NMU Sports

NMU swimming and diving: Wildcats’ Kearney shines at NCAA Championships

GENEVA, Ohio - After the third day of competition at the NCAA swimming and diving championships, the Northern Michigan University women's team added another All-American student-athlete to its list for the week.This time, junior diver Molly Kearney earned the nod as she placed sixth in the ...

NMU football: Spring season practice times set

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University football team will begin its spring football practice at 7:20 a.m. Tuesday with the season culminating with the spring game at 4:30 p.m. April 12 at the Superior Dome.The Wildcats have two scrimmages scheduled for 8 to10 a.m. March 29 - a scripted ...

NMU hockey: Wildcats’ senior class looks to end playoff drought

MARQUETTE - Since reaching the CCHA Championship game and NCAA tournament in 2010, the Northern Michigan University hockey team has lost three consecutive first-round playoff series.Twice the Wildcats were upset in three games on their home ice as the No. 6 seed against last-place Bowling ...

NMU Olympic wrestling: Greco-Roman wrestlers place fifth in Austria

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site Greco-Roman wrestling team finished fifth during an international competition on Saturday in Austria.The event, the Fourth Annual Austrian Junior Open, saw 14 countries participate.Finishing third in the 74-kilogram weight class ...

NMU women’s hoops: Gruber leads Wildcats to first GLIAC title since 2000

DETROIT - Despite being her team's No. 2 scorer throughout the season, Northern Michigan junior guard Lauren Gruber often gets overlooked as a player whose many contributions aren't statistical highlights.Not so on Sunday when she posted a double-double with game highs of 19 points and 10 ...

NMU hockey: Minnesota State hosting Wildcats in WCHA quarterfinals

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University hockey team will travel to Mankato, Minn. as the No. 7 seed in the WCHA playoffs to face No. 2 Minnesota State at 8:07 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and if necessary, Sunday.The winner of the three-game, best-of-three quarterfinal series advances to play ...

NMU hockey: Wildcats sweep Chargers, clinch WCHA playoff spot

HUNTSVILLE - Only one scenario Saturday could have dropped the Northern Michigan University hockey team back into ninth place and out of the WCHA playoffs.And the Wildcats never let it come close to happening.The 'Cats made the rest of the results around the league on the final night of the ...

NMU Nordic skiing: Frankowski second at NCAA Championships

MIDWAY, Utah - The Northern Michigan University Nordic skiing team finished second in men's and women's Nordic combined scoring at the NCAA Championships at Soldier Hollow Resort on Saturday.NMU finished seventh overall in the NCAA Skiing Championship with 239 total points. The Wildcats were ...

NMU track and field: Wildcats named to All-Midwest Region teams

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University has three members of its women's track and field team named to the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Midwest Region squad.Senior Cheyenne Stewart, junior Ebony Young and junior Christina Toogood made the list of ...

NMU women’s hoops: Wildcats win GLIAC title, clinch NCAA tournament berth

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University women's basketball team won the 2014 GLIAC Women's Basketball Tournament Championship on Sunday with a 53-49 victory over Malone University on the campus of Wayne State University in Detroit.NMU junior guard Lauren Gruber led the Wildcats with 19 ...

NMU women’s hoops: Wildcats earn No. 4 seed in NCAA tournament, facing Quincy

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University women's basketball team earned a No. 4 seed in the NCAA Division II basketball tournament and will play No. 5 Quincy (Illinois) in a Midwest Regional game at 9:30 p.m. EDT on Friday at Drury University in Springfield, Mo.The Wildcats (22-7) earned an ...

NMU hockey: Wildcats top Alabama-Huntsville 4-1, move to seventh in WCHA

MARQUETTE - One down, one to go.The Northern Michigan University hockey team is now one win away from clinching a spot in the WCHA playoffs after beating Alabama-Huntsville 4-1 on Friday in Huntsville, Ala.The Wildcats, who play at UAH again at 8:07 p.m. EST tonight, jumped from ninth to ...

NMU women’s hoops: Wildcats, Huskies meet for third time at GLIAC semifinals

MARQUETTE - There shouldn't be any surprises on the basketball court today when Northern Michigan University and Michigan Tech meet in a GLIAC Women's Tournament semifinal at 3:07 p.m.Not only are these longtime Upper Peninsula rivals, but the teams have met twice in the past five weeks, each ...