EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Six UW-Eau Claire Athletics teams were in action today, three at home and three on the road.
UW-La Crosse 5, UW-Eau Claire 4
The women's tennis team split wins this weekend, beating Winona State University (Minn.) 7-2 Friday before narrowly falling to conference opponent UW-La Crosse 5-4 Saturday. In singles play, Madison Rossebo and Sarah Henderson won both of their matches this weekend. Two doubles teams also won both of their matches this weekend.
St. Olaf (Minn.) 3, UW-Eau Claire 2 (25-17,
27-25, 20-25, 16-25, 15-13)
UW-Eau Claire 3, St. Mary's (Ind.) 2 (22-25, 25-16, 22-25, 25-18, 15-7)
The women's volleyball team split wins today at the Elmhurst Invitational, falling to St. Olaf College (Minn.) 3-2 to start the day and beating St. Mary's (Ind.) 3-2 to end the day at R.A. Faganel Hall. In the opening match against the Oles, St. Olaf won the first two sets 25-17 and 27-25 before Eau Claire won the next two 25-20 and 25-16. In the fifth set, the Blugolds fell 15-13. In the second match, the teams went back and forth before the Blugolds came out on top 3-2. St. Mary's won the first set 25-22, Eau Claire won the next one 25-16, then St. Mary's won again 25-22 and the Blugolds followed with a 25-18 win. In the fifth set, the Blugolds won 15-7.
UW-Stevens Point 30, UW-Eau Claire 3
The football team was unable to get by 16th-ranked UW-Stevens Point, falling to the Pointers 30-3 at Community Stadium today. The Blugolds were down 3-0 after one quarter but then allowed two quick touchdowns in the second quarter to get down 16-0. Eau Claire scored on a field goal, making the halftime score 16-3, but the Pointers scored two more touchdowns in the fourth quarter.
UW-Eau Claire 4, UW-Stevens Point 0
The women's soccer team earned a big WIAC victory defeating UW-Stevens Point 4-0 here today at Bollinger Field. The Blugolds have won four of their last six meetings with the Pointers. The four-goal victory is the largest margin of victory for the Blugolds in series history and ties the most goals ever scored against the Pointers when they earned a 4-3 overtime victory on October 6, 2007. Four different Blugolds scored goals in today's game.
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