Courtney Wittig scored 15 minutes, 53 seconds into the third period to give UW-Eau Claire a 2-2 tie with UW-Superior in WIAC women’s hockey action Saturday night at Hobbs Ice Center. The Blugolds trailed 2-0 before Mariah Czech scored with 13 seconds left in the second period. Wittig completed the comeback in the final five minutes of regulation. Erin Connolly made 13 saves for the Blugolds.
SUNDAY, JAN. 21 College Wrestling: UW-Eau Claire at Augsburg (Minn.), 3 p.m. MONDAY, JAN. 22 Prep Boys basketball: Menomonie at Medford, 7:15 p.m.; River Falls at Baldwin-Woodville, 7:15 p.m.; Abbotsford at Cadott, 7:15 p.m.; Fall Creek at Augusta, 7:15 p.m.; Durand at St. Croix Central, 7:15 p.m.; Prescott at Elk Mound, 7:15 p.m.; Alma/Pepin at Mondovi, 7:15 p.m.; Immanuel Lutheran at Eleva-Strum, 7:30 p.m.; Gilmanton at Whitehall, 7:30 p.m.; Flambeau at Gilman, 7:15 p.m.; New Auburn at
UW-Oshkosh still has UW-Eau Claire’s number. Despite 13 points and nine rebounds from sophomore forward Anna Graaskamp, the Blugolds fell to the 15th-ranked Titans 70-59 on Saturday afternoon in WIAC women’s basketball action at Kolf Sports Center in Oshkosh. It was the sixth consecutive victory for the Titans (14-2, 4-2) over the Blugolds (12-5, 4-2). Eliza Campbell led UW-Oshkosh with 15 points and eight rebounds. Jaimee Pitt had 13 points and four rebounds for the Titans, who
UW-Eau Claire had been there before. Too many times for the Blugolds’ liking. Hanging around, down eight in the second half against a good WIAC team. They’d just never been able to come all the way back — until Saturday. Snakebit UW-Eau Claire picked up a much-needed victory, rallying from a 13-point second-half deficit to topple No. 6 UW-Oshkosh 60-57 on Ken Anderson Court in Zorn Arena. “This is huge,” freshman forward Clay Kujawa said. “We needed to get
UW-EAU CLAIRE 60, UW-OSHKOSH 57 UW-Oshkosh — (FGM-FGA FTM-FTA TP) Charlie Noone 1-5 2-2 4, Ben Boots 4-12 2-2 12, Brett Wittchow 1-3 2-2 4, Adam Fravert 5-11 1-1 13, Jack Flynn 5-8 2-3 12, David Vlotho 2-4 0-0 4, Jake Laihinen 0-2 0-0 0, Sam Ebersold 2-5 0-0 6, Connor Duax 0-0 2-6 2, Alex Van Dyke 0-1 0-0 0, Jake Zeitler 0-0 0-0 0, Brian Wilman 0-0 0-0 0. Totals: 20-51 11-16 57. UW-Eau Claire —Chris Duff 2-7 2-2 6, George Diekelman 6-14 12-15 24, Cole Rabedeaux 2-6 0-0 4, Ben
Kaleigh Martinson’s power-play goal late in the first period proved to be the difference as UW-Superior handed UW-Eau Claire a 2-1 loss in WIAC women’s hockey action Friday night in Superior. All of the scoring came in the first period. Mikayla Goodin gave the Yellowjackets a 1-0 lead 30 seconds in, only for Holly Turnbull to tie it for the Blugolds on the power play. But at 19:45, Martinson made it 2-1. It stayed that way. Sky Brown made 41 saves for UW-Superior, while Erin
Todd Koritzinsky and Johnny Mueller scored for UW-Eau Claire, but No. 3 UW-Stevens Point jumped out to an early lead and never looked back in a 5-2 win in WIAC men’s hockey action Friday night at Hobbs Ice Center. The Pointers, who have won four straight against the Blugolds, got two goals from Willem Nong-Lambert and single tallies from Carter Roo, Tanner Karty and Luke McElhenie. UW-Stevens Point, which moved one point ahead of UW-Eau Claire and UW-Stout in the conference standings,
Logan Von Ruden and Austin Redders scored third-period goals to give UW-Eau Claire a 2-1 victory over UW-River Falls in WIAC men’s hockey action Thursday night in River Falls. The game was scoreless after two periods. But 12 minutes, 8 seconds into the third, Von Ruden broke the deadlock. Redders added an unassisted goal at 17:33. Joe Drapluk scored at 18:07 for the Falcons, but the Blugolds held on. Zach Dyment made 18 saves for UW-Eau Claire.
FRIDAY, JAN. 19 Prep Boys basketball: Menomonie at Memorial, 7:15 p.m.; North at River Falls, 7:15 p.m.; Hudson at Chippewa Falls, 7:15 p.m.; Regis at Cadott, 7:15 p.m.; Thorp at Altoona, 7:15 p.m.; McDonell at Stanley-Boyd, 7:15 p.m.; Fall Creek at Osseo-Fairchild, 7:15 p.m.; Durand at Colfax, 7:15 p.m.; Elk Mound at Mondovi, 7:15 p.m.; Boyceville at Spring Valley, 7:15 p.m.; Immanuel Lutheran at Cochrane-Fountain City, 7:30 p.m.; Gilmanton at Augusta, 7:30 p.m.; Eleva-Strum vs. Alma/Pepin,
MENOMONIE — The UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball team is back at full strength. And the Blugolds looked scary good Wednesday night. Even though leading scorer Anna Graaskamp played just 11 minutes in her return to the rotation after missing six games with an injury, the Blugolds offense was as impressive as its been all season. Hallee Hoeppner caught fire from deep, Katie Essen was a force inside and Kelsey Bakken was unstoppable in transition in a 94-62 rout of UW-Stout in WIAC