NMU Sports

Northern Michigan University’s Adam Martin named academic All-American

MARQUETTE — Following a recent all-district award, a Northern Michigan University Nordic skier has now received an academic all-America award. Adam Martin was voted to the Academic All-America At-Large First Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America. This came about a ...

Mixing sports, academics

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Thirty student-athletes from Northern Michigan University were named to the 2017 spring Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference All-Academic and All-Academic Excellence teams. The honorees were led by 14 members of the women’s outdoor ...

Pair of swimmers named NMU’s top athletes for 2016-17

MARQUETTE — Athletic Director Award honorees from Northern Michigan University varsity athletic teams were recently named, as well as award winners from each team. The Athletes of the Year were both freshmen swimmers — men’s team member Lajos Budai and women’s team member Rachel ...

Maschmeyer heads overseas

BREMERHAVEN, Germany — One of the Northern Michigan University hockey team’s key seniors this past season is headed overseas to continue his playing career. Defenseman Brock Maschmeyer inked a deal with the Fischtown Pinguins of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga on May 30 after a solid four ...

Americans, Swedes hold wrestling exhibition

These are some of the athletes who participated in the U.S. vs. Sweden Greco-Roman wrestling exhibition dual meet held in the Superior Dome on June 7. Team Sweden consisted of visiting wrestling from the European country, while Team USA included Northern Michigan University Olympic Training ...

NMU volleyball reunion planned

MARQUETTE — Former volleyball players from Northern Michigan University are invited to attend the NMU Volleyball Alumnae Weekend in Marquette in mid-July. The event, to be held July 14-16, includes a picnic, alumnae game, barbecue, dinner and a golf outing. Several of the events will ...

Superior Dome hosts Sweden-US wrestling on Wednesday evening

MARQUETTE — The Greco-Roman wrestling program at the Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site is holding its fourth annual Superior International Wrestling Camp this week ending Saturday. The camp includes about 80 athletes from across the U.S., including wrestlers from the ...

Sports Snapshots

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the week of May 25-30

Northern Michigan University alters hockey schedule

MARQUETTE — The sites for Northern Michigan University’s hockey series against Alabama-Huntsville have been flip-flopped for the 2017-18 season, the university announced last week. The Wildcats will now host the Chargers on Dec. 1-2 and travel to Huntsville on Feb. 3-4. Both are ...

Northern Michigan University football team’s golf outing scheduled

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University football team will hold its annual golf outing on Saturday, June 24, at the Marquette Golf Club. Fans and alumni can register online by clicking on the link www.nmuwildcats.com/sports/fball/2017-18/releases/20170523l67nsq. For $100, ...

NMU’s Mylle 16th in triple jump

By Journal Sports Staff BRADENTON, Florida — Junior Ine Mylle of Northern Michigan University finished in 16th place in the triple jump Saturday afternoon at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championships. Mylle recorded a distance of 40 feet, 2.75 inches to finish four ...

North Central hoops star Krachinski headed for NMU

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan head coach Bill Sall announced Alec Fruin, Dolapo Olayinka and Marcus Krachinski have signed National Letters of Intent and will join the men’s basketball team in the fall of 2017. “I’m very happy with the spring additions ...

NMU’s Johnson an All-American for 3rd time

By Journal Sports Staff BRADENTON, Florida — Three members of the Northern Michigan University women’s track and field team competed Friday afternoon in the discus throw at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championships. Samanthia Johnson, Dana Shove and Jasmine ...