2012-13 Women's Hockey News

June 5, 2013
Nikki Kothenbeutel Earns Women's Hockey Team Awards
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey player Nikki Kothenbeutel (Jr.-Sauk Rapids, Minn./Sauk Rapids-Rice) earned two team awards for the Blugolds’ 2012-13 season.

March 4, 2013
Six Blugolds Named to All-Academic Team
ST. PAUL, Minn. (Blugolds.com) — Six UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey players have been named to the 2012-13 Northern Collegiate Hockey Association All-Academic Team, NCHA Commissioner Bill Kronschnabel announced today.

February 23, 2013
Women's Hockey Season Ends in NCHA Quarterfinals
RIVER FALLS, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team fell 5-2 to No. 1-seeded and sixth-ranked UW-River Falls in the second game of the NCHA quarterfinals to end its season at Hunt Arena today.

February 22, 2013
Blugolds Fall to Falcons in First Game of NCHA Quarterfinals
RIVER FALLS, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team came up just short of an upset in the first game of their NCHA quarterfinal matchup with UW-River Falls, falling 5-4.

February 21, 2013
Blugold Women's Hockey Player Emily Larson Honored by NCHA
SAINT PAUL, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey player Emily Larson (Jr.-Bemidji, Minn.) has been recognized by the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association (NCHA) by being honorably mentioned on the All-NCHA team, announced today.

February 16, 2013
Blugolds Fall to Concordia in Final Game of Regular Season
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — Much like Friday night’s game, scoring was at a minimum for the UW-Eau Claire and Concordia women’s hockey teams. The only difference, this time the Falcons came out on top with a 2-1 win over the Blugolds.

February 15, 2013
Stormer Notches Shutout for Blugolds on Senior Night
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — Two goals in a span of 17 seconds proved to be the difference for the UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team as they defeated Concordia 2-0 at Hobbs Ice Center on Senior Night.

February 12, 2013
Three Blugolds Named WIAC Athletes of the Week
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.

February 9, 2013
Blugolds Pick Up Shutout Victory Over Finlandia
HANCOCK, Mich. (Blugolds.com) — The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team scored a goal in each period and shutout Finlandia College (Mich.) the rest of the way to pick up the 3-0 win.

February 8, 2013
Women's Hockey Secures Spot in NCHA Playoffs With Win Friday
HANCOCK, Mich. (Blugolds.com) – With a 4-1 victory at Finlandia University (Mich.) Friday, the UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team secured a spot in the eight-team NCHA O’Brian Cup Playoffs, which begin in two weeks.

February 2, 2013
Women's Hockey Plays St. Scholastica to Scoreless Tie
DULUTH, Minn. (Blugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team, facing the College of St. Scholastica (Minn.) for the second day in a row, played the Saints to a 0-0 overtime draw today.

February 1, 2013
Late Goals Hurt Blugolds in Loss at St. Scholastica
DULUTH, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – With the score tied at three early in the third period, the UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team gave up three goals midway through the final period and lost to the College of St. Scholastica (Minn.) 6-3 at Mars Lakeview Arena tonight.

January 19, 2013
Short-Handed Goals Costly in Blugold Loss
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — A short-handed goal will likely come back to hurt you in a game. Two short-handed goals, well that’s almost certain to spell disaster. That is how it turned out for the UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team, as they gave up two short-handed goals and fell 2-1 to UW-Stevens Point Saturday afternoon at Hobbs Ice Center.

January 18, 2013
Women's Hockey Shutout at UW-Stevens Point
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team gave up one goal and was unable to find the back of the net as the Blugolds fell at UW-Stevens Point 1-0 tonight.

January 12, 2013
Blugolds Drop Second Straight to Foresters
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team got off to the start it needed to, trying to rebound from a 7-1 loss Saturday night, but Lake Forest, Ill. finished stronger and picked up the 3-1 victory at Hobbs Ice Center.

January 11, 2013
Four Goal Third Period Sinks Blugolds
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team fell behind early and it proved to be too much to overcome in an NCHA matchup with Lake Forest (Ill.) as the Blugolds fell 7-1 at Hobbs Ice Center.

January 8, 2013
Blugolds Skate to Tie With Tommies
MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn. (Blugolds.com) — The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team skated to a 2-2 tie on the road Tuesday night with St. Thomas.

