2016 Volleyball News

  • UW-Eau Claire Volleyball Releases 2017 Schedule
    March 27, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - With the start of spring practice just around the corner on April 3, it is time to release the 2017 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball game schedule. The Blugolds look to improve on last year’s record and make yet another run in the NCAA Tournament, as they last did so in 2015.
  • Team Award Winners Announced for Volleyball
    December 19, 2016
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - With many of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire fall sports teams holding their end-of-the-year awards banquets, the volleyball team was the latest to follow suit.
  • Sawchuk Named to AVCA Midwest All-Region Team
    November 10, 2016
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - The 2016 American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Division III All-Region teams were announced Thursday morning. Named to the AVCA Midwest All-Region Team was Blugolds outside hitter Heather Sawchuk.
  • Raskie earns WIAC Co-Scholar-Athlete honors
    November 07, 2016
    MADISON, Wis. (blugolds.com) - University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s Katrina Raskie and UW-Whitewater’s Lauren Pfeifer have named co-recipients of the 2016 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Judy Kruckman Women’s Volleyball Scholar-Athlete Award.
  • Four Blugolds Receive All-WIAC Volleyball Recognition
    November 03, 2016
    MADISON, Wis. (blugolds.com) - On Thursday, the 2016 All-Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Women’s Volleyball Team was announced, and four Blugolds received recognition for their efforts this season.
  • Blugold Volleyball Loses in WIAC Quarterfinal Nail-Biter
    November 01, 2016
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - The quarterfinals of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Championship (presented by Culver's) took place Tuesday night from the McPhee Center as the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team hosted UW-Stevens Point.
  • Blugolds Wrap Up Regular Season with Win
    October 29, 2016
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - The conclusion to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team’s regular season took place Saturday afternoon against UW-Platteville.
  • No. 14 Warhawks Top Blugolds in Three
    October 28, 2016
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - As the postseason draws near, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team took on UW-Whitewater Friday night in a match that was sure to factor into the pairings for next week’s conference tournament.
  • St. Louis Trip Ends with Two Wins for Blugolds
    October 22, 2016
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. (blugolds.com) - The Active Ankle Invitational from Washington University in St. Louis wrapped up on Saturday with the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team taking on the University of Dubuque and Bowdoin College.
  • Volleyball Team Defeated in St. Louis Opener
    October 21, 2016
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. (blugolds.com) - Featuring two teams in the top-8 of the recently-released Midwest regional rankings, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team met the Millikin University Big Blue early Friday evening.
  • Blugolds Fall Short Against Stout in Five Sets
    October 19, 2016
    MENOMONIE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Following last weekend’s “War on I-94” on the gridiron, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and University of Wisconsin-Stout took to the volleyball court Wednesday night. Similar to Saturday’s result, this match ended with Stout victorious, and the Blue Devils did so by winning a thrilling five-set contest.
  • Two Blugold Sweeps Cap Off Sandy Schumacher Memorial Tournament
    October 15, 2016
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - Day two of the Sandy Schumacher Memorial Tournament saw the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team get back to their winning ways.
  • Blugolds Drop Sandy Schumacher Memorial Tournament Opener
    October 14, 2016
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - After losing two straight for the first time all year, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team had a fresh start Friday night as the No. 22-ranked squad returned home for the Sandy Schumacher Memorial Tournament.
  • No. 24 Northwestern Hands Blugolds First Consecutive Losses of Season
    October 11, 2016
    SAINT PAUL, Minn. (blugolds.com) - For the first time all year, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team has fallen short in consecutive matches. The recent woes continued for UW-Eau Claire, albeit against another top-ranked opponent in the University of Northwestern-St. Paul.
  • No. 22 Blugolds downed by No. 21 Titans
    October 07, 2016
    OSHKOSH, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women's volleyball team was swept by UW-Oshkosh in three straight sets on Friday night in their first WIAC loss of the year.
  • Blugolds Triumphant Over Top Ten Opponent Stevens Point
    October 05, 2016
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - Wednesday night's match-up from the McPhee Center featured two teams ranked in the top-25, as the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team hosted the Pointers of UW-Stevens Point.
