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Game Day Review - Saturday, October 18, 2014

Game Day Review - Saturday, October 18, 2014

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. ( - Five UW-Eau Claire Athletics teams were in action today, three at home and two on the road.

Women's Cross Country

UW-Oshkosh AAE Invitational - 20th of 42

Running without top athlete Lucy Ramquist, the women's cross country team stumbled to a 20th-place finish Saturday at the UW-Oshkosh AAE Invitational at Lake Breeze Golf Course in Winneconne. The Blugolds were without a frontrunner, and a strong pack in the middle wasn't quite enough to sneak up in placement. Kelsey Jaeger finished 78th in a time of 22:41 over the course of 6,000 meters to lead the team.

Results | Recap | Coach Interview

Men's Cross Country

UW-Oshkosh AAE Invitational - 3rd of 45

With an opportunity to make a huge statement against No. 1 North Central (Ill.), the third-ranked men's cross country team saw firsthand it still has work to do to take down the Cardinals. The Blugolds finished third with 140 points Saturday at the UW-Oshkosh AAE Invitational at Lake Breeze Golf Course in Winneconne. North Central won the meet with 36 points. Eau Claire finished ahead of NCAA Division II Augustana College (S.D.), a team ranked eighth in the latest Division II national poll. As he's done all year, Josh Thorson got out in the front of the race and held on for a top-5 finish. Saturday, he came in fifth place in a time of 24:44 over the course of 8,000 meters.

Results | Recap | Coach Interview

Women's Soccer

UW-Oshkosh 1, UW-Eau Claire 0

The women's soccer team outshot UW-Oshkosh 8-4 in the first half but was unable to score a goal as the Blugolds fell to the Titans 1-0 here today at Bollinger Field. For the game Oshkosh outshot Eau Claire 12-10.  Eau Claire held a 6-0 corner kick advantage but was whistled for 12 penalties compared to eight by Oshkosh.

Box Score | Recap | Photos | Coach Interview


UW-Whitewater 52, UW-Eau Claire 3

While the football team turned the ball over on its first three possessions and No. 1-ranked UW-Whitewater came away with only 10 points, the Blugolds were never able to recover and ended up falling 52-3 at Carson Park today. Whitewater finished the game with 403 yards of total offense while the Blugolds had 195. Both teams struggled with penalties, each recording seven.

Box Score | Recap | Photos | Coach Interview

Women's Volleyball

Millikin Univ. (Ill.) 3, UW-Eau Claire 1 (25-22, 22-25, 25-23, 25-15)
UW-Eau Claire 3, St. Scholastica (Minn.) 0 (25-18, 25-22, 25-17)

The women's volleyball team started the day with the loss, then bounced back to finish with a victory, ending its own Fall Classic with a 3-1 record in the McPhee Physical Education Center. In the opener against No. 21-ranked Millikin University (Ill.), the Blugolds fell 3-1 (25-22, 22-25, 25-23, 25-15) but then took down the College of St. Scholastica (Minn.) 3-0 (25-18, 25-22, 25-17) to end the day. Katrina Raskie was named to the All-Tournament Team.

Box Score | Box Score | Recap | Coach Interview | Fall Classic Website