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NMU Sports

NMU gridders thumped by Davenport defense, fall 21-7 on Homecoming

By RYAN SPITZA Journal Sports Writer MARQUETTE - There's a reason the Davenport University football team was ranked third among Division II in total defense going into Saturday's game with Northern Michigan University. The Wildcats found that out the hard way, with the Panthers keeping ...

Lippert scores every goal in NMU men’s soccer OT win

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Senior Luca Lippert recorded his first collegiate three-goal hat trick to lead the Northern Michigan University men’s soccer team to a 3-2 overtime victory over Purdue Northwest at the NMU Soccer Field on Friday afternoon. Snapping a three-game losing ...

NMU volleyball prevails in 5 sets

ALLENDALE — The Northern Michigan University volleyball team opened its GLIAC season with a five-set victory at Grand Valley State on Friday night. The Wildcats prevailed 18-25, 25-19, 15-25, 32-30, 15-13 as both teams are 4-5 overall. In the extended fourth set, the score was tied at ...

NMU volleyball opens GLIAC season on road today, Saturday

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University volleyball team opens GLIAC play this weekend with a pair of matches in the Grand Rapids area. The Wildcats travel to Allendale to play Grand Valley State at 7 p.m. today, then go to Grand Rapids to face Davenport at 2 ...

Joronen among NMU hall inductees

MARQUETTE — One of this year’s inductees into the Northern Michigan University Sports Hall of Fame made his mark in skiing in the late 1970s and early ’80s. Pentti Joronen will be inducted along with four other individuals and a team on Friday evening. After completing a commitment ...

Els leads NMU women golfers

BAY CITY — Senior Caro Els finished third to lead the Northern Michigan University women’s golf team at the Saginaw Valley State University Fall Invitational last weekend. Els shot a round of 75 the first day and 76 on Day 2 for 151 total. Sophomore teammate Gianna Gastrow shot ...

Sports Snapshots

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the week of Sept. 6-12

NMU runners 6th overall at Spartan Invite

By Journal Sports Staff EAST LANSING — Northern Michigan University finished sixth overall and second among NCAA Division II teams at the Spartan Invitational women’s cross country meet held at Michigan State’s Forest Akers East Golf Course on Friday. Senior Katelyn Smith led the ...

Wildcats volleyball drops pair of matches at Indy

By Journal Sports Staff INDIANAPOLIS — The Northern Michigan University volleyball team lost both its matches on the first day of the University of Indianapolis Invitational. Fellow GLIAC member Davenport defeated the Wildcats in three sets, 25-21, 26-24, 25-19, while Minnesota ...

NMU women’s soccer falls despite late rally

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University women’s soccer team scored twice in the final 15 minutes but it wasn’t enough to avert a 3-2 loss to Winona (Minnesota) State in the Wildcats’ home opener at the NMU Soccer Field on Friday afternoon. The Warriors ...