2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 8 (Oct. 15-21)

October 22, 2012
Football - Defense: Sean Graham, Inside Linebacker, 6-0, 211, Junior, Hales Corners, Wis./Whitnall
Graham led the Blugolds in tackling in a 17-14 victory over UW-Stevens Point on Saturday. He finished with nine tackles, five solo and four assists, one-and-a-half for a loss. On the Pointers’ final drive of the third quarter, he also recovered a fumble and the Blugolds then used 10 plays on the ensuing drive to score a touchdown to take a 14-7 lead, their first lead of the game.

October 22, 2012
Football - Offense: Austin Goetsch, Tight End, 6-1, 227, Senior, Waunakee, Wis.
Goetsch led the Blugolds in receiving in a 17-14 win over UW-Stevens Point on Saturday. Goetsch caught 12 passes, one of which was a 29-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter that gave Eau Claire a 14-7 lead. He completed the game with a season-high 124 receiving yards, which was also the second highest total in his career.

October 22, 2012
Football - Special Teams: David Arbetan, Inside Linebacker, 6-0, 208, Senior, Rice Lake, Wis.
In a 17-14 victory over UW-Stevens Point on Saturday, Arbetan returned one kickoff and also helped on special teams’ coverage. His kickoff came at the beginning of the game and he returned it 15 yards.

October 22, 2012
Men's Cross Country - Christian Leitner, Freshman, Red Wing, Minn.
Leitner was the top collegiate finisher at the UW-Eau Claire Lake Wissota Invitational on Friday, finishing second overall with an 8K time of 26:27.

October 22, 2012
Women's Cross Country - Dana Griepentrog, Junior, Mequon, Wis./Homestead
Griepentrog was the top collegiate finisher at the UW-Eau Claire Lake Wissota Invitational on Friday, finishing second overall with a 5K time of 19:06.

October 22, 2012
Women's Soccer - Defense: Nina Behrenbrinker, Goalkeeper, 5-8, Junior, St. Paul, Minn./Cretin-Derham Hall
Playing 200 minutes in-goal this week, Behrenbrinker allowed just two goals in two games while making 12 saves. Against Wartburg College (Iowa), a team receiving votes in the national rankings and ranked third in the region, Sunday, she made nine saves, giving up just one goal in the second period, allowing the Blugolds a tie in double overtime against the Knights. Facing the University of St. Thomas (Minn.) on Wednesday, she stopped three shots as the Blugolds fell 1-0. Behrenbrinker is now 8-7-2 on the season.

October 22, 2012
Women's Soccer - Offense: Paige LeGate, Forward, 5-5, Junior, Green Bay, Wis./Bay Port
LeGate scored one goal in two games this week, which helped the Blugolds tie Wartburg College (Iowa), a team receiving votes in the national rankings and ranked third in the region, Sunday. In that game, she finished with two shots on goal. Wednesday in a 1-0 loss to the University of St. Thomas (Minn.), LeGate was part of an offense that finished with eight shots on-goal to just four for the Tommies.

October 22, 2012
Women's Diving - Amanda Baker, Freshman, Hudson, Wis.
In her collegiate debut, Baker won both the one and three-meter dives as the Blugolds opened the season Friday at NCAA Division II MSU-Mankato. She took first in the three-meter with a score of 215.55 after winning the one-meter with a mark of 229.10.

October 22, 2012
Women's Swimming - Maggie Reilly, Junior, Saint Michael, Minn./St. Michael-Albertville
Reilly was runner-up in two events while taking third and fourth in two others as the Blugolds opened the season Friday at NCAA Division II MSU-Mankato. She took second in the 50-yard butterfly with a time of 28.41 seconds and second in the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:21.64. In the 100-yard butterfly, Reilly was fourth with a time of 1:02.68 while she and three of her teammates swam to a third-place finish in the 200-yard medley relay.

October 22, 2012
Volleyball - Anne Satterlee, Rightside Hitter, 5-10, Senior, Green Bay, Wis./Ashwaubenon
Playing in four out of five matches this week, Satterlee helped the Blugolds to two wins in the matches she played while the team went 3-2. Competing in three matches at the Elmhurst College Tournament over the weekend, Satterlee led the Blugolds in kills each time. Friday against Millikin University (Ill.), a match the Blugolds won 3-1, she finished with a career-high 23 kills. Saturday, although the Blugolds dropped two matches to nationally-ranked opponents, Satterlee led Eau Claire with 17 kills against ninth-ranked University of Chicago and 10 against 10th-ranked Elmhurst College (Ill.). Wednesday in a match against UW-River Falls, which the Blugolds beat 3-0, she finished with nine kills, tying for second most on the team. For the week Satterlee accumulated 59 kills, 35 digs, 11 set assists, eight block assists and four service aces.