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Wildcat icers fall to BGSU

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio - John Siemer netted his fifth goal of the season early in the third period to draw the Northern Michigan University hockey team within a single marker, but host and No. 15-ranked Bowling Green held on for a 2-1 victory Friday night.Atte Tolvanen made 28 saves for the ...

NMU adds spiker

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University head volleyball coach Dominic Yoder has announced the signing of Gabriela Martnez.A 5-foot-2 libero from Vega Baja, Puerto Rico, Martnez will transfer to NMU from the University of Puerto Rico, Ro Piedras, for the fall of 2016. "Gaby has tremendous court ...

Wildcat icers look for victories at Bowling Green

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University hockey team has built a rivalry the past few years with fellow WCHA member Bowling Green State.Last season, the Wildcats swept the Falcons on the road in the regular season, then lost to the Falcons in the WCHA playoffs.After coming off a weekend ...

Tolvanen earns 3rd WCHA rookie honor

MARQUETTE - For the fourth time this season, Northern Michigan University goaltender Atte Tolvanen has been saluted by the WCHA.On Monday, the freshman goaltender from Vihti, Finland, was named the league's Rookie of the Week. It's his third rookie award this season to go with once being named ...

NMU women’s hockey sweeps

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University's women's club hockey team swept Aquinas College 8-1 and 8-0 over the weekend at the Berry Events Center in Marquette.Coach Sean Parker's NMU team is now 14-1-0 on the season.

Wildcat women split pair of games at Lake State Classic

SAULT STE. MARIE- Northern Michigan University split a pair of nonconference games over the weekend at the Lake State Classic held at Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie.The Wildcats, playing in their second straight weekend event, fell to 1-3 on the season and are off until they ...

Hett leads NMU runners to 9th

By Journal Sports StaffJOPLIN, Mo. - No. 11-ranked Northern Michigan University finished in ninth place at the 2015 NCAA Division II National Championships cross country meet held here on Saturday morning.Running on the Tom Rutledge Cross Country Course, the Wildcats scored 319 points, securing ...

Berger, Whitehead, Chosa earn GLIAC volleyball honors

By Journal Sports StaffMARQUETTE - Senior Alex Berger of Northern Michigan University was named to the all-GLIAC first team and sophomore Madison Whitehead earned a spot on the second team, the league office announced on Saturday.The duo was honored after leading the Wildcats to their third ...

Wildcats battle for second straight tie

By RYAN STIEGJournal Sports WriterMARQUETTE - It's no secret that hockey games can go from fast-paced to rough and dirty in a matter of minutes and that's what happened Saturday night at the Berry Events Center.After a first period that involved some crisp passing and nice scoring opportunities ...

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MARQUETTE - Freshman goalie Atte Tolvanen made senior teammate Cohen Adair's single goal stand up for a tie as Northern Michigan University finished in a 1-1 overtime deadlock with Minnesota State-Mankato on Friday night.Playing at the Wildcats' Berry Events Center, Tolvanen stopped 30 shots ...

38 try out for NMU men’s soccer

MARQUETTE - Head coach David Poggi hosted a tryout for the inaugural Northern Michigan University men's soccer team on Saturday at the Superior Dome.The tryout featured 38 athletes from Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois and Montana.The athletes included potential transfers, junior ...

NMU signs Minnesota skier

MARQUETTE - Zak Ketterson of Bloomington, Minnesota, has signed a national letter of intent to join the Nordic ski program at Northern Michigan University.NMU head coach Sten Fjeldheim made the announcement Wednesday.Ketterson won the 2014 Minnesota state championship and qualified for the 2015 ...

NMU icers set for WCHA favorite Minnesota State

MARQUETTE - After a long trip to Alaska, the Northern Michigan University hockey team got a much-needed break last week to recover from physical ailments while preparing for a tough portion of their schedule.That stretch begins tonight when WCHA preseason favorite Minnesota State rolls into ...

Wildcats runners prepare for NCAA Championships

MARQUETTE - A collegiate cross country team's ultimate goal is to clinch a spot in the NCAA Championships and bring home a national title.The Northern Michigan University Wildcats have done the first part, and this weekend, they'll try to achieve the second part.The Wildcats, ranked No. 11 in ...

Youthful ‘Cats

MARQUETTE - Over the last several years, the Northern Michigan University women's basketball team has had quite a bit of success, especially when it drew an NCAA tournament bid two years ago.Last season, the Wildcats returned some of the players from that NCAA tourney team and hoped to get back ...

Wildcats fall in GLIAC volleyball quarterfinals

FINDLAY, Ohio - The volleyball season came to an end for Northern Michigan University on Wednesday night when the Wildcats lost in four sets during the GLIAC quarterfinals at No. 2 seeded Findlay.The Wildcats won a pair of road matches last weekend to move off the tournament bubble and into the ...

NMU recruits British golfer

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University is gaining a golfer who's a native of Lisburn, Northern Ireland.NMU head coach Kyle Wittenbach said Wednesday that Chris Black has been signed to a National Letter of Intent."I'm very excited to join such a successful and improving golf program," Black ...

Quartet of leaders

MARQUETTE - Marcus Tucker leads Northern Michigan University in All-GLIAC football honors announced Tuesday.Tucker was named to the first team. Wildcats' teammates Kyle Steuck, Levi Perry and Robert Salani earned spots on the second team.The quartet was honored after helping lead the Wildcats ...

Guard scoring not enough for NMU men

DULUTH, Minnesota - A trio of guards scored in double figures but it wasn't enough to prevent the Northern Michigan University men's basketball team from losing in the opening game of the regular season on the road on Tuesday night.Minnesota-Duluth defeated the Wildcats 79-67 at Romano ...

Opening for real

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University opens its men's basketball regular season tonight with a nonconference game at Minnesota-Duluth.The Wildcats have played three exhibition games, defeating NCAA Division III Finlandia University of Hancock and losing to a pair of NCAA Division I and Big ...