2011 Women's Volleyball News

December 15, 2011
Volleyball Hands out Team Awards
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire head women’s volleyball coach Kim Wudi recently announced team awards at the team’s year-end banquet.

December 9, 2011
Volleyball Presents Check at Dec. 10 Basketball Game
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – After raising more than $19,000 at its Breast Cancer Awareness Event this season, the UW-Eau Claire women’s volleyball team presented a check to the American Cancer Society at halftime of the Blugold women’s basketball game on Saturday (Dec. 10) against UW-Whitewater.

November 15, 2011
Liz Amici Receives Second-Team All-American Honors
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire volleyball player Liz Amici (Sr.-Whitewater, Wis.) has been named a 2011 American Volleyball Coaches Association Second-Team All-American, the organization announced today.

November 13, 2011
Liz Amici Named to AVCA and CoSIDA Teams
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire volleyball player Liz Amici (Sr.-Whitewater, Wis.) has been named to the 2011 Capital One Academic All-District Six first team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America, in addition to being named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association All-Region team in the Midwest.

November 11, 2011
Volleyball Drops Opening Match at NCAA Regional to End Season
MOORHEAD, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – Facing a tough University of St. Thomas (Minn.) team, ranked 11th nationally, the UW-Eau Claire volleyball fell in three sets in the first round of the NCAA Championship at Memorial Auditorium today.

November 11, 2011
Volleyball Set to Open NCAA Tournament Friday vs. St. Thomas
MOORHEAD, Minn. (Blugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire volleyball team will compete in its seventh straight NCAA Tournament, beginning Friday at 3 p.m. with a match against the University of St. Thomas (Minn.). The Blugolds enter the tournament with a 22-12 overall record, while the Tommies hold a record of 29-4.

November 8, 2011
Amici Leads Volleyball with WIAC Player of the Year Honors
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Liz Amici (Sr.-Whitewater, Wis.) received the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s player of the year award, the WIAC announced today, highlighting the UW-Eau Claire volleyball team’s conference recognition. In total, five Blugolds received conference honors, including three first-team selections.

November 7, 2011
Volleyball Selected to 2011 NCAA Championships
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire volleyball team will make its seventh straight appearance in the NCAA Championships, NCAA officials announced today.

November 5, 2011
Volleyball Earns Third at WIAC Tournament
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – After earning a share of the conference championship, the UW-Eau Claire women’s volleyball team claimed third place in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament by defeating UW-Platteville 3-2 this afternoon.

November 4, 2011
Volleyball Drops WIAC Semifinal Match to Whitewater
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire volleyball team played a close Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament semifinal match against No. 21 UW-Whitewater but came up just short with a final score of 3-2 tonight in Stevens Point.

November 2, 2011
WIAC All-Time Team - Women's Volleyball
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) announced today the Women’s Volleyball All-Time Team that will be recognized in conjunction with the conference’s upcoming Centennial Celebration.

November 1, 2011
Volleyball Opens WIAC Tournament with 3-1 Win Over River Falls
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire volleyball team opened the 2011 WIAC Tournament with a 3-1 win over UW-River Falls in the first round at the McPhee Physical Education Center tonight.

October 29, 2011
Volleyball Prevails over Platteville for Share of WIAC Title
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire volleyball team earned its second consecutive WIAC co-champion title with a hard-fought 3-2 victory over UW-Platteville this afternoon at the McPhee Physical Education Center.

October 28, 2011
Volleyball Clips Eagles for 10th Straight Win
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s volleyball team downed UW-La Crosse 3-0 to record its 10th consecutive win tonight at the McPhee Physical Education Center.

October 26, 2011
Volleyball Rolls to Ninth Straight Win
ST. PAUL, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire volleyball team defeated Northwestern College (Minn.) 3-1 tonight to pick up its ninth consecutive win.

October 25, 2011
Blugold Volleyball Player Liz Amici Named WIAC Athlete of the Week
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire volleyball player Liz Amici (Sr.-Whitewater, Wis.) has been named a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athlete of the Week, WIAC Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Matt Stanek announced today.

October 22, 2011
Volleyball Pushes Win Streak to Eight at Millikin Tournament
DECATUR, Ill. (Blugolds.com) – With two 3-0 victories on the final day of the Slagell Classic at Millikin University, the UW-Eau Claire volleyball team ran its win streak to eight today.

