2011-12 Women's Basketball News

June 11, 2012
Women's Basketball Third in Division III Attendance
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team had the third highest home attendance average in NCAA Division III during the 2011-12 season, the NCAA recently announced.

May 3, 2012
Women's Basketball Announces Team Award Winners
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - UW-Eau Claire women's basketball head coach Tonja Englund recently announced the team award winners for the 2011-12 season.

March 17, 2012
Ellen Plendl Receives D3hoops.com All-American Honors
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball player Ellen Plendl (Sr.-Chippewa Falls, Wis./McDonell) has been named to the 2012 D3hoops.com All-American team as a third-team selection, D3hoops.com announced today.

March 12, 2012
Ellen Plendl Named to D3hoops.com All-Central Region Team
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball player Ellen Plendl (Sr.-Chippewa Falls, Wis./McDonell) has been named to this year’s D3hoops.com All-Central Region first team, D3hoops.com announced today.

March 7, 2012
From WEAU - Blugolds Women's Basketball Player Ellen Plendl, Athlete of the Week
The UW-Eau Claire women's basketball team made a respectable showing in last week's NCAA tournament, the Blugolds losing in the second round to the University of Chicago, the 2nd ranked team in Division 3. In our Gordy's Athlete of the Week, SportScene 13's Bob Gallaher takes a look at Blugolds center Ellen Plendl who was a major force in returning Eau Claire to college basketball's national stage.

March 3, 2012
Women's Basketball Ends Season in Second Round of NCAA Championship
CHICAGO, Ill. (Blugolds.com) – The 18th-ranked UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team played second-ranked and undefeated University of Chicago (Ill.) close, but came up just short 56-52 in the second round of the 2012 NCAA Championship at the Ratner Center today.

March 2, 2012
Women's Basketball Holds on For First Round NCAA Win
CHICAGO, Ill. (Blugolds.com) – While the 18th-ranked UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team led by 12 points with four minutes left in the game, a late push by Simpson College (Iowa) made the ending interesting, but the Blugolds held on to beat the Storm 69-61 at the Ratner Center today in the first round of the 2012 NCAA Championship.

February 29, 2012
Former Coach & Six Blugolds Honored on WIAC Women's Basketball All-Time Team
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) announced today the Women’s Basketball 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.

February 27, 2012
Blugolds Well Represented on All-WIAC Women's Basketball Team
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Three UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball players were named first team All-Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) selections as the complete set of conference honors was announced by the WIAC today.

February 27, 2012
Women's Basketball Receives At-Large Bid to NCAA Championship
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Blugolds.com) – The 16th-ranked UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team has received an at large-bid to the 2012 NCAA Division III Championship, NCAA officials announced today.

February 23, 2012
Women's Basketball Falls Just Short in WIAC Semifinal to Whitewater
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Despite never trailing over the first 37 minutes of tonight’s WIAC Semifinal contest against UW-Whitewater, the 16th-ranked UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team came up just short 57-53 to the 23rd-ranked Warhawks on Ken Anderson Court at Zorn Arena tonight.

February 21, 2012
Ticket Information for Blugolds in the Postseason (Feb. 23-26)
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – With six UW-Eau Claire Athletics teams participating in postseason competition this weekend, Blugold Athletic officials have announced ticket information for the upcoming contests.

February 21, 2012
Callie Halama Named WIAC Athlete of the Week
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball player Callie Halama (Sr.-Independence, Wis.) has been named a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athlete of the Week, WIAC Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Matt Stanek announced today.

February 21, 2012
Callie Halama Selected to D3hoops.com Team of the Week
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire women's basketball player Callie Halama (Sr.-Independence, Wis.) has been named to the week 13 D3hoops.com Team of the Week presented by Scoutware.

February 18, 2012
Women's Basketball Earns Share of WIAC Title with Win over Pointers
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The 22nd-ranked UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team won a share of the 2012 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) title with a 66-55 victory over 10th-ranked UW-Stevens Point on Ken Anderson Court at Zorn Arena today.

February 15, 2012
Women's Basketball Takes Down UW-Platteville
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The 22nd-ranked UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team had little trouble getting past UW-Platteville tonight in Zorn Arena, defeating the Pioneers 75-48.

