The Spectator

Softball beats two nationally-ranked opponents

Story by Austin Mai, staff writer

April 13, 2014

The UW-Eau Claire softball team started its run at the Illinois Wesleyan Tournament in Bloomington, Ill.,  playing Washington (Mo.). Eau Claire’s won the first game, 8-0, in six innings. The team took a quick lead and would n...

Weather hinders team preparation

Story by Austin Mai, Staff Writer

March 12, 2014

The UW- Eau Claire softball team started their season two weekends ago when they played at the Rochester Dome Tournament in Minnesota. The team played well in the four games allotted by the tournament and that’s promising for th...

Softball ties record with 17-game streak

Story by David Heiling, Editor-in-Chief

April 24, 2013

Seventeen regular season conference wins in a row seems like a memorable accomplishment, especially when it matches a school record. But for UW-Eau Claire softball Head Coach Leslie Huntington, the streak has barely registered...

Dealing with the streak

Story by Katie Bast, Staff Writer

April 24, 2013

Before the UW-Eau Claire women’s softball team starts any game, they come together on the field to do their pregame ritual. They huddle together and the seniors lead a chant that ends with the team shouting “Blugolds!”...

Two former softball players stay involved in program as coaches

Story by Chris Reinoos, Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2013

When UW-Eau Claire softball Head Coach Leslie Huntington wanted to add to her coaching staff for this season, she did not look any further than two graduating seniors from last year’s team. “I gave them a lot of responsibility...

Softball team rolls, opens conference play 4-0

Story by Chris Reinoos, Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2013

The UW-Eau Claire softball team got off to a perfect start in its conference schedule, going 4-0 this past weekend at Pioneer Stadium in Platteville. The Blugolds played both UW-Stevens Point and UW-Superior on Saturday and...

Blugolds lose 2 in a row for first time this season

Story by Chris Reinoos, Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2013

The UW-Eau Claire softball team is in the midst of its first losing streak of the year after dropping its final two games last weekend in Iowa. The Blugolds defeated Gustavus Adolphus (Minn.) 7-4 in the first game of a double...

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