2012 Softball News

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    August 15, 2012
    Softball Announces 2012 Team Award Winners EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire head coach Leslie Huntington recently announced the team awards for the 2012 season.
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    May 15, 2012
    Five Blugolds Named to NFCA All-Region Team STARKVILLE, Miss. (Blugolds.com) – Five UW-Eau Claire softball players have been selected to the 2012 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Great Lakes Region Team, NFCA officials announced.
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    May 12, 2012
    Softball Ends Season with 4-1 Loss to Carthage in NCAA Regional BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (Blugolds.com) – The 22nd-ranked UW-Eau Claire softball team concluded the 2012 season with a 4-1 loss to No. 21 Carthage College on the third day of the NCAA Regional at Illinois Wesleyan Field today.
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    May 11, 2012
    Softball Falls to Illinois Wesleyan on Day Two of NCAA Regional BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (Blugolds.com) – The 22nd-ranked UW-Eau Claire softball team came up just short to ninth-ranked Illinois Wesleyan University on day two of the NCAA Regional, falling 2-1 at IWU Field today.
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    May 10, 2012
    Softball Opens NCAA Action with 6-1 Win over Fontbonne BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (Blugolds.com) – The 22nd-ranked UW-Eau Claire softball team kicked off NCAA Regional play with a 6-1 victory over Fontbonne University (Mo.) at Illinois Wesleyan University Field today.
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    May 08, 2012
    Blugold Softball Well Represented on All-WIAC Team MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Five UW-Eau Claire softball players have been named first team All-Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) picks while head coach Leslie Huntington was selected as the league’s Coach of the Year, Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Matt Stanek announced today.
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    May 07, 2012
    Blugold Softball Selected to Compete in 2012 NCAA Championship INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Blugolds.com) – The 22nd-ranked UW-Eau Claire softball team has earned an at-large bid to compete the 2012 NCAA Division III Championship, NCAA officials announced today.
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    May 06, 2012
    UW-River Falls Eliminates Blugold Softball from WIAC Championship EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The 22nd-ranked UW-Eau Claire softball team fell 4-3 to UW-River Falls in game nine of the WIAC Championship, eliminating the Blugolds from the post-season contest at Gelein Field today.
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    May 05, 2012
    Softball Splits on Day Two of WIAC Championship EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The 22nd-ranked UW-Eau Claire team split on the second day of the 2012 WIAC Championship, opening the day with a 5-1 win over UW-Stout while falling to 21st-ranked UW-Whitewater 4-1 at Gelein Field today.
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    May 04, 2012
    Softball Rallies to Defeat UW-Oshkosh in WIAC Championship Opener EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Despite trailing for the first four innings, the 22nd-ranked UW-Eau Claire softball team scored two runs in each of the final two innings to defeat UW-Oshkosh 5-2 in the opening game of the WIAC Championship at Gelein Field today.
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    May 02, 2012
    Amanda Fischer Named Louisville Slugger Division III Softball Player of the Week STARKVILLE, Miss. (Blugolds.com) - UW-Eau Claire softball outfielder Amanda Fischer (Wausau, Wis./West) has been named the Louisville Slugger Division III National Player of the Week for games played April 23-29, National Fastpitch Coaches Association officials announced today.
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    May 01, 2012
    Blugolds Earn WIAC Athlete of the Week Honors MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – One UW-Eau Claire softball player and the men’s 4x400-meter relay team were selected as Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athletes of the Week, Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Matt Stanek announced today.
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    April 29, 2012
    Softball Captures WIAC Title After Sweeping UW-Whitewater EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire softball team won the 2012 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) title after defeating 14th-ranked UW-Whitewater twice on Gelein Field at Carson Park today.
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    April 28, 2012
    Fischer Hits Two Homers to Help Spark Softball to Two Wins EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Amanda Fischer (Fr.-Wausau, Wis./West) hit three-run homers in the third inning in both games of a doubleheader, and the UW-Eau Claire softball team went on to defeat UW-Oshkosh twice on Gelein Field at Carson Park today.
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    April 24, 2012
    Ashley Meinen Named WIAC Softball Pitcher of the Week MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire softball pitcher Ashley Meinen (Sr.-Chippewa Falls, Wis./McDonell) has been selected as a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athlete of the Week, Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Matt Stanek announced today.
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    April 24, 2012
    Softball Gets Two Wins Over Saint Mary's at Home EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire softball team secured two victories over Saint Mary’s University (Minn.), winning game one 6-1 and game two 9-1 in five innings at Gelein Field today.
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    April 23, 2012
    Softball Beats Superior Twice; Win Streak Now at Eight SUPERIOR, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire softball team pushed its winning streak to eight games, defeating UW-Superior twice at Liebaert Field today.
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    April 21, 2012
    Softball Edges St. Norbert Twice on the Road DE PERE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire softball team recorded two wins over St. Norbert College, winning game one 4-3 in 10 innings and game two 2-1 at Mel Nicks Field today.
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    April 20, 2012
    April 22 Softball Games Rescheduled to Monday SUPERIOR, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - In anticipation of poor weather on Sunday, UW-Superior has announced that the softball doubleheader between the Yellowjackets and UW-Eau Claire has been rescheduled. The games originally scheduled for April 22 beginning at 1:00 p.m. will now be played on Monday, April 23 beginning at 3:00 p.m. at Liebaert Field.
