EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Three UW-Eau Claire Athletics teams were in action today, with volleyball on the road and women’s tennis and women’s golf at home.
UW-Eau Claire 9, UW-Stout 0
The Blugolds opened the year by hosting UW-Stout. They start the season 1-0 overall and 1-0 in conference play. They will be on the road for two matches next weekend in Iowa.
UW-Eau Claire 3, Bethel 0
Saint Benedict 3, UW-Eau Claire 0
Opening the season at the Saint Benedict Labor Day Tournament in St. Joseph, Minn. this weekend, the Blugolds split both days to start the year 2-2. Friday the Blugolds beat Northland 3-0 before falling 3-1 to Concordia-Moorhead. Saturday the Blugolds won 3-0 over Bethel to open the day but fell 3-0 to 19th-ranked Saint Benedict later. The Blugolds will open home play against Viterbo University, ranked 15th in NAIA, Wednesday at 7 p.m.
5th of 14 teams after round one
Hosting the 2013 Doug Georgianni Memorial Invitational at Mill Run Golf Course, the Blugolds are currently in fifth place after one round. Kate Engler led the Blugolds as she is currently tied for 10th place with 81 strokes. The tournament will conclude Sunday at Wild Ridge Golf Course.