2017-18 Headlines

  • Athletic Dept. Hosts 5th Annual Athletics Banquet
    May 10, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Department of Intercollegiate Athletics held their fifth annual athletics banquet on Monday night, presented by Northwestern Mutual and Sodexo.
  • Women’s Basketball schedule released for 2018-19
    April 25, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - Following an 18-9 record in the 2017-18 season and a second place finish in the conference, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team now looks ahead to the 2018-19 season with the release of their season’s schedule.
  • Women’s basketball honors award winners at year-end banquet
    April 24, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - On Sunday, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team held their year-end banquet at Wild Ridge Golf Course. This season’s award winners were named for the following categories: Most Valuable Player, Most Improved, Defensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year, and the Blugold Award.
  • Blugolds earn WIAC honors
    February 27, 2018
    MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) office announced the 2018 All-WIAC women's basketball awards on Tuesday, with Anna Graaskamp (So. – Eau Claire, WI/Memorial) leading the way for the Blugolds with First Team honors.
  • Early hole too much as Blugolds eliminated from tournament
    February 22, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team fought back from an early hole, but fell short 74-68 to the UW-Whitewater Warhawks on the road Thursday night.
  • Blugolds storm back to advance in WIAC tournament
    February 20, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team put together an outstanding fourth quarter to come back and defeat the UW-Stevens Point Pointers 56-53 in the opening game of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) tournament (presented by Culver’s).
  • Slow start hampers Blugolds as comeback falls short versus Stevens Point
    February 17, 2018
    STEVENS POINT, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – After battling back from an early deficit, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball could not complete the comeback, as they were defeated 85-76 on the road to the UW-Stevens Point Pointers.
  • Bakken and Graaskamp lead Blugolds in win over River Falls
    February 14, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team had four starters in double figures as they defeated the UW-River Falls Falcons 72-60 on Wednesday night in Zorn Arena on senior night.
  • Blugolds pull away in second half against Pioneers
    February 10, 2018
    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team got back on the winning side of things by defeating the UW-Platteville Pioneers with strong defensive work in the second half on Saturday in Platteville.
  • Blugolds downed by barrage of La Crosse threes
    February 07, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team was defeated on Wednesday night in Zorn Arena 76-55 by the hot shooting UW-La Crosse Eagles.
  • Five Blugolds Named WIAC Athletes of the Week
    February 06, 2018
    MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball player Anna Graaskamp (Eau Claire, Wis. /Memorial), gymnast Tori Erickson (Woodbury, Minn.), women’s hockey player Mariah Czech (Andover, Minn.), women’s indoor track & field thrower Erica Oawster (Lino Lakes, Minn. /Centennial), and wrestler Ramsey Bloy (Freedom, Wis. ) have each been named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athletes of the Week, it was announced today by Assistant Commissioner of Media Relations Matt Stanek.
  • Blugolds finish strong to defeat No. 13 Oshkosh
    February 03, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team had four players in double figures as they earned a big conference win over the No. 13 UW-Oshkosh Titans 67-62 in Zorn Arena on Saturday night.
  • Pioneering Coach, Administrator Establishes Fund to Support Blugold Women’s Athletics
    February 02, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Judy Kruckman, the former University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s athletic director who dedicated her career to securing and ensuring athletic opportunities for women, will be honored by Blugold Athletics at the UW-Eau Claire vs. UW-Oshkosh women’s basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 3 at Zorn Arena.
  • Blugolds blast past Stout with 20-2 third quarter run
    January 31, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team used a big run in the third quarter that turned a slow start into a rout as Blugold defeated UW-Stout 85-62 in Zorn Arena on Wednesday night.
  • Four Blugolds Named WIAC Athlete of the Week
    January 30, 2018
    Madison, Wis. (Blugolds.com) -Four Blugolds were awarded with Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athlete of the Week honors this week as announced by Assistant Commissioner of Media Relations, Matt Stanek. These athletes include women's basketball player Anna Graaskamp (Eau Claire, Wis. /Memorial), diver Dylan Glumac-Berberich (Fridley, Min.), Darin Lau (Eau Claire, Wis. /Immanuel) of the men’s track and field team, and from the women’s track and field team, Sarah Glidden ( Greenville, Wis.)
