NMU Sports

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 ...

NMU track and field: Stewart breaks GLIAC, Wildcats triple jump record

HILLSDALE - Northern Michigan University senior Cheyenne Stewart broke the conference and school record in the triple jump on Sunday at the GLIAC Indoor Track and Field Championships to win the event and lead Northern to a sixth-place finish at Hillsdale College.Stewart's jump of 40 feet, 5 ...

NMU women’s basketball: Wildcats confirmed as No. 2 seed in GLIAC playoffs

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University has been confirmed to be the No. 2 seed in the league postseason tournament that starts Wednesday, the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced on Friday.A tiebreaker had to be used to separate the Wildcats, Michigan Tech and Ashland, ...

NMU Sports Hall of Fame inducting four April 26

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University is gaining four new inductees into its Sports Hall of Fame.Scheduled to be inducted on Saturday, April 26, in the Great Lakes Room of the University Center are Linsey (Weier) Dehlin, Nordic skiing and cross country; John Lehtinen, team physician; Shana ...

NMU men’s basketball: Wildcats drop season finale to rival Michigan Tech

MARQUETTE - In a classic rivalry battle, the Michigan Tech men's basketball team defeated Northern Michigan University, 69-56, on Thursday at the Berry Events Center in Marquette.Sitting at the bottom of the conference, the Wildcats' (5-21 overall, 4-18 in the GLIAC) season has come to an end, ...