February 11, 2012
Women's Basketball Breezes by Blue Devils
MENOMONIE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The 22nd-ranked UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team completed the season sweep of UW-Stout with a 72-40 victory over the Blue Devils at Johnson Fieldhouse today.

February 10, 2012
Coaches vs. Cancer Night Set for February 15
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team will host a Coaches vs. Cancer Night on February 15 when the UW-Platteville Pioneers come to town for a 7 p.m. game.

February 4, 2012
Women's Basketball Drops Heated Battle to Falcons
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The 16th-ranked UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team led a majority of the game against 24th-ranked UW-River Falls but came up just short in the end, 60-59, at Zorn Arena this afternoon.

February 2, 2012
Basketball Court to Be Named for Former Coach Feb. 4
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The formal naming of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's Zorn Arena basketball court in honor of former Blugold men's head basketball coach Ken Anderson will take place Feb. 4 during halftime of the university's men's 5 p.m. basketball game against UW-River Falls.

February 1, 2012
Ellen Plendl Named to D3hoops.com Team of the Week
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball player Ellen Plendl (Sr.-Chippewa Falls, Wis./McDonell) has been named to the week 10 D3hoops.com Team of the Week presented by Scoutware.

February 1, 2012
Women's Basketball Gets Back on Track with Win over Oshkosh
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The 16th-ranked UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team took down UW-Oshkosh at Zorn Arena tonight, 68-49.

January 28, 2012
Women's Basketball Stumbles at UW-Whitewater
WHITEWATER, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The 14th-ranked UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team snapped a four-game winning streak today, losing to UW-Whitewater 61-41 at Kachel Gymnasium.

January 27, 2012
Youth Night set for February 1 Women's Basketball Game
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - A number of activities and giveaways are planned for the UW-Eau Claire women's basketball game February 1. The game against UW-Oshkosh has been designated as Youth Night and will start at 7 p.m. in Zorn Arena. The doors will open at 6 p.m. that night.

January 25, 2012
Women's Basketball Escapes with a Win at UW-Superior
SUPERIOR, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The 14th-ranked UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team was down much of the night to UW-Superior but was able to do just enough to get past the Yellowjackets with a 61-56 win at Mertz Mortorelli Gymnasium tonight.

January 21, 2012
Women's Basketball Finishes Strong to Beat UW-La Crosse
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The 16th-ranked UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team finished the second half strong to beat UW-La Crosse 49-36 at Zorn Arena today.

January 14, 2012
Women's Basketball Gets By 17th-Ranked UW-River Falls
RIVER FALLS, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The 25th-ranked UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team led almost the entire game on its way to beating 17th-ranked UW-River Falls 63-57 at the Karges Center today.

January 11, 2012
Women's Basketball Holds on to Beat UW-Oshkosh 52-47
OSHKOSH, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – While the 25th-ranked UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team led by just one point at halftime, the Blugolds were able to pull away from UW-Oshkosh in the second half, though the Titans made a late comeback, to win 52-47 at Kolf Sports Center tonight.

January 7, 2012
Women's Basketball Can't Get Past Ninth-Ranked UW-Stevens Point
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The 24th-ranked UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team dropped its first WIAC game of the season in a 64-60 loss at No. 9-ranked UW-Stevens Point today.

January 4, 2012
Women's Basketball Stays Unbeaten in WIAC with Win over UW-Stout
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The 24th-ranked UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team won big over UW-Stout 77-43 at Zorn Arena tonight.

December 31, 2011
Women's Basketball Ends Texas Trip Undefeated
SHERMAN, Texas (Blugolds.com) – Playing three games over the last four days in Texas, the UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team completed its trip with a 66-32 victory over Austin College today.

December 29, 2011
Women's Basketball Secures Seventh Straight Win
GEORGETOWN, Texas (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team concluded the Southwestern Classic with another win – the team’s seventh straight – and defeated host Southwestern University (Texas) 72-62 this evening.

December 28, 2011
Women's Basketball Opens Southwestern Classic with Big Win
GEORGETOWN, Texas (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team pushed its winning streak to six games with an 81-34 victory over Trinity University (Texas) on the first day of the Southwestern University Classic today.

