The Spectator

Women’s basketball team wins game, will face Washington University next

March 1, 2001

Matthew Resenhoeft Using an aggressive double-team defense and energy from an excited Zorn Arena crowd, the women's basketball team rolled to a 71-43 victory over Lakeland College in the first round of the NCAA Div.. III tourn...

Track team prepares for conference meet

March 1, 2001

Sophomore Sean Gavigan broke his own school record Friday in the 800-meter run at the UW-Stout Pentagular. The meet included teams representing UW-Platteville, UW-La Crosse and University of St. Thomas (Minn.). Gavigan took...

Men advance to second round

March 1, 2001

The men's basktball team advanced to the second round of the NCAA Div. III tournament after beating Benedictine University (Ill.) in Chicago Thursday night, 66-55. The 'Golds will stay in Chicago to play University of Chicago...

Men’s tennis wins against Hamline

March 1, 2001

After a couple of weekends of playing multiple matches, the Blugolds' men's tennis team enjoyed a single weekend match for the first time this season. Eau Claire downed Hamline University (Minn.) by a 6-1 margin Saturday to improve...

Women’s track successful at Stout Pentangular

March 1, 2001

Junior Kathy Thompson successfully jumped the NCAA Div. III provisional qualifying height at the UW-Stout Pentangular meet on Friday. Stout, UW-La Crosse, University of St. Thomas (Minn.) and UW-Platteville were represented at...

Hockey ends inaugural season

March 1, 2001

In the final two games of its inaugural season, the women's hockey team went out on a good note with a split-series last weekend. On Friday, the Blugolds won the first of their two games against Lake Forest College (Ill.), 5-4....

Men make March madness

February 26, 2001

L-O-U-D. That's how you spell the atmosphere at Zorn Arena this past week as the Blugolds hosted UW-Stout and UW-Oshkosh with an automatic berth to the NCAA Division III tournament on the line. With strong second halves in both...

Road to the top: Men’s, women’s basketball teams win conference, will play in NCAA Div. III tournament this week

February 26, 2001

Anna NelsonThe men's and women's basketball teams won their respective conference tournaments Saturday, giving both teams automatic berths to the NCAA Div. III tournament. The men finished their regular season at 15-9 (9-7 in t...

Winning women: Brantner’s buzzer-beater drops Platteville

February 26, 2001

The UW-Platteville Pioneers came into Zorn Arena Saturday afternoon looking for their third straight upset in the WIAC tournament. The Blugolds were looking to win their seventh straight game and were playing for their 10th consecutive...

Gymnasts take sixth in WIAC

February 26, 2001

Blugold gymnasts faced stiff competition Friday in the WIAC Tournament hosted by UW-Whitewater. The team took sixth place overall at the conference tournament. "We wanted to go into this meet and do our very best," head coach...

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,...

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