January 5, 2013
Women's Hockey Bounces Back with Win Over Cardinals
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – While the UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team fell to Saint Mary’s University (Minn.) last night in overtime, the Blugolds bounced back with a 5-2 victory over the Cardinals at Hobbs Ice Center today.

January 4, 2013
Saint Mary's Ends Blugold Women's Hockey Unbeaten Streak
WINONA, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – Coming into tonight’s game against Saint Mary’s University (Minn.), the UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team hadn’t lost in six straight games. But the Cardinals narrowly escaped with a 3-2 overtime victory to hand the Blugolds their first lost since November 10.

December 9, 2012
Blugolds Extend Winning Streak to Four Games
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team has quietly started a winning streak, after their victory over Marian (Wis.) Saturday evening gave them their third straight win.

December 8, 2012
Women's Hockey Beats Marian, Keeps Winning Streak Alive
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team faced off against Marian University (Wis.) tonight and secured a 3-2 victory. The victory was the third straight for the team.

December 2, 2012
Hatcher's Goal Gives Blugolds Overtime Victory
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — After a one goal win Saturday afternoon against St. Norbert, the UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team did it again, this time in overtime, capping off a 3-2 victory at Hobbs Ice Center Sunday afternoon.

December 1, 2012
Women's Hockey Beats St. Norbert After Strong Second Period
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team held off the Green Knights of St. Norbert College to win 4-3 at Hobbs Ice Center today.

November 20, 2012
Paige Turner Named NCHA Player of the Week
ST. PAUL, Minn. (Blugolds.com) - After a weekend that featured outstanding goaltending across the NCHA footprint, UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey player Paige Turner (Fr.-Iron River, Wis./Duluth East) has been selected Player of the Week for the week ending November 19.

November 17, 2012
Blugolds and Falcons Play to Another Tie
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — For the second straight night, the UW-Eau Claire and UW-River Falls women’s hockey teams were unable to determine a winner. After playing to a 1-1 tie, the two teams tied 2-2 Saturday evening at Hobbs Ice Center.

November 16, 2012
Women's Hockey Plays to Overtime Draw at River Falls
RIVER FALLS, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team faced off against seventh-ranked UW-River Falls in a match that ended in a 1-1 draw. The tie brought an end to a three game losing streak for the Blugolds.

November 10, 2012
Late Goal Sends Adrian College Past Blugolds
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — For the second straight night, Adrian College was one goal better than the UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team. After being shutout Friday night, the Blugolds fell 3-2 in the final game of the series to the Bulldogs.

November 9, 2012
Turner Finishes with 31 Saves, but Blugolds Fall to Bulldogs
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team could not find the back of the net when they desperately needed too. They held Adrian College (Mich.) to just one goal, but they could not bury one of their own, as they fell 1-0 in the NCHA matchup.

November 3, 2012
Blugolds Stung by Yellowjackets
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team squared off with UW-Superior in a rematch of Friday night’s thrilling 5-4 victory. The result this time, was drastically different as the Yellowjackets picked up a 6-1 win at Hobbs Ice Center.

November 2, 2012
Knutson Notches Game-Winner in Exciting Victory
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — In a game that had just about anything you could ask for, the UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team pulled out its first victory of the season, a 5-4 victory, over eighth-ranked UW-Superior in both teams’ NCHA conference opener.

October 27, 2012
Blugolds Fall to Bethel University in Home Opener
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — After a 7-0 loss in the opening game of the 2012 season, the UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team was looking to bounce back against Bethel University (Minn.). After playing on the road Friday night, the two teams met at Hobbs Ice Center Saturday afternoon.

October 26, 2012
Women's Hockey Drops Season Opener at Bethel
BLAINE, Minn. (Blugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire women's hockey team had a tough time stopping Bethel University (Minn.) in its season-opener tonight, as the Royals defeated the Blugolds 7-0.

October 25, 2012
Women's Hockey Season Preview: Blugolds Begin Season Oct. 26 at Bethel
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire women's hockey team will start the 2012-13 season Friday (Oct. 26) on the road at Bethel University (Minn.) and will then play the Royals at home Saturday.

October 24, 2012
Women's Hockey Picked to Finish Eighth in NCHA
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - With the season opening Friday (Oct. 26) the UW-Eau Claire women's hockey team is picked to finish eighth in this year's NCHA preseason coaches poll, announced today.