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Men become highest seed: Blugolds lone team to survive first-round upset

February 22, 2001

The Blugold men started the WIAC tournament Tuesday night with a win against UW-Superior, 83-76, at Zorn Arena. The 'Golds, the No. 4 seed in the tourney, beat Superior, the No. 5 seed, for the third time this season to advance...

At it again: Women need one win to repeat

February 22, 2001

Using tough perimeter defense and clutch shots by its veterans, the women's basketball team advanced to the WIAC tournament final this week with victories over UW-Whitewater and UW-River Falls. In the conference championship,...

Starks earns another trip to nationals

February 22, 2001

Sophomore Davey Starks repeated as WIAC wrestling champion in the 125-pound championship Sunday in Stevens Point. After drawing a first-round bye, Starks topped third-seeded Nick Mueller of UW-La Crosse, 16-11, in the semifinals....

Tennis faces loss: Men’s team challenged by Iowa last weekend

February 22, 2001

The men's tennis team has had a rough time this season. After losing their No. 1 senior singles player Jason Smith, the Blugolds are battling back from their loss. But Smith is not the only member the men have lost in recent...

Swimmers strong in conference: Women finish second in three-day conference meet

February 22, 2001

In three days, the women swimmers competed in 18 swimming events and two diving events at the WIAC Conference Swimming and Diving Championship. The women finished with a team score of 727.5 points from the Feb. 15 to 17 meet....

Hockey loses last game to end season

February 19, 2001

The Blugold men's hockey team played the last two games of its season Friday and Saturday night at UW-Superior. The Blugolds lost 2-0 Friday and 4-2 Saturday. With these losses, the Blugolds were knocked out of the NCHA tournament. The...

Women beat Hamline by large margin

February 19, 2001

The Blugold gymnasts headed to Hamline University in St. Paul, Minn. for a Friday night meet. The gymnasts won the meet by almost 35 points with a final score of 164.675-129.70. "We were really focused going into this one," freshman...

Women tie Oshkosh: Seniors lead team to first place in WIAC

February 19, 2001

The 2,300 fans in a near-filled Zorn Arena Saturday night saw a game of back-and-forth basketball. The Blugold women's basketball pleased the home crowd with a 78-68 victory over UW-Oshkosh. With this win over Oshkosh, the Blugolds...

Men’s basketball ends regular season with 12-point loss

February 19, 2001

UW-Oshkosh defeated the Blugolds for the sixth straight time in Kolf Sports Center Saturday to deny the Blugolds a share of the WIAC championship. The 78-66 loss brought the Blugolds' regular season to a close and gave them the...

Men’s track sets mark

February 19, 2001

The men's track team had a busy day on Saturday as it sent its distance medley relay team to race in Stevens Point, while the rest of the team paired with UW-Stout to represent Wisconsin in a Wisconsin/Minnesota meet which took...

Men lose, still in four-way tie for first place in WIAC

February 15, 2001

The Blugolds men's basketball team has not won a game at UW-Platteville's Willams Field House since 1991, and the losing streak continued there Wednesday night. The Pioneers downed the Blugolds 73-55 Wednesday night in the WIAC...

Wrestlers split weekend meets

February 15, 2001

Two conference dual meets took the Blugold wrestlers to UW-Oshkosh, then to UW-Stevens Point on Saturday. The Blugolds traveled to Oshkosh for a meet at 10 a.m., then they went to Stevens Point for a meet at 4 p.m. The 'Golds...

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