NMU Sports

Northern Michigan hosting Fuel U.P. the Dome on Saturday at Superior Dome

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University's Superior Dome will be hosting Fuel U.P. in the Dome from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Saturday as part of the NFL Play 60 program.The event that focuses on nutrition, exercise and learning how to make the right choices to fuel bodies will feature 400 fourth, ...

NMU hockey: Wildcats return to Alaska, Alabama in 2014-15

MARQUETTE - For the second-consecutive season, the Northern Michigan University hockey team will travel to the farthest ends of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, but will only have to make one trip to and from Alaska in 2014-14 instead of the two made three months apart in 2013-14.The ...

NMU track: Three Wildcats reach NCAA Division II Championships

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University's women's track and field team will have three members competing at the 2014 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships on May 22-24 at Grand Valley State University in downstate Allendale.Senior Cheyenne Stewart will participate in the ...

L’Anse, NMU grad taking over Butler University women’s hoops program

INDIANAPOLIS - Former L'Anse High School star basketball player Kurt Godlevske has been named head coach of the Butler University women's basketball team.According to the Indianapolis school's website, Godlevske's appointment was announced Tuesday by Vice President and Director of Athletics ...

NMU hockey: Marquette’s Justin Florek sent back to Providence Bruins of AHL

MARQUETTE - Marquette native Justin Florek was sent back to the Providence Bruins of the AHL on Thursday morning after appearing in six NHL Stanley Cup Playoff games for the Boston Bruins.Boston, which is trailing the Montreal Canadiens 2-1 in an Eastern Conference semifinal series, called up ...

NMU track: Stewart named GLIAC Female Field Athlete of the Year

GENEVA, Ohio - Northern Michigan University senior Cheyenne Stewart continued her stellar senior campaign by winning the triple jump at the GLIAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Friday.After winning both the long jump on Thursday along with the triple jump, Stewart was named the GLIAC ...

NMU track: Stewart leads Wildcats on Day 2 of GLIAC Championships

GENEVA, Ohio - Northern Michigan University senior Cheyene Stewart won the long jump on Thursday to lead the Wildcats on the second day of the GLIAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Geneva, Ohio.Cheyenne's jump of 5.91 meters was the lone victory of the day for Northern. It also broke ...

NMU Olympic Training Site hands out annual awards

MARQUETTE - Sophomore Greco-Roman wrestler Kendrick Sanders and freshman weightlifter Ryan Borges have been named the Most Valuable Performers for their respective Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site teams.The awards were presented at the recent NMU Sports Hall of Fame and ...

NMU honors its best at annual Student-Athlete Awards Banquet

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University athletic department held its annual Student-Athletes Awards Banquet on Saturday at the University Center in Marquette.Men's and women's Nordic skiing coach Sten Fjeldheim was named the NMU Coach of the Year, adding to similar honors he earned in the ...

NMU hockey: Baker, Kesti named Wildcats captains

MARQUETTE - Senior forward Ryan Kesti and senior forward Jake Baker will captain the 2014-15 Northern Michigan University hockey team.They were voted co-captains by their teammates, Wildcats head coach Walt Kyle announced this week."Jake and Ryan exemplify the qualities we value in leaders," ...

NMU Nordic skiing: Fjeldheim named USCSCA National Coach of the Year

DENVER - Northern Michigan University Nordic skiing coach Sten Fjeldheim is the United States Collegiate Ski Coaches Association National Coach of the Year, the organization announced Wednesday."I am very proud and happy to receive the national coach of the year award and of course it would not ...

Big decisions in WCHA, GLIAC await new NMU President Fritz Erickson

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University's next president, Fritz Erickson, isn't a former collegiate athletics coach.He hasn't overseen an athletic department, he hasn't been part of any conference committees, nor has he served as a faculty athletic representative.Erickson, who was Ferris ...

Women’s hoops standout Ojala adding NMU Sports Hall of Fame to accolades

Editor's Note:The following is the third of four profiles on the NMU Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2014 provided by the NMU Athletic Department.MARQUETTE - Former Northern Michigan University women's basketball standout Shana (Decremer) Ojala will be inducted into the NMU Sports Hall of Fame on ...