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    April 18, 2012
    Softball Wins Two over UW-La Crosse LA CROSSE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire softball team recorded two wins over UW-La Crosse at North Campus Field today, winning game one 5-1 and game two 3-2.
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    April 15, 2012
    Coach Huntington Reaches Milestone as Blugold Softball Wins Two BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire softball coach Leslie Huntington reached the 300 career wins milestone as the Blugolds picked up two victories at the Illinois Wesleyan University Tournament today.
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    April 14, 2012
    Weather Alters IWU Saturday Softball Schedule BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (Blugolds.com) - The rainy weather conditions have caused a change in the Illinois Wesleyan softball tournament plans for Saturday, leaving IWU to play Wis.-Eau Claire in a 2 p.m. doubleheader as the only potential games.
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    April 14, 2012
    Softball Drops Two at 13th-Ranked Illinois Wesleyan BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (Blugolds.com) – Despite leading in both games of a doubleheader at 13th-ranked Illinois Wesleyan University, the UW-Eau Claire softball team couldn’t maintain the lead and fell twice, dropping game one 4-1 while losing game two 5-4.
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    April 12, 2012
    Softball Sweeps UW-Stout in Home Doubleheader EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire softball team swept UW-Stout in a doubleheader at Gelein Field in Carson Park, winning game one 3-0 and game two 9-3 today.
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    April 10, 2012
    Nikki Bromelkamp Earns WIAC Athlete of the Week Honors MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire softball player Nikki Bromelkamp (Sr.-Zumbrota, Minn./Zumbrota-Mazeppa) has been selected as a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athlete of the Week, Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Matt Stanek announced today.
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    April 07, 2012
    Softball Picks up Two Wins in Ashland ASHLAND, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire softball team won two games today, defeating the College of St. Scholastica (Minn.) 11-10 and Northland College 10-1 in five innings at LumberJill Field in Ashland.
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    April 04, 2012
    Softball Drops Game One but Bounces Back to Win Game Two at River Falls RIVER FALLS, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Facing UW-River Falls in a doubleheader, the UW-Eau Claire softball team dropped game one 9-4 but bounced back to record a 3-0 win in game two at Ramer Field today.
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    April 01, 2012
    Softball Splits at UW-Platteville Sunday PLATTEVILLE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire softball team split at UW-Platteville, dropping game one 2-1 before bouncing back to win game two 13-4 today.
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    March 31, 2012
    Softball Sweeps UW-Stevens Point in Home and Conference Opener EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire softball team opened conference and home play, defeating UW-Stevens Point 9-7 and 10-6 in a doubleheader at Gelein Field in Carson Park today.
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    March 27, 2012
    Emma Wishau Named WIAC Softball Pitcher of the Week MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire softball player Emma Wishau (So.-Waterford, Wis./Union) has been named this week’s Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week, Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Matt Stanek announced today.
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    March 27, 2012
    Softball Splits at Nationally-Ranked Luther College DECORAH, Iowa (Blugolds.com) – The 14th-ranked UW-Eau Claire softball team won the first game of a doubleheader against third-ranked Luther College (Iowa) 2-0 but dropped the second game 5-1 today.
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    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.
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    March 23, 2012
    Softball Closes Spring Break with Split CLERMONT, Fla. (Blugolds.com) – The 14th-ranked UW-Eau Claire softball team finished its 10-game Spring Break trip splitting its final two games at Hancock Park today. The Blugolds opened the day with an 8-0 win in five innings over Hope College (Mich.) but fell 4-3 to Wellesley College (Mass.) to end the day.
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    March 22, 2012
    Softball Drops Two on Fourth Day of Spring Break CLERMONT, Fla. (Blugolds.com) – The 14th-ranked UW-Eau Claire softball team dropped two games on the fourth day of its Spring Break trip, falling 6-5 to Union College (N.Y.) to start the day and 9-1 in five innings to the University of St. Thomas (Minn.) later in the day at Hancock Park.
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    March 21, 2012
    Five Players & Coach Named to WIAC Softball All-Time Team MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) announced today the Softball 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.
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    March 20, 2012
    Softball Narrowly Falls, Then Wins Big on Third Day of Spring Break CLERMONT, Fla. (Blugolds.com) – The 15th-ranked UW-Eau Claire softball team opened the day falling just short 1-0 to third-ranked Eastern Connecticut State University, then closed with a 7-0 win over Williams College (Mass.) on the third day of Spring Break at the NTC Spring Games.
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    March 19, 2012
    Softball Wins Two on Second Day of Spring Break CLERMONT, Fla. (Blugolds.com) – The 15th-ranked UW-Eau Claire softball team won two games today, opening the day with a 3-1 win over Buffalo State (N.Y.) and finishing with an 8-2 victory over Bethel University (Minn.) at the NTC Spring Games.
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    March 18, 2012
    Softball Splits on First Day of Spring Break in Florida CLERMONT, Fla. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire softball team won one and lost one on the first day of its Spring Break trip at the NTC Spring Games today. The Blugolds opened the day with a 3-1 victory over SUNY-Oneonta but closed the day with a 1-0 loss to Tufts University (Mass.).
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    March 16, 2012
    WIAC Softball Preview: Falcons Picked To Win Softball Championship MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Defending conference champion, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, is the preseason favorite to secure the 2012 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) softball championship, according to the league’s sports information directors.
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    February 28, 2012
    Two Blugolds Named WIAC Athletes of the Week MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Two UW-Eau Claire student-athletes have been named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athletes of the Week, WIAC Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Matt Stanek announced today.
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