2017 Volleyball News

  • Pashibin named AVCA Honorable Mention All-American
    November 14, 2017
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (blugolds.com) - The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced the 2017 Division III All-America teams on Tuesday morning. Madelyn Pashibin (Jr.-Minneapolis, MN/Minneapolis Southwest) became just the twenty-first Blugold volleyball player, and the first since 2013, to be named to the team. Pashibin was named to the Honorable Mention All-America Team.
  • Pashibin honored to AVCA Midwest All-Region Team
    November 09, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - The 2017 American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Division III All-Region teams were announced Thursday morning. Named to the AVCA Midwest All-Region Team for the Blugolds was Madelyn Pashibin (Jr.-Minneapolis, MN/Minneapolis Southwest).
  • Five Blugolds Receive All-WIAC Volleyball Recognition
    November 02, 2017
    MADISON, Wis. (blugolds.com) - On Thursday, the 2017 All-Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Women’s Volleyball Team was announced, and five Blugolds received recognition for their efforts this season.
  • No. 16 UW-Whitewater knocks volleyball out of WIAC Tournament
    November 02, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team’s run in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) tournament was unfortunately short-lived. On Thursday night, No. 16 UW-Whitewater defeated the Blugolds in four sets in the conference tournament semifinals.
  • Three Blugolds Earn Athlete of the Week Honors
    October 31, 2017
    MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball middle hitter Madelyn Pashibin (Minneapolis, Minn./Southwest), men's swimmer Collin Miller (Rochester, Minn./Schaeffer Academy) , and women's swimmer Jessica Short (Grafton, Wis. ) have each been named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athletes of the Week, it was announced today by Assistant Commissioner of Media Relations Matt Stanek.
  • Eau Claire finishes regular season with win over No. 1-ranked Wittenberg
    October 28, 2017
    LISLE, Ill. (blugolds.com) - Fresh off their big win over UW-Whitewater on Friday night, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team concluded their regular season with a pair of matches at the Benedictine University Eagle Classic. The day was highlighted by knocking off the No. 1-ranked team in the nation, Wittenberg.
  • Blugolds upset Whitewater in five-set thriller
    October 27, 2017
    WHITEWATER, Wis. (blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team locked in a first round bye for the conference tournament and earned the second seed with their win Friday night over No. 9-ranked UW-Whitewater. The Blugolds defeated the Warhawks in five sets, which marked their first win over Whitewater since 2013.
  • Blugolds sweep Stout in three sets
    October 25, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - Wednesday night’s “War on I-94” between the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team and UW-Stout ended in three sets with the Blugolds coming out on top. With the sweep, Eau Claire locked themselves in as a top-three seed for the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) tournament that begins next week and a guarantee to host at least one more match at the McPhee Center this season.
  • Blugold Volleyball splits at UW-Oshkosh Invitational
    October 21, 2017
    OSHKOSH, Wis. (blugolds.com) – The Kolf Sports Center hosted nine volleyball teams over the weekend for the UW-Oshkosh Invitational. The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire took part in a pair of matches on Saturday afternoon, defeating Bates College in three sets and losing to No. 18-ranked Illinois Wesleyan University in three as well.
  • Blugolds Volleyball struggles on Senior Night, loses in five to St. Norbert
    October 17, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - On the team’s Senior Night, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team went to five sets against St. Norbert College. Unfortunately for the home squad, they were unable to get the victory on the night set aside to honor their seniors.
  • Blugolds get big win at Stevens Point in five sets
    October 14, 2017
    STEVENS POINT, Wis. (blugolds.com) - In 2016, UW-Stevens Point ended the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team’s season in the conference tournament in a five-set thriller. On Saturday night, the Blugolds got a little bit of sweet revenge.
  • Eagles hand Blugolds volleyball first WIAC defeat
    October 12, 2017
    LA CROSSE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - In a battle between two teams boasting 3-0 records in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC), UW-La Crosse defeated the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team in four sets on Wednesday.
  • Three Blugolds Earn WIAC Athlete of the Week Honors
    October 10, 2017
    MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Three UW-Eau Claire student-athletes have been named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athletes of the Week, it was announced today by Assistant Commissioner of Media Relations Matt Stanek.
