2011-12 Women's Basketball News

  • Women's Basketball Third in Division III Attendance
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Announces Team Award Winners
    May 03, 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.
  • Ellen Plendl Receives D3hoops.com All-American Honors
    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.
  • Ellen Plendl Named to D3hoops.com All-Central Region Team
    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.
  • From WEAU - Blugolds Women's Basketball Player Ellen Plendl, Athlete of the Week
    March 07, 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.
  • Women's Basketball Ends Season in Second Round of NCAA Championship
    March 03, 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.
  • Women's Basketball Holds on For First Round NCAA Win
    March 02, 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.
  • Former Coach & Six Blugolds Honored on WIAC Women's Basketball All-Time Team
    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.
  • Blugolds Well Represented on All-WIAC Women's Basketball Team
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Receives At-Large Bid to NCAA Championship
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Falls Just Short in WIAC Semifinal to Whitewater
    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.
  • Ticket Information for Blugolds in the Postseason (Feb. 23-26)
    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.
  • Callie Halama Named WIAC Athlete of the Week
    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.
  • Callie Halama Selected to D3hoops.com Team of the Week
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Earns Share of WIAC Title with Win over Pointers
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Takes Down UW-Platteville
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Breezes by Blue Devils
    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.
  • Coaches vs. Cancer Night Set for February 15
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Drops Heated Battle to Falcons
    February 04, 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.
  • Basketball Court to Be Named for Former Coach Feb. 4
    February 02, 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.
  • Ellen Plendl Named to D3hoops.com Team of the Week
    February 01, 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.
  • Women's Basketball Gets Back on Track with Win over Oshkosh
    February 01, 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.
  • Women's Basketball Stumbles at UW-Whitewater
    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.
  • Youth Night set for February 1 Women's Basketball Game
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Escapes with a Win at UW-Superior
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Finishes Strong to Beat UW-La Crosse
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Gets By 17th-Ranked UW-River Falls
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Holds on to Beat UW-Oshkosh 52-47
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Can't Get Past Ninth-Ranked UW-Stevens Point
    January 07, 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.
  • Women's Basketball Stays Unbeaten in WIAC with Win over UW-Stout
    January 04, 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.
  • Women's Basketball Ends Texas Trip Undefeated
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Secures Seventh Straight Win
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Opens Southwestern Classic with Big Win
    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.
  • Zorn Arena Basketball Court to Be Named in Honor of Former Coach
    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.
  • Callie Halama Named to D3hoops.com Team of the Week
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Heads into Break Perfect in WIAC Play
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Takes Down Nationally Ranked Warhawks
    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.
  • Women's Basketball Pulls off Win over Platteville
    December 07, 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.
  • Women's Basketball Wins WIAC Opener at UW-La Crosse
    December 03, 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.
  • Women's Basketball Breezes Past Cornell College
    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.
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