2014-15 Women's Hockey News

  • Erik Strand Named Women's Hockey Coach
    May 29, 2015
    Erik Strand Named Women's Hockey Coach EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire athletics director Dan Schumacher has announced the hiring of Erik Strand as the women’s hockey coach. Strand, a 2002 men’s hockey alumnus, has been an assistant coach for the men’s team for the past eight seasons.
  • Blugold Women’s Hockey Sees Coaching Change
    March 20, 2015
    Blugold Women’s Hockey Sees Coaching Change EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) –The UW-Eau Claire athletics department announced today that Mike Collins has been reassigned within the athletic department and a national search for a new head women’s hockey coach will begin immediately.
  • Husted, Turner Earn First Team All-WIAC Honors
    March 06, 2015
    Husted, Turner Earn First Team All-WIAC Honors MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Defenseman Andi Husted (Sr.-Scottsdale, AZ/Shattuck St. Mary’s) and Paige Turner (Jr.-Iron River, WI/Duluth East) earned first team All-Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) honors while forward Paige Dale (So.-Andover, MN) received honorable mention recognition in an announcement made by Assistant Commissioner of Media Relations Matt Stanek.
  • Women’s Hockey Ends Season at River Falls
    February 28, 2015
    Women’s Hockey Ends Season at River Falls RIVER FALLS, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team was eliminated from the WIAC Women’s Ice Hockey Tournament losing to top-seeded UW-River Falls 5-1 here today at Hunt Arena.
  • Women’s Hockey Unable to Keep Up With River Falls
    February 27, 2015
    Women’s Hockey Unable to Keep Up With River Falls RIVER FALLS, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team allowed three goals in both the first and second periods falling to 6th-ranked UW-River Falls 6-1 here tonight in a WIAC Women’s Ice Hockey Tournament Semifinal at Hunt Arena.
  • Women’s Hockey Unable to Hold Off River Falls
    February 21, 2015
    Women’s Hockey Unable to Hold Off River Falls RIVER FALLS, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team jumped out to an early 1-0 lead but 7th-ranked UW-River Falls scored the next six goals on its way to a 6-1 victory here tonight at Hunt Arena.
  • Big First Period Too Much for Women’s Hockey
    February 14, 2015
    Big First Period Too Much for Women’s Hockey EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team allowed five first period goals falling to the 7th-ranked UW-River Falls Falcons 5-0 here today in their final home regular season game at Hobbs Ice Center.
  • Women’s Hockey Succumbs to Stevens Point
    February 06, 2015
    Women’s Hockey Succumbs to Stevens Point EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The eighth-ranked UW-Stevens Point women’s hockey team set the tone early outshooting the UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team 21-9 in the first period as the Pointers defeated the Blugolds on Senior Night 4-0 at Hobbs Ice Center.
  • Women’s Hockey Stopped by Stevens Point
    January 31, 2015
    Women’s Hockey Stopped by Stevens Point STEVENS POINT, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team allowed two first period goals and could not recover as the Blugolds lost to ninth-ranked UW-Stevens Point 4-1 here today at K.B. Willet Arena.
  • Three Blugolds Earn WIAC Athlete of the Week Honors
    January 27, 2015
    Three Blugolds Earn WIAC Athlete of the Week Honors MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - UW-Eau Claire men's hockey forward Patrick Moore (So.-Grand Rapids, MN), women's hockey goalie Kim Van Brunt (Jr.-Eagle River, WI/Northland Pines) and women's diver Sara Axness (Jr.-Eau Claire, WI/Memorial) have all been named WIAC Athletes of the Week, it was announced today by WIAC Assistant Commissioner of Media Relations Matt Stanek.
  • Women’s Hockey Shocks Superior
    January 24, 2015
    Women’s Hockey Shocks Superior SUPERIOR, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team rebounded from a 7-2 home loss at the hands of UW-Superior by traveling to Superior and earning a hard-fought 4-3 victory over the Yellowjackets here today at Siinto S. Wessman Arena.
  • Women’s Hockey Stung by Superior
    January 23, 2015
    Women’s Hockey Stung by Superior EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Down 3-2 half way through the second period, the UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team could not derail a swarming UW-Superior squad as the Blugolds lost to the Yellowjackets 7-2 here tonight at Hobbs Ice Center.
  • Women’s Hockey Blanks Hamline
    January 14, 2015
    Women’s Hockey Blanks Hamline EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team closed out non-conference play with a 2-0 shutout victory over Hamline University (Minn.) here tonight at Hobbs Ice Center.
  • Women’s Hockey Earns 3-1 Home Victory Over St. Olaf
    January 10, 2015
    Women’s Hockey Earns 3-1 Home Victory Over St. Olaf EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Tied 1-1 for the second straight night entering the third period, the UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team scored two goals in the final four minutes of regulation to defeat St. Olaf 3-1 here tonight at Hobbs Ice Center.
  • Women’s Hockey Falls Short Against St. Olaf
    January 09, 2015
    Women’s Hockey Falls Short Against St. Olaf NORTHFIELD, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – Tied 1-1 after two periods, the UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team was outscored by one goal in the third period as the Blugolds fell to St. Olaf College 2-1 here tonight at Northfield Arena.
  • Women’s Hockey Earns Big Road Victory
    January 06, 2015
    Women’s Hockey Earns Big Road Victory ST. PAUL, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – Tied 1-1 entering the third period, the UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team scored two goals in the final 20 minutes earning a 3-1 road victory over St. Catherine University here tonight at Drake/Spa Arena.
