2017-18 Headlines

  • Oshkosh hands a road loss to Blugolds
    January 20, 2018
    OSHKOSH, Wis. (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team road record dropped under .500 (4-5),  compared to a perfect mark in Zorn Area, with a 70-59 loss at UW-Oshkosh on Saturday afternoon.
  • Hoeppner, Essen & Bakken star as Blugolds lead from start to finish
    January 17, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team received outstanding performances from a trio of players in a 94-62 win at UW-Stout on Wednesday night.
  • Dominant third quarter propels Blugolds to win
    January 13, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team got back into the win column with a 51-50 victory over the UW-Steven Point Pointers on Saturday night in Zorn Area. A Blugold 16-4 third quarter brought Eau Claire back and Kayla Hanley (Sr. – Chippewa Falls, WI) made 1-2 free throws with five seconds remaining to cap the victory.
  • Whitewater hands Blugolds first conference loss
    January 10, 2018
    WHITEWATER, Wis. (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team fell to the No. 15 UW-Whitewater Warhawks on Wednesday night in Whitewater 86-61.
  • Blugolds earn wire-to-wire victory in dominant fashion over Pioneers
    January 06, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team put together a complete effort in a 75-42 win over UW-Platteville in Zorn Arena on Saturday. The Blugolds led from start to finish and received contributions up and down their lineup.
  • Blugolds hold off Eagles to start conference play with win
    January 03, 2018
    LA CROSSE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team stopped a fourth quarter rally to start off Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) play with a 49-47 win at UW-La Crosse on Wednesday night.
  • Final game in Texas ends in defeat for Blugolds
    December 30, 2017
    RICHARDSON, Texas (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball fell 56-51 in a back-and-forth contest versus the University of Texas at Dallas Comets on Saturday for a 1-1 record during the team’s trip to Texas.
  • Bakken’s 15 and Dunathan’s near triple-double give Blugolds win in Texas
    December 29, 2017
    RICHARDSON, Texas (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball got a balanced attack that put together convincing second and third quarters for a victory against the Concordia University Texas Tornadoes on Friday. The 70-49 triumph in Texas ended a short two game losing streak and earned the Blugolds their eighth win of the year.
  • Blugolds comeback attempt falls short
    December 16, 2017
    INDIANOLA, Iowa (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team fought back with an 18-0 run in the fourth quarter, but it wasn’t enough in a 72-64 loss against the Simpson College Storm on the road Saturday.
  • WIAC Announces 2018 Hall of Fame Class
    December 14, 2017
    MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) -The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) has announced the members of its 2018 Hall of Fame class that includes three Blugolds, Arlene (Meinholz) Beardsle, Jim Bollinger and Tom Prior.
  • Hoeppner's career night not enough as Blugolds suffer first loss of the season
    December 09, 2017
    DUBUQUE, Iowa (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team was handed their first loss of the season, 71-66 to the Loras College Duhawks, on the road Saturday afternoon.
  • Fourth quarter run moves Blugolds to 7-0
    December 02, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team used a fourth quarter 11-1 run to move to 7-0 to start the season with their victory over the University of Northwestern-St. Paul, in Zorn Arena Saturday night.
  • Blugolds make it six straight to open season
    November 29, 2017
    ST. JOSEPH, Minn. (Blugolds.com) –The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team extended their season opening win streak to six with a 48-40 win over the College of Saint Benedict on the road Wednesday night.
  • Win streak continues as Blugolds defeat Cardinals, 71-56
    November 26, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The win streak continues for the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team after the Blugolds defeated Saint Mary’s University 71-57 Saturday at Zorn Arena.
  • Women's Basketball wins fourth straight
    November 25, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball team won their fourth-straight game on Saturday, defeating Minnesota-Morris, 76-50.
  • Graaskamp and Jansen Named WIAC Athletes of the Week
    November 21, 2017
    MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - UW-Eau Claire men's hockey forward Mac Jansen and Anna Graaskamp of the women's basketball team have been named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athletes of the Week, it was announced today by Assistant Commissioner of Media Relations Matt Stanek.
  • Englund records 300th win as Blugolds defeat St. Norbert in overtime
    November 21, 2017
    DE PERE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball Head Coach Tonja Englund earned her 300th career win Tuesday night as the Blugolds defeated St. Norbert College 50-48 in overtime.
  • Women's Basketball takes down Dubuque, 100-65
    November 18, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire women’s basketball team turned in a dominating performance Saturday night, defeating Dubuque 100-65.
  • Women's Basketball starts season with 71-55 win
    November 17, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s basketball started the season with a win at home on Friday, defeating UW-Superior 71-55.
  • Basketball programs score high in Division III attendance
    August 09, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - On Tuesday, the NCAA released attendance numbers for basketball for the 2016-17 season. Among Division III numbers, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men's and women's programs were among the nation's best.