NMU Sports

Northern Michigan University volleyball camps to be held in July

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University volleyball team has moved its summer camps to July. The Wildcats’ Youth All-Skills Camp will be held July 8-9, Elite All-Skills Camp on July 10-11 and High School Team Camp from July 12-14. Each camp takes place at the NMU volleyball gym, ...

Northern Michigan University club baseball team to play at Bay College

ESCANABA — The Bay de Noc Community College baseball team has added a date against the Northern Michigan University club team to its schedule for this weekend. The teams will meet to play a doubleheader at the Wells Sports Complex just north of Escanaba at 1 p.m. Saturday.

Caro Els lead Northern Michigan University women golfers at Ohio meet

CANTON, Ohio — Caro Els again led the Northern Michigan University women’s golf team at a tournament here over the weekend. The Wildcats junior was fourth overall as NMU finished third at the Cav Classic hosted by Walsh University on Saturday and Sunday at Glenmoor Country Club. Els, ...

Northern Michigan University lacrosse drops 16-3 decision at Davenport

GRAND RAPIDS — Freshman Cam Stilson made nine saves but it wasn’t enough as the Northern Michigan University women’s lacrosse team lost at Davenport 16-3 in a GLIAC match on Sunday morning. The Wildcats (3-10, 2-7 GLIAC) were outshot 22-1 in the first half as the Panthers build a 12-0 ...

Just one more time

MARQUETTE — A handful of former Northern Michigan University volleyball players got a chance to step on the court one last time Saturday afternoon at Vandament Arena. Those alumni took on the current Wildcats in an exhibition three-set match that benefited both sides as the ex-players ...

Wildcats’ Loggins named All-American

BUFFALO, N.Y. — For the second straight season, the Northern Michigan University hockey team has an All-American, and just like last year, this one wasn’t a surprise. Former Wildcats forward Troy Loggins earned a spot on the CCM/American Hockey Coaches Association All-American West ...

Huebner shines on and off track

BAY CITY — Senior Shayla Huebner of the Northern Michigan University women’s track and field team has been named a Commissioner’s Award recipient from the GLIAC for the winter season. The Marquette Senior High School graduate was one of six female student-athletes at conference member ...

Caro Els, Austin Elsner lead Northern Michigan University golfers

MARQUETTE — Junior Caro Els was named to the all-tournament team as she led the Northern Michigan University women’s golf team at the NC4K College Classic in Blacklick, Ohio, on Monday and Tuesday. Senior Austin Elsner paced the Wildcats men at the three-day Greyhound Invitational that ...

Northern Michigan University lacrosse team returns home on Wednesday

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University women’s lacrosse team plays its first home game in more than three weeks on Wednesday evening before heading out of town for its final road trip of the season this weekend. Each game will be a GLIAC contest, with Concordia-St. Paul coming to ...

Northern Michigan University women’s track 2nd at Tiffelberg Open

TIFFIN, Ohio — The Northern Michigan University women’s track and field team finished as runner-up while winning six individual events on Saturday at the Tiffelberg Open that was hosted by Tiffin and Heidelberg universities. NMU scored 162 points, second only to Tiffin’s 191 in this ...

A season to remember

MARQUETTE — When fans looked at the Northern Michigan University women’s basketball roster at the start of the year, a trip to the NCAA Division II national tournament may have not been on the radar. However, the Wildcats managed to pull off that feat and more with a couple big ...

Remembering Buffalo

By RYAN STIEG Journal Sports Writer MARQUETTE — The city of Buffalo means a lot to Grant Potulny. That’s not surprising, either, as the Northern Michigan University head hockey coach was an assistant coach for the bronze medal-winning U.S. team in the 2017-18 World Junior Championships, ...

Looking at the state of WCHA

By RYAN STIEG Journal Sports Writer MARQUETTE — The WCHA season may now be over, but that doesn’t mean things aren’t happening within the conference. In an interview a few weeks ago, league commissioner Bill Robertson talked with The Mining Journal about the state of the WCHA. He ...

NMU lacrosse ends road trip with loss to Concordia St. Paul

By Journal Sports Staff ST. PAUL, Minn. — After picking up two straight road victories, the Northern Michigan University women’s lacrosse team ended its four-game trip on a low note as the Wildcats fell to Concordia St. Paul (Minn.) 21-9 on Friday. NMU junior Graison Ringlever led the ...