NMU Sports

Potulny already locked in

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University head hockey coach Grant Potulny has only been the Wildcats bench boss for a few days now, but he already has an idea of what he has to work with this fall.  In a phone interview Tuesday afternoon, Potulny discussed what he has noticed about the team ...

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New NMU head volleyball coach ready to start season

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University athletic department has gone through many coaching changes in the last few months but each one is bringing a good amount of experience with them. One of them is new head volleyball coach Mike Lozier, who comes to the Wildcats from fellow GLIAC ...

Potulny named USA World Juniors assistant coach

By Journal Sports Staff COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Good news keeps coming in for new Northern Michigan University hockey coach Grant Potulny. After signing his contract with the Wildcats earlier this week, USA Hockey announced Friday that Potulny will serve as an assistant coach for the ...

Wildcats hockey coach contract confirmed

MARQUETTE — It was a long process to get to this point, but everything is now squared away for Grant Potulny to become the new Northern Michigan University head hockey coach. Potulny has signed a five-year deal with a salary of $196,100 per year. His contract was finalized Monday and ...

Potulny signs five-year deal with NMU

MARQUETTE — It was a long process to get to this point, but everything is now squared away for Grant Potulny to become the new Northern Michigan University head hockey coach. Potulny has signed a five-year deal with a salary of $196,100 per year. His contract was finalized Monday and the ...

OTS athletes clean up community

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site program will be participating in the Marquette Beautification and Restoration Committee’s annual Spring Clean Up. The program’s athletes will be doing clean up at noon Saturday, a week before the committee’s clean up ...

New era at NMU

MARQUETTE — After a long process, the Northern Michigan University hockey team has its new leader. On Tuesday morning, Minnesota assistant coach Grant Potulny was introduced as the third head coach in program history during a press conference at the Berry Events Center. Potulny signed a ...

NMU senior icers impressed with new boss

MARQUETTE — A coaching change can be a difficult thing to go through and that's what the upperclassmen of the Northern Michigan University hockey team have to deal with. After 15 seasons at the helm, Wildcats head coach Walt Kyle's contract was not renewed in March and on Tuesday, Minnesota ...

NMU AD Karr introduces new hockey coach

MARQUETTE — Over the course of the last year, the Northern Michigan University athletic department has gone through a lot as several sports went through coaching changes. However, the last position got filled on Tuesday when Grant Potulny was introduced at the new men’s hockey coach. ...

Wildcats name new head hockey coach

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University hockey team appears to have found its new coach. The Wildcats made their announcement at a press conference this morning at the Berry Events Center. Numerous media sources said that Minnesota assistant coach Grant Potulny will lead Northern for ...

Northern Michigan University women run away with St. Norbert track title

DE PERE, Wisconsin — The women’s track and field team at Northern Michigan University won the St. Norbert College Twilight meet held Thursday evening. The Wildcats won 12 of 20 events against 10 other schools to earn their second team title in two tries this month. They won at the Viking ...

6 Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Center weightlifters medal

MARQUETTE — The weightlifting team at the Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site placed second overall at the 2017 Nike National University Championships in Gainesville, Florida, last weekend. The overall finish included men’s, women’s and coed competitions. Lindenwood ...

GLIAC honors Northern Michigan University winter athletes

MARQUETTE — Nearly 50 student-athletes from Northern Michigan University earned All-Academic and All-Academic Excellence honors from the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference for the winter sports season. The 49 honorees added to similar fall awards give NMU 122 who have earned ...

Northern Michigan University Wildcats’ men golfers 15th in Indiana

NOBLESVILLE, Indiana — The Northern Michigan University men’s golf team placed 15th at the Purgatory Regional, which was shortened to one round on Sunday due to weather. The Wildcats posted a 307, which held as their final score after storms prevented many golfers from finishing ...

Northern Michigan University lacrosse falls twice in Ohio over weekend

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University women’s lacrosse team had a tough weekend in Ohio in its pair of GLIAC games, losing 20-0 at Tiffin on Friday and 20-2 at Findlay on Sunday to drop to 2-9 overall and 0-3 in league contests. Tiffin (7-3 overall, 1-0 GLIAC) took command in the ...