  • Blugolds split to conclude Sandy Schumacher Tournament
    October 07, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - The second and final day of the Sandy Schumacher Memorial Tournament began with the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team taking No. 15-ranked Millikin University to five sets. Unfortunately, the Blugolds fell short and lost the final set 15-11.
  • Sandy Schumacher Memorial Tournament off to great start for Blugolds
    October 06, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team opened up the 2017 Sandy Schumacher Memorial Tournament with an impressive win on Friday night over Martin Luther College.
  • Blugolds Volleyball avenges previous loss to No. 17 St. Thomas
    October 04, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - Nearly a month ago, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team lost to the University of St. Thomas three sets to one at the Auggie Invitational. Since then, the Tommies have climbed into the No. 17-ranked position in the nation with only three losses to their record. On Wednesday, the Blugolds handed them loss number four, earning a sweep in the process.
  • Homecoming victory for Blugolds Volleyball over Oshkosh
    September 30, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - On Homecoming Saturday, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team made it three straight over Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) opponents. Now with two straight WIAC sweeps, the Blugolds topped the UW-Oshkosh Titans in straight sets.
  • Eau Claire volleyball sweeps Platteville to move to 2-0 in WIAC
    September 27, 2017
    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - Consecutive wins have been hard to come by for the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team in their difficult start to their schedule, but Wednesday night’s win at UW-Platteville was a big one to do just that. The Blugolds swept the Pioneers in commanding fashion via scores of 25-16, 25-19, and 25-19.
  • Julie Stodola named 2017 Sandy Schumacher Courage Award Winner
    September 26, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - Julie (Bobbe) Stodola, who played for the UW-Eau Claire women’s volleyball team from 1999-2002, is the recipient of the 2017 Sandy Schumacher Courage Award.
  • Eau Claire opens WIAC play with four-set winner over River Falls
    September 20, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - Kicking off Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) play for 2017, the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire volleyball team defeated UW-River Falls in four sets on Wednesday evening at the McPhee Center. The Blugolds topped the Falcons 25-15, 20-25, 25-16, and 25-21.
  • Blugolds finish Nike/Eastbay Fall Classic with win over Concordia, loss to Chicago
    September 16, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - Day two of the 2017 Nike/Eastbay Fall Classic took place on Saturday with the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team picking up a split on the day.
  • No. 14 Gusties top Blugolds in three sets
    September 15, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - The 2017 Nike/Eastbay Fall Classic began play on Friday night, and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team faced a difficult task in their opener. The Blugolds were defeated in straight sets by Gustavus Adolphus College by scores of 25-22, 25-20, and 25-21.
  • Pashibin leads the Blugolds over Edgewood College
    September 11, 2017
    MADISON, Wis. (blugolds.com) - On Monday night, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team got back to .500 with a four-set win at Edgewood College. The Blugolds were led in large part from a big night from Madelyn Pashibin (Jr.-Minneapolis, MN/Minneapolis Southwest).
  • Eau Claire defeats No. 2-ranked Northwestern, but falls to Tommies
    September 09, 2017
    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team wrapped up the Augsburg Invitational on Saturday, highlighted by defeating the second-ranked team in the nation. In the morning’s match, UW-Eau Claire defeated 2016 national semifinalist University of Northwestern-St. Paul in four sets, but they would fall in as many sets to St. Thomas later that afternoon.
  • Blugolds victorious in Auggie Invite opener
    September 08, 2017
    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (blugolds.com) - On Friday night, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team bounced back from a difficult start to their season with a win over the College of St. Scholastica. The Blugolds topped the Saints in four sets in what is their first of three matches at the weekend’s Augsburg Invitational.
  • Volleyball falls to No. 7 Clarement-Mudd-Scripps & No. 8 UT-Dallas
    September 02, 2017
    CLAREMONT, Ca. (blugolds.com) – Day two of the Pacific Coast Classic Tournament took place at Roberts Pavilion at Claremont McKenna College. The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team played two games and lost both to ranked opponents, but also found strength in certain aspects of play.
  • Volleyball splits at Pacific Coast Classic
    September 01, 2017
    LA VERNE, Ca. (blugolds.com) – Day one of the Pacific Coast Classic Tournament at the University of La Verne resulted in a split for the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team.