2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 6 (Oct. 1-7)

October 7, 2012
Football - Special Teams: Tra Ross, Wide Receiver, 5-11, 169, Freshman, Quincy, Calif.
Ross returned kickoffs Saturday in a game against nationally-ranked UW-Oshkosh. He returned seven of eight kickoffs and compiled 128 yards. In the third quarter, Ross had a return of 33 yards, his longest of the day. He also had one pass reception for 11 yards on the Blugolds’ final play of the first half.

October 7, 2012
Women's Soccer - Defense: Ashley O’Connell, Defender, 5-5, Freshman, Appleton, Wis./East
In two games this week, both of which the Blugolds won 1-0, O’Connell and the rest of the Blugold defense allowed a total of 18 shots while Eau Claire recorded 30. Against St. Olaf College (Minn.) on Wednesday, the Blugolds gave up 13 shots while allowing only five, including just three on-goal, against UW-Platteville on Saturday. The win over the Pioneers on Saturday gave the Blugolds their seventh straight victory to tie the seventh longest winning streak in school history.

October 7, 2012
Women's Soccer - Offense: Katie Richter, Forward, 5-5, Senior, Waukesha, Wis./West
Richter had the Blugolds’ lone goal Saturday against UW-Platteville in a 1-0 win, helping the team to its seventh straight victory to tie the seventh longest winning streak in school history. She found the back of the net against the Pioneers at 68:31 for her fourth goal of the year. Richter had two shots, both on goal, in that game, after compiling two shots on goal Wednesday as the Blugolds beat St. Olaf College (Minn.) 1-0.

October 7, 2012
Women's Tennis - Doubles: Gretchen Bachmeier, Senior, Eau Claire, Wis./North & Maddie Johnson, Sophomore, Lakeville, Minn./South
Bachmeier and Johnson won two No. 2 doubles matches against WIAC opponents this weekend, improving their season dual record in the No. 2 spot to 7-1. Friday against UW-Stevens Point, a match the Blugolds won 9-0, the pair won 8-2 while defeating their UW-Oshkosh counterparts 8-4 on Saturday as the team won 8-1. The duo has won seven straight matches in dual competitions.

October 7, 2012
Women's Tennis - Singles: Taylor Heltne, Senior, Inver Grove Heights, Minn./Simley
In two matches this weekend, Heltne recorded two No. 1 singles victories against conference opponents, helping the Blugolds to two team wins. Friday against UW-Stevens Point, a match the Blugolds won 9-0, Heltne secured a 6-1, 6-1 win over Rachel Brown. Against UW-Oshkosh on Saturday, which the Blugolds defeated 8-1, she beat Preslee Nolte 6-3, 7-6. For the season, she is now 8-1 in dual competitions at No. 1 singles, winning eight straight.

October 7, 2012
Volleyball - Emily Neave, Setter, 5-7, Senior, Salem, Wis./Westosha Central
Competing in two of the Blugolds’ three matches this week, Neave led the team in setting twice as the Blugolds went 3-0. In a 3-0 victory over UW-Oshkosh on Saturday, Neave had 37 set assists after finishing with 45 against the College of St. Scholastica (Minn.) on Wednesday, a match the Blugolds won 3-1. Against the Saints, she also led the match with 18 digs. For the week, Neave compiled 82 set assists, 25 digs, four service aces, four block assists and four kills.

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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
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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

Teams have won 149 conference titles, including three during the 2012-13 season