2012-13 General News

August 28, 2013
Blugold Student-Athletes Excel Academically During 2012-13 Season
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – While UW-Eau Claire student-athletes saw success on the field during the 2012-13 season, they also performed well academically and were recently recognized by the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

June 13, 2013
Blugolds Finish 14th in Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Competition
CLEVELAND, Ohio (Blugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire athletics program took 14th 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) recently announced.

June 13, 2013
Blugolds Earn Two National Community Service Awards
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Athletics has earned two Jostens/National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators Community Service Awards for projects/activities conducted during the 2011-12 school year, NADIIIAA recently announced.

June 5, 2013
Blugolds Finish Second in WIAC All-Sports Award Standings
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire Athletics program finished in second place in the 2012-13 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) All-Sports Award. The women took second while the men were fifth to give the Blugolds a combined second-place finish.

April 29, 2013
2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 31 (April 22-28)

April 22, 2013
2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 30 (April 15-21)

April 15, 2013
2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 29 (April 8-14)

April 12, 2013
Poor Weather Conditions Lead to Schedule Alterations for Blugolds
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – With the continued winter weather around Wisconsin, UW-Eau Claire Athletics has announced schedule changes for six teams for this weekend.

April 11, 2013
Blugolds Move up in Directors' Cup Standings
CLEVELAND, Ohio (Blugolds.com) – After being in 17th place following the fall, the UW-Eau Claire Athletics program jumped to 10th 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.

April 11, 2013
UW-Eau Claire Athletics Celebrates DIII Week
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - UW-Eau Claire is celebrating National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III Week Monday, April 8 through Sunday, April 14.

April 8, 2013
2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 28 (April 1-7)

March 31, 2013
2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 27 (March 25-31)

March 25, 2013
2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 26 (March 11-24)

March 4, 2013
2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 25 (Feb. 25-March 3)

February 24, 2013
2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 24 (Feb. 18-24)

February 18, 2013
2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 23 (Feb. 11-17)

February 10, 2013
2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 22 (Feb. 4-10)

February 4, 2013
2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 21 (Jan. 28-Feb. 3)

January 28, 2013
2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 20 (Jan. 21-27)

January 22, 2013
2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 19 (Jan. 14-20)

January 14, 2013
2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 18 (Jan. 7-13)

January 7, 2013
2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 17 (Dec. 24-Jan. 6)

December 20, 2012
Blugolds 17th in Fall Directors' Cup Standings
CLEVELAND, Ohio (Blugolds.com) – Following the fall 2012 season, the UW-Eau Claire Athletics program is in 17th place out of more than 430 NCAA Division III institutions in the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings, National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) officials announced.

December 17, 2012
2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 16 (Dec. 10-16)

December 10, 2012
2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 15 (Dec. 3-9)

December 3, 2012
2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 14 (Nov. 26-Dec. 2)

November 29, 2012
Blugold Pioneer Sandy Schumacher Passes Away
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire women’s athletics pioneer Sandy Schumacher passed away Tuesday (November 27) at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire after a long, courageous battle with cancer. She was 76.

November 25, 2012
2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 13 (Nov. 19-25)

November 19, 2012
2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 12 (Nov. 12-18)

November 12, 2012
2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 11 (Nov. 5-11)

November 5, 2012
2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 10 (Oct. 29-Nov. 4)

October 29, 2012
2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 9 (Oct. 22-28)

October 22, 2012
2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 8 (Oct. 15-21)

October 15, 2012
2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 7 (Oct. 8-14)

October 12, 2012
Sandy Schumacher Courage Award Winners Selected
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Alums from the UW-Eau Claire volleyball/track & field, women’s basketball, and softball teams will be the first recognized as Sandy Schumacher Courage Award winners at the 2012 Blugold Hall of Fame banquet Saturday, October 13.

October 8, 2012
Paul Conlin Selected for Joe Merten Coaching Award
EAU CALIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Called by his head coach "an irreplaceable fixture with the team," assistant track & field coach Paul Conlin is this year's recipient of the Joe Merten Coaching Award, Director of Athletics Scott Kilgallon has announced. The award will be presented at the Hall of Fame banquet October 13.

October 8, 2012
Dave Hanson to Receive Jim Mueller Blugold Spirit Award
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Long-time public address announcer Dave Hanson is the recipient of UW-Eau Claire’s 2012 Jim Mueller Blugold Spirit Award, Director of Athletics Scott Kilgallon has announced. The award will be presented at the Blugold Hall of Fame banquet October 13.

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

October 6, 2012
2012 Blugold Super Six Winners Selected
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - A national champion, a conference player of the year and five All-Americans are among the 2012 UW-Eau Claire Super Six Salute Award winners. The recipients will be honored at the Hall of Fame banquet Saturday, October 13 in the Davies Center on campus.

October 1, 2012
2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 5 (Sept. 24-30)

September 24, 2012
2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 4 (Sept. 17-23)

September 24, 2012
Blugold Student-Athletes to Participate in The Program's Judgment Day
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire student-athletes will participate in a special event called Judgment Day, a two-day activity developed by The Program, Tuesday and Wednesday this week.

September 17, 2012
2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 3 (Sept. 10-16)

September 10, 2012
2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 2 (Sept. 3-9)

September 4, 2012
2012-13 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 1 (Aug. 27-Sept. 2)

August 30, 2012
2012-13 Season Gets Underway August 31
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The 2012-13 UW-Eau Claire Athletics season will get underway August 31 and five teams will be in action during the opening weekend.

August 29, 2012
Five Athletes, One Coach Selected For Blugold Hall of Fame
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Five athletes who all earned All-Conference recognition at least twice during their careers along with the third winningest volleyball coach in conference history make up the 2012 class of inductees for the UW-Eau Claire Blugold Hall of Fame.

August 21, 2012
Blugolds Honored at WIAC Centennial Banquet
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Numerous Blugolds were honored on August 4 at the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Centennial Banquet at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, an event attended by over 1,400 individuals. The banquet represented just one of a number of activities and events associated with the WIAC Centennial Celebration, many of which will take place during the 2012-13 academic year in recognition of the conference’s 100th year.

August 15, 2012
Tickets Now Available for 2012-13 Blugold Athletics Season
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - UW-Eau Claire athletic ticket prices will remain unchanged for the 2012-13 season, Director of Athletics Scott Kilgallon has announced.

August 1, 2012
Blugolds' 2012-13 Schedules Now Available
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Schedules for all 22 UW-Eau Claire Athletics' sports for the 2012-13 season are now available online.