Janus led the Blugolds in tackling Saturday as they defeated UW-La Crosse 24-9 at Carson Park. He recorded eight tackles while breaking up one pass. In the fourth quarter, Janus also intercepted a pass at mid-field and returned it five yards.
Sweeney had 185 rushing yards and three rushing touchdowns as the Blugolds defeated UW-La Crosse 24-9 on Saturday at Carson Park. Sweeney scored both of the Blugolds’ touchdowns in the first half and added another in the fourth quarter, the fourth time in his career he has rushed for three touchdowns. His 185 yards is the second largest total Sweeney has accumulated in a single game in his career. In the first quarter alone, Sweeney recorded 112 yards on 17 carries.
Neu punted six times in the Blugolds’ 24-9 victory over UW-La Crosse on Saturday at Carson Park. His six punts totaled 218 yards, an average of 36.3 yards per punt, while he put the ball inside the 20 once and had a long of 41 yards. Neu is currently fifth in the WIAC averaging 36.7 yards per punt. He also rushed for 74 yards on 14 carries and passed for 57 yards, going 4-for-12.
Moline ran a strong race at the Brooks Invitational hosted by UW-Oshkosh on Saturday, finishing 25th of 506 competitors with an 8K time of 25:40. Moline was the number four runner for the Blugolds, helping the team to a third place finish out of 38 teams in a field that included nine nationally ranked teams, four of which were ranked in the top ten.
Sawyer ran a very smart race at the Brooks Invitational hosted by UW-Oshkosh on Saturday, moving up throughout the entire 6K competition. Sawyer finished 11th of 500 runners and was the Blugolds’ second finisher. She helped the team to a third place finish out of 37 teams in a field that included seven nationally ranked teams.
In two games this week, the Blugolds narrowly fell both times, 1-0 against UW-River Falls on Saturday and 23rd-ranked Concordia-Moorhead (Minn.) on Sunday. Ryan and the rest of the Blugold defense gave up just 20 shots, only 12 of which were on-goal, while Eau Claire compiled 22 shots, 13 of which were on-goal. Ryan took two shots in the game against River Falls.
In two matches this weekend, Frassetto and Kuepers split at No. 3 doubles as the Blugolds won 6-3 over UW-La Crosse on Saturday after falling 6-3 to NCAA Division II Winona State University (Minn.) on Friday. The pair picked up an 8-6 victory over the Eagles Saturday but fell 8-5 Friday to the Warriors. Frassetto and Kuepers are now 5-2 on the season.
Frassetto went 2-0 this week in the No. 5 spot as the Blugolds split matches. Against NCAA Division II Winona State University (Minn.) on Friday, a match the Blugolds lost 6-3, Frassetto recorded a 6-2, 6-1 win. She then won 7-5, 6-1 as the Blugolds beat UW-La Crosse 6-3 on Saturday. She has won 10 straight matches in dual competitions, improving to 10-1 overall.
In one match this week, Schuh helped the Blugolds to a 3-0 victory over UW-Superior, the team’s fourth straight win. Schuh led the match with 15 kills, tying her career-high, while she hit .407. She also recorded nine digs.