Blugold Softball Earns NFCA Academic HonorsLOUISVILLE, Ky. (Blugolds.com) – Six UW-Eau Claire softball players, along with the team, have earned National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) academic recognition for the 2012-13 season, NFCA officials recently announced.
Two Blugold Softball Players Honored by NFCALOUISVILLE, Ky. (Blugolds.com) – Two UW-Eau Claire softball players were recently honored by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) being selected to the All-Region Team while one was named an All-American.
UW-Eau Claire Set to Host 2013 NCAA Division III Softball ChampionshipEAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – After learning of its selection three years ago to serve as host for the 2013 NCAA Division III Softball Championship, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is now ready to welcome eight teams from around the nation to compete for the national title, May 17-21 at Gelein Field in Carson Park.
Softball Splits on Day Three of NCAA Regional to End SeasonWHITEWATER, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – While the UW-Eau Claire softball team opened the day with a 4-0 victory over UW-Whitewater, the Blugolds ended the day with a 7-0 loss to Carthage College, ending their season on the third day of regional round of the 2013 NCAA Division III Championship.
Softball Drops High-Scoring NCAA Opener in WhitewaterWHITEWATER, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – While the first four innings of today’s NCAA Division III Softball Regional saw just four hits and two runs, UW-Eau Claire and North Central College (Ill.) combined to score 19 more runs and 16 more hits but the Cardinals came out on top, beating the Blugolds 12-10 at van Steenderen Field.
Fischer Leads Blugold Softball on All-WIAC TeamMADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire softball player Amanda Fischer (So.-Wausau, Wis./West) has been named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Position Player of the Year, leading this year’s group of Blugolds on the All-WIAC team.
Blugolds Fall to Warhawks in WIAC ChampionshipONALASKA, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — After a record snowfall in May set the WIAC softball tournament back to just one day from the scheduled three days, and moved it from Eau Claire to Onalaska at the Omni Center, the teams finally hit the field on Sunday for what became a single elimination tournament.
Softball Championship Reduced To Single DayMADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Due to snow-covered fields in Eau Claire, Wis., along with an unstable forecast throughout the state, the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Softball Championship has been reduced to a one-day, single-elimination tournament. The six-team event will be held at the Omni Center in Onalaska, Wis., on Sunday (May 5).
Start of WIAC Softball Championship PostponedMADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Due to snow-covered fields, WIAC Softball Championship games scheduled for May 3 at Gelein Field at Carson Park in Eau Claire, Wis., have been cancelled. The six-team event is still scheduled to be held May 4-5 in Eau Claire with a final determination being made the afternoon of May 3.
Softball Sweeps UW-Oshkosh to Win Second Straight WIAC TitleOSHKOSH, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – With the 23rd-ranked UW-Eau Claire softball team knowing it needed to win two games at UW-Oshkosh to win the WIAC title outright and host the WIAC Tournament, the Blugolds battled to two victories over the Titans, winning game one 6-2 and game two 6-4 at YP.com Softball Park today.
Amanda Fischer Named WIAC Athlete of the WeekMADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire softball player Amanda Fischer (So.-Wausau, Wis./West) has been named this week’s Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) position player of the week, WIAC Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Matt Stanek announced today.
Blugolds Take Two From Pioneers at HomeEAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — The UW-Eau Claire softball team needed to sweep a doubleheader with UW-Platteville to keep their hopes alive for a WIAC regular season title and the chance to host the WIAC tournament next weekend.
Blugolds Split Doubleheader with Blue DevilsMENOMONIE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — The horrid spring is finally starting to clear up and allow softball teams around the area to play their games. Considering the WIAC tournament is scheduled to start May 3, that’s definitely a good thing.
Weather Forces another Postponement for SoftballEAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – After playing for the first time in nearly two weeks yesterday, the UW-Eau Claire softball team was forced to postpone its doubleheader against UW-Platteville due to snow in the La Crosse area today.
Blugolds Push Conference Win Streak to 15 GamesPLATTEVILLE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Playing in Pioneer Stadium again at UW-Platteville, the UW-Eau Claire softball team squared off with UW-Stevens Point and UW-Superior for the second straight day. In the first game, the Blugolds defeated the Pointers 8-3 and in game two, they defeated the Yellowjackets 8-0, pushing their conference winning streak to 15-straight games.
Blugolds Defeat Pointers, Yellowjackets in WIAC OpenerPLATTEVILLE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The spring weather has not been kind to many of the softball fields around the area. But on Saturday, many of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Association teams were able to open conference play at Pioneer Stadium in Platteville.
Blugolds Improve to 12-2 After Doubleheader SplitINDIANOLA, Iowa (Blugolds.com) — Playing in their first games since returning from a successful spring break trip, the UW-Eau Claire softball team picked up a split in a doubleheader in Indianola, Iowa. The Blugolds defeated Gustavus Adolphus (Minn.) 7-4 in the first game but fell to Simpson College (Iowa), the 14th-ranked team in the nation, 4-1 in the second game.
Sarah Fern Named Louisville Slugger/NFCA DIII National Player of WeekLOUISVILLE, Ky. (Blugolds.com) - With 10 RBIs on 11 hits, three doubles, three runs scored and five walks drawn during the week, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (11-1) senior first baseman Sarah Fern (Brooklyn Center, Minn./Park Center) has earned Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division III Player of the Week honors for the period stretching from March 18 through March 25.
Softball on Spring Break - Fern's Homer Lifts Blugolds Past KnightsCLERMONT, Fla. (Blugolds.com) — After a day off on their spring break trip, the UW-Eau Claire softball team was back in action Thursday for another doubleheader. In the first game, the Blugolds snuck past SUNY-Geneseo (N.Y.) 8-7, and in the second game, it was all Blugolds as they defeated Plymouth State (N.H.) 15-0 in five innings.
Softball on Spring Break - Blugolds Picks up a Pair of Wins on Day OneCLERMONT, Fla. (Blugolds.com) — The UW-Eau Claire softball team kicked off its spring break trip with two convincing wins early Sunday in Clermont, Fla. at the NTC Complex. In game one they defeated Bethany College (W.V.) 8-1 and in game two, they defeated Oswego State (N.Y.) 15-1 in six innings.
Softball Opens Season with Two Wins in MinnesotaROSEMOUNT, Minn. (Blugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire softball team opened up the 2013 season on a high note, picking up two wins over the College of St. Benedict (Minn.) Saturday morning at the Irish Sports Dome. The Blugolds won 8-0 in the first game and 8-4 in the second matchup.
Softball Set to Open 2013 Saturday in MinnesotaEAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Coming off its 2012 WIAC Championship season, the UW-Eau Claire softball team will open the 2013 season Saturday, March 2 against the College of Saint Benedict (Minn.) at the Irish Sports Dome in Rosemount, Minn.
Blugold Battery - January 28, 2013Today (January 28, 2013) marks the first day of practice. The Blugolds are extremely anxious to get in the gym to see the results of all their hard work since last season and to bring another WIAC title to Eau Claire.