NMU Sports

Wildcats outscored 4-3 at Nebraska-Omaha

By Journal Sports Staff OMAHA, Nebraska — Nebraska-Omaha erased a one-goal deficit and took control of the game during a 12-minute stretch of the second period to post a 4-3 victory over Northern Michigan University in a nonconference hockey game played Friday night. Goals by sophomore ...

Renewing a rivalry on the road

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University hockey team used to have one of the most unique rivalries in the nation with former CCHA foe Nebraska-Omaha. After renewing it last season in Marquette, the Wildcats get a second dose of it this weekend on the road. The Mavericks earned a win ...

NMU men look to bounce back in Pennsylvania tourney

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University men’s basketball team got off to a great start two weeks ago when it picked up two victories at the GLIAC/Great Lakes Valley Conference Challenge in Houghton. But the Wildcats followed it up with first two losses last weekend at the hands of ...

NMU lacrosse signs 9 players

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University women’s lacrosse team signed nine student-athletes to nationals letters of intent during the early signing period earlier this month, head coach Emilia Ward announced. The Wildcats begin their second season in mid-February. Here is a brief ...

Northern Michigan University Wildcats denied berth in NCAA volleyball tourney

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University was denied a berth in the NCAA Division II Tournament after the eight volleyball teams in the Midwest Region were named on Monday. Just two GLIAC teams are among the eight, with league and tournament champion Ferris State placed as the No. 4 seed and ...

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Burmeister leads NMU women to 13th at nationals

By Journal Sports Staff EVANSVILLE, Indiana — Kameron Burmeister of Northern Michigan University earned her second consecutive All-America award at the women’s cross country NCAA Championships at Angel Mounds State Historic Site on Saturday morning. The senior from Menominee finished ...

Wildcat men’s basketball takes 1st loss of season

By Journal Sports Staff MOORHEAD, Minnesota — The Northern Michigan University men’s basketball team faded down the stretch to take its first loss of the season, 84-69 at Minnesota State-Moorhead on Friday night. Playing in the Microtel Classic, the Wildcats fell to 2-1 after winning ...

Wildcats, Huskies to square off

By Journal Sports Staff BIG RAPIDS — Northern Michigan University has entered the sudden-death part of its volleyball season, playing in the GLIAC Tournament semifinals this afternoon at Ferris State University. The Wildcats opened the postseason at their Vandament Arena with a four-set ...

NMU women bounce back, defeat Concordia St. Paul

ST. PAUL, Minn. — After getting dealt its first loss of the season Sunday, the Northern Michigan University women’s basketball team bounced back Thursday night. With the score tied in the third quarter, the Wildcats got back-to-back treys from Sydney Dillinger and Darby Youngstrom to ...

NMU runners off to national finals

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University women’s cross country team is prepping its third consecutive appearance in the NCAA Division II Championships in Evansville, Indiana, on Saturday morning. The women’s six-kilometer race that the Wildcats will participate in is scheduled to ...

Northern Michigan University hockey headed to the Great White North

MARQUETTE — For the second straight week, the Northern Michigan University hockey team is ranked No. 20 in the country and after earning its third straight split with a quality opponent, that honor seems well deserved. However, this weekend’s series might be their toughest so far. Not ...

NMU’s Mayon named GLIAC top back

BAY CITY — Northern Michigan University junior running back Jake Mayon was named the GLIAC Offensive Back of the Year by the league in its release of conference awards on Tuesday. Mayon was joined by two teammates earning All-GLIAC awards — sophomore punter John Kwiecinski was named to ...