2011-12 General News

August 25, 2012
Blugold Student-Athletes Excel Academically During 2011-12 Season
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – While UW-Eau Claire student-athletes saw success on the field during the 2011-12 season, they also performed well academically and were recently recognized by the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

June 7, 2012
Blugolds Finish 15th in Directors' Cup Competition
CLEVELAND, Ohio (Blugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire athletics program took 15th place overall out of more than 430 institutions in NCAA Division III this season in the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup, the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) announced today.

May 30, 2012
WIAC Announces Centennial Banquet
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) announced today that registration is now available via the WIAC website www.wiacsports.com for the WIAC Centennial Banquet to be held at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison on August 4, 2012.

May 24, 2012
Blugold Women Win Sixth Straight WIAC All-Sports Award
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - For the sixth straight year, UW-Eau Claire has won the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) women's All-Sports competition, Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Matt Stanek announced today.

April 30, 2012
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 33 (April 23-29)

April 22, 2012
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 32 (April 16-22)

April 15, 2012
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 31 (April 9-15)

April 9, 2012
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 30 (April 2-8)

April 2, 2012
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 29 (March 26-April 1)

March 29, 2012
Blugolds Jump Significantly In Directors' Cup Standings
CLEVELAND, Ohio (Blugolds.com) – After being in 76th place following the fall, the UW-Eau Claire Athletics program jumped to 18th place out of more than 430 NCAA Division III institutions in the latest edition of the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings, National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) officials announced today.

March 26, 2012
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 28 (March 19-25)

March 25, 2012
Blugolds Participate in Special Olympics' Polar Plunge
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - A number of UW-Eau Claire student-athletes and coaches competed in the 2012 Eau Claire Polar Plunge, organized by Special Olympics Wisconsin, on February 26 at Half Moon Beach in Carson Park.

March 12, 2012
WIAC Announces Inaugural Hall of Fame Class
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) has announced the members of its inaugural Hall of Fame class. The WIAC elected to establish a Hall of Fame to coincide with the conference’s celebration of its 100th anniversary which will take place during the 2012-13 academic year.

March 11, 2012
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 27 (March 5-11)

March 4, 2012
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 26 (Feb. 27-March 4)

February 27, 2012
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 25 (Feb. 20-26)

February 21, 2012
Ticket Information for Blugolds in the Postseason (Feb. 23-26)
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – With six UW-Eau Claire Athletics teams participating in postseason competition this weekend, Blugold Athletic officials have announced ticket information for the upcoming contests.

February 20, 2012
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 24 (Feb. 13-19)

February 13, 2012
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 23 (Feb. 6-12)

February 8, 2012
Brad Ruhland Named to WIAC Men's Gymnastics All-Time Team
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) announced today the Men’s Gymnastics All-Time Team that will be recognized in conjunction with the conference’s upcoming Centennial Celebration. All-Time Teams are being selected in those men’s and women’s sports that have been classified as “championship” sports at some point during the conference’s 100-year history. Additional teams will be released on a weekly basis throughout much of the 2011-12 academic year.

February 6, 2012
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 22 (Jan. 30-Feb. 5)

January 30, 2012
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 21 (Jan. 23-29)

January 23, 2012
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 20 (Jan. 16-22)

January 16, 2012
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 19 (Jan. 9-15)

January 9, 2012
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 18 (Jan. 2-8)

January 3, 2012
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 17 (Dec. 26-Jan. 1)

December 18, 2011
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 16 (Dec. 12-18)

December 12, 2011
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 15 (Dec. 5-11)

December 5, 2011
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 14 (Nov. 28-Dec. 4)

November 27, 2011
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 13 (Nov. 21-27)

November 21, 2011
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 12 (Nov. 14-20)

November 14, 2011
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 11 (Nov. 7-13)

November 7, 2011
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 10 (Oct. 31-Nov. 6)

October 31, 2011
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 9 (Oct.24-30)

October 24, 2011
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 8 (Oct. 17-23)

October 17, 2011
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 7 (Oct. 10-16)

October 9, 2011
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 6 (Oct. 3-9)

October 4, 2011
Three Blugolds Earn WIAC Athlete of the Week Honors
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Three UW-Eau Claire Blugolds have been named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athletes of the Week, WIAC Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Matt Stanek announced today.

October 3, 2011
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 5 (Sept. 26-Oct. 2)

September 26, 2011
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 4

September 26, 2011
Blugold Spirit Award Presented to Arnsdorf and Sikers
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Two Jim Mueller Blugold Spirit Awards were presented at the UW-Eau Claire Blugold Hall of Fame banquet Saturday.

September 20, 2011
UW-Eau Claire Athletics Announces 2011 Super Six Winners
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire Athletics program has announced this year's class of Blugold Super Six Salute award winners. The recipients will be honored at the Hall of Fame banquet Saturday, September 24.

September 18, 2011
2011-12 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 3

September 9, 2011
Blugolds Earn WIAC Academic Honors
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) has announced its All-Academic Award winners and Scholastic Honor Roll recipients for the 2010-11 academic year.

September 1, 2011
UW-Eau Claire Athletics Launches New Web site
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire Athletics has launched a newly-designed Web site and has also changed its address on the Web.

August 29, 2011
Seven Selected for Blugold Hall of Fame
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Four athletes who participated on four consecutive conference championship teams during their careers are among seven athletes selected for induction into the UW-Eau Claire Blugold Hall of Fame next month.

August 25, 2011
Blugold Booster Gatherings Set for 2011-12
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire Athletics Department will once again hold Blugold Booster Gatherings, as Director of Athletics Scott Kilgallon announced the full schedule today.

August 22, 2011
2011-12 Blugold Tickets Available
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - UW-Eau Claire athletic ticket prices will remain fairly stable for the 2011-12 seasons, Director of Athletics Scott Kilgallon has announced.

August 19, 2011
Blugold Student-Athletes Sport a 3.14 GPA
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - UW-Eau Claire student-athletes are a complete package based on their athletic successes, academic proficiency, community service and fundraising, Director of Athletics Scott Kilgallon says.

August 17, 2011
Fall Camps Open for Blugold Prospects
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Fall camp has begun for one UW-Eau Claire athletics team and will open for two others this weekend.

July 6, 2011
35th Annual Blugold Golf Outing Set for August 1
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The 35th annual UW-Eau Claire Blugold Booster Golf Outing will take place Monday, August 1 at Hillcrest Golf and Country Club.