NMU Sports

NMU’s Huebner earns award

MARQUETTE — For the second straight year, Northern Michigan University senior Shayla Huebner has been named to the 2018-19 Google Cloud Academic All-District 4 Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country Team. Huebner, a graduate of Marquette Senior High School, is a sports science major ...

NMU to hold open house for camps

MARQUETTE — An open house for Northern Michigan University’s Wildcat Kids and Tween camps will be held next week in the PEIF building on campus. The PEIF Dance Studio, room 130, will host the open house from 4 to 5:30 p.m. next Thursday. The camps are sponsored by NMU’s Recreational ...

One step at a time

By RYAN STIEG Journal Sports Writer MARQUETTE — It’s not easy to build an athletic program from scratch. Typically, a team struggles from the start and it takes a few years for it to find its footing. The Northern Michigan University women’s lacrosse began the same way, but in its ...

Sports briefs

Huebner to race in 800 meter final KINGSVILLE, Texas — Northern Michigan University senior, and former Marquette Redette, Shayla Huebner qualified for the finals in the 800-meter run at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Championships Friday. She finished with a time of 2:08.75, which placed ...

NMU’s Caro Els ties for 36th at nationals

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Northern Michigan University junior women’s golfer Caro Els is the first player in program history to compete at the NCAA Division II National Championships and she finished stroke play Thursday tied for 36th out of 95 golfers. She started the tournament by ...

NMU track and field breaks two school records at Keeler Invitational Friday

By Journal Sports Staff NAPERVILLE, Ill. — It was a big day for the Northern Michigan University women’s track and field team Friday at the Dr. Keeler Invitational as two school records were broken and three NCAA Provisional marks were achieved. Former Marquette Redette Shayla Huebner ...

NMU award winners: Wildcats name more sports season honors

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University Athletic Department issued several other awards in addition to those outlined in a recent Mining Journal story. Lindsay Griffith and the late Todd “Stix” Honch were named NMU Fans of the Year, while Dr. Randy Appleton of the mathematics and ...

Wildcats set marks with 3rd-place GLIAC track & field finish

By Journal Sports Staff ALLENDALE — Northern Michigan University tied for its best ever finish at the GLIAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships that ended Friday, setting a school record and posting six NCAA Division II national meet provisional qualifying marks. In addition, NMU won ...

Tough schedule for NMU spikers

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University volleyball team got an early start on next season Thursday by announcing its 2019 schedule. The Wildcats will play seven matches at Vandament Arena, but have a tough slate as they will face six teams that made the NCAA Tournament last ...

Wildcats’ Ringlever named All-GLIAC Honorable Mention

BAY CITY — One of the Northern Michigan University women’s lacrosse players earned a conference honor Thursday. Junior Graison Ringlever made the All-GLIAC Honorable Mention team for the second straight year. She led the Wildcats with a school record 42 goals and picked up seven ...

NMU’s Juergen takes 3rd in long jump

ALLENDALE — The Northern Michigan University women’s track and field team had a solid day at the GLIAC Championships Thursday afternoon. Michelle Juergen had the best performance of the day as she finished third in the long jump (18-2.25), while teammate Ninti Little took seventh in the ...

10 swimmers, divers to join Northern Michigan University women’s team

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — The women’s swimming and diving team at Northern Michigan University recently announced that 10 student-athletes will join the team for next winter. They will reinvigorate a squad that graduates 11 seniors this spring. The newcomers are divers Ellie ...