  • Pair of Homecoming Wins for Blugold Volleyball
    October 01, 2016
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - As the calendar advanced to October, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team turned back the clock to honor past players on Alumni Day, and they did so by picking up two wins on Homecoming Saturday.
  • Sweep of Falcons Keeps Eau Claire Unbeaten in WIAC
    September 28, 2016
    RIVER FALLS, Wis. (blugolds.com) - After last week’s win in the conference opener, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team continued play in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Wednesday night from Karges Arena.
  • Blugolds Complete Crossover Tournament with 3-1 Record
    September 24, 2016
    STEVENS POINT, Wis. (blugolds.com) - The women’s volleyball team for the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire concluded their time at the CCIW/WIAC Crossover Tournament Saturday afternoon.
  • Blugolds Win Streak Continues at Crossover Tournament
    September 23, 2016
    STEVENS POINT, Wis. (blugolds.com) - Picking up a pair of wins over schools from Illinois, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team improved their winning streak to seven matches in the first night of play at the CCIW/WIAC Crossover Tournament.
  • Sawchuk Leads the Blugolds in WIAC Opener over No. 19 UW-La Crosse
    September 21, 2016
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team had about as good of a start to the season’s conference play as they could ask for, defeating No. 19-ranked University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in straight sets. UW-Eau Claire extended their unbeaten streak at home to four games with the win over the Eagles and their fifth in a row overall.
  • Eau Claire Caps Off Successful Nike/Eastbay Classic
    September 17, 2016
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - After the previous night’s thrilling sweep over No. 12-ranked Bethel University, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Blugolds continued their winning ways on their home court. UW-Eau Claire rounded out this year’s Nike/Eastbay Classic with another pair of wins.
  • Blugolds Open Nike/Eastbay Classic with Big Win Over No. 12 Bethel
    September 16, 2016
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - In a rematch from the second round of last year’s NCAA Tournament, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team welcomed No. 12-ranked Bethel University to the McPhee Center for their first match of the 2016 Nike/Eastbay Classic.
  • Raskie Records 1000th Kill
    September 15, 2016
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - This past Saturday at the Augsburg Invitational, Katrina Raskie (Sr.-Weston, WI/D.C. Everest) earned her 1000th kill as a Blugold. The monumental kill came in the third set against the Augsburg Auggies, putting the Blugolds ahead 17-8 at the time, en route to a sweep in the match.
  • Blugolds End Augsburg Invite Splitting With MIAC Opponents
    September 10, 2016
    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (blugolds.com) - The second and final day of the Augsburg Invitational saw the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball squad take on a pair of Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) opponents. In Saturday’s opener, the Blugolds dropped a five-set contest to the University of St. Thomas, but they regrouped with a sweep of Augsburg College.
  • Blugolds Open Augsburg Invitational With Two Big Wins
    September 09, 2016
    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (blugolds.com) - Fresh off Wednesday night’s win over Saint Mary’s, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team headed back to the “Land of 10,000 Lakes” for this weekend’s Augsburg Invitational.
  • Berry and Sawchuk WIAC Athletes of the Week
    September 07, 2016
    MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's Kendra Berry and Heather Sawchuk have each been named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athletes of the Week, it was announced today by Assistant Commissioner of Media Relations Matt Stanek.
  • Blugolds Hand Saint Mary's First Loss of Season
    September 07, 2016
    WINONA, Minn. (blugolds.com) - In a rematch from a hot and muggy night in Zorn Arena a year ago, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Blugolds headed to Winona this year to take on the Saint Mary’s Cardinals. The Cardinals are the first of six matches against Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opponents this season for UW-Eau Claire.
  • Volleyball Concludes Gargoyle Classic with Two Hard-Fought Wins
    September 03, 2016
    CHICAGO, Ill. (blugolds.com) - After only playing the minimum of three sets in each of last night’s opening contests, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team needed to dig deeper to pick up a pair of wins this afternoon.
  • Blugolds Fall to Calvin, Bounce Back vs. Rockford
    September 02, 2016
    CHICAGO, Ill. (blugolds.com) - The 2016 season is officially underway for the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire volleyball team. The Blugolds opened on the road tonight at the University of Chicago for the 2016 Gargoyle Classic.
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