  • Graaskamp’s 24 not enough as Blugolds suffer first home loss of season
    January 27, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team battled back from two double digit deficits thanks to 24 points from Anna Graaskamp (So. – Eau Claire, WI/Memorial), but fell just short, 61-58 to the No. 18 UW-Whitewater Warhawks in Zorn Arena on Saturday night.
  • Blugolds rout the Falcons with big first half run
    January 24, 2018
    RIVER FALLS, Wis. (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team used a 26-0 first half run to bury UW-River Falls Falcons 86-52 on the road on Wednesday night.
  • Oshkosh hands a road loss to Blugolds
    January 20, 2018
    OSHKOSH, Wis. (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team road record dropped under .500 (4-5),  compared to a perfect mark in Zorn Area, with a 70-59 loss at UW-Oshkosh on Saturday afternoon.
  • Hoeppner, Essen & Bakken star as Blugolds lead from start to finish
    January 17, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team received outstanding performances from a trio of players in a 94-62 win at UW-Stout on Wednesday night.
  • Dominant third quarter propels Blugolds to win
    January 13, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team got back into the win column with a 51-50 victory over the UW-Steven Point Pointers on Saturday night in Zorn Area. A Blugold 16-4 third quarter brought Eau Claire back and Kayla Hanley (Sr. – Chippewa Falls, WI) made 1-2 free throws with five seconds remaining to cap the victory.
  • Whitewater hands Blugolds first conference loss
    January 10, 2018
    WHITEWATER, Wis. (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team fell to the No. 15 UW-Whitewater Warhawks on Wednesday night in Whitewater 86-61.
  • Blugolds earn wire-to-wire victory in dominant fashion over Pioneers
    January 06, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team put together a complete effort in a 75-42 win over UW-Platteville in Zorn Arena on Saturday. The Blugolds led from start to finish and received contributions up and down their lineup.
  • Blugolds hold off Eagles to start conference play with win
    January 03, 2018
    LA CROSSE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team stopped a fourth quarter rally to start off Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) play with a 49-47 win at UW-La Crosse on Wednesday night.
  • Final game in Texas ends in defeat for Blugolds
    December 30, 2017
    RICHARDSON, Texas (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball fell 56-51 in a back-and-forth contest versus the University of Texas at Dallas Comets on Saturday for a 1-1 record during the team’s trip to Texas.
  • Bakken’s 15 and Dunathan’s near triple-double give Blugolds win in Texas
    December 29, 2017
    RICHARDSON, Texas (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball got a balanced attack that put together convincing second and third quarters for a victory against the Concordia University Texas Tornadoes on Friday. The 70-49 triumph in Texas ended a short two game losing streak and earned the Blugolds their eighth win of the year.
  • Blugolds comeback attempt falls short
    December 16, 2017
    INDIANOLA, Iowa (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team fought back with an 18-0 run in the fourth quarter, but it wasn’t enough in a 72-64 loss against the Simpson College Storm on the road Saturday.
  • WIAC Announces 2018 Hall of Fame Class
    December 14, 2017
    MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) -The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) has announced the members of its 2018 Hall of Fame class that includes three Blugolds, Arlene (Meinholz) Beardsle, Jim Bollinger and Tom Prior.
  • Hoeppner's career night not enough as Blugolds suffer first loss of the season
    December 09, 2017
    DUBUQUE, Iowa (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team was handed their first loss of the season, 71-66 to the Loras College Duhawks, on the road Saturday afternoon.
  • Fourth quarter run moves Blugolds to 7-0
    December 02, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team used a fourth quarter 11-1 run to move to 7-0 to start the season with their victory over the University of Northwestern-St. Paul, in Zorn Arena Saturday night.
  • Blugolds make it six straight to open season
    November 29, 2017
    ST. JOSEPH, Minn. (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team extended their season opening win streak to six with a 48-40 win over the College of Saint Benedict on the road Wednesday night.
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