NMU Sports

Olympic medalist Jordan Malone speaking at NMU tonight

MARQUETTE - Olympic short track speedskater and silver medalist Jordan Malone will be giving a presentation at 7:30 tonight in Jamrich Hall room 104 at Northern Michigan University titled "Testing Mettle, Earning Medals." Admission is free to NMU students with an ID and $2 for the general ...

Q&A with new WCHA commissioner Bill Robertson

MARQUETTE - Bill Robertson is set to become commissioner of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association when current commissioner Bruce McLeod retires on June 30 after 20 years as head of the league.Robertson, 53, will begin working for the league in mid-May after spending nearly two decades in ...

Report: Robertson to be named new WCHA commissioner today

MARQUETTE - Former Minnesota Wild Vice President of Communications and Broadcasting Bill Robertson is set to become the next commissioner of the WCHA, according to a report Monday by the Minneapolis-based hockey publication, "Let's Play Hockey."The WCHA will announce its next commissioner ...

NMU hosting Rec Sports Mania on Saturday at PEIF

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University Recreational Sports Department is hosting Rec Sports Mania on Saturday at the PEIF to celebrate fitness and competition.The Superior Climbing Competition begins with the youth superior climbing division at 9 a.m. and the adults begin at 11 a.m. at the ...

WCHA introduces Bill Robertson as next commissioner to replace Bruce McLeod

MARQUETTE - The WCHA officially introduced former Minnesota Wild Vice President of Communications and Broadcasting Bill Robertson as its next commissioner Tuesday afternoon at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.Robertson, 53, will take over from outgoing commissioner Bruce McLeod, who is ...

NIT: Michigan Tech alumni defeat former NMU Wildcats for women’s title

NEGAUNEE - The Michigan Tech Huskies used their small roster to their advantage, defeating Crossfit Marquette, 77-63, in the Negaunee Invitational Tournament Women's Championship on Sunday at Lakeview Memorial Gymnasium in Negaunee.The Huskies, made up of former MTU players, had six players ...

NMU sports: Wildcats among all-sports leaders

CLEVELAND - Northern Michigan University ranks 42nd in NCAA Division II in an all-sports competition that is a joint effort between the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics and USA Today.Points are awarded based on an institution's national finish in up to 14 sports - seven ...

NMU golf: Wildcats take 27th at NCAA regional

BATAVIA, Ohio - The Northern Michigan University golf team finished 27th overall at the NCAA Regional II at Elks Run Golf Course in Ohio.Senior Jared Reid shot a 77 in the first round and 79 in the second round to lead NMU by finishing 75th overall. Freshman Dustin Dishaw was two strokes back ...

NMU track: Wildcats finish fifth at Wisconsin-Whitewater

WHITEWATER, Wis. - The Northern Michigan University track and field team finished fifth on Sunday at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Rex Foster Open in Whitewater, Wis. NMU scored 93 points, compared to the 151.5 tallied by meet champion Wisconsin-Oshkosh.Wildcats senior Cheyenne Stewart ...

NMU track set for road trip

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University track and field team is scheduled to participate today at Wisconsin-Whitewater in the Rex Foster Invitational.Last weekend at the Raleigh, N.C. Relays, senior Cheyenne Stewart posted an outdoor personal best of 12.07 meters in the triple jump, ...

NMU volleyball matches canceled

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University has canceled today's spring volleyball matches due to inclement weather.NMU was set to face Lake Superior State and an NMU alumni team at Vandament Arena. The Wildcats continue spring competition at Minnesota-Duluth next Saturday.

NMU football family dinner Sunday

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University football program will host its annual Wildcats Football Family Dinner from 3-7 p.m. Sunday at Vango's restaurant on Third Street in Marquette.The dinner is an annual fundraiser for the NMU football program as coaches joins Vango's wait staff serving ...

NMU volleyball: Wildcats begin transition period in spring

UPDATE: The NMU spring volleyball game against Lake Superior State on Saturday has been cancelled due to the winter storm. www.nmuwildcats.com/sports/wvball/2014-15/releases/20140404q1md53MARQUETTE - While the Northern Michigan University volleyball team's fall season is all about winning, the ...

NMU golf: Wildcats open spring season in Ohio today

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University golf team opens its spring season today before taking part in the NCAA Regional II on Saturday and Sunday.All this play takes place in Ohio, today at the Cedarville Invitational at Beaver Creek Golf Club in Dayton, then the NCAA event at Elks Run ...

NMU volleyball: Young Wildcats to host 11 matches in 2014

MARQUETTE - A relatively youthful Northern Michigan University volleyball team will have 11 home matches on its schedule this fall."We are excited to get the new season started," said coach Dominic Yoder, who is in his eighth year at NMU. "Our young team will be exciting and talented as they ...