2012 Softball News

  • Softball Announces 2012 Team Award Winners
    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.
  • Five Blugolds Named to NFCA All-Region Team
    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.
  • Softball Ends Season with 4-1 Loss to Carthage in NCAA Regional
    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.
  • Softball Falls to Illinois Wesleyan on Day Two of NCAA Regional
    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.
  • Softball Opens NCAA Action with 6-1 Win over Fontbonne
    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.
  • Blugold Softball Well Represented on All-WIAC Team
    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.
  • Blugold Softball Selected to Compete in 2012 NCAA Championship
    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.
  • UW-River Falls Eliminates Blugold Softball from WIAC Championship
    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.
  • Softball Splits on Day Two of WIAC Championship
    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.
  • Softball Rallies to Defeat UW-Oshkosh in WIAC Championship Opener
    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.
  • Amanda Fischer Named Louisville Slugger Division III Softball Player of the Week
    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.
  • Blugolds Earn WIAC Athlete of the Week Honors
    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.
  • Softball Captures WIAC Title After Sweeping UW-Whitewater
    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.
  • Fischer Hits Two Homers to Help Spark Softball to Two Wins
    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.
  • Ashley Meinen Named WIAC Softball Pitcher of the Week
    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.
  • Softball Gets Two Wins Over Saint Mary's at Home
    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.
  • Softball Beats Superior Twice; Win Streak Now at Eight
    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.
  • Softball Edges St. Norbert Twice on the Road
    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.
  • April 22 Softball Games Rescheduled to Monday
    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.
  • Softball Wins Two over UW-La Crosse
    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.
  • Coach Huntington Reaches Milestone as Blugold Softball Wins Two
    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.
  • Weather Alters IWU Saturday Softball Schedule
    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.
  • Softball Drops Two at 13th-Ranked Illinois Wesleyan
    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.
  • Softball Sweeps UW-Stout in Home Doubleheader
    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.
  • Nikki Bromelkamp Earns WIAC Athlete of the Week Honors
    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.
  • Softball Picks up Two Wins in Ashland
    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.
  • Softball Drops Game One but Bounces Back to Win Game Two at River Falls
    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.
  • Softball Splits at UW-Platteville Sunday
    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.
  • Softball Sweeps UW-Stevens Point in Home and Conference Opener
    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.
  • Emma Wishau Named WIAC Softball Pitcher of the Week
    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.
  • Softball Splits at Nationally-Ranked Luther College
    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.
  • Blugolds Participate in Special Olympics' Polar Plunge
    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.
  • Softball Closes Spring Break with Split
    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.
  • Softball Drops Two on Fourth Day of Spring Break
    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.
  • Five Players & Coach Named to WIAC Softball All-Time Team
    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.
  • Softball Narrowly Falls, Then Wins Big on Third Day of Spring Break
    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.
  • Softball Wins Two on Second Day of Spring Break
    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.
  • Softball Splits on First Day of Spring Break in Florida
    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.).
  • WIAC Softball Preview: Falcons Picked To Win Softball Championship
    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.
  • Two Blugolds Named WIAC Athletes of the Week
    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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