2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 4 (Sept. 17-23)

September 24, 2012
Football - Defense: Nate Johnson, Defensive Line, 6-3, 289, Senior, Madison, Wis./La Follette
Starting at right end on Thursday at 16th-ranked UW-Platteville, Johnson recorded one solo tackle.

September 24, 2012
Football - Offense: Jake Holterman, Offensive Line, 6-3, 292, Senior, Muskego, Wis.
Holterman started at left guard as the Blugolds faced 16th-ranked UW-Platteville on Thursday. The Blugolds finished with 406 yards of total offense, the most in a single game this season.

September 24, 2012
Football - Special Teams: David Arbetan, Inside Linebacker, 6-0, 208, Senior, Rice Lake, Wis.
Arbetan was part of the punt and kicking teams for the Blugolds as they faced 16th-ranked UW-Platteville on Thursday.

September 24, 2012
Men's Cross Country - Jeremy Kieser, Senior, Verona, Wis.
Kieser finished first out of 308 runners and helped lead the UW-Eau Claire men’s cross country team to a first place finish out of 17 teams at the 2012 Blugold Invitational on Friday at Whitetail Golf Course in Colfax. Kieser finished the 8,000-meter course with a time of 24:56, a lifetime personal record, and finished more than 22 seconds in front of the second place finisher.

September 24, 2012
Men's Golf - Nick Bertram, Freshman, Onalaska, Wis.
Golfing for UW-Eau Claire’s second team at the 2012 Frank Wrigglesworth Blugold Invitational, Bertram had the best score of any other Blugold as he tied for fifth place with 153 strokes. The second team recorded an 11th place finish while the Blugolds’ first team came in fifth.

September 24, 2012
Women's Cross Country - Ashlyn Mauer, Senior, Sheboygan Falls, Wis.
Mauer finished first out of 266 runners and helped lead the UW-Eau Claire women’s cross country team to a second place overall finish out of 17 teams, behind Division I University of Minnesota, at the 2012 Blugold Invitational on Friday at Whitetail Golf Course in Colfax. Mauer finished the 6,000-meter course in a time of 21:43, a lifetime personal record. She finished more than five seconds ahead of the second place finisher, who was from the University of Minnesota, and more than 10 seconds ahead of the other competitors from Division III.

September 24, 2012
Women's Golf - Kate Engler, Sophomore, Beloit, Wis./F.J. Turner
Engler led the Blugolds to a fourth place finish out of 17 teams at the 2012 Southwest Minnesota State University Mustang Invitational. The top three teams were all NCAA Division II opponents. Engler came in fourth place overall in the 114-golfer field, finishing with 146 strokes.

September 24, 2012
Women's Soccer - Defense: Nina Behrenbrinker, Goalkeeper, 5-8, Junior, St. Paul, Minn./Cretin-Derham Hall
Behrenbrinker played two complete, overtime games for the Blugolds this week and Eau Claire came away with wins in both. Wednesday against Wheaton College (Ill.), ranked No. 1 in the nation, she stopped three shots and allowed just one goal against a team that had been averaging almost three goals per game this year. The Blugolds won that game 2-1 for their first win over Wheaton in the teams’ 13-game series. It was also Wheaton’s first loss of the season. Saturday facing UW-Stevens Point, Behrenbrinker made seven saves while allowing just two goals as the Blugolds won 3-2 in overtime.

September 24, 2012
Women's Soccer - Offense: Gina Williams, Forward, 5-6, Senior, Madison, Wis./Verona Area
Williams was instrumental in helping the Blugolds win two overtime contests at home this week. Wednesday against No. 1-ranked Wheaton College (Ill.) with the Thunder up 1-0, Williams scored the tying goal at 86:09, sending the game into overtime. Then, in the second overtime at 102:33, Williams scored again to lift the Blugolds to the 2-1 victory, their first over Wheaton in the teams’ 13-game series. It was also Wheaton’s first loss of the season. Facing UW-Stevens Point on Saturday, the Blugolds took a 2-0 lead but the Pointers tied the game with two goals in the second half. Just 59 seconds into the first overtime, Williams scored on a penalty kick to give the Blugolds a 3-2 victory. She finished the week with 10 shots, seven of them on-goal.

