NMU Sports

NMU Olympic wrestling: Greco-Roman wrestlers place fifth in Austria

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site Greco-Roman wrestling team finished fifth during an international competition on Saturday in Austria.The event, the Fourth Annual Austrian Junior Open, saw 14 countries participate.Finishing third in the 74-kilogram weight class ...

NMU women’s hoops: Gruber leads Wildcats to first GLIAC title since 2000

DETROIT - Despite being her team's No. 2 scorer throughout the season, Northern Michigan junior guard Lauren Gruber often gets overlooked as a player whose many contributions aren't statistical highlights.Not so on Sunday when she posted a double-double with game highs of 19 points and 10 ...

NMU hockey: Minnesota State hosting Wildcats in WCHA quarterfinals

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University hockey team will travel to Mankato, Minn. as the No. 7 seed in the WCHA playoffs to face No. 2 Minnesota State at 8:07 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and if necessary, Sunday.The winner of the three-game, best-of-three quarterfinal series advances to play ...

NMU hockey: Wildcats sweep Chargers, clinch WCHA playoff spot

HUNTSVILLE - Only one scenario Saturday could have dropped the Northern Michigan University hockey team back into ninth place and out of the WCHA playoffs.And the Wildcats never let it come close to happening.The 'Cats made the rest of the results around the league on the final night of the ...

NMU Nordic skiing: Frankowski second at NCAA Championships

MIDWAY, Utah - The Northern Michigan University Nordic skiing team finished second in men's and women's Nordic combined scoring at the NCAA Championships at Soldier Hollow Resort on Saturday.NMU finished seventh overall in the NCAA Skiing Championship with 239 total points. The Wildcats were ...

NMU track and field: Wildcats named to All-Midwest Region teams

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University has three members of its women's track and field team named to the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Midwest Region squad.Senior Cheyenne Stewart, junior Ebony Young and junior Christina Toogood made the list of ...

NMU women’s hoops: Wildcats win GLIAC title, clinch NCAA tournament berth

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University women's basketball team won the 2014 GLIAC Women's Basketball Tournament Championship on Sunday with a 53-49 victory over Malone University on the campus of Wayne State University in Detroit.NMU junior guard Lauren Gruber led the Wildcats with 19 ...

NMU women’s hoops: Wildcats earn No. 4 seed in NCAA tournament, facing Quincy

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University women's basketball team earned a No. 4 seed in the NCAA Division II basketball tournament and will play No. 5 Quincy (Illinois) in a Midwest Regional game at 9:30 p.m. EDT on Friday at Drury University in Springfield, Mo.The Wildcats (22-7) earned an ...

NMU hockey: Wildcats top Alabama-Huntsville 4-1, move to seventh in WCHA

MARQUETTE - One down, one to go.The Northern Michigan University hockey team is now one win away from clinching a spot in the WCHA playoffs after beating Alabama-Huntsville 4-1 on Friday in Huntsville, Ala.The Wildcats, who play at UAH again at 8:07 p.m. EST tonight, jumped from ninth to ...

NMU women’s hoops: Wildcats, Huskies meet for third time at GLIAC semifinals

MARQUETTE - There shouldn't be any surprises on the basketball court today when Northern Michigan University and Michigan Tech meet in a GLIAC Women's Tournament semifinal at 3:07 p.m.Not only are these longtime Upper Peninsula rivals, but the teams have met twice in the past five weeks, each ...

NMU skiing: Frankowski, Bratrud finish sixth at NCAA Championships

MIDWAY, Utah - Northern Michigan University Nordic skiers Rosie Frankowski and Kyle Bratrud both turned in sixth-place performances on Thursday in the classic races at the NCAA Championships at Soldier Hollow in Midway, Utah.Frankowski, a senior, finished the women's 5-kilometer classic in 14 ...

NMU Nordic skiing: Wildcats honored for academics

MARQUETTE - A total of 11 members of the Northern Michigan University Nordic ski team have been named to the 2014 National Collegiate All-Academic Ski Team.Selected through the United States Collegiate Ski Coaches Association were the following Wildcats: Kyle Bratrud (3.81/criminal justice); ...

NMU track and field: Stewart, Toogood make NCAA Championships

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University senior Cheyenne Stewart and junior Christina Toogood have been selected to compete for the Wildcats at the upcoming NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships.Stewart earned an automatic qualifier after winning the triple jump at the Great Lakes ...

NMU Olympic Training Site weightlifters set records

MARQUETTE - Personal records were set by each of five Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site student-athletes who competed over the weekend at the Arnold Weightlifting Championships."The Arnold isn't our most important meet, but it's a great tune up for our athletes. It falls right ...

NMU Nordic skiing: NCAA Championships bringing high heat

MARQUETTE - Much unlike the rest of their season, the Northern Michigan University Nordic ski team faces atypical conditions in Utah for the NCAA Championships, including sunshine, rain and high altitude. With temperatures nearing 50 degrees, Midway, Utah is having one of its warmest winters ...