NMU Sports

GLIAC cites Colla

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University senior guard Alyssa Colla has been named the GLIAC North Division Player of the Week.Collar averaged 20.5 points in the Wildcats' road wins over Tiffin (Ohio) and Ohio Dominican over the weekend.She scored a game-high 26 points in Northern's 83-70 win ...

Sports events postponed

MARQUETTE - Bitter cold temperatures and wind chills below zero led to the postponement of several Superiorland sporting events Monday.A prep skiing meet with Marquette Senior High School at Ironwood was called off.Boys' prep basketball games postponed were Marquette at Gladstone, Calumet at ...

NMU volleyball tryouts set

MARQUETTE - An open women's volleyball tryout held by the Northern Michigan University team for the 2015 and 2016 seasons will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at Vandament Arena.Registration begins at 11 a.m. It will consist of overall skill and technique assessment, strength and ...

NMU past, present rule

HOUGHTON - Sunday was a good day for Northern Michigan University ski racers past and present in the first race of the U.S. Cross Country Nationals at the Michigan Tech Trails.In the individual-start freestyle event, NMU alumna Caitlin Gregg came out on top in the women's 10-kilometer race, ...

NMU men doomed by late rally

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Northern Michigan University was outscored 8-1 in the game's final two minutes as Ohio Dominican erased a 67-65 deficit and went on for a 73-68 victory in a game played in Ohio on Sunday afternoon.There were nine ties and 24 lead changes with the largest lead being seven points ...

Gaspervich leads Wildcat women to win in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Northern Michigan University shot well and led wire to wire to hold off Ohio Dominican 63-47 in a college women's basketball game played on the road on Sunday.The Wildcats, who improved to 5-4 overall and 3-2 in the GLIAC, shot 48 percent from the field (22 of 46), including ...

Wildcats earn 2-2 tie

By RYAN STIEGJournal Sports WriterMARQUETTE The Northern Michigan University hockey Wildcats couldn't afford to get swept this weekend and they were able to avoid that scenario Saturday night.The Wildcats (8-6-4, 5-6-3 WCHA) fought Minnesota State to a 2-2 tie and picked up a much-needed point ...

NMU icers fall short

MARQUETTE After a long layoff, the Northern Michigan University hockey Wildcats took to the ice Friday night against No.-3 ranked Minnesota State.The result was definitely not what the Wildcats wanted.NMU was heavily outshot the entire game and didn't have an answer for the high-powered ...

Women triumph; men suffer 2OT loss

TIFFIN, Ohio - The Northern Michigan University women's basketball team emerged from the holiday break with a 83-70 win over Tiffin in GLIAC action Friday.NMU (5-4, 3-2 GLIAC) placed three scorers in double digits. Senior Alyssa Colla scored 26 points, while Lauren Gruber and Courtney Lemon ...

Second half restart

MARQUETTE - It's been six series since the Northern Michigan University Wildcats swept an opponent, and it'll be difficult to pull it off this weekend.NMU (8-5-3, 5-5-2 WCHA) faces off against No. 3-ranked Minnesota State and the Mavericks roll into Marquette tied for the WCHA lead. The ...

Santorelli celebrates

Former Northern Michigan University hockey player Mike Santorelli celebrates the goal he scored for the Toronto Maple Leafs in a game at the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday. The Maple Leafs lost 6-4. (AP?photo)

NMU skiers complete 2-day national qualifier with wins

HOUGHTON - The Northern Michigan University nordic ski team captured the top spots in both the men's and women's classic distance races at the final day of competition at the Junior National Qualifier at Michigan Tech University in Houghton on Sunday.Wildcats sophomore Kristen Bourne won the ...

NMU-OTS wrestlers cop titles

MARQUETTE - A pair of Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site (NMU-OTS) Greco-Roman wrestlers claimed first place finishes Friday at the Minnesota Storm Holiday Cup in Rochester, Minnesota.Kendrick Sanders and Anthonie Linares took top honors in their respective weight classes. In ...

NMU women fall to No. 2 Lewis without Mattson on bench

ROMEOVILLE, Illinois - Without head coach Troy Mattson, the Northern Michigan University women's basketball team dropped a 68-58 decision to No. 2-ranked Lewis University on the road on Thursday evening.Mattson was serving the first of a four-game suspension levied by NMU athletic director ...

NMU men sign Marquette’s Grazulis, 2 from Illinois

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University men's basketball team has announced that three student-athletes have signed to play for the Wildcats next season.The players are current Marquette Senior High School senior Vejas Grazulis, along with Illinois players Kenton Mack and Akim Nyang.As a ...

Wildcats’ Jaddou honored

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University junior linebacker Loran Jaddou was named the NCAA Division II Scholar-Athlete of the Year as part of All-State Dream Team honors at a banquet hosted by the Detroit Free Press in Detroit on Wednesday.The awards, cosponsored by the National Football ...

Mattson suspended 4 games after accusing Wayne State of cheating

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University women's basketball team will be without its head coach on the bench for about three weeks after Troy Mattson was suspended by the school on Tuesday.The 10th-year coach was suspended for four games by NMU athletic director Forrest Karr after comments ...

Tucker earns new recognition

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University football wide receiver Marcus Tucker was named to the First Team All-Region in Super Region 4 recently.Tucker's award was given by the Don Hansen National Weekly Football Gazette. He was an all-purpose nominee due to his talents as a receiver and special ...

One-woman show

MARQUETTE - For the first half on Monday, Northern Michigan University's women's basketball team held who head coach Troy Mattson calls "the best (NCAA Division II) player in the country" in check.The Wildcats limited Wayne State University senior center Shareta Brown - averaging 21.2 points a ...

Wildcat men struggle at both ends of floor

MARQUETTE - Two days after picking up a big win against Findlay, the Northern Michigan University men's basketball team was dealt a big loss.The Wildcats (5-5, 3-1 GLIAC) struggled on both ends of the floor and fell to Wayne State, 67-43. Jordan Perez led NMU with 11 points despite not making a ...