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NMU notebook: Wildcats hockey team splits WCHA series with UAA in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The Northern Michigan University hockey team gave up a pair of third period goals Saturday in a 4-2 WCHA loss to Alaska-Anchorage, allowing the Seawolves to salvage a series split at Sullivan Arena.NMU (10-12-2 overall, 8-7-1 in WCHA), which beat UAA (13-0-3, 9-8-3) on ...

NMU skiing: Cartwright, Gesior lead Wildcats in Minnesota on Saturday

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. - Northern Michigan University Nordic skiers George Cartwright and Felicia Gesior both captured second to lead the Wildcats at the Mt. Itasca Distance races on Saturday in Minnesota.Cartwright finished the 10-kilometer freestyle in 25 minutes, 17.6 seconds for second while ...

NMU basketball roundup: Wildcats swept by Wayne State

DETROIT - The Northern Michigan University women's basketball team lost its third straight game Saturday, falling 75-72 at Wayne State in GLIAC play in Detroit.All three losses for NMU (11-5 overall, 8-4 in GLIAC) have been by eight points or less with both defeats this weekend at Saginaw ...

NMU skiing: Bratrud leads Wildcats in Minnesota

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. - Northern Michigan University junior Kyle Bratrud won the 10-kilometer men's classic race and freshman teammate Fredrik Schwencke was runner-up on Friday as the Wildcats nordic ski team finished the first of two days at the Mount Itasca Central Collegiate Ski Association ...

NMU hockey: Mitch Jones leads Wildcats to win at Alaska-Anchorage

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Northern Michigan University junior defenseman Mitch Jones scored twice on the power play to lead the Wildcats to a 3-1 victory over Alaska-Anchorage on Friday at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage.Jones gave NMU a 1-0 lead 11:27 into the game with assists from senior forward ...

NMU women’s hoops: Wildcats come up short at SVSU

UNIVERSITY CENTER - Annie Rubendunst led four Northern Michigan University players in double figures scoring-wise, but the Wildcat women still dropped a 71-68 GLIAC basketball decision to host Saginaw Valley State on Thursday.Rubendunst tossed in 18 points and hauled in a team-high 10 rebounds ...

NMU men’s hoops: Wildcats fall 56-55 to last-place SVSU

UNIVERSITY CENTER - Despite team highs in points and rebounds turned in by junior forward Chavis Mattison, the Northern Michigan University men's basketball team fell at Saginaw Valley State, 56-55, on Thursday night.Mattison scored 17 points and pulled down a game-high 12 rebounds as the ...

NMU hockey notebook: Siemer sparks offense, but power play struggling

MARQUETTE - After scoring his first collegiate goal in his first game at the Berry Events Center a week ago today, Northern Michigan University freshman forward and WCHA Rookie of the Week John Siemer said it was nice to get the monkey of his back early."I feel like it opens things up for me," ...

NMU earns NCAA Award of Excellence

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University has earned a 2014 NCAA Division II Award of Excellence, honoring the school along with Michigan Tech University for their work in granting the wish of a Hancock girl through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.The NCAA announced 26 conference and independent ...

NMU football: Wildcats release 2014 schedule

MARQUETTE - An extra game and a familiar rival for Homecoming are among the features of Northern Michigan University's football schedule for next fall.The Wildcats will play 11 games - all on Saturdays - this season after playing 10 last fall, the extra game being a nonconference encounter at ...

NMU hockey: Wildcats’ Siemer named WCHA Rookie of the Week

MARQUETTE - Forward John Siemer of Northern Michigan University has been named the WCHA Rookie of the Week following his performance against Alaska last weekend.A freshman from Baldwin Park, Calif., Siemer led NMU with four points, scoring his first two collegiate goals and assisting on two ...

NMU skiing: Cirelli leads Wildcats on Sunday in Wisconsin

CABLE, Wis. - Northern Michigan University sophomore Mary Kate Cirelli was the top collegiate finisher and second overall as the Wildcats Nordic skiing team completed action at the Telemark Chase Sunday.Cirelli posted a time of 16 minutes, 39 seconds in the 5-kilometer classic race to win her ...

NMU hockey: Rough weekend continues for Dahlstrom in 4-3 loss to Alaska

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University redshirt freshman goaltender Mathias Dahlstrom had been nothing but stellar in WCHA play heading into the Wildcats first home series of 2014 against Alaska with a league-best save percentage and goals against average.Eight goals allowed later, including ...

NMU men’s hoops: Wildcats hit late shot to give Sall victory over former team

MARQUETTE - First-year Northern Michigan University men's basketball coach Bill Sall used the word "bizarre" in his post-game press conference Saturday.But it wasn't used to describe how his current team - the Wildcats - defeated his former team - the Ferris State Bulldogs - 61-59 in GLIAC play ...

NMU women’s hoops: Colla scores 27 but Wildcats still fall to Ferris State

MARQUETTE - It was too little, too late for the Northern Michigan University women's basketball team as it suffered a 69-61 GLIAC loss to Ferris State Saturday at the Berry Events Center in Marquette.With the loss, the Wildcats fall to 11-3 overall and 8-2 in the GLIAC. Ferris improves to 6-7 ...

NMU swimming: Wildcats honor senior swimmer at intrasquad meet

MARQUETTE - Senior Meghan Cepela was honored Saturday during a Northern Michigan University swimming and diving intrasquad meet at the PEIF Pool in Marquette.It was the final home event this season for the NMU squad.Cepela notched a personal best in the 50-meter butterfly with a time of 28.44, ...

NMU hockey: Wildcats move into sixth in WCHA via 5-4 win over Alaska Nanooks

MARQUETTE - Any extra energy the Northern Michigan University hockey team accrued during their bye a week ago was wasted against the Alaska Nanooks on Friday at the Berry Events Center in Marquette.The Wildcats gave up three power play goals on six Nanooks man advantages, but still hung on for ...

NMU men’s hoops: Wildcats coach Sall to face former team in Ferris State

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University men's basketball team will host Ferris State University at the Berry Events Center at 1 p.m. today, the first time Wildcats head coach Bill Sall will face his former team.Sall coached FSU for 11 years before coming to NMU during the past off-season. ...