EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Two UW-Eau Claire Athletics teams were in action today with women's swimming & diving opening the season at home while the football team was at UW-Whitewater.
Women's Swimming & Diving
Minn.-Mankato 148, UW-Eau Claire 95
Competing at home, the women's swimming & diving team fell 148-95 against Mankato State University in the Blugolds' first meet of the season. Three Blugolds picked up wins.
UW-Whitewater 42, UW-Eau Claire 0
The 10th-ranked UW-Whitewater Warhawks scored at least one touchdown in each quarter, shutting out the football team 42-0 at Perkins Stadium. The last time the Blugolds were shut out was Oct. 16, 2010 when Whitewater beat Eau Claire 45-0. The Blugolds have only been shut out four times since 1996, all at the hands of the Warhawks. It was the Blugolds' first Friday game since 1965.