Volleyball Splits Against Minnesota Opponents
|UW-Eau Claire (10-8)||18||28||18||18||1|
|St. Thomas (Minn.) (16-1)||25||26||25||25||3|
|UW-Eau Claire||St. Thomas (Minn.)|
Amy Bomgren - 16
B: Kelly Riesgraf - 3
D: Lauren Sutherland - 18
SA: Alexis Wong - 2
Kelly Foley - 14
B: Kelly Foley - 4
D: Kaiti Wachter - 31
SA: McKenna Reagan - 1
|TEAM STATISTICS||UW-Eau Claire||St. Thomas (Minn.)|
|UW-Eau Claire (10-7)||25||25||21||26||3|
|Univ. of Northwestern-St. Paul (10-7)||13||15||25||24||1|
|UW-Eau Claire||Univ. of Northwestern-St. Paul|
Amy Bomgren - 15
B: Tessa Snell - 7
D: Lauren Sutherland - 22
SA: Lauren Sutherland - 3
2 Players (#5, #9 - 11)
B: Courtney Jonas - 4
D: Lexi Bertsch - 18
SA: Emily Robertson - 2
|TEAM STATISTICS||UW-Eau Claire||Univ. of Northwestern-St. Paul|
ST. PAUL, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women's volleyball team won one and lost one in Minnesota at Schoenecker Arena on the campus of the University of St. Thomas (Minn.) tonight.
The Blugolds opened with a match against Northwestern College (Minn.) and won 3-1. Eau Claire opened with 25-13 and 25-15 victories before Northwestern took the third set 25-21. But the Blugolds prevailed in a close fourth set 26-24 for the match victory.
Against 7th-ranked St. Thomas, the Blugolds dropped the first set 25-18 but came back and won the second 28-26. But the Tommies won the final two sets 25-18 to win the match 3-1, extending their home-court win streak to 20 over the last three seasons.
Amy Bomgren (Sr.-Woodbury, Minn.) led the Blugolds with 15 kills against Northwestern while Lauren Sutherland (Jr.-Dayton, Minn./Meadow Creek Christian) had a team-high 22 digs and Emily Neave (Sr.-Salem, Wis./Westosha Central) finished with a team-best 47 set assists.
Facing St. Thomas, Bomgren again led the team with 16 kills while Tessa Snell (Fr.-Edgerton, Wis.) contributed 14. Sutherland led Eau Claire with 18 digs and Neave recorded a team-high 43 set assists.
Eau Claire is now 10-8 on the season.
This weekend, the Blugolds will travel to De Pere for the St. Norbert College Tournament. They will open the four-match weekend facing Carthage College, which is ranked 21st in the nation, at 4 p.m. Friday.