October 21, 2011
Volleyball Sweeps Day One of Slagell Classic
DECATUR, Ill. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire volleyball team won both of its matches 3-0 at the Slagell Classic hosted by Millikin University (Ill.) today.

October 19, 2011
Volleyball Wins Fourth in a Row
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire volleyball team picked up its fourth straight win with a 3-1 victory over UW-River Falls at the McPhee Physical Education Center tonight.

October 14, 2011
Volleyball Team to Host Breast Cancer Awareness Event October 19
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women's volleyball program will host the fourth annual Breast Cancer Awareness and Fundraising Event at 7 p.m. Oct. 19 against UW-River Falls in the McPhee Physical Education Center on upper campus.

October 12, 2011
Volleyball Triumphs Over Superior
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire volleyball team earned a 3-0 win over UW-Superior tonight, tacking on another victory to its all-time win streak over the Yellowjackets.

October 8, 2011
Volleyball Picks Up 3-0 Win over Titans
OSHKOSH, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire volleyball team regained a .500 record this season by securing a 3-0 win over UW-Oshkosh this afternoon.

October 1, 2011
Volleyball Concludes Wartburg Tournament with Win
WAVERLY, Iowa (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire volleyball team rebounded from a 3-0 loss to Wartburg College (Iowa) early in the day to claim a 3-1 victory over St. Olaf College (Minn.) in the final match of the Wartburg Tournament.

September 30, 2011
Volleyball Splits on Day One of Wartburg Tournament
WAVERLY, Iowa (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire volleyball team recorded a win and a loss on the first day of the Wartburg Tournament hosted by Wartburg College (Iowa).

September 24, 2011
Volleyball Drops First Conference Match to Whitewater
WHITEWATER, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s volleyball team recorded its first Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference loss of the season to UW-Whitewater, falling 3-0 this afternoon.

September 23, 2011
Volleyball Delivers Win over Stevens Point
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – It took all five sets, but the UW-Eau Claire volleyball team picked up its second straight conference victory by defeating UW-Stevens Point 3-2 this evening.

September 21, 2011
Volleyball Strikes Down Stout in Conference Opener
MENOMONIE, Wis. (Bugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s volleyball team kicked off Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play in a winning way, defeating UW-Stout 3-0 this evening at Johnson Fieldhouse.

September 17, 2011
Volleyball Defeated by Oshkosh, Elmhurst at Invite
OSHKOSH, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire volleyball team closed out the Oshkosh Invitational with a pair of 3-1 losses to UW-Oshkosh and Elmhurst College (Ill.). The Blugolds finished the invite 2-2 and are now 6-8 on the season.

September 16, 2011
Volleyball Wins Two on Day One of Oshkosh Invite
OSHKOSH, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women’s volleyball team opened day one of the UW-Oshkosh Invitational with two victories at Kolf Sports Center tonight.

September 10, 2011
Volleyball Splits Matches for Seventh at Augsburg Invite
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – After dropping three straight contests, the UW-Eau Claire volleyball team pulled off a win in its final match of the 30th Augsburg College Invitational.

September 9, 2011
Volleyball Falls Twice at Augsburg Invite
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire volleyball team dropped both of its matches on the opening day of competition at the 30th Augsburg College Invitational, falling to Gustavus Adolphus College (Minn.) and No. 25 College of St. Scholastica (Minn.) this afternoon.

September 6, 2011
Volleyball Wins Two to Wrap up Home Series
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire volleyball team picked up two wins, including one against a ranked opponent, to wrap up a six-game, season-opening home stand tonight at the McPhee Physical Education Center.

September 3, 2011
Volleyball Drops Two on Second Day of Invite
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The 20th-ranked UW-Eau Claire volleyball team had a tough day on the second day of its own Labor Day Classic, falling twice at the McPhee Physical Education Center.

September 2, 2011
Volleyball Splits on Opening Day
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The 20th-ranked UW-Eau Claire volleyball team, hosting its annual Labor Day Classic, opened with a win but fell later in the day to a nationally ranked opponent at the McPhee Physical Education Center.

August 23, 2011
Nine Veterans, Six True Freshmen on Blugold Volleyball Roster
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Defending Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference co-champion UW-Eau Claire has nine returning players on the 18-player roster announced today by fifth-year coach Kim Wudi.

August 23, 2011
WIAC Volleyball Preview: UW-Whitewater Chosen To Win Crown
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is the preseason choice of the league’s sports information directors to win the 2011 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) women’s volleyball crown.