2018 Volleyball News

  • Pashibin & Surprise earn AVCA All-America honors
    November 14, 2018
    LEXINGTON, Kentucky (blugolds.com) – The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced the 2018 All-America teams, with Madelyn Pashibin (Sr. – Minneapolis, MN/Southwest)earning First Team honors and Surprise earning a spot on the Honorable Mention team.
  • Wudi named AVCA National Coach of the Year
    November 14, 2018
    LEXINGTON, Kentucky (blugolds.com) – The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) has announced that University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball coach Kim Wudi is the 2018 USMC/AVCA Division III National Coach of the Year.
  • Volleyball clinches NCAA regional title, punches ticket to Elite 8
    November 11, 2018
    ST. PETER, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team is headed to the NCAA Elite 8 after the Blugolds defeated the College of Saint Benedict 3-1 in Sunday’s Regional Championship.
  • Blugolds take down defending national champion to advance to Regional Championship
    November 10, 2018
    ST. PETER, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – Round two of the Division III Women’s Volleyball Championship had the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Blugolds (30-3) taking on the defending national champions, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS). The two teams met up last year on Sept. 2 at the Pacific Coast Classic where CMS got the 3-0 win. When it came to today’s match, UW-Eau Claire redeemed themselves, defeating Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 3-1 (25-23, 23-25, 25-20, 25-17).
  • Blugolds shut down Tommies at NCAA Regionals
    November 09, 2018
    ST. PETER, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – After dropping the regular season finale to the University of St. Thomas, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team (29-3) looked for redemption and defeated the UST Tommies in the first round of the 2018 NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball Championship 3-0 (25-20, 25-18, 25-18).
  • Volleyball to face UST at NCAA Regional
    November 08, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team will travel to St. Peter, Minn. for the NCAA Regional hosted by Gustavus Adolphus College. The Blugolds will face the University of St. Thomas on Friday at 3 p.m.
  • Pashibin earns Judy Kruckman WIAC Scholar-Athlete Award
    November 08, 2018
    MADISON, Wis. (blugolds.com) - University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball's Madelyn Pashibin (Sr. – Minneapolis, MN/Southwest) has been selected the recipient of the 2018 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Judy Kruckman Women’s Volleyball Scholar-Athlete Award.
  • Blugolds earn AVCA regional honors
    November 08, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-Region Teams were announced Thursday, with three Blugolds players and University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball Head Coach Kim Wudi garnering honors.
  • Volleyball captures WIAC Tournament Championship
    November 03, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – After capturing the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) regular season championship last Friday night with a win over the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, the UW-Eau Claire volleyball team faced the Warhawks again on Saturday night, this time for the WIAC Tournament Championship (presented by Culver’s). The Blugold would again take down Whitewater, this time with a score of 3-1 (25-22, 25-20, 18-25, 28-26).
  • Wudi & Pashibin claim All-WIAC honors
    November 01, 2018
    MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The 2018 All-Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) volleyball team was announced Thursday with Head Coach Kim Wudi earning Coach of the Year Honors and senior Madelyn Pashibin (Minneapolis, MN/Southwest) claiming the Offensive Player of the Year Award.
  • Blugolds advance to WIAC Championship with win over Pointers
    November 01, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team topped the UW-Stevens Point Pointers in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) semifinals (presented by Culver’s) on Thursday evening 3-1 (26-24, 14-25, 29-27, 25-18).
  • 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 drop regular season finale to Tommies
    October 27, 2018
    St. Paul, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team fell to the St. Thomas Tommies on Saturday evening 3-2 (25-27, 12-25, 25-19, 25-23, 11-15).
  • Blugolds secure WIAC title with win over UW-Whitewater
    October 26, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The No. 13 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team captured their sixth regular season conference title in program history, and first since 2011, on Friday evening defeating the visiting No. 18 UW-Whitewater Warhawks 3-1 (20-25, 25-15, 25-17, 25-20).
  • Barrett, Bachmann tally career-highs as No. 13 Blugolds defeat Stout
    October 24, 2018
    MENOMONIE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – After moving up to No. 13 in the latest AVCA poll on Tuesday, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team notched another win on Wednesday, defeating UW-Stout, 3-2 (24-26, 22-25, 25-18, 25-20, 15-11).  
