2011-12 Women's Hockey News

May 22, 2012
Women's Hockey Announces Team Award Winners
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey head coach Mike Collins recently announced the team award winners for the 2011-12 season.

April 24, 2012
NCHA and WIAC Agree on Early Departure
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The Northern Collegiate Hockey Association (NCHA) and the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) announced today that the two conferences have reached an agreement that will result in the WIAC members leaving the NCHA following the 2012-13 season - a year earlier than originally planned.

February 29, 2012
Nine Blugolds Named to NCHA Women's Hockey All-Academic Team
SAINT PAUL, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – Nine UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey players have been named to the 2011-12 Northern Collegiate Hockey Association (NCHA) All-Academic Team, NCHA Commissioner Bill Kronschnabel announced today.

February 25, 2012
Women's Hockey Ends Season in NCHA Quarterfinals
RIVER FALLS, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team fell 3-0 to the No. 8 UW-River Falls Falcons in the second game of an NCHA Quarterfinal series to end the season today.

February 24, 2012
Women's Hockey Drops Opening NCHA Playoff Game
RIVER FALLS, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team dropped the first game of an NCHA Quarterfinal series at eighth-ranked UW-River Falls by a score of 5-0 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 18, 2012
Women’s Hockey Ends Regular Season With Sweep
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team ended its regular season with a 5-0 shutout and weekend sweep of Finlandia University.

February 17, 2012
Women's Hockey Ices Finlandia
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team outshot and outscored Finlandia in a 5-0 shutout Friday night at the Hobbs Ice Center.

February 15, 2012
WIAC Ice Hockey Teams To Withdraw From The NCHA
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) announced today that its men’s and women’s ice hockey teams will be leaving the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association (NCHA) and will compete solely under the auspices of the WIAC effective with the 2014-15 academic year.

February 11, 2012
Women's Hockey Comeback Falls Just Short at Superior
SUPERIOR, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Down 4-1 with less than two minutes remaining, the UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey made a late push but its comeback fell just short as the Blugolds fell 4-3 to ninth-ranked UW-Superior at Wessman Arena this afternoon.

February 10, 2012
Women's Hockey Upsets Nationally-Ranked Yellowjackets
SUPERIOR, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team upset ninth-ranked UW-Superior with a 3-2 victory over the Yellowjackets at Wessman Arena tonight.

January 31, 2012
McMullen Earns NCHA Player of the Week Honors
SAINT PAUL, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey player Casey McMullen (Minneapolis, Minn./ South) has been named Player of the Week in the NCHA Women’s Conference for the week ending January 30. McMullen scored three of the Blugolds’ four goals last weekend in a win and tie against Concordia-Wisconsin.

January 28, 2012
Women's Hockey Ends Weekend Trip With Tie
MEQUON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team ended its weekend trip to Ozaukee Ice Center with a 2-2 overtime tie with Concordia Univeristy (Wis.).

January 27, 2012
Women's Hockey Shuts Down Concordia
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team picked up a 2-0 win over the Concordia University (Wis.) Falcons at the Ozaukee Ice Center tonight.

January 21, 2012
Women's Hockey Has Strong Night Against No. 8 Falcons
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team came out ready to play and did just that, as it tied in overtime with the No. 8 UW-River Falls Falcons 2-2 Saturday night at Hobbs Ice Center.

January 20, 2012
Women's Hockey Loses in Last Seconds to No. 8 UW-River Falls
RIVER FALLS, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team battled back and forth with the No. 8 UW-River Falls Falcons to a last second 5-3 loss at Hunt Arena.

January 14, 2012
Women's Hockey Sweeps Marian in 3-0 Shutout
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team got its first conference sweep of the season as it shutout Marian University 3-0 Saturday afternoon at Hobbs Ice Center.

January 13, 2012
Women's Hockey Gets Conference Win At Home
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team pulled off its first conference win of 2012 as it defeated Marian University 2-1 at the Hobbs Ice Center.

January 11, 2012
Women's Hockey Shutout by St. Thomas
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team had a rough night as it got shutout at home against nonconference opponent St. Thomas 4-0.

January 7, 2012
Women's Hockey Gets Weekend Split
WINONA, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team battled back to a weekend split with nonconference opponent St. Mary’s University as it won 3-1 Saturday afternoon.

January 6, 2012
Blugolds Take First Loss of The New Year
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women's hockey team outshot the St. Mary's Cardinals 29-21, but it was not enough to pull off a win, as they lost 2-1 at the Hobbs Ice Center.

December 10, 2011
Women's Hockey Battles Back and Forth to an Overtime Tie
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team would battle back and forth with UW-Stevens Point to an overtime tie 3-3.

December 9, 2011
Women's Hockey Shut Out by Stevens Point
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team was held scoreless for the first time all season with a 1-0 loss to UW-Stevens Point this evening.

December 3, 2011
Women's Hockey Avoids Shutout
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team struggled to protect the power play and paid for it as it came up short, losing to fellow NCHA conference team Adrian College 4-1.

December 2, 2011
Women's Hockey Gets First Win At Home
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team held onto an early lead and was able to get its first win of the season at home as it defeated Adrian College 2-1 at Hobbs Ice Center.

November 19, 2011
Women's Hockey Drops Weekend Series at Lake Forest
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (Blugolds.com) – While the UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team jumped out to the early lead at Lake Forest College, the Blugolds could not hold on and fell 4-1 today.

November 18, 2011
Women's Hockey Narrowly Defeated by Lake Forest
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (Blugolds.com) – Despite a late comeback attempt, the UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team couldn’t overcome Lake Forest College (Ill.) and fell 3-2 this evening.

November 12, 2011
Women's Hockey Falls to St. Norbert
GREEN BAY, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team was not able to carry the momentum from last night’s win into today’s game, as it lost to St. Norbert College 1-4 at the Cornerstone Community Center's Resch Olympic Pavilion in Green Bay.

November 11, 2011
Women's Hockey Picks up Season's First Win
GREEN BAY, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Powered by a two-goal third period, the UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team recorded its first win of the season with a 3-2 victory over St. Norbert College (Wis.) this evening.

November 6, 2011
Women's Hockey Loses Heart-breaker in Final Seconds
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team lost another back and forth battle with the College of St. Scholastica 4-3 Sunday afternoon at Hobbs Ice Center.

November 5, 2011
Women's Hockey Loses Tough Conference Battle
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team lost a tough battle in its conference opener against the College of St. Scholastica 4-3 Saturday afternoon at Hobbs Ice Center.

October 29, 2011
Women's Hockey Battles Back Against Bethel
BLAINE, Minn (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team was able to come back from last night’s loss to tie with the Royals in overtime this afternoon at the National Sports Center in Blaine, Minn.

October 28, 2011
Women's Hockey Drops Season and Home Opener to Bethel
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team had a rough start to its season as they opened up tonight with a loss to Bethel University (Minn.) 1-6 at Hobbs Ice Center.

October 27, 2011
Women's Hockey Opens Season Friday at Home
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team returns to action Friday when it opens its season with a non-conference game at Hobbs Ice Center versus Bethel University. Action will start at 7 p.m.