolds allowed eight shots, only five of which were on-goal, while allowing 17 Saturday, 10 of which were on-goal, in a 1-1 tie against Saint Benedict.

September 10, 2012
Women's Soccer - Offense: Allie Stone, Midfielder, 5-6, Junior, Madison, Wis./Verona Area
Stone scored the Blugolds’ first goal of the season Saturday as the team tied the College of Saint Benedict 1-1 in Eau Claire’s 2012 home opener. Stone also finished that game with three shots, all of them being on goal. On Wednesday, she started in the Blugolds’ game at Carleton College (Minn.).

September 10, 2012
Women's Tennis - Doubles: Katie Gillman, Junior, Red Wing, Minn. & Taylor Heltne, Senior, Inver Grove Heights, Minn./Simley
Gillman and Heltne secured an 8-1 win over Abby Cornelius and Molly Denney of UW-Stout on Wednesday at No. 1 doubles. The win for Heltne and Gillman helped the Blugolds to a 9-0 victory over the Blue Devils.

September 10, 2012
Women's Tennis - Singles: Mary Frassetto, Junior, Oshkosh, Wis./West
Competing in a WIAC contest against UW-Stout on Wednesday, Frassetto claimed a 6-0, 6-0 victory at No. 4 singles as the Blugolds defeated the Blue Devils 9-0.

September 10, 2012
Volleyball - Emily Neave, Setter, 5-7, Senior, Salem, Wis./Westosha Central
Competing in 17 sets and five matches this week, Neave led the Blugolds in setting with 179 assists. She also finished the week with 33 digs, nine block assists, seven kills and three service aces. Over the weekend at the Augsburg College Invitational, where the Blugolds went 2-2, Neave recorded 164 of her set assists, finishing with match-high marks three out of four times. For her efforts, she was named to the All-Tournament Team following the invite.

Eligibility Information for Incoming Student-Athletes
S M T W T F S
8/29/14 3:30 PM
Women's Tennis
UW-Eau Claire
at UW-Whitewater
8/29/14 3:00 PM
Women's Volleyball
UW-Eau Claire
vs. Univ. of Northwestern-St. Paul
@ St. Joseph, MN
Saint Benedict Labor Day Tournament
8/29/14 5:00 PM
Women's Soccer
UW-Eau Claire
at Hamline University (Minn.)
8/29/14 7:00 PM
Women's Volleyball
UW-Eau Claire
at Saint Benedict (Minn.)
Saint Benedict Labor Day Tournament
8/30/14 1:00 PM
Women's Golf
Georgianni Memorial Invite
Eau Claire - Wild Ridge Golf Course
8/30/14 9:00 AM
Women's Tennis
at UW-Whitewater Tournament
8/30/14 1:00 PM
Women's Volleyball
UW-Eau Claire
vs. Concordia-Moorhead (Minn.)
@ St. Benedict
Saint Benedict Labor Day Tournament
8/30/14 3:00 PM
Women's Volleyball
UW-Eau Claire
vs. Augsburg (Minn.)
@ St. Joseph, MN
Saint Benedict Labor Day Tournament
8/31/14 8:30 AM
Women's Golf
Georgianni Memorial Invite
Eau Claire - Mill Run Golf Course
9/3/14 4:00 PM
Women's Soccer
UW-Eau Claire
at Bethel Univ. (Minn.)
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Blugolds Facts

321 Blugold Student-Athletes were Named to the WIAC Scholastic Honor Roll in 2012-13