EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Two UW-Eau Claire Athletics teams were in action today, women's soccer and women's volleyball, both on the road.
UW-Eau Claire 1, St. Thomas (Minn.) 1 (2 OT)
The women's soccer team held a 1-0 halftime lead but St. Thomas scored the tying goal in the second half as the Blugolds tied the Tommies 1-1 here today at South Field. Forward Caroline Henderson scored an unassisted goal at 22:31 giving the Blugolds a 1-0 lead. St. Thomas tied the game at 1-1 when Morgan McConachie scored at 66:27. Eau Claire was outshot by the St. Thomas 14-6.
UW-Eau Claire 3, UW-River Falls 2 (19-25, 25-22, 25-21, 24-26, 17-15)
The women's volleyball team and UW-River Falls played an extremely close match, but the Blugolds came away with the victory, winning 3-2 at the Karges Center tonight. After River Falls won the opening set 25-19, the Blugolds took the next two 25-22 and 25-21. In the fourth set, the Blugolds led late but River Falls came back and evened up the match at two sets apiece after winning 26-24. In the final set, the Falcons jumped out to a lead, getting up at one point 11-8. But the Blugolds fought back and were able to win the set 17-15. The Blugolds had no errors with eight kills in the final set. Megan Tracy led the way in kills by tying a match-high 16 kills, the most in her career.