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NMU Sports

Northern spikers upset No. 1-ranked Ferris State

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University's women' volleyball team stunned No. 1-ranked Ferris State in a tight, five-set match Saturday afternoon at Vandament Arena"I'm so proud of our team," Northern head coach Dominic Yoder said. "We had a rigid game plan that we executed flawlessly."The ...

Wildcats top Beavers, 3-1

MARQUETTE After a rare scoreless tie Friday night, Northern Michigan University and Bemidji State put some goals on the board Saturday.In the end, it was the Wildcats who put more in the net as they defeated the Beavers 3-1 despite being outshot 35-22.NMU held a 36-22 faceoff advantage over ...

NMU women cagers picked 4th in GLIAC

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University women's basketball team has been picked to finish fourth in the North Division in the GLIAC preseason poll, the league office announced.The Wildcats of head coach Troy Mattson picked up 67 points.Northern will sport two seniors, two juniors, three ...

Courtside exhibition

NEGAUNEE - The Negaunee Miners may not tip off their basketball season for another month or so, but the school will be hosting some hoops tonight.Northern Michigan University and Finlandia University will do battle in an exhibition match at 7:30 p.m. in Lakeview Memorial Gymnasium."We're really ...

NMU icers stay at home all weekend

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University hockey team will host two games for the first time this season when WCHA foe Bemidji State (1-3-1 overall, 0-2 WCHA) comes to town this weekend.The Wildcats (2-2-2, 1-1 WCHA) look to avenge last season's sweep at the hands of the Minnesota team.The ...

NMU picked 8th in GLIAC North

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University men's basketball team has been picked to finish eighth in the GLIAC North Division, the league said Wednesday.The Wildcats received 25 points in the poll.Saginaw Valley State led the North with 108 points and 13 first-place votes. Ferris State (97) ...

Wildcats’ runners ranked in nation

MARQUETTE - After placing third at the GLIAC Championships, Northern Michigan University moved up to eighth in the NCAA Division II women's cross country national coaches' poll released Wednesday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association."The team ran extremely ...

NMU’s Tolvanen top rookie again

MARQUETTE - Freshman goalie Atte Tolvanen of Northern Michigan University has been named the Rookie of the Week in the WCHA for the second time this season.Tolvanen was honored on Monday after turning away 63 of 67 shots in the Wildcats' home-and-home series split against former No. 16 Michigan ...

Guthrie leads Wildcat golfers

BELMONT - The Northern Michigan University women's golf team placed sixth at the Battle in Belmont to conclude their inaugural fall season on Monday.The Wildcats totaled 726 shots on rounds of 360 and 366, led by Karissa Guthrie's 168 (84-84), good for a tie for 19th. Teammate Baylee Dunmire ...

Home heartbreaker

MARQUETTE - Sometimes the ball bounces your way and sometimes it doesn't.It didn't for the Northern Michigan University women's soccer team on Sunday afternoon as a goal in the closing minutes gave Northwood a 3-2 victory over the Wildcats, even though Northern outshot the Timberwolves ...

A single point short

MARQUETTE - All good things eventually come to an end and that happened to the Northern Michigan University football team on Saturday afternoon when the Wildcats' five-game home winning streak was snapped.That didn't mean that the Wildcats didn't make things entertaining. Down by two scores to ...

Rudden gets U.P. title as Redettes, Miners boys win

By JOHN VRANCICSpecial to the JournalFLAT ROCK - It was a triumphant conclusion to Lindsey Rudden's high school cross country career Saturday as she was crowned Upper Peninsula Division 1 champion for the first time.The Marquette Senior High School senior covered the 3.1-mile course in 18 ...

Huskies flip script on NMU, win 3-1

By DAVER KARNOSKYHoughton Daily Mining GazetteHOUGHTON - Looking to bounce back after Northern Michigan University topped them on Friday night, the No. 16 Michigan Tech Huskies flipped the script used by the Wildcats on Saturday night to come away with a 3-1 win at the MacInnes Student Ice ...

Light the lamps

By RYAN STIEGJournal Sports WriterMARQUETTE - Rivalry weekend started Friday night as heated foes Northern Michigan and Michigan Tech universities took to the ice in front of a raucous and packed Berry Events Center at NMU.The Wildcats fired pucks at the net all game, outshooting Tech 46-21 en ...

NMU volleyball falls in 5 sets

By Journal Sports StaffCOLUMBUS, Ohio - The Northern Michigan University women's volleyball team fell in five sets to host Ohio Dominican Friday night.Northern won the first two sets, 25-22 and 25-14 before dropping the next three 25-21, 27-25 and 15-12.Lisa Studnicka led the Wildcats with 18 ...

Negaunee to host Finlandia men

NEGAUNEE - Mike O'Donnell is coming home.The former Negaunee High School boys' varsity basketball coach, now directing the Finlandia University men's cage program, will be bringing his Lions to Lakeview Memorial Gymnasium in Negaunee Thursday to play Northern Michigan University.Game time is ...

Peninsula ice rivalry

MARQUETTE There are college hockey rivalries all over the country and one of the best takes place beginning Friday.Northern Michigan University and Michigan Tech will face-off in the first session of a four-game series this weekend."It's a huge rivalry," Wildcats head coach Walt Kyle said. ...

NMU looks to stay unbeaten at home

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University football team will try to extend its home winning streak to six this weekend when it takes on Ashland (Ohio) Saturday.Game time is 1 p.m. at the Superior Dome in Marquete.The last time the Wildcats played Ashland, NMU got blown out 44-14 on the road. ...

NMU men golfers 2nd at Kohler

SHEBOYGAN, Wisconsin - The Northern Michigan University men's golf team finished second with a score of 614 at the Kohler Collegiate Classic on Tuesday. Kaiser University won the title with 606 in an event played at the par-72 Whistling Straits Golf Club, home of several major tournaments ...

NMU men golfers in second

SHEBOYGAN, Wisconsin - The Northern Michigan University men's golf team is in second place after the first day of the two-day Kohler Collegiate Classic.The Wildcats shot 314 in the first round on the par-72 Whistling Straits Golf Course, site of the several esteemed tournaments including the ...