September 24, 2012
Women's Tennis - Doubles: Katie Gillman, Junior, Red Wing, Minn. & Taylor Heltne, Senior, Inver Grove Heights, Minn./Simley
Gillman and Heltne advanced to the semifinals at the 2012 USTA/ITA Midwest Regional Championships this weekend. The pair won three matches with respective scores of 8-3, 8-3, 8-1 to get to the semifinals but then fell to Coe’s Michelle Schupach and Tai Lucero in the semi match 8-3.

September 24, 2012
Women's Tennis - Singles: Mary Frassetto, Junior, Oshkosh, Wis./West
Frassetto finished as the runner-up in the No. 2 singles draw at the 2012 Gustavus Fall Invitational this weekend in St. Peter, Minn. She won three matches with respective scores of 6-3, 6-0, 6-4, 6-3 and 6-1, 6-4 to advance to the championship but then came up short 6-4, 6-1 to finish as the runner-up.

September 24, 2012
Volleyball - Amy Bomgren, Outside Hitter, 6-0, Senior, Woodbury, Minn.
In three home conference matches this week, Bomgren and the Blugolds went 1-2, defeating UW-Stout on Wednesday 3-0 while falling in close matches to nationally-ranked UW-Stevens Point and UW-Whitewater 3-2 on Friday and Saturday, respectively. In Saturday’s match against the Warhawks Bomgren led both teams with 25 kills, a career-high, while reaching double figures in kills the other two matches. For the week, she hit .242 with 49 kills and had five service aces, 29 digs and five total blocks.

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S M T W T F S
9/3/14 4:00 PM
Women's Soccer
UW-Eau Claire
at Bethel Univ. (Minn.)
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9/5/14 2:00 PM
Women's Volleyball
UW-Eau Claire
vs. Bethany Lutheran
@ Minneapolis, MN
Augsburg Invitational
Live stats
9/5/14 4:00 PM
Women's Volleyball
UW-Eau Claire
vs. Gustavus Adolphus (Minn.)
@ Minneapolis, MN
Augsburg Invitational
Live stats
9/5/14 7:00 PM
Women's Tennis
UW-Eau Claire
vs. Elmhurst (Ill.)
@ Green Bay
9/6/14 10:45 AM
Men's Cross Country
Alumni/Open
Preview | Directions
9/6/14 10:00 AM
Women's Cross Country
Alumni/Open
Preview | Directions
9/6/14 1:00 PM
Men's Golf
at Augsburg Invitational
Ham Lake, MN - Majestic Oaks Golf Club
Directions
9/6/14
Women's Golf
at Wartburg Invitational
Waverly, IA - Centennial Oaks Golf Club
Directions
9/6/14 11:00 AM
Women's Tennis
UW-Eau Claire
at St. Norbert
9/6/14 1:10 PM
Football
UW-Eau Claire
at St. Thomas (Minn.)
Audio
8/31/14 Final
Women's Golf
8th of 15
Georgianni Memorial Invite
Eau Claire - Mill Run Golf Course
Results | Recap | Video | Photos
8/30/14 Final
Women's Volleyball
3
UW-Eau Claire
0
vs. Augsburg (Minn.)
@ St. Joseph, MN
Saint Benedict Labor Day Tournament
Preview | Box Score | Recap
8/30/14 Final
Women's Volleyball
1
UW-Eau Claire
3
vs. Concordia-Moorhead (Minn.)
@ St. Benedict
Saint Benedict Labor Day Tournament
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8/30/14 Final-Day 1
Women's Golf
5th of 14
Georgianni Memorial Invite
Eau Claire - Wild Ridge Golf Course
Results | Recap | Photos
8/29/14 Final
Women's Volleyball
0
UW-Eau Claire
3
at Saint Benedict (Minn.)
Saint Benedict Labor Day Tournament
Preview | Box Score | Recap
8/29/14 Final
Women's Soccer
0
UW-Eau Claire
1
at Hamline University (Minn.)
Box Score | Recap
8/29/14 Final
Women's Tennis
2
UW-Eau Claire
7
at UW-Whitewater
Box Score | Recap
8/29/14 Final
Women's Volleyball
3
Univ. of Northwestern-St. Paul
0
vs. UW-Eau Claire
@ St. Joseph, MN
Saint Benedict Labor Day Tournament
Preview | Box Score | Recap
Blugolds Facts

The Blugold Athletics program has won nine national titles