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College roundup: Updates on Kauffman, Fravert, Michaelis

Posted on 22 January 2018 by paul

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A number of former local high school athletes have moved on to the next level and are playing sports collegiately across the country.

Periodically, MarshfieldAreaSports.com will publish a College Sports Roundup updating readers of some of those local athletes’ exploits at the collegiate level.

Mason Kauffman

Kauffman begins career at Eastern Michigan
Mason Kauffman, a 2017 graduate of Stratford High School, is a freshman on the Eastern Michigan University wrestling team.

Kauffman, a two-time WIAA state champion at Stratford, is 7-5 for Eagles after competing in three Open tournaments.

Kauffman went 3-2 at the Michigan State Open on Nov. 5 to finish fourth at 157 pounds and was 2-1 at the EMU Open on Nov. 11 to take second place at 157. Both of those tournaments were for freshmen and sophomores only. He also was 2-2 at the Cleveland State Open on Dec. 16.

Among Kauffman’s victories were two major decisions.

Adam Fravert

Fravert, UW-Oshkosh hit WIAC play
Adam Fravert, a 2016 graduate of Marshfield High School, is a sophomore forward for the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh men’s basketball team.

Fravert has started all 17 games this season for the Titans, who are 13-4 overall and 3-3 in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. He is averaging 13.2 points and a team-best 8.4 rebounds per game, while shooting 51.2 percent from the field and 11 of 39 from 3-point range.

Fravert hit for double figures in the Titans’ past four games, scoring 11 in both of Oshkosh’s wins against UW-Stout on Jan. 10 and UW-River Falls on Jan. 13. He had 10 points and 10 rebounds in a loss to Platteville on Jan. 17, and 13 points in 10 rebounds in a defeat at UW-Eau Claire on Jan. 20.

Oshkosh hosts UW-Stevens Point on Wednesday and plays at UW-River Falls on Saturday.

Caitlin Michaelis

Michaelis continues season at Minnesota-Crookston
Caitlin Michaelis, a 2015 graduate of Marshfield High School, is a junior on the University of Minnesota-Crookston women’s basketball team.

Michaelis has started all 18 games this season for the Golden Eagles, who are 5-13 overall and 5-9 in the NCAA Division II Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. She is averaging 11.2 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game this season.

Michaelis scored a season-high 20 points in an 85-74 home win over the University of Mary on Jan. 19. She made 6 of 11 shots from the field, including a pair of 3-pointers, and was 6-for-6 at the free throw line.

Michaelis had 16 points, with three 3-pointers, in a 77-67 loss to Minot State on Jan. 20.

The Golden Eagles play at Minnesota-Mankato on Friday and at Concordia University in St. Paul on Saturday in a pair of NSIC games.

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College roundup: Updates on Fravert, Fleischmann, Fehrenbach

Posted on 03 January 2018 by paul

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By Paul Lecker
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A number of former local high school athletes have moved on to the next level and are playing sports collegiately across the country.

Periodically, MarshfieldAreaSports.com will publish a College Sports Roundup updating readers of some of those local athletes’ exploits at the collegiate level.

Adam Fravert

Fravert starting at UW-Oshkosh
Adam Fravert, a 2016 graduate of Marshfield High School, is a sophomore on the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh men’s basketball team.

Fravert has started all 11 games for the Titans, who were 10-1. After winning their first 10 games, the Titans suffered an 83-80 loss to Ripon on Dec. 30.

The 6-foot-8 forward is averaging 14.8 points, 8.4 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game, while shooting 55.9 percent overall from the field. Fravert scored a season-high 25 points in an 87-50 win over St. Mary’s (Minn.) on Dec. 29, and had 22 points, making 10 of 13 free throws and a pair of 3-pointers, in a 12-point win over Edgewood College on Nov. 22.

Ema Fehrenbach

Jared Fleischmann

Fehrenbach, Fleischmann playing at Viterbo
Ema Fehrenbach, a 2017 graduate of Marshfield High School, is a freshman on the Viterbo University women’s basketball team in La Crosse.

Fehrenbach, a Wisconsin Valley Conference Player of the Year for Marshfield last season, has played in seven games for Viterbo, averaging 12 minutes, 2.4 points, and 2.1 rebounds per game.

The Viterbo women’s team is off to a 4-11 start.

Jared Fleischmann, a 2014 graduate of Columbus Catholic High School, is a senior on Viterbo’s men’s basketball team.

Fleischmann, a 6-foot guard, has started all 15 games this season for the V-Hawks, averaging 30.7 minutes, 10 points and 4.4 rebounds per game. He leads Viterbo (8-7) with 5.1 assists and 1.7 steals per game, and is shooting a team-best 82.1 percent from the free throw line.

Both the Viterbo men’s and women’s teams play at Mayville State (N.D.) on Jan. 5.

