The Blugolds took down the Badgers from Madison this past weekend. Game scores came in at 6-3 on Friday night and 10-5 on Saturday afternoon. The win moves the team into the #3 overall seed in the WCCHA, and a first round match-up against Northern Michigan University, a team that UWEC has never beaten in it's history. All games for the tournament are played at Schwan's Super Rink in Blaine, MN. UWEC takes on NMU at 9pm Friday, February 7. Win or lose, the next game takes place at 8:45am the next morning.
The Blugolds earned a big conference sweep this weekend, as they traveled to Saint Cloud to take on the Huskies. Both games were very close, as the team got great goaltending from freshman Nate Teuscher and junior Max Glaser. The final from Friday night was a 3-2 decision, and the Saturday win was by a score of 4-3. The sweep moves the Blugolds into fifth place in the conference, with the ability to move up to third with the games next weekend.
The Badgers come to town on Friday, January 31, and Saturday, February 1 to take on the Blugolds in the last regular season series. Game times are 7pm Friday, and 1pm Saturday. Both games are played at Hobbs.
On the last series of Fall Semester, the Blugolds were swept by the Tommies of the University of St. Thomas. With Spring Semester now upon us, the Blugolds take on two conference foes in two successive weekends before the WCCHA Conference Tournament. The boys travel to Saint Cloud, MN, to take on SCSU on January 24 and January 25. Following that, the Badgers come to town for the last home series of the year on January 31 and February 1.
Before Thanksgiving, the Blugolds took on Waldorf College in Albert Lea, MN in a big conference matchup. The Blugolds played hard on Saturday, coming away with a strong 3-2 win. The Sunday game was a different story, with the team losing 5-0, with all goals coming on the power play for Waldorf.
The last series before Winter Break is coming up this weekend, with the Blugolds taking on the University of St. Thomas. Game times at 9:45pm both nights in Mendota Heights, MN.
Check out Austin King score one of the 21 goals the Blugolds scored in our second sweep of the season!
The UWEC Men's Club Hockey team has been busy playing games across the Midwest in the past few weeks. Here are some results from our recent games:
October 4: UWEC 4, University of Minnesota 5
October 5: UWEC 10, University of Minnesota 7
October 18: UWEC 4, UM-Duluth: 3
October 19: UWEC 6, UM-Duluth 3
October 25: UWEC 10, Bemidji State 1
October 26: UWEC 2, Bemidji State 3
November 1: UWEC 2, Northern Michigan University 10
November 2: UWEC 2, Northern Michigan University 2
The boys are traveling to Winona this weekend to add the next chapter to the rivalry with Saint Mary's University. Game times are 7:30pm on Saturday, November 9, and 1:00pm on Sunday, November 10.
Tryouts concluded today, and the roster for the 2013-2014 UWEC Club Hockey team is set. Look for the team in action in their first ever WCCHA series when we take on the Gophers on October 4th and 5th at Mariucci and Ridder Arenas:
With school just around the corner, that means hockey season is coming up quickly. Here are the important preseason dates and times that everyone interested in learning more or trying out for the team should remember:
Blugold Organizations Bash (B.O.B.) - Wednesday, September 4th. Time: 11am-2pm. Location: Campus Mall. Description: The UWEC Club Hockey team will have a booth set up during this event, where students can sign up and learn more about all the clubs and organizations on campus. Stop by the booth to talk with executive staff members and players and sign up to be on the email list. The full season schedule will be available, along with the time and location of the first team meeting.
1st Team Meeting: Thursday, September 5th. Time: 7pm. Location: Dakota A Room, Davies Center. Description: Attendance of the team meeting is highly recommended to anyone trying out for the team. During the meeting, you can meet the coaching staff and the executive staff. There will be information about dues, tryouts, schedules, fundraising, and other club information there. There will be player information cards there that are required to be filled out by everyone trying out for the team.
Tryout Schedule: All practices at Hobbs Ice Center in Eau Claire. Exact tryout procedure isn't yet set at this time, pending numbers of players who show up. Last year there were two rounds of cuts. Regardless of how many rounds of cuts, there will only be five tryout ice sessions. After the fifth session, the team will be finalized.
Saturday, September 7th: 12:30pm
Tuesday, September 10th: 8:15pm
Thursday, September 12th: 8:15pm
Saturday, September 14th: 12:30pm
Tuesday, September 17th: 8:15pm
If you are interested in joining the UWEC Men's Club Hockey team, make sure to stop by the Contact Us page! There you can fill out a form requesting more information, and get in touch with the President. This is a great first step in joining the team.
The team meeting and tryout information for this upcoming fall will be posted here, so be sure to check back.
The 2013-2014 schedule for the UWEC Men's Hockey Club is now finalized, and posted under the "Schedule/Results" page. The Blugolds have a 20 game schedule lined up for next season, and also the WCCHA Tournament at the end of the year. 14 of the 20 games are conference games. Saint Mary's University and UW-Oshkosh are two familiar non-conference foes, and Bemidji State University will make it's first appearance against the Blugolds in October. Times and venues will be posted once ice times are finalized in late August/early September.
151 days until the puck drops on the 2013-2014 season!