NMU Sports

NMU volleyball loses at Ferris

BIG RAPIDS - The Northern Michigan University Wildcats couldn't overcome tough nationally ranked competition in the Lower Peninsula on Saturday.The Wildcats lost to No. 22 Ferris State in three sets, 25-12, 25-14, 25-14, to drop to 10-12 overall and 10-3 in the GLIAC. It marked the second ...

NMU icers undefeated

SAULT STE. MARIE - After a tough battle Friday night, the Northern Michigan Wildcats were able to shut down Lake Superior State Saturday to stay undefeated.The Wildcats improved to 4-0 overall by completing a sweep of the Upper Peninsula rival Lakers by a score of 3-0. NMU outshot LSSU 36-23 as ...

Northern bounces Lakers

SAULT STE. MARIE - After sweeping aside Wisconsin last weekend, the Northern Michigan University hockey Wildcats had more of a battle on their hands Friday against host Lake Superior State.Tied 2-2 with the Lakers after two periods, the Wildcats got a goal just 13 seconds into the third frame ...

Running for title

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University women's cross country team closed out its regular season Friday by winning the Upper Peninsula Championships.The Wildcats finished with 17 points to win the meet, while Michigan Tech compiled 46.Lake Superior State did not compete this year, but ...

Wildcat swimmers set marks

MARQUETTE - Winning 12 of 13 events and setting four pool records in the process, the Northern Michigan University women's swimming and diving team took a healthy first day lead over Minnesota State on Friday.The Wildcats hold a 137-100 advantage following action in the PEIF pool."It was a ...

NMU kickers blanked by visiting Lakers, 1-0

MARQUETTE - For 55 minutes Friday, the Northern Michigan University women's soccer team held No. 10-ranked Grand Valley State University scoreless Friday in Marquette.It wasn't enough, however.The Wildcats wound up dropping a 1-0 decision in GLIAC action, ending a four-game winning ...

NMU spikers fall

ALLENDALE - The Northern Michigan University women's volleyball team lost on the road Friday in three sets to No. 13-ranked Grand Valley State.NMU lost 25-19, 25-15 and 25-12 to fall to 10-11 overall this season. Head coach Dominic Yoder's Wildcats are now 10-2 in GLIAC play.Freshman Madison ...

Wildcats set for WCHA opener in Soo

MARQUETTE - Last weekend, the Northern Michigan Wildcats opened their season with a bang.The Wildcats swept No. 18 Wisconsin 2-0 and 4-1 in the heart of Badgers territory at the Resch Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin.The big statistic of the weekend was NMU keeping the Badgers scoreless on the ...

Refreshing victory for Wildcats

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan Wildcats were able to snap a four-game losing streak last Saturday by beating Wayne State in a nailbiter.The win was also the Wildcats first at home this season and featured several key moments, the biggest ones being Austin Young's 66-yard punt return for a ...

Wrestlers shine in Panama

MARQUETTE - A trip to Panama City, Panama ,proved fruitful Saturday for members of the Greco-Roman wrestling team from the Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site.The squad won the team title at the International Eduardo Campbell Cup competition and earned five individual medals as ...

NMU golfer 2nd in Wisconsin

KOHLER, Wis. - Sophomore golfer Dustin Dishaw of Northern Michigan University placed second in the Kohler Classic at the Whistling Straits Golf Course on Tuesday.He shot a 1-under-par 71 for a two-day 148 total at the Wisconsin course. That helped lead the Wildcats to a fourth-place finish out ...

‘Cat honors

MARQUETTE - A pair of Northern Michigan University athletes were recognized by their respective leagues for their performances in games over the weekend.Wildcats sophomore hockey goalie Mathias Dahlstrom was named the WCHA Defensive Player of the Week following his performance against No. 18 ...

Mantha leads NMU golfers

KOHLER, Wisconsin - Northern Michigan University senior golfer Ayrton Mantha is tied for sixth place after shooting a 2-over par 74 in the first round of the Kohler Classic at Whistling Straits Golf Course.The Wildcats team is also in sixth place out of 17 teams with 307, trailing leader Texas ...

Granstrand gains 100th NMU win

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University's 4-0 win Sunday over visiting Findlay (Ohio) in women's soccer was more than just a GLIAC triumph.Not only was it the Wildcats' fourth straight victory, but it was head coach Matt Granstrand's 100th career win at NMU."We're starting to play some good ...

LaBerge kicks, Brown passes NMU to victory

MARQUETTE - Freshman kicker Ryan LaBerge made a prolific day by the Northern Michigan University offense pay off in the final 30 seconds on Saturday afternoon at the Superior Dome.The L'Anse High School graduate kicked his fourth field goal of the day with 22 seconds left to lift the Wildcats ...

Wildcats fall at GLIAC/GLVC Crossover

AURORA, Illinois - Rockhurst University prevailed 3-1 over Northern Michigan University on Friday in the Wildcats' first match of the GLIAC/Great Lakes Valley Conference Cross Challenge.NMU slipped to 10-8 overall with the loss, while the Hawks, ranked second in the GLVC, improved to ...

Singin’ in the rain

MARQUETTE - An ice-cold wind and a constant downpour pounded the Northern Michigan Wildcats during their game against Tiffin late Friday afternoon.However, unlike the weather, the Wildcats were hot from the opening kick as they dominated the Dragons 7-0 at the NMU Soccer Field.NMU broke the ...

NMU cites DeBruin for scholarship

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University women's basketball player Abbey DeBruin was recently named the September Scholar Athlete of the Month by the NMU Athletic Council.The senior forward averaged 9.2 points per game last season and helped bring a GLIAC Championship back to Marquette.DeBruin ...

Wildcats dive into season today

MARQUETTE - As Lake Superior's waters get colder, the Northern Michigan Wildcats women's swimming and diving team will be plenty warm as it gets ready to open its season today.Last year's squad finished with a ranking of 12th in the nation and took third place at the GLIAC Championship. The ...

Hafner to lead NMU kickers

MARQUETTE - Sophomore forward Paula Hafner will lead the Northern Michigan University women's soccer team in a pair of home GLIAC contests this weekend.The reigning GLIAC Player of the Week after notching seven points in a pair of 4-0 NMU shutouts last weekend, Hafner will enter the weekend ...