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College roundup: Updates on Oestreich, Michaelis, Scheuer

Posted on 22 December 2017 by paul

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By Paul Lecker
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A number of former local high school athletes have moved on to the next level and are playing sports collegiately across the country.

Periodically, MarshfieldAreaSports.com will publish a College Sports Roundup updating readers of some of those local athletes’ exploits at the collegiate level.

Matt Oestreich

Oestreich continues career at Platteville
Matt Oestreich, a 2014 graduate of Marshfield High School, is a senior guard for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville men’s basketball team.

Oestreich has started all nine of the Pioneers’ games, averaging a team-high 26 minutes per game.

The point guard, who has started 76 games over the past four seasons for Platteville, is averaging 8.9 points, 2.8 rebounds, 1.3 steals, and a team-best 2.6 assists per game.

Platteville is off to a 8-1 start, with seven of the victories coming by double digits. The Pioneers host Ripon on Dec. 29 and St. Mary’s (Minn.) on Dec. 30, before opening up Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play Jan. 3 at UW-Stout.

Caitlin Michaelis

Michaelis starting at Crookston
Caitlin Michaelis, a 2015 graduate of Marshfield High School, is a starting guard on the University of Minnesota-Crookstron women’s basketball team.

Michaelis has started all nine games this season for the Golden Eagles, who are off to a 1-8 start.

Michaelis is averaging 35 minutes per game, and leads the team in 3-point shots made (13), is second in assists (19) and 3-point percentage (.394), and third in scoring (10.4 points per game).

Crookston hosts Winona State (Minn.) on Dec. 30 and Upper Iowa on Dec. 31 in a pair of Northern Sun Intercollegiate Athletic Conference games.

McKayla Scheuer

Scheuer coming off bench at Bemidji
McKayla Scheuer, a 2016 graduate of Marshfield High School, is a sophomore guard on the Bemidji State University women’s basketball team.

Scheuer, a sophomore, has played in seven of the Beavers’ nine games, averaging 7.7 minutes per game.

Scheuer has scored 15 points, all coming on five 3-pointers, and grabbed six rebounds this season. She scored nine points on 3-for-3 shooting from 3-point range, in a loss to Northern State (S.D.) on Dec. 8.

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College roundup: Four former Marshfield athletes wrapping up collegiate careers

Posted on 27 November 2017 by paul

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By Paul Lecker
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A number of former local high school athletes have moved on to the next level and are playing sports collegiately across the country.

Periodically, MarshfieldAreaSports.com will publish a College Sports Roundup updating readers of some of those local athletes’ exploits at the collegiate level.

This edition focusses on four former Marshfield High School athletes who are wrapping up their collegiate careers in various sports.

Elizabeth Holbrook

Holbrook swimming at La Crosse
Elizabeth Holbrook, a 2014 graduate of Marshfield High School, is a senior on the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse women’s swimming and diving team.

The Eagles are in the midst of their season that carries into March.

Holbrook has been a versatile member of the UWLC team, swimming in four different events over the course of the season that began in late October.

Holbrook had season-bests of 5:11.73 in the 400-meter individual medley and 2:40.25 in the 200 breaststroke at the Luther College Invitational on Nov. 18 in Decorah, Iowa.

Holbrook also had a season-best time of 2:24.87 in the 200 IM and 1:13.96 in the 100 breaststroke at the All-Wisconsin Showcase in Brown Deer on Oct. 21.

La Crosse’s season continues at the Rochester (Minn.) Invitational on Friday through Sunday.

Rebecca Voss

Sara Fuller

Voss, Fuller wrap up cross country careers
Rebecca Voss and Sara Fuller, both 2014 Marshfield High School grads, recently finished up their cross country careers.

Voss, a senior at UW-La Crosse, finished fifth at the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships on Oct. 28 at UW-Whitewater, finishing in 22:30.5 as the Eagles took second in the team standings behind Eau Claire.

Voss went on to take sixth at the NCAA Division III Midwest Regional in Rock Island, Ill., on Nov. 11, running in 20:56.7 as La Crosse took third and qualified for the NCAA Division III Championships. At the national meet in Elsah, Ill., on Nov. 18, Voss took 97th place in 22:12.30.

Fuller, a senior for UW-Whitewater, was 47th at the WIAC meet in 24:46.0 and 153rd at the Division III regionals in 24:03.9.

Darian Molter

Molter ends career at Winona
Darian Molter, who graduated from Marshfield High School in 2014, recently completed her career for the Winona State University women’s soccer team.

The senior forward started all 19 games this season for the Warriors, who finished 9-9-1 ovearll and 8-6-1 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. Winona State had its season end with a 3-2 loss to Bemidji State in the first round of the NSIC Tournament on Nov. 1.

