2018-19 Women's Hockey News

  • Wittig leads Blugolds in 7-2 win over Augsburg
    January 15, 2019
    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s hockey team used a five-goal third period on Tuesday night to defeat Augsburg University in a non-conference matchup by a final score of 7-2.
  • Blugolds skate past Foresters to earn 10th win
    January 12, 2019
    LAKE FOREST, Ill (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s hockey team returned to Lake Forest College in game two of the weekend, coming back home with a 2-1 win.
  • Women's Hockey comes up short against Lake Forest
    January 11, 2019
    LAKE FOREST, Ill. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s hockey team took to the road Friday, taking on Lake Forest College in the first game of the weekend double header. In a hard-fought battle, Eau Claire would fall, 3-1.
  • Blugolds skate past Oles
    January 08, 2019
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s Hockey team were back on home ice on Tuesday night. The Blugolds would continue nonconference play as they hosted the St. Olaf College Oles. After a flurry of goals in the first, Eau Claire would defend home ice and fend off the Oles to secure their first win in 2019, 7-4.
  • Women's Hockey falls to Gusties
    January 05, 2019
    ST. PETER, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire woman’s hockey team returned from break to start the second half of the Blugolds season with a 3-1 loss against Gustavus Adolphus at Don Roberts Ice Rink.
  • Wittig drafted 11th overall in NWHL draft
    December 20, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Courtney Wittig (Sr. – Green Bay, WI/Bayport) of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s hockey team has been drafted by the Metropolitan Riveters of the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL).
  • 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.
  • Blugolds defeat St. Kate's 5-1
    December 14, 2018
    ST. PAUL, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – Playing in their last game of 2018, the 9th-ranked University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s hockey team tallied a 5-1 win over St. Catherine University on Friday night.
  • No. 9 Blugolds skate to a 2-2 draw against No. 6 Hamline
    December 10, 2018
    ST. PAUL, Minn. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s hockey team traveled to St. Paul, MN on Monday night as they took on #6 Hamline University in their second meeting of the season against the Pipers. The #9 Blugolds fell in the first game back in October to Hamline but came into the game off two big home wins the weekend before and undefeated on the road. With a very physical game anticipated, the Blugolds could not hold on to their early lead and would skate to a tie with the Pipers.
  • Women's Hockey tallies dominating win over St. Norbert
    December 08, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – After defeating St. Norbert College 3-1 on Friday, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s hockey team recorded a dominating 7-0 win over the Green Knights Saturday afternoon to complete the sweep at Hobbs Ice Arena.
  • Blugolds out-shoot St. Norbert 54-10 in 3-1 victory
    December 07, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s hockey team returned home to face the St. Nobert College Green Knights in a 3-1 win at Hobbs Ice Arena Friday afternoon.
  • Women's Hockey takes down Cobbers, 3-1
    November 23, 2018
    MOORHEAD, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s hockey traveled Thanksgiving weekend to face non-conference opponent Concordia-Moorhead on Friday and came home with a 3-1 win at the Moorhead Sports Center.
  • Connolly, Blugolds blank Saint Mary's
    November 20, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s hockey team were once again ranked #10 in both the D3hockey.com and USCHO.com polls this past Monday. The Blugolds looked to get back in the winner’s circle after suffering a loss at home against UW-River Falls last Saturday. The Blugolds hosted Saint Mary’s University Tuesday night before they enter Thanksgiving break. After 60 minutes of physical play, Eau Claire would get the 3-0 win.
  • No. 10 Blugolds fall to No. 7 Falcons, 2-1
    November 17, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – In a battle of two teams ranked in the top 10 of the USCHO.com poll, the 10th-ranked University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s hockey team fell to 7th-ranked UW-River Falls 2-1 on Saturday afternoon at Hobbs Ice Arena.
  • 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.
  • Bauer's game-winner in OT lifts Blugolds over Superior
    November 10, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s hockey team hosted UW-Superior Yellowjackets on Saturday. The Blugolds would have their second overtime game in a row and come out with a 5 to 4 win at Hobbs Ice Arena.
  • Women's hockey skates to 2-2 tie with Gusties
    November 03, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugold.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s hockey team hosted another regional opponent from a year ago on Saturday. The Gutavus Adolphus Gusties came to town with both teams remembering the triple-overtime thriller last season in the NCAA Regional Tournament. With both teams playing to their own aggressive strengths and a five-minute overtime included, neither team would find the edge as the game would end in a 2-2 tie.
  • Bauer & Wittig lead Blugolds in 5-1 win over Bethel
    November 02, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s hockey team picked up their second win of the season on Friday night, defeating Bethel University 5-1 at Hobbs Ice Arena.
  • Four Blugolds Earn WIAC Athlete of Week Honors
    October 30, 2018
    Madison, Wis. (Blugolds.com) -Four Blugolds were awarded with Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athlete of the Week honors this week as announced by Assistant Commissioner of Media Relations, Matt Stanek. These athletes include women's volleyball player Madelyn Pashibin, women's hockey player Holly Turnbull, diver Dylan Glumac-Berberich (Fridley, Min.), and women's swimmer Sam Senczyszyn, Senior (Grafton, Wis.)
  • Blugolds earn first shutout in dominating fashion
    October 28, 2018
    FOND DU LAC, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s hockey played their first road game of the season on Sunday, coming away with an 8-0 win over Marian University for their first win of the season.
  • Blugolds' comeback falls short in home opener
    October 27, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The No. 9 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s hockey team held their home opener on Saturday as they took on the No. 4 Hamline Pipers, a rematch of last season’s NCAA Second Round game. Before puck drop, the Blugolds unveiled their 2018 WIAC (Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) Championship banner, their first in program history. The Blugolds looked to continue their success from last season in their first game but fell short to the Pipers, 5-4.