January 13, 2014

2013-14 UWEC Athletes of the Week - Week 18 (Jan. 6-12)

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Two UW-Eau Claire student-athletes have been recognized by being named an Athlete of the Week for the 18th week of the 2013-14 season.

Men’s Hockey

Ethan Nauman, Forward, 5-9, 158, Sophomore, Mosinee, Wis.

Nauman scored two goals and picked up two assists this weekend as the Blugolds recorded two shutout wins. In a 5-0 victory over Northland College on Friday, Nauman assisted on the Blugolds’ fourth goal at 11:43 in the third period and scored Eau Claire’s fifth goal three minutes later. Saturday, in a 4-0 victory over Lawrence University, he assisted on the Blugolds’ third goal at 14:47 in the second period, and scored the final goal of the game just over four minutes into the third period. He is now tied for fourth on the team with 11 points, coming from six goals and five assists. Eau Claire has now won five straight games, four straight with shutouts, setting a new school record for consecutive shutout victories.


Gymnastics

Specialist – Elizabeth Stubbs, Sophomore, Wayzata, Minn.

Competing at the UW-Eau Claire Invitational on Jan. 11, where the Blugolds took second place, Stubbs won the floor exercise with a score of 9.700. The Blugolds were in last place coming into the final rotation but strong performances on the floor, where Eau Claire scored a 47.100, helped the team finish in second place. On Jan. 5 at NCAA Division I Central Michigan University in the season-opener, Stubbs also had the highest mark for Eau Claire in the floor exercise, taking fifth with a score of 9.725. She also had strong performances on the balance beam and vault in both meets.