2016 Volleyball News

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    December 19, 2016
    Team Award Winners Announced for Volleyball 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.
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    November 10, 2016
    Sawchuk Named to AVCA Midwest All-Region Team 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.
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    November 07, 2016
    Raskie earns WIAC Co-Scholar-Athlete honors 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.
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    November 03, 2016
    Four Blugolds Receive All-WIAC Volleyball Recognition 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.
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    November 01, 2016
    Blugold Volleyball Loses in WIAC Quarterfinal Nail-Biter 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.
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    October 29, 2016
    Blugolds Wrap Up Regular Season with Win 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.
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    October 28, 2016
    No. 14 Warhawks Top Blugolds in Three 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.
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    October 22, 2016
    St. Louis Trip Ends with Two Wins for Blugolds 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.
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    October 21, 2016
    Volleyball Team Defeated in St. Louis Opener 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.
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    October 19, 2016
    Blugolds Fall Short Against Stout in Five Sets 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.
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    October 15, 2016
    Two Blugold Sweeps Cap Off Sandy Schumacher Memorial Tournament 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.
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    October 14, 2016
    Blugolds Drop Sandy Schumacher Memorial Tournament Opener 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.
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    October 11, 2016
    No. 24 Northwestern Hands Blugolds First Consecutive Losses of Season 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.
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    October 07, 2016
    No. 22 Blugolds downed by No. 21 Titans 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.
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    October 05, 2016
    Blugolds Triumphant Over Top Ten Opponent Stevens Point 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.
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    October 01, 2016
    Pair of Homecoming Wins for Blugold Volleyball 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.
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    September 28, 2016
    Sweep of Falcons Keeps Eau Claire Unbeaten in WIAC 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.
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    September 24, 2016
    Blugolds Complete Crossover Tournament with 3-1 Record 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.
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    September 23, 2016
    Blugolds Win Streak Continues at Crossover Tournament 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.
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    September 21, 2016
    Sawchuk Leads the Blugolds in WIAC Opener over No. 19 UW-La Crosse 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.
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    September 17, 2016
    Eau Claire Caps Off Successful Nike/Eastbay Classic 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.
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    September 16, 2016
    Blugolds Open Nike/Eastbay Classic with Big Win Over No. 12 Bethel 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.
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    September 15, 2016
    Raskie Records 1000th Kill 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.
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    September 10, 2016
    Blugolds End Augsburg Invite Splitting With MIAC Opponents 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.
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    September 09, 2016
    Blugolds Open Augsburg Invitational With Two Big Wins 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.
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    September 07, 2016
    Berry and Sawchuk WIAC Athletes of the Week 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.
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    September 07, 2016
    Blugolds Hand Saint Mary's First Loss of Season 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.
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    September 03, 2016
    Volleyball Concludes Gargoyle Classic with Two Hard-Fought Wins 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.
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    September 02, 2016
    Blugolds Fall to Calvin, Bounce Back vs. Rockford 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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    August 29, 2016
    2016 Volleyball Preview: Blugolds Seek NCAA Tournament Return EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - Following University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire?s 2015 trip to the NCAA tournament where the Blugolds advanced to the second round, the volleyball team has similar goals for the 2016 campaign. Last year?s squad earned UW-Eau Claire?s first NCAA tournament win since 2012, finishing with an overall record of 27-10 on the season.
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    May 23, 2016
    Volleyball begins European Tour EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women's volleyball team departs today on a 10-day tour of Europe, a trip which includes five matches against club volleyball teams throughout the region as well as numerous cultural and sightseeing adventures. Sixteen Blugold student-athletes will take part in the trip, along with head coach Kim Wudi and assistant coaches Jodi Risen and Tim Upward.
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    April 04, 2016
    Volleyball announces 2016-17 schedule EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Head Volleyball Coach Kim Wudi has announced the Blugolds’ 2016-17 schedule.