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.
Pierce started her collegiate career in a big way, providing the game-winning hits in both games against Gustavus Adolphus College (Minn.) on Feb. 25. In game one, she hit a three-run triple in the bottom of the eighth to give the Blugolds a season-opening 6-5 win. In game two, her seventh inning solo home run held up for the final margin (5-4), as the Blugolds opened 2012 with a sweep over the Gusties.
Schulzetenberg won three events and took first in the all-around competition as the Blugolds defeated UW-Oshkosh 183.000-178.575. She recorded season-best marks in the all-around, floor exercise, uneven bars and balance beam. Schulzetenberg was first in the all-around with a score of 36.750 and had a 9.600 in the floor exercise. On the balance beam, she recorded a 9.575 and finished with a 9.325 on the vault. She also had a season-high 8.250 on the uneven bars as she took ninth place.