2018-19 Softball News

  • Place earns NFCA All-Region honors
    May 17, 2019
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (blugolds.com) — The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) announced the 2019 NCAA Division III All-Region softball teams with catcher Abbey Place (So.-Naperville, IL/Naperville Central) earning a spot on the Great Lakes Region Second Team.
  • Blugolds host sixth annual student-athlete banquet
    May 15, 2019
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com)- The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire held their sixth annual athletics banquet this week, presented by Northwestern Mutual, Festival Foods and Sodexo.
  • Blugolds fall in NCAA Regional Final
    May 11, 2019
    ST. PAUL, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The No. 25 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire softball team has their season come to an end on Saturday as they fell to the No. 3 University of St. Thomas in the NCAA regional final.
  • Blugolds fall to Tommies but defeat Knights to advance to Regional Final
    May 10, 2019
    ST. PAUL, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The No. 25 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire softball team fell to No. 3 University of St. Thomas on Friday afternoon, but rallied back to defeat Wartburg College in the elimination game to force a rematch with the Tommies on Saturday.
  • Softball defeats Wartburg to open NCAA Regional Tournament
    May 09, 2019
    ST. PAUL, Minn. (Blugolds.com)- The No. 25 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire softball team squared off against Wartburg (IA) on Thursday in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The Blugolds defeated the Knights 2-1 to advance in the winner's bracket. 
  • Softball set to compete at NCAA Regionals
    May 08, 2019
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - After earning in at large-bid to the NCAA Tournament, the No. 25 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire softball team will square off against Wartburg (IA) Thursday, May 9th at 2 PM. This regional will be hosted by No. 4 St. Thomas and the other team in the pod will be Northwestern-St. Paul.
  • Blugolds claim All-WIAC honors
    May 07, 2019
    MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – On Tuesday, seven members from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire softball team were selected to the All-Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) team, including four Blugolds claiming First Team honors.
  • Softball falls in WIAC Championship
    May 05, 2019
    WHITEWATER, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire softball team fell in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Tournament Championship (presented by Culver’s) on Sunday, falling to UW-La Crosse 2-0 and 2-1.
  • Softball Advances to WIAC Championship
    May 04, 2019
    Whitewater, WI (Blugolds.com)- The University of Wisconsin Eau Claire softball team punched their ticket to the WIAC tournament championship game tomorrow after at 10-2 (5 inning) victory over UW-Oshkosh.
  • WIAC Championship Softball Preview
    May 02, 2019
    WHITEWATER, Wis. (Blugolds.com)- The 2019 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Softball Championship will kick off Friday, May 3rd, with five teams competing for the conference title. The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire earned the two seed in the bracket, hoping to win their first WIAC Tournament since the 2006-07 season.
  • Softball Splits with Saint Benedict
    April 30, 2019
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com)-The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire softball team split their final doubleheader of the regular season Tuesday night against College of Saint Benedict (MN).
  • Softball Drops Two to UW-Whitewater
    April 28, 2019
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire ended their Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference season with a pair of losses in a double-header against UW-Whitewater.
  • Softball sweeps Titans to remain atop WIAC standings
    April 26, 2019
    OSHKOSH, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire softball team recorded another conference sweep on Friday, defeating UW-Oshkosh 4-2 and 7-6 to improve to 9-3-1 in Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) play.
  • Softball sweeps Stout, moves into first in the WIAC
    April 24, 2019
    MENOMONIE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire softball team moved into first place in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) standings with a sweep of UW-Stout on Wednesday night.
  • No. 21 Blugolds record another WIAC split
    April 20, 2019
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis.(blugolds.com)- The No. 21 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire softball team split the series Saturday against UW-Platteville, with two close games at Bollinger Field on Senior Day/Alumni Day.
  • No. 21 Blugolds split with Eagles
    April 19, 2019
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com)- The No. 21 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire softball team split the series Friday night against UW-La Crosse, winning a thriller 3-2 in eight innings before losing the final game of the night.
  • No. 22 Blugolds sweep Falcons in home opener
    April 16, 2019
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The No. 22 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire softball team earned a conference sweep on Tuesday, defeating UW-River Falls 8-0 (5 innings) and 4-0 at Bollinger Field.
  • No. 22 Blugolds defeat No. 4 Illinois Wesleyan at IWU Tournament
    April 13, 2019
    BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (Blugolds.com) – The No. 22 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire softball team went 1-1 at the Illinois Wesleyan tournament on Saturday, falling to Millikin 6-0 and defeating No. 4 Illinois Wesleyan 5-3.
  • Softball announces schedule changes
    April 09, 2019
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Due to unfavorable weather forecasts, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire softball program has announced several changes to the schedule.
  • Blugolds open WIAC play with win and tie
    April 06, 2019
    STEVENS POINT, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire softball team opened conference play on Saturday, defeating UW-Stevens Point 9-6 (8 inn.) in game one and tied 6-6 (9 inn.) in game two.
  • No. 23 Blugolds sweep St. Norbert
    April 03, 2019
    DE PERE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The No. 23-ranked University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire softball team sweep St. Norbert College on Wednesday, defeating the Green Knights by scores of 4-2 and 8-0 (5 innings).
  • Blugolds use a 7-run 7th inning to end spring trip with a win over Oberlin
    March 29, 2019
    CLERMONT, FL (Blugolds.com) – On the last day of their spring break trip, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire softball team lost to the University of Chicago 5-3 before defeating Oberlin College 11-10 thanks to a seven-run rally in the bottom of the seventh.
  • Blugolds earn wins over Thomas College & St. Kate's
    March 27, 2019
    CLERMONT, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire softball team recorded two wins on Wednesday, defeating Thomas College (Maine) 3-2 and St. Catherine University (Minn.) 5-2 in 9 innings.
  • Peka Named WIAC Athlete of the Week
    March 26, 2019
    MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - UW-Eau Claire softball pitcher Sarah Peka (Chanhassen,Minn./Minnetonka) has been named a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athlete of the Week, WIAC Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Matt Stanek announced today.
  • Softball records two more wins in Florida
    March 26, 2019
    CLERMONT, Florida (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire softball team tallied two more wins on Tuesday, defeating Miami-Hamilton (OH) and St. Olaf College (MN).
  • Softball defeats No. 5 MIT & Franklin College
    March 24, 2019
    CLERMONT, Florida (Blugolds.com) – The No. 21 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire softball team picked up two wins on Sunday, defeating No. 5 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 6-0 and Franklin College (Ind.) 3-2.
  • Softball drops two in Florida
    March 23, 2019
    CLERMONT, Florida (Blugolds.com) – The No. 21 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire softball team started their spring break campaign on Saturday, falling to No. 3 University of St. Thomas (Minn.) and Tufts University (Mass.).
  • Softball's doubleheader against Augustana cancelled due field conditions
    March 11, 2019
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire softball team has announced tentative changes to their schedule for the weekend.
  • Three Blugolds Earn WIAC Athlete of the Week Honors
    March 05, 2019
    MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - UW-Eau Claire softball pitcher Sarah Peka (Jr. – Chanhassen, MN/Minnetonka) and catcher Gretchen Arneson (Jr. – Chippewa Falls, WI/Chi-Hi) and women's gymnast Hannah Lewis (Saline, Mich.) have each been named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athlete of the Week, WIAC Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Matt Stanek announced today.
  • Softball picks up two more wins in Rochester
    March 03, 2019
    ROCHESTER, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire softball team added two more wins on Sunday, defeating Gustavus Adolphus 7-2 and St. Catherine 3-1 at the RCTC Dome.
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