  • Women’s Hockey Comeback Falls Short Against St. Mary’s
    January 03, 2015
    Women’s Hockey Comeback Falls Short Against St. Mary’s EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – For the second consecutive night, the UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team was unable to overcome an early deficit as the Blugolds fell to St. Mary’s 4-1 here tonight at Hobbs Ice Center.
  • Women’s Hockey Falls at St. Mary’s
    January 02, 2015
    Women’s Hockey Falls at St. Mary’s WINONA, MINN. (Blugolds.com) – After a tough first period, the UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team played much better in the second and third periods but lost to St. Mary’s 4-1 here tonight at the SMU Ice Arena.
  • Women’s Hockey Falls to Augsburg
    December 13, 2014
    Women’s Hockey Falls to Augsburg EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team was shutout for just the second time this season as the Blugolds fell to Augsburg College 2-0 here today at Hobbs Ice Center.
  • Women’s Hockey Comes Up Short at St. Scholastica
    December 12, 2014
    Women’s Hockey Comes Up Short at St. Scholastica DULUTH, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – Down 3-2 at the end of the first period, the UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team tied the game and where two minutes from forcing overtime before a late St. Scholastica goal in the third period gave the Blugolds a 4-3 setback here tonight at Mars Lakeview Arena.
  • Turner Named WIAC Women’s Hockey Athlete of the Week
    December 09, 2014
    Turner Named WIAC Women’s Hockey Athlete of the Week MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey goalkeeper Paige Turner (Jr.-Iron River, WI/Duluth East) has been named the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) women’s hockey Athlete of the Week, it was announced today by Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Matt Stanek.
  • Women’s Hockey Drops Close Battle With Stevens Point
    December 06, 2014
    Women’s Hockey Drops Close Battle With Stevens Point STEVENS POINT, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – One night after tying the sixth-ranked team in the country, the UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team had a one-goal lead entering the second period but was unable to hold off UW-Stevens Point falling 2-1 here tonight at K.B. Willet Arena.
  • Women’s Hockey Ties Sixth-Ranked Stevens Point
    December 05, 2014
    Women’s Hockey Ties Sixth-Ranked Stevens Point EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Coming off its first win of the season, the UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team had a one-goal lead against sixth-ranked Stevens Point in the third period and eventually tied the Pointers 3-3 here tonight at Hobbs Ice Center.
  • Women’s Hockey Earns Road Win at Hamline
    November 25, 2014
    Women’s Hockey Earns Road Win at Hamline ST. PAUL, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team won its first game of the season doing so on the road defeating Hamline University 2-1 here tonight at Oscar Johnson Arena.
  • Women’s Hockey Fight Falcons in 3-2 Loss
    November 22, 2014
    Women’s Hockey Fight Falcons in 3-2 Loss EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Down 3-0 entering the third period, the UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team staged an impressive comeback scoring two goals but fell just short against the sixth-ranked UW-River Falls Falcons 3-2 here today at Hobbs Ice Center.
  • Women’s Hockey Falls to Falcons
    November 21, 2014
    Women’s Hockey Falls to Falcons EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team ran into a red-hot UW-River Falls squad that scored a season-high seven goals in a 7-1 loss here today at Hunt Arena.
  • Women’s Hockey Falls Short Against Ninth-Ranked Yellowjackets
    November 15, 2014
    Women’s Hockey Falls Short Against Ninth-Ranked Yellowjackets EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team lost a hard-fought game to ninth-ranked UW-Superior 4-2 here today at Hobbs Ice Center.
  • Women’s Hockey Falls Short At Superior
    November 14, 2014
    Women’s Hockey Falls Short At Superior EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team scored a season-best three goals but it was not enough as the Blugolds fell to UW-Superior 5-3 here today at Wessman Arena.
  • Women’s Hockey Falls to Wildcats
    November 08, 2014
    Women’s Hockey Falls to Wildcats EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team played more than doubled their average shots taken per game but was unable to slow down the St. Catherine power play as the Blugolds fell to the Wildcats 4-1 here tonight at Hobbs Ice Center.
  • Women’s Hockey Unable to Hold Off St. Thomas
    November 07, 2014
    Women’s Hockey Unable to Hold Off St. Thomas ST. PAUL, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team led 2-0 after two periods by the University of St. Thomas scored three third period goals to defeat the Blugolds 3-2 here tonight at Saint Thomas Ice Arena.
  • Women’s Hockey Falls Short in Comeback
    November 01, 2014
    Women’s Hockey Falls Short in Comeback EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Down 3-0, the UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team scored two second period goals cutting the Royal lead to 3-2 but was unable to complete the comeback as the Blugolds fell to Bethel 5-2 here tonight at Hobbs Ice Center.
  • Women’s Hockey Falls in Season Opener at Bethel
    October 31, 2014
    Women’s Hockey Falls in Season Opener at Bethel ST. PAUL, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team opened the 2014-15 season with a 5-0 setback to Bethel University here tonight at the National Sports Center.
  • Women's Hockey Season Preview: Blugolds Set to Begin Season at Bethel
    October 30, 2014
    Women's Hockey Season Preview: Blugolds Set to Begin Season at Bethel EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire women's hockey team will start the 2014-15 season Friday (Oct. 31) at Bethel University (Minn.).