2013-14 Women's Swimming & Diving News

May 13, 2014
Annie Ryder Named Blugolds' Swimming & Diving Head Coach
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Former UW-Eau Claire swimmer and assistant coach Annie Ryder has been named the Blugold men’s and women’s swimming & diving head coach, Director of Athletics Scott Kilgallon announced today.

May 10, 2014
Head Swimming & Diving Coach Art Brandt to Retire
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire men’s and women’s swimming & diving head coach Art Brandt will retire at the end of the 2013-14 school year, Director of Athletics Scott Kilgallon has announced.

April 13, 2014
Blugold Swimming & Diving Distributes 2013-14 Team Awards
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire men's and women's swimming & diving teams have announced the team award winners for the 2013-14 season.

April 10, 2014
Student-Athlete Spotlight: Maddie Gray (Women's Swimming & Diving)
During NCAA Division III Week (April 7-13), UW-Eau Claire Athletics is posting spotlights from select Blugolds each day throughout the week. Today's post features Maddie Gray, who competes in women's swimming & diving.

March 22, 2014
Blugolds Capture Two All-American Finishes on Final Day at Nationals
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Blugolds.com) – With men’s swimmer Alex Card (Sr.-Prior Lake, Minn.) and women’s diver Sara Axness (So.-Eau Claire, Wis./Memorial) competing on the final day of the 2014 NCAA Division III Championships at the Indiana University Natatorium, both finished as All-Americans.

March 1, 2014
Sara Axness Sets School Record at NCAA Diving Regional
GRANVILLE, Ohio (Blugolds.com) – Sara Axness (So.-Eau Claire, Wis./Memorial) led three UW-Eau Claire women’s divers as they competed at an NCAA Division III Diving Regional at Denison University (Ohio) over the past two days.

February 22, 2014
WIAC Swimming & Diving Championships: Three More Titles Highlight Final Day
BROWN DEER, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams claimed three more titles on the final day of the 2014 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Championships at the Walter Schroeder Aquatic Center.

February 19, 2014
Swimming & Diving Teams Set for WIAC Championship
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire men's and women's swimming & diving teams are set to compete at the 2014 WIAC Championship, Feb. 20-22, at the Walter Schroeder Aquatic Center in Brown Deer, Wis. This year's event is hosted by UW-Eau Claire.

January 25, 2014
Hermsen Leads Women's Swimmers & Divers against UW-Whitewater
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Elissa Hermsen (Fr.-Waunakee, Wis.) led the UW-Eau Claire women’s swimming & diving team with two event victories as the Blugolds faced UW-Whitewater on Senior Day in the McPhee Physical Education Center today.

January 18, 2014
Women's Swimming & Diving Finishes Second at Pointer Invite
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s swimming & diving team moved up one spot from the first day to finish in second place out of five teams at the UW-Stevens Point Invitational today.

December 8, 2013
Women's Swimming & Diving Competes at Rochester Invite
ROCHESTER, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s swimming & diving team competed Saturday and Sunday at the Rochester Invitational, hosted by St. Cloud State University (Minn.).

November 26, 2013
Five Blugolds Named WIAC Athletes of the Week
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Five 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.

November 23, 2013
Women's Swimming & Diving Takes Second at Home Meet
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire women’s swimming & diving team took second place at its home quad meet today in the McPhee Physical Education Center.

November 22, 2013
Five Blugolds Win as Women's Swimming & Diving Hosts Moorhead
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Five UW-Eau Claire women’s swimmers and divers won a total of six events as the Blugolds hosted Minnesota State University-Moorhead in the McPhee Physical Education Center tonight.

November 22, 2013
Axness and Larsen Receive Athlete of the Month Honors
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire women's diver Sara Axness (So.-Eau Claire, Wis./Memorial) and football player Clint Larsen (So.-Eau Claire, Wis./Memorial) have been named Athletes of the Month for October 2013, an honor sponsored by the Wisconsin Army National Guard and the UW-Eau Claire ROTC.

November 12, 2013
Two Blugolds Named WIAC Athletes of the Week
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire women’s swimmer Lisa Reed (Jr.-Duluth, Minn./East) and women’s hockey goalie Kim Van Brunt (So.-Eagle River, Wis./Northland Pines) have been named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athletes of the Week, WIAC Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Matt Stanek announced today.

November 9, 2013
Women's Swimming & Diving Takes on UW-La Crosse
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s swimming & diving team took on UW-La Crosse today in the McPhee Physical Education Center.

November 5, 2013
Three Blugolds Named WIAC Athletes of the Week
EAU CLAIRE, 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.

November 2, 2013
Women's Swimming & Diving Takes on Northern Michigan and Gustavus
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Facing Northern Michigan University and Gustavus Adolphus College (Minn.), the UW-Eau Claire women’s swimming & diving team came away with two individual wins and three runner-up finishes in the McPhee Physical Education Center today.

October 29, 2013
Two Blugolds Named WIAC Athletes of the Week
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire women’s diver Sara Axness (So.-Eau Claire, Wis./Memorial) and women’s volleyball player Lauren Sutherland (Sr.-Dayton, Minn./Meadow Creek Christian) have been named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athletes of the Week, WIAC Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Matt Stanek announced today.

October 26, 2013
Women's Swimming & Diving Takes on St. Cloud and Stevens Point
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – With divers competing at UW-Eau Claire and swimmers competing at UW-Stevens Point, the UW-Eau Claire women’s swimming & diving team faced UW-Stevens Point and St. Cloud State University today.

October 18, 2013
Women's Swimming & Diving Opens Season at Home
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Competing at home, the UW-Eau Claire women’s swimming & diving team fell 148-95 against Mankato State University in the Blugolds’ first meet of the season.

October 17, 2013
Swimming & Diving to Open Season at Home Against Mankato Friday
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire women's swimming & diving team will open the season Friday by hosting MSU-Mankato at 5 p.m. in McPhee while both the men and women will be in action the following weekend.

October 7, 2013
Swimming & Diving Teams to Hold Alumni/Intrasquad Meet October 12
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams will open the 2013-14 season Saturday (Oct. 12) by hosting an alumni/intrasquad meet.