December 15, 2011
Zorn Arena Basketball Court to Be Named in Honor of Former Coach
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The Zorn Arena basketball court at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will be named in honor of former Blugold men's basketball head coach Ken Anderson, Chancellor Brian Levin-Stankevich announced today during a news conference on the Zorn Arena court.

December 14, 2011
Callie Halama Named to D3hoops.com Team of the Week
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball player Callie Halama (Sr.-Independence, Wis.) has been named to the week four D3hoops.com Team of the Week presented by Scoutware.

December 14, 2011
Women's Basketball Heads into Break Perfect in WIAC Play
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – With a 76-38 win over UW-Superior tonight at Zorn Arena, the UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team improved to 4-0 in conference play heading into a two-week break.

December 10, 2011
Women's Basketball Takes Down Nationally Ranked Warhawks
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team picked up its fourth straight win in the process of handing 21st-ranked UW-Whitewater its second straight loss in a 75-70 victory at Zorn Arena today.

December 7, 2011
Women's Basketball Pulls off Win over Platteville
PLATTEVILLE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Despite squandering an early 19-point lead, the UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team recovered to record a 71-62 win over UW-Platteville this evening.

December 3, 2011
Women's Basketball Wins WIAC Opener at UW-La Crosse
LA CROSSE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Led by two double-doubles, the UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team opened Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play with a 53-47 win at UW-La Crosse today.

November 27, 2011
Women's Basketball Breezes Past Cornell College
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team had little trouble beating Cornell College (Iowa), picking up a 63-35 victory at Zorn Arena today.

November 26, 2011
Women's Basketball Falls at Division II MSU-Mankato
MANKATO, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team fell short 59-50 to NCAA Division II opponent Minnesota State University-Mankato tonight.

November 22, 2011
Three Blugolds Earn WIAC Athlete of the Week Honors
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Three 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.

November 22, 2011
Women's Basketball Halts St. Norbert Home Win Streak
DE PERE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team ended a 45-game run at home for St. Norbert College (Wis.) with a big 49-44 victory this evening.

November 19, 2011
Women's Basketball Falls in Tip-Off Tournament Championship
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – While the UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team stuck with 17th-ranked Illinois Wesleyan University for a majority of the evening, the Blugolds let the game slip away as they fell 78-69 in the championship game of their own Tip-Off Tournament at Zorn Arena today.

November 18, 2011
Women's Basketball Edges Ripon to Advance to Championship Game
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Despite trailing by as much as 11 points in the first half, the UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team was able to get past Ripon College 64-62 on the first day of the Blugolds’ Tip-Off Tournament at Zorn Arena tonight.

November 15, 2011
Women's Basketball Wins Season-Opener over St. Scholastica
DULUTH, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – After trailing by one at halftime, the UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team outscored the College of St. Scholastica (Minn.) 38-27 in the second half to win its season-opener 68-58 at Reif Gymnasium tonight.

November 13, 2011
Women's Basketball Opens 2011-12 in Minnesota
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team will kick off the 2011-12 season Tuesday when it travels to Duluth, Minn. to take on the College of St. Scholastica.

November 2, 2011
WIAC Preview: Pointers Pegged To Win Women's Basketball Championship
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, the defending league champion, is the preseason favorite to secure the 2012 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) women’s basketball title, according to the conference’s sports information directors.

October 24, 2011
Women's Basketball Fast Break Club Reception - Nov. 2
On Wednesday, November 2, the Blugolds will host their annual Blue & Gold Game. Following the game, which gets underway at 6 p.m., the team will host a reception in the Dulany Inn in Davies Center.

October 23, 2011
Pairings Set for Blugold Basketball Tournaments
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Veteran UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball coach Tonja Englund and first-year coach Kyle Green have announced the pairings for their basketball tournaments this coming season.

S M T W T F S
11/4/14 6:00 PM
Women's Basketball
TBA
at UW-Eau Claire
Blue & Gold Game
11/8/14 5:00 PM
Women's Basketball
UW-Eau Claire
at Minn. State-Mankato
Exhibition
11/15/14 8:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Coe College (Iowa)
at UW-Eau Claire
UWEC Tip-Off Classic
11/16/14 5:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Hamline University (Minn.)
at UW-Eau Claire
UWEC Tip-Off Classic
11/18/14 8:00 PM
Women's Basketball
Saint Mary's (Minn.)
at UW-Eau Claire
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