NMU Sports

Ross, Bratrud lead NMU skiers

CABLE, Wisconsin - Northern Michigan University nordic ski team seniors Jordyn Ross and Kyle Bratrud won their respective freestyle races during the final day of competition at the Telemark Chase on Sunday.Ross completed the women's 10-kilometer freestyle race in a time of 34 minutes, 11 ...

OTS wrestlers bound for Austria

MARQUETTE - Eight Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site athletes are scheduled to compete in the Austrian Junior Greco-Roman Open next month in Gotzis, Austria.Other countries set to participate include the host country, France, Italy, the Czech Republic, Norway, Finland, Denmark ...

Coming up shy

MARQUETTE -The Northern Michigan University men's basketball team pulled off an upset of Ferris State at home last season and in so doing, gave head coach Bill Sall a win over his former team.This year's NMU squad gave Ferris State all it could handle, but the Wildcats lost to the 19th-ranked ...

Wildcat women breeze

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University women's basketball team had to come from behind Thursday and ended up coming up short in the end.Saturday, the Wildcats led from start to finish and cruised past Ferris State 67-52 at the Berry Events Center.NMU's Alyssa Colla led all scorers with 21 ...

Wildcat skaters fall to Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - After a big win over archrival Michigan Tech last Saturday, the Northern Michigan University Wildcats were dealt a big loss Friday.The Wildcats fell to Alabama-Huntsville 2-1 despite outshooting the Chargers 33-15.NMU also went 0 of 7 on the power play after having some ...

Not quite enough

MARQUETTE - Troy Mattson says his Northern Michigan University women's basketball team only played effectively for a half Thursday night."You have to play hard for 40 minutes, not 20," the veteran coach said after his Wildcats lost a 68-61 decision to Grand Valley State at the Berry Events ...

Wildcat men’s comeback falls short

MARQUETTE - Forwards Alex Sorenson and Chavis Mattison hit field goals in the final three minutes to pull the Northern Michigan University men within four points each time, but the Wildcats could get no closer in a 62-53 loss to Grand Valley State on Thursday night.Playing at their home Berry ...

NMU skier Bratrud saluted

MARQUETTE - Senior Kyle Bratrud of the Northern Michigan University nordic ski team has been named the Central Collegiate Ski Association men's Skier of the Week following his performance at the U.S. Championships last week.Bratrud won the 15-kilometer freestyle race, taking home his first ...

NMU’s Schueder 3rd in ski sprint

HOUGHTON - The Northern Michigan University nordic ski team finished the U.S. Championships Saturday with the 1.5-kilometer freestyle sprint and one member was able to finish in the top 10.Freshman Rebekka Schueder took third place in the junior women's final with a time of 4 minutes, 40.42 ...

Another Wildcats-Huskies game goes to overtime

From left, Northern Michigan University sophomore defenseman Brock Maschmeyer moves in along with Michigan Tech sophomore forward as Wildcats' sophomore goalie Mathias Dahlstrom covers up on a puck shot at him during the teams' game at the MacInnes Student Ice Arena in Houghton on Saturday ...

Weathering the Storm

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University men's basketball team needed to check their intestinal fortitude on Saturday.They passed with flying colors, beating GLIAC South Division foe Lake Erie College 62-50 to stop a four-game losing streak."Today was about guts and that was a good thing to ...

Wildcat women dominate 1st half in runaway victory

MARQUETTE - After a late rally came up short Thursday evening against Ashland, the Northern Michigan University women's basketball team blazed out of the gates and never looked back in a 72-47 victory over Lake Erie College on Saturday afternoon.The Wildcats improved to 7-5 overall and 5-3 in ...

The bad kind of tie

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University Wildcats needed to get a win Friday night against their archrival to the north and west for both a confidence boost and to start catching up in the WCHA standings.Despite building a two-goal lead early in the third period, the Wildcats had to settle ...

Rally falls just short

MARQUETTE - A late comeback by the Northern Michigan University women's basketball team fell short on Thursday as the Wildcats fell to Ashland 72-66 at the Berry Events Center.Northern's Alyssa Colla scored her team's first 10 teams and led all scorers with 27 points, while teammate Abbey ...

Ashland bench scoring, rebounding too much for Wildcat men to overcome

MARQUETTE - Ashland University was too much for the Northern Michigan University men's basketball team to handle on Thursday evening and the Wildcats were dealt at 65-52 loss at the Berry Events Center.The key to the game was bench scoring as the Eagles outscored the Wildcats 39-2 in that ...

4 NMU skiers make USA teams

MARQUETTE - Four Northern Michigan University nordic skiers have been named to the USA squad at the FIS Nordic Junior World Ski Championships.Senior Kyle Bratrud was named to the Under-23 team and freshman Ian Torchia along with Kristen Bourne and Vivian Hett will join the junior team."It will ...

Intense rivalry

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University hockey Wildcats are in the most difficult stretch of their season. This weekend, they'll be facing their archrival in a pivotal series.The Wildcats will face off against Michigan Tech in a home-and-home series. It's arguably the biggest meeting the ...

NMU advances 3 skiers

HOUGHTON - The Northern Michigan University nordic skiing team advanced three skiers at the U.S. Cross Country Skiing Championships Tuesday.On the women's side, Vivian Hett and Jordyn Ross move on to the quarterfinal round of the classic sprint races as did Fredrik Schwencke for the men. Hett ...

GLIAC cites Colla

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University senior guard Alyssa Colla has been named the GLIAC North Division Player of the Week.Collar averaged 20.5 points in the Wildcats' road wins over Tiffin (Ohio) and Ohio Dominican over the weekend.She scored a game-high 26 points in Northern's 83-70 win ...

Sports events postponed

MARQUETTE - Bitter cold temperatures and wind chills below zero led to the postponement of several Superiorland sporting events Monday.A prep skiing meet with Marquette Senior High School at Ironwood was called off.Boys' prep basketball games postponed were Marquette at Gladstone, Calumet at ...