Molter scored four goals and had three assists, to finish with 11 total points for the Warriors, ranking second on the team in all three categories. She finishes her career 13 goals and seven assists as she started 36 of the 59 games she played in.

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UW-Marshfield/Wood County women’s basketball loses third straight

Posted on 19 November 2017 by paul

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WEST BEND – The University of Wisconsin-Marshfield/Wood County women’s basketball team dropped its third-straight game, losing 49-39 at UW-Washington County on Saturday.

The Marauders (1-3 overall and Wisconsin Collegiate Conference) were forced to play with just five players, but kept it close.

Cinnamin Harwood had 20 points and 13 rebounds, Emily Shipman added 10 points, and Courtney Schmidt had seven points and 16 rebounds for UW-Marshfield.

The Marauders return to action Monday at home against UW-Marathon County.

Wildcats 49, Marauders 39
UW-Marshfield/Wood County 9 8 6 16 – 39
UW-Washington County 12 9 14 14 – 49
UW-MARSHFIELD/WOOD COUNTY (39):
Josie Jakel 0-8 0-0 0, Courtney Schmidt 3-14 0-0 7, Cinnamin Harwood 10-22 0-0 20, Emily Shipman 4-15 0-1 10, Sierra Litwaitis 1-7 0-0 2. FG: 18-66. FT: 0-1. 3-pointers: 3-18 (Shipman 2-6, Schmidt 1-6, Litwaitis 0-1, Jakel 0-5). Rebounds: 41 (Schmidt 16). Assists: 8 (Shipman 3). Turnovers: 27. Fouls: 15. Fouled out: none. Record: 1-3 overall and Wisconsin Collegiate Conference.
UW-WASHINGTON COUNTY (49): Meghan Macfarlane 4-17 5-6 14, Marissa Kaul 5-11 0-0 10, Sammi Brown 4-7 1-6 9, Audra Brandenburg 2-10 3-4 7, Greta Strasser 3-14 1-1 7, Kaylie Lightizer 1-7 0-0 2. FG: 19-66. FT: 10-17. 3-pointers: 1-17 (Macfarlane 1-6, Brandenburg 0-2, Lightizer 0-3, Strasser 0-6). Rebounds: 43 (Brown 14). Assists: 11 (Macfarlane 4). Turnovers: 20. Fouls: 8. Fouled out: none. Record: 1-0 overall and WCC.

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UW-Marshfield/Wood County women’s basketball crushed at UW-Waukesha

Posted on 16 November 2017 by paul

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WAUKESHA – The University of Wisconsin-Marshfield/Wood County women’s basketball team suffered its second-straight loss, losing 111-30 in a Wisconsin Collegiate Conference game Wednesday at UW-Waukesha.

The Marauders were held to six points in each of the first three quarters as they were unable to get their offense on track.

Cinnamin Harwood scored 10 points and Emily Shipman added eight, including a pair of 3-pointers, for UW-Marshfield/Wood County.

The Marauders (1-2 overall and WCC) return to action Saturday at UW-Washington County as part of a women’s-men’s doubleheader. The women’s game begins at noon, with the men to follow.

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UW-Marshfield/Wood County women’s basketball falls at UW-Fond du Lac

Posted on 14 November 2017 by paul

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FOND DU LAC – The University of Wisconsin-Marshfield/Wood County women’s basketball team got off to a slow start and couldn’t recover, losing a Wisconsin Collegiate Conference game at UW-Fond du Lac 75-23 on Monday night.

The Marauders are now 1-1 overall and in the WCC. Fond du Lac is now 2-1 overall and in conference play.

Emily Shipman scored 11 points to lead UW-Marshfield.

Complete statistics were not provided.

The Marauders play at UW-Waukesha on Wednesday.

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Shipman lifts UW-Marshfield/Wood County women’s basketball past UW-Fox Valley

Posted on 09 November 2017 by paul

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MARSHFIELD – The University of Wisconsin-Marshfield/Wood County women’s basketball team opened its 2017-18 campaign with a 66-50 victory over UW-Fox Valley in a Wisconsin Collegiate Conference matchup Wednesday night at home.

The Marauders pulled ahead early, leading 32-24 at halftime, and held on throughout.

Emily Shipman poured in 32 points to lead the way for UW-Marshfield. She made 5 of 9 3-pointers and was 9 of 11 at the free throw line. Cinnamin Harwood added 10 points and nine rebounds in the victory.

The Marauders return to action Monday at UW-Fond du Lac.

