Three Blugolds Named WIAC Athletes of the Week
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Three UW-Eau Claire student-athletes have been selected Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athletes of the Week, WIAC Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations Matt Stanek announced today.
Badilla won both the one and three-meter dives as the Blugolds beat UW-La Crosse 123-117 on Dec. 10. He captured the three-meter with a score of 324.95, while winning the one-meter with a score of 275. Both marks were national cuts.
Card helped the Blugolds to a 123-117 victory over UW-La Crosse on Dec. 10, with two individual wins, while he was also part of a winning relay team. He took the top spot in the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:00.60 and followed with a top finish in the 100-yard freestyle with a mark of 48.13. He also led off the winning 800-yard freestyle team and had one of the top times in the conference this season in his 200-yard portion of the race. The Blugolds won the relay with a time of 7:17.45, almost nine seconds ahead of the rest of the field.
Dorvinen raced to a first-place finish in the 500-yard freestyle and 1,000-yard freestyle, as well as the 200-yard butterfly against UW-La Crosse on Dec. 10. She recorded a time of 2:10.63, a pool record, in the 200-yard butterfly and 5:16.36 in the 500-yard freestyle. Dorvinen won the 1,000-yard freestyle in 10:44.58 with a 27 second margin of victory.