  • Four Blugolds Earn WIAC Athlete of the Week Honors
    October 23, 2018
    MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women's cross country runner Katie Faris (Chippewa Falls, Wis),football player Carmelo Rosado (Beaver Dam,Wis.), men's swimmer Nicholas Meints (Parker,Colo./Ponderosa) and volleyball player Krista Meyer (Germantown, 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.
  • No. 14 Blugolds dominate Albion & Denison, improve to 25-2
    October 20, 2018
    ALBION, Mich. (Blugolds.com) – The 14th-ranked University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team tallied two more commanding wins on Saturday, defeating Albion (MI) and Denison (OH) by scores of 3-0).
  • Blugolds top Olivet, Finlandia in non-conference play
    October 19, 2018
    OLIVET, Mich. (blugolds.com) - The 14th-ranked University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team picked up two wins at the Albion-Olivet Invitational on Friday afternoon.
  • Meyer leads No. 14 Blugolds in 3-0 win over St. Norbert
    October 16, 2018
    DE PERE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The No. 14 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team traveled across to the state to take on St. Norbert College on Tuesday night, earning a 3-0 win over the Green Knights (25-19, 25-14, 25-16).
  • #15 Blugolds remain undefeated in WIAC play with win over Pointers
    October 13, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team took the court on Saturday night as they looked to stay atop the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) with a win against UW-Stevens Point. The BLugolds would earn win number 20 on the season and make it five-straight conference wins as they defended their home court winning three out of the four sets played.
  • 15th-ranked Blugolds soar past Eagles, improve to 19-2
    October 10, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The No. 15 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team remains undefeated in conference play after taking down UW-La Crosse 3-1 on Wednesday night to improve to 19-2 on the season.
  • Three Blugolds Earn WIAC Athlete of the Week Honors
    October 09, 2018
    MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's volleyball middle hitter Madelyn Pashibin (Minneapolis, Minn./Southwest), and women's tennis players Hanna Zevenbergen (Baldwin, Wis./Baldwin-Woodville)and Molly Stewart (Amery, 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.
  • No. 15 Blugolds fall to No. 8 Chicago, defeat Millikin
    October 06, 2018
    DECATUR, Ill. (Blugolds.com) – The No. 15 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team suffered their second loss of the season on Saturday, falling to No. 8 University of Chicago 3-2 (25-17, 25-20, 20-25, 22-25, 11-15). Later in the day, the Blugolds bounced back with a 3-2 (20-25, 27-25, 27-25, 22-25, 15-12) win over Millikin University.
  • No. 15 Blugolds win 12th straight match with 3-0 win over CSS
    October 03, 2018
    DULUTH, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The 15th-ranked University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team continued their unbeaten streak on Wednesday night, defeating the College of St. Scholastica 3-0 (25-22, 25-17, 25-20). The win is the Blugolds’ 12th straight and have not dropped a set in eight matches.
  • Three Blugolds Earn WIAC Athlete of the Week Honors
    October 02, 2018
    MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women's cross country runner Samantha Slattery (Waunakee, Wis.), men's cross country runner Patrick Treacy (Eau Claire, Wis./Memorial) and volleyball player Madelyn Pashibin (Minneapolis, Minn./Southwest) 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 sweep at Carroll Triangular, extend winning streak to 11
    September 29, 2018
    WAUKESHA, Wis. (blugolds.com) – The 17th-ranked University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team swept a non-conference triangular at Carroll University Saturday afternoon.
  • 17th-ranked Blugolds take down Titans to remain undefeated in WIAC play
    September 28, 2018
    OSHKOSH, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The 17th-ranked University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team tallied their 14th win of the season and improved to 3-0 in Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) play with a road win over UW-Oshkosh on Friday night.
  • No. 17 Blugolds cruise to 3-0 win over Pioneers
    September 26, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) The 17th-ranked University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team continued Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) play on Wednesday night with another win, defeating UW-Platteville, 3-0.
  • Volleyball opens WIAC play with 3-0 win over Falcons
    September 19, 2018
    RIVER FALLS, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team started Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) play on Wednesday as they traveled to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. With the season off to a very successful start, UWEC had their eyes set on adding to their six-match win streak.
  • Blugolds sweep Cobbers & Eagles to close out Schumacher Memorial Tournament
    September 15, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team took to the court on Saturday afternoon for Day 2 of the Sandy Schumacher Memorial Tournament presented by Nike/Eastbay. The Blugolds finished the weekend strong, defeating Concordia-Moorhead (MN) and Edgewood College by scores of 3-0.
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