Marauders 66, Cyclones 50
UW-Fox Valley 24 26 – 50
UW-Marshfield/Wood County 32 34 – 66
UW-FOX VALLEY (50):
Zimmerman 6-15 2-3 16, Jackson 1-4 0-0 3, Wunrow 7-17 0-2 16, Pagel 6-12 0-0 15, Ambrosini 0-4 0-0 0, Wield 0-1 0-0 0, Jacques 0-1 0-0 0. FG: 20-54. FT: 2-5. 3-pointers: 8-19 (Pagel 3-4, Wunrow 2-4, Zimmerman 2-6, Jackson 1-3, Ambrosini 0-1, Jacques 0-1). Rebound: 33 (Wunrow 11). Assists: 5 (Zimmerman 2). Turnovers: 11. Fouls: 10. Fouled out: none. Record: 0-1 overall and Wisconsin Collegiate Conference.
UW-MARSHFIELD/WOOD COUNTY (66): Josie Jakel 3-12, 0-2 8, Corrtney Schmidt 2-8 0-0 5, Cinnamin Harwood 5-10 0-0 10, Wendy Rodriguez 0-2 0-0 0, Emily Shipman 9-19 9-11 32, Sierra Litwaitis 4-5 0-0 8, Jenna Pavlac 1-9 0-0 3. FG: 24-65. FT: 9-13. 3-pointers: 9-22 (Shipman 5-9, Jakel 2-5, Schmidt 1-3, Pavlac 1-3, Rodriguez 0-2). Rebounds: 44 (Schmidt 9, Harwood 9). Assists: 4 (Litwaitis 20. Turnovers: 6. Fouls: 12. Fouled out: none. Record: 1-0 overall and Wisconsin Collegiate Conference.

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UW-Marshfield/Wood County men’s basketball opens season with loss to UW-Rock County

Posted on 05 November 2017 by paul

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MARSHFIELD – The University of Wisconsin-Marshfield/Wood County men’s basketball team opened its 2017-18 season with a 99-71 loss to UW-Rock County on Saturday afternoon at the Marauder Gym.

The Marauders fell behind 41-32 by halftime and never recovered, allowing 58 second-half points to Rock County in the Wisconsin Collegiate Conference West Division matchup.

Matt Karl came off the bench to score 18 points for the Marauders, making three 3-pointers. Matthew Carlson added 17 points and eight rebounds, drilling four 3-pointers, and Nathan McGrath added 11 points and six rebounds for Marshfield.

The Rattlers made 14 of 27 3-pointers, including six from Jacob Hanes, who had a game-high 30 points.

UW-Marshfield/Wood County returns to action Nov. 13 at UW-Fond du Lac.

Rattlers 99, Marauders 71
UW-Rock County 41 58 – 99
UW-Marshfield/Wood County 32 39 – 71
UW-ROCK COUNTY (99):
Curtis Rankins 0-2 0-0 0, Gervontane Meragne 1-5 0-0 2, Brandon Alexander 6-10 1-2 14, Tim Freeman 3-6 0-0 9, Ben McDonald 4-8 1-2 11, Darren Rita 3-6 0-0 7, Ernest Cottier 3-8 0-0 6, David Harper 4-13 5-9 13, John Bocke 0-2 0-0 0, Taylor Pratt 2-4 0-2 4, Jacob Hanes 11-18 2-2 30, Logan Bailey 1-2 0-0 3. FG: 38-84. FT: 9-17. 3-pointers: 14-27 (Hanes 6-10, Freeman 3-5, McDonald 2-3, Alexander 1-2, Bailey 1-2, Rita 1-3, Rankins 0-1, Meragne 0-1). Rebounds: 54 (Alexander 7, Hanes 7). Assists: 19 (Harper 8). Turnovers: 16. Fouls: 15. Fouled out: none. Record: 1-0 overall and Wisconsin Collegiate Conference West Division.
UW-MARSHFIELD/WOOD COUNTY (71): Matt Karl 7-20 1-3 18, Marlin Pogodzinski 2-8 0-1 4, Will Darr 0-3 1-2 1, Nathan McGrath 5-8 1-1 11, Jordan Martin 2-4 0-2 5, Jared Seeman 3-6 1-3 7, Covan Rudolph 3-9 1-2 7, Matthew Carlson 6-15 1-2 17, Sayre Ystad 0-1 1-2 1. FG: 28-74. FT: 7-18. 3-pointers: 8-34 (Carlson 4-8, Karl 3-12, Martin 1-2, Seeman 0-1, Darr 0-2, McGrath 0-2, Rudolph 0-3, Pogodzinski 0-4). Rebounds: 43 (Carlson 8). Assists: 15 (Karl 5). Turnovers: 19. Fouls: 14. Fouled out: none. Record: 0-1 overall and WCC West.

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UW-Marshfield volleyball drops road match at UW-Barron County

Posted on 21 September 2017 by paul

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RICE LAKE – The University of Wisconsin-Marshfield/Wood County women’s volleyball team dropped a match at UW-Barron County 3-0 on Wednesday.

Barron County won the nonconference match 25-14, 25-23, 25-9.

The Marauders are now 2-2 overall and return to action next Wednesday at UW-Fond du Lac.

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