2012 Softball News

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

May 8, 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.

May 7, 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.

May 6, 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.

May 5, 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.

May 4, 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.

May 2, 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.

May 1, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

April 7, 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.

April 4, 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.

April 1, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.).

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.

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.

February 25, 2012
Softball Opens Season with Two Wins over Gustavus in Rochester
ROCHESTER, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s softball team started out its season in exciting fashion with a sweep of Gustavus Adolphus College (Minn.) in its opening doubleheader at the Rochester Regional Stadium and Bubble today.

January 12, 2012
Huntington Earns 2011 NFCC Four-Star Master Coach Honor
STARKVILLE, Miss. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire softball coach Leslie Huntington was named a recipient of a Four-Star Master Coach award, an honor bestowed to those who have completed all eight National Fastpitch Coaches Colleges (NFCC) courses.

S M T W T F S
4/23/14 3:00 PM
Softball
UW-Superior
at UW-Eau Claire
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4/23/14 5:00 PM
Softball
UW-Superior
at UW-Eau Claire
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4/26/14 2:00 PM
Softball
UW-Oshkosh
at UW-Eau Claire
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4/26/14 4:00 PM
Softball
UW-Oshkosh
at UW-Eau Claire
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4/27/14 12:00 PM
Softball
UW-Whitewater
at UW-Eau Claire
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4/21/14 Final
Softball
11
UW-Eau Claire
6
at UW-River Falls
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4/21/14 Final
Softball
6
UW-Eau Claire
1
at UW-River Falls
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4/18/14 Final - 6 innings
Softball
0
UW-Stevens Point
8
at UW-Eau Claire
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4/18/14 Final
Softball
2
UW-Stevens Point
7
at UW-Eau Claire
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4/13/14 Final
Softball
0
UW-Eau Claire
6
at Illinois Wesleyan
Illinois Wesleyan Tournament
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