2018-19 Women's Basketball News

  • Blugolds lead wire-to-wire in 25-point win over UWSP
    January 12, 2019
    STEVENS POINT, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team (11-3, 2-1 WIAC) dominated UW-Stevens Point on Saturday to get the 79-54 victory. The Blugold women came out of the gates swinging, leading 8-4 within the first minutes of play, and never looked back.
  • Women's Basketball falls to Eagles, 72-62
    January 09, 2019
    LA CROSSE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team fell to UW-La Crosse on Saturday, suffering their first Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) loss of the season.
  • Bakken Tabbed WIAC Athlete of the Week
    January 08, 2019
    MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women's basketball player Kelsey Bakken (Marshall, Wis.) has been named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athlete of the Week, it was announced today by Assistant Commissioner of Media Relations Matt Stanek.
  • Women's Basketball tallies 85-58 win over Whitewater
    January 05, 2019
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Five Blugolds scored in double figures as the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team defeated UW-Whitewater 85-58 to improve to 2-0 in Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) play on Saturday night.
  • Rabedeaux and Bakken Named WIAC Athletes of the Week
    January 03, 2019
    MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men's basketball player Cole Rabedeaux (Poulsbo, Wash./North Kitsap),and women's basketball player Kelsey Bakken (Marshall, 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.
  • Blugolds dominate Falcons in the third quarter to record win in WIAC opener
    January 02, 2019
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Down 26-27 at the half, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team outscored UW-River Falls 22-6 in the third quarter to propel the Blugolds to a 64-55 win to open Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) play on Wednesday night.
  • Women's Basketball dominates Beloit College, 76-40
    December 30, 2018
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball turned in a dominating performance on Sunday afternoon, defeating Beloit College 76-40 at the Music City Classic.
  • Hoeppner & Bakken lead Blugolds in 71-60 win over St. Norbert
    December 29, 2018
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team picked up their eighth win of the season on Saturday, defeating St. Norbert 71-60 at the Music City Classic.
  • Wittig and Hoeppner Earn WIAC Athlete of the Week Honors
    December 18, 2018
    MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women's hockey player Courtney Wittig (Green Bay, Wis./Bay Port) and women's basketball player Hallee Hoeppner (Winona, Minn) 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.
  • Dunathan’s career night lifts Blugolds over St. Kate’s
    December 15, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) – A strong second half performance allowed the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women's basketball team to close out Saturday's game with a victory over the St. Catherine Wildcats by a score of 63-53.
  • Hoeppner tallies a career-high 31 points in win over Carleton
    December 12, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) – Hallee Hoeppner (Jr. – Winona, MN) poured in a career-high 31 points as the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women's basketball team added another win to their record Wednesday night with a victory over the Carleton Knights, 75-54.
  • Blugolds overcome late deficit to top No. 17 Wartburg
    December 08, 2018
    WAVERLY, Iowa (Blugolds.com) – After trailing by as many as 10 points in the second half, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team staged a late comeback and topped the Wartburg Knights by a score of 72-67.
  • Women's Basketball falls on the road to Superior
    December 01, 2018
    DULUTH, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team traveled north on Saturday night, falling to the UW-Superior Yellowjackets by a score of 75-64.
  • Balanced attack propels Blugolds to 74-61 win over Bethel
    November 29, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women's basketball team tallied another win Thursday night with a victory over the Bethel Royals by a final score of 74-61.
  • Women's Basketball suffers first loss of the season
    November 24, 2018
    MORRIS, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball fell just short a non-conference matchup with the Minnesota-Morris Cougars on Saturday afternoon, 76-78.
  • Hoeppner Named WIAC Athlete of the Week
    November 20, 2018
    MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire women’s basketball player Hallee Hoeppner (Winona, Minn.) was named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athlete of the Week as announced by Assistant Commissioner of Media Relations, Matt Stanek.
  • Career-highs from Hoeppner, Harris & Dunathan propel Blugolds to win over St. Scholastica
    November 17, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Led by a career-high 29 points from Hallee Hoeppner (Jr. – Winona, MN), the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team exploded offensively in an 88-69 victory over St. Scholastica on Saturday evening at Zorn Arena.
  • Women's Basketball takes down Ripon, 68-46
    November 16, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team closed out Friday night’s game with a victory over the Ripon Redhawks by a score of 68-46 to put them at 2-0 for the season.
  • Essen and Wittig Earn WIAC Athlete of the Week Honors
    November 14, 2018
    MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women's hockey player Courtney Wittig (Green Bay, Wis./Bay Port) and women's basketball player Katie Essen (Farmington, Minn./Rosemount) 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.
  • Women's Basketball tallies 19-point win in season opener
    November 10, 2018
    ST. PAUL, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team started the regular season with a 75-56 road win at Northwestern (Minn.) on Saturday night.
  • Michelle (Burns) O’Connell to receive the Sandy Schumacher Courage Award
    October 04, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - Michelle (Burns) O’Connell, who was the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) basketball player of the year in 2008, is the recipient of the 2018 Sandy Schumacher Courage Award.
  • Blugold Hall of Fame to add 6
    August 13, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - Six athletes who helped their teams advance to the highest level of national competition make up the UW-Eau Claire Blugold Hall of Fame class of 2018.