NMU Sports

NMU women at home for 2 games

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University women’s soccer team continues a five-game homestand with a pair of GLIAC games against Ohio schools this weekend. The Wildcats (2-7-2, 1-2-2 GLIAC) take on Tiffin at 4 p.m. today and Ashland at noon Sunday at the NMU Soccer Field. Live stats ...

NMU men host new GLIAC members

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University men’s soccer team plays its final two home games of the season this weekend against the two newest GLIAC members at the NMU Soccer Field. The Wildcats (3-8-1, 1-7 GLIAC) host Davenport University (7-4-1, 3-2-1) at 1 p.m. today before taking on ...

Northern Michigan University’s Robbie Payne atop WCHA on offense

MARQUETTE — Senior forward Robbie Payne of Northern Michigan University was named the first WCHA Offensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon. Payne scored four goals on seven shots in the Wildcats’ home-and-home split with Lake Superior State. Two of his four goals were scored on ...

Sports Snapshots

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the week of Sept. 29-Oct. 5

Ashland powers past NMU gridders, 38-13

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — An early field goal wasn’t nearly enough cushion for the Northern Michigan University football team to hold off powerful Ashland on Saturday afternoon at the Superior Dome. The nationally ranked No. 18 Eagles responded to Dalton Ray’s 18-yard field ...

Wildcats volleyball splits pair of 5-set matches

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University split a pair of five-set GLIAC matches at home against schools from Ohio over the weekend, losing to Tiffin on Friday night before coming back to knock off Ashland on Saturday afternoon. --------------- Tiffin 3, NMU 2 The ...

Wildcats host MTU in women’s soccer today

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — It shouldn’t take much to focus their attention, but the Northern Michigan University and Michigan Tech women’s soccer teams won’t have any distractions this weekend as they prepare to play each other at the NMU Soccer Field on Sunday. The ...

Rick Comley Rink to be dedicated

MARQUETTE — It’s been said that one of the greatest honors in sports is if your school or team names a facility after you. On Saturday night, legendary former Northern Michigan University head hockey coach Rick Comley will receive that honor as his name will be spread across center ...

Eliasson leads NMU golfers

TIFFIN, Ohio — Junior Martin Eliasson finished tied for third to lead the Northern Michigan University men’s golf team to a 10th-place finish at the Kyle Ryman Memorial Tournament hosted by GLIAC member Tiffin University. The two-day, three-round tourney wrapped up Sunday at the Mohawk ...

Martin Eliasson leads Northern Michigan University men golfers

TIFFIN, Ohio — Junior Martin Eliasson finished tied for third to lead the Northern Michigan University men’s golf team to a 10th-place finish at the Kyle Ryman Memorial Tournament hosted by GLIAC member Tiffin University. The two-day, three-round tourney wrapped up Sunday at the Mohawk ...

NMU volleyball team returns home for matches tonight, Saturday afternoon

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University volleyball team returns to Vandament Arena tonight to begin a two-match weekend at home against a pair of GLIAC teams from Ohio. The Wildcats, 11-4 overall and 5-2 in the GLIAC North Division, host Tiffin at 7 p.m. ...