The Spectator

UW-Eau Claire athletes among best in nation

Story by Zack Katz, Copy Editor

January 31, 2013

Out of the roughly 440 Div. III schools in the nation, UW-Eau Claire ranks number 17 in the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings for the school’s athletic accomplishments in the fall sports season. By measu...

Eau Claire wrestling continues to struggle

Story by Steve Fruehauf

January 28, 2013

The UW-Eau Claire wrestling team lost two tough matches against UW-Whitewater and Manchester University (Ind.) in the Border Brawl Duals Saturday in Whitewater. Their first match, against the Warhawks, ended in a 42-6 loss....

Blugolds pull off the upset, knock off St. Norbert

Story by Bridget Cooke

January 28, 2013

In an aggressive game against second ranked St. Norbert College, UW-Eau Claire men’s hockey defeated the Green Knights with a final score of 3-0, marking the Blugolds’ first shutout of the season, and the first time they sh...

Men’s track finds success, women win one

Story by Steve Fruehauf

January 28, 2013

The UW-Eau Claire Men’s indoor track and field team claimed four victories at the Warren Bowlus Open Saturday at UW-Stout while the women’s team came away with one of their own. Cody Prince and Roger Steen, both sophomores,...

UW-Eau Claire swimmers and divers fall to UW-Whitewater

Story by Emily Albrent

January 28, 2013

The UW-Eau Claire men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams had a meet at UW-Whitewater Saturday where both teams lost to The Warhawks. The men’s team fell by a score of 134-109 while the women lost 155-88. Despite...

Turnovers hurt Blugolds in loss to Warhawks

Story by David Heiling

January 28, 2013

The Blugolds suffered their 8th conference loss on the season Saturday at Zorn Arena, falling to UW-Whitewater 71-62 in an back and forth battle. Senior guard Jordan Petersen had 14 points in the first half and UW-Eau Claire...

Offense struggles to score in loss to Warhawks

Story by Nick Erickson

January 28, 2013

The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team took advantage of their pressure defense as well as UW-Eau Claire senior forward Sarah Bingea’s absence in the second half, claiming a 57-43 victory Saturday at Zorn Arena. Eau...

Turnovers plague women’s hoops against UW-Superior

Story by Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

January 24, 2013

Despite 20 second half points from Courtney Lewis, the first half turnovers proved too costly as the UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team fell 56-53 to UW-Superior at Zorn Arena Wednesday night, dropping their record to 9-10...

Blugolds grounded by Warhawks

Story by Steve Fruehauf, Copy Editor

November 8, 2012

UW-Eau Claire suffered their sixth loss of the season after a tough 19-10 bout against the Warhawks in Whitewater last Saturday. An inability to put points on the board in the second half was the cause of their struggle. The...

Let’s name this thing!

Let’s name this thing!

October 25, 2012

Women tennis takes second at WIAC tourney

Story by Zack Katz, Staff Writer

October 25, 2012

Women's tennis ended their season this weekend with a strong performance in the WIAC tournament hosted at Nielsen tennis stadium in Madison.  As a team, the Blugolds took second place overall, falling just 11 points short of...

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