The Spectator

After two years as backup softball catcher, junior Danyell Smith is a `prime example’ of athletics.

May 2, 2001

Playing softball has been a life-long pastime for junior Danyell Smith. She began by playing tee-ball and little league. In sixth grade, she took up fast-pitch softball. When the time came for her to continue with her post-high...

EDITORIAL: With Griffey injured, it’s `Prime Time’

May 2, 2001

After tearing up Triple-A baseball in this season's campaign, Deion Sanders plans to rejuvenate his baseball career and return to the major leagues for the first time since 1997. Playing for the minor league team, the Louisville...

Baseball goes 4-0, seeded 3rd

May 2, 2001

With its season winding down, the men's club baseball team traveled to Chicago last weekend in hopes of knocking off Columbia College (Ill.) and Loyola University (Ill.) in a pair of doubleheaders. "We went down with the conference...

Eau Claire women’s golf team awaits bid for nationals

April 29, 2001

The women's golf team has only one thing left on its mind this season: nationals. The Blugolds must wait until May 8 for the national committee to announce those who receive a bid to nationals. This year's squad would be the...

Tennis team third best at 4-team tournament

April 29, 2001

The men's tennis team took the third best record at 1-2 from the four-team WIAC team conference tournament on Friday and Saturday. UW-Oshkosh went 3-0 and UW-La Crosse recorded a 2-1 mark. UW-Whitewater left the tournament without...

Softball loses two games at River Falls

April 29, 2001

On the first day of competition at the UW-River Falls Softball Tournament, the Blugolds fell to UW-Stout and UW-Stevens Point by one-point margins. As a result of their performances on Saturday, the Blugolds earned a spot playing...

Women take six first-place finishes; men win two at home meet, fare well in relays

April 29, 2001

The women's track team left its competition trailing, taking eight first-place finishes on Saturday en route to a first-place team finish at the UWEC Track Invitational at Simpson Field. "This wasn't our most competitive meet...

Men’s golf team places second in final regular season meet before nationals

April 25, 2001

Senior Ryan Quinn captured medalist honors and the men's golf team placed second in the college division of the Jack Wallace/Drake Relays Memorial Tournament, which concluded at Lake Panorama National in Panorama, Iowa on Tuesday. ...

UW-La Crosse defeats softball team twice

April 25, 2001

The Blugold softball team ended its WIAC West Division regular season on the road Tuesday at UW-La Crosse as the Eagles swept it, 3-1, 7-4, in a doubleheader. The 'Golds finished with a 3-5 record in the conference and a 20-12...

Women’s rugby 3-0 over weekend

April 25, 2001

Three wins over the weekend helped increase the women's rugby team record to 5-0 for its spring season. Eau Claire hosted the third game of the spring Saturday at Bollinger Fields. "These games were a great team effort," junior...

Women’s track 7th of 20 teams

April 22, 2001

The Blugolds placed seventh in the 2001 Manitou Track and Field Classic hosted by St. Olaf University (Minn.), earning a total of 60.8 points. St. Thomas University (Minn.) took first place at the meet with 107 points. "We knew...

Tennis wins over Morris, Luther at invite

April 22, 2001

The Eau Claire men's tennis team went to Decorah, Iowa during the weekend to take on a couple of out-of-state rivals. After sweeping University of Minnesota-Morris 7-0, the Blugolds edged host Luther College, 4-3, to escape Iowa...

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