NMU Sports

Record-setting QB fuels Wildcat rout

MARQUETTE - It has been a long and frustrating season for the Northern Michigan University football Wildcats, but thanks to a record-setting performance by quarterback Shaye Brown on Saturday, the Wildcats closed out their season on a high note.Brown set an NMU passing record with 490 yards and ...

Wildcat swimmers gain split

MARQUETTE - A double-dual at the PEIF Pool Saturday saw the Northern Michigan University women's swimming and diving team settling for a split.Coach Heidi Voigt's Wildcats lost 157-143 to Grand Valley State and beat St. Cloud (Minnesota) State, 186-114.Northern took wins in eight events while ...

NMU men fall to 0-2

By Journal Sports StaffROMEOVILLE, Ill. - An 88-51 loss in men's basketball to the Indianapolis Greyhounds Saturday closed out Northern Michigan University's participation in the GLIAC/GLVC Challenge. Junior guard Terry Nash, freshman guard Jordan Perez and senior guard Larry Taylor led NMU, ...

NMU adds three women basketball recruits

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University head women's basketball coach Troy Mattson announced Friday the signing of three student-athletes to national letters of intent.Taylor Hodell (Wausau, Wisconsin), Haley Kershner (Rockton, Illinois) and Emily Schramek (Naperville, Illinois) will be ...

Northern women win in OT

MOORHEAD, Minn. -The Northern Michigan Wildcats were able to put together last minute comeback and then won their season opener in overtime Friday.The Wildcats (1-0, 0-0 GLIAC) defeated Minnesota-Crookstron 81-73. NMU finished the game shooting 26-64 (40.6%) and outrebounded the Eagles ...

NMU OTS wrestlers earn gold

MARQUETTE - A pair of Greco-Roman wrestlers from Northern Michigan University's Olympic Training Site pocketed gold medals Nov. 8 at the Bill Farrell Invitational in Hempstead, New York.Alejandro Sancho took gold in the 66-kilogram (145.5-pound) weight class with a technical fall over Manuel ...

NMU spikers ousted

MARQUETTE - He had just seen his Northern Michigan University volleyball team's season end with elimination Wednesday night at home in the quarterfinals of the GLIAC Tournament.Northern head coach Dominic Yoder's thoughts were already on the future."We start (today)," he said after a 3-0 ...

Continued success

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University women's basketball team had an amazing 2013-14 season.The Wildcats finished second in the GLIAC North Division with a record of 22-8 and went on to win the GLIAC Tournament, which resulted in an NCAA tournament bid."We got off to a great start," ...

Wildcats host SVSU tonight

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University volleyball team begins its quest for an NCAA tournament bid tonight at Vandament Arena.The Wildcats (14-13 overall, 14-4 GLIAC) host Saginaw Valley State in the first round of the GLIAC Tournament. NMU fell at home to the Cardinals in five sets ...

GLIAC cites NMU’s Lawrence

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University senior Debbi Lawrence is the GLIAC Swimmer of the Week.Lawrence won the 50-yard freestyle and 100 butterfly during NMU's win over Saginaw Valley State last weekend. She also swam in the 200 medley relay and the 200 free relay, which were also won by the ...

Wildcats 18th in hockey poll

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University has risen to No. 18 in this week's U.S. College Hockey Online national poll after a home split with Ferris State left the Wildcats with a 6-1-1 record.Last week, NMU was 20th in the poll that is released on Mondays.Over the weekend, the Wildcats lost to ...

Taking next step

MARQUETTE - Last season was difficult for the Northern Michigan University men's basketball team as it finished 5-21 and last place in the GLIAC North Division with Bill Sall as head coach for the first year.Despite the record, Sall feels there were positive things that came out of the season ...

Wildcats finish on strong note

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University volleyball team recovered from a slow start to upend Northwood in four sets and insure their home berth in the first-round quarterfinals of the upcoming GLIAC Tournament.The Wildcats actually needed this victory or a loss by Saginaw Valley State to ...

Wildcats continue success in pool

MARQUETTE - The nationally ranked Northern Michigan University swimming and diving team continued its hot start to this season by easily defeating Saginaw Valley State 190-86 at Northern's PEIF pool on Saturday.The Wildcats, ranked No. 6 in NCAA Division II according to the website ...

NMU takes victory into bye week

MARQUETTE - After coming up short against Ferris State on Friday night, the Northern Michigan University hockey team was able to head into a bye week with a big win on Saturday.The Wildcats were able to get back in the win column as they defeated Ferris State, 2-0, as goaltender Mathias ...

Alaska-Fairbanks sanctioned for violations during Karr’s tenure

MARQUETTE - The NCAA announced that it has issued sanctions against the University of Alaska-Fairbanks for violations relating to its athletes' eligibility during the 2007-08 through 2011-12 school years.The Nanooks hockey team, like Northern Michigan University a member of the WCHA, was hit ...

Wildcats’ Hafner named GLIAC’s best

MARQUETTE - Paula Hafner sparkled all season long for Northern Michigan University women's soccer and Thursday, she was recognized for her effort.A sophomore forward, Hafner was named GLIAC Offensive Player of the Year by league officials.She led the Wildcats in goals with 14 and points with 31 ...

Wildcats face biggest test yet

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan Wildcats are sitting pretty right now.NMU is undefeated at 5-0-1, has swept a Big Ten foe, and is ranked No. 20 in the nation. As good as they are playing, though, the Wildcats say they are focused only on what is ahead of them.This weekend will be NMU's ...

Wildcats close out regular season at home

MARQUETTE - It's been an interesting regular season for the Northern Michigan University volleyball Wildcats as they have a below-.500 overall record at 12-13 but have played quite well in the GLIAC with a 12-4 record.The regular season comes to a close this weekend with a two-match homestand. ...

Northern kickers fall to Panthers

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Northern Michigan University's season ended on a sour note Tuesday with a 3-1 GLIAC Tournament women's volleyball loss to host Ohio Dominican.NMU held the Panthers scoreless in the second half, but still wound up with a final 7-10 overall mark and 5-7-0 GLIAC record."It was a ...