Yellowjacket volleyball team to support breast cancer awarenes; soccer team fallsHockey spaghetti feed is Saturday
For the third straight year the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference women’s volleyball teams will participate in promotions to support Breast Cancer Awareness.
Each of the nine WIAC teams will be involved in at least one promotional event throughout the month of October. The University of Wisconsin-Superior will be involved in two such matches, including at noon Saturday when the Yellowjackets host UW-Oshkosh. The second event is Oct. 20 at UW-Stout.
Over the past two seasons, conference teams have raised $33,751 in support of Breast Cancer Awareness.
Spectators are encouraged to wear pink clothing in support of all those affected by breast cancer.
To support the cause of Dig Pink and to help the Yellowjackets reach their team fundraising goal, visit the UWS Web site at: www.side-out.org/application/teams/team_page/3389.
The ’Jackets lost at UW-River Falls Wednesday night (3-1) 25-18, 22-25, 25-17, 25-9.
Erin Green had 16 kills and Mackenzie Suda added 38 set assists for the Falcons (13-10 overall, 2-4 WIAC).
Sarah Gruber had 20 set assists and seven digs to lead UWS (7-16, 0-6).
The first media and booster luncheon will be held at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 26 in the Yellowjacket Union.
Call 715-395-4693 for more details.
The UWS men’s and women’s hockey spaghetti feed is 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Superior Elks Lodge, 1503 Belknap St.
Tickets are available for $10 through Yellowjacket athletics and members of the men’s and women’s hockey teams. All players will be on hand for the meet-and-greet session and dinner, with proceeds benefitting Yellowjacket men’s and women’s hockey teams.
The Moose Club, which was recently severely damaged by fire, is still the sponsor of this event and will help cook the food.
For further formation contact Yellowjacket athletics at 715-395-4693.
Gina Williams scored three goals Wednesday afternoon as UW-Eau Claire defeated UWS 10-0 at the UWS soccer field.
UWEC (11-2 overall, 5-0 WIAC) outshot Superior 26-0 and scored five goals in each half. Amanda Hakala and Joan Mattheisen split the goalie duties for Eau Claire.
UWS is 2-11 and 0-4.