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NMU Sports

Wildcats ink 5 Yoopers, MTU 4

MARQUETTE - Wednesday was a big day around the Upper Peninsula as Northern Michigan and Michigan Tech universities announced their recruiting classes for National Letter of Intent signing day.The Wildcats landed 35 recruits, including five from the U.P., while Tech inked 29 with four of them ...

Search for a sweep

MARQUETTE - If there's one word to describe how the Northern Michigan University hockey team has played this season, it's consistent.The Wildcats (10-10-6, 7-7-4 WCHA) are sitting at .500 and have been that way almost all year. That's good in that it helps keep Northern in the middle of the ...

The Great Gaspervich

MARQUETTE - Rivalry games are always fun for players and fans alike, and for the Northern Michigan University women's basketball team, Monday's game had a happy ending.Point guard Bre Gaspervich caught an inbound pass and drove unguarded to the basket for the winning layup with 4.3 seconds left ...

Tech prospers at free-throw line in win over Wildcats

MARQUETTE - In its previous outing, the Northern Michigan University men's basketball team earned a win at Northwood when the Wildcats made 15 of 15 from the free throw line.The charity stripe was the story of Monday's game against Michigan Tech as well. However, it was the Huskies that were ...

Huskies, Wildcats set for hoops play

MARQUETTE - As far as Upper Peninsula college basketball rivalries go, tonight will be Christmas at Northern Michigan University's Berry Events Center.The Wildcats host Michigan Tech, starting with the women's game at 6 p.m. and the men to follow at 8 p.m.Both games will be televised by ...

NMU skiers dominate again

HOUGHTON - Northern Michigan University skiers, joined by Wildcats alumnus Kyle Bratrud, swept virtually all the top spots again on the second day of the Central Collegiate Ski Association Invitational held at Michigan Tech on Sunday.Bratrud was followed by five current NMU skiers in the men's ...

NMU men blister nets for 82-69 win at Northwood

By Journal Sports StaffMIDLAND - The Northern Michigan men won for the second time in three games when they defeated Northwood 82-69 on Saturday afternoon for their second victory away from home and first true road victory of the season.The Wildcats, who also defeated Southern Wesleyan 80-52 at ...

Wildcat women outscored by Northwood, 76-46

By Journal Sports StaffMIDLAND - The Northern Michigan University women had a rough day on the basketball, getting outscored in every quarter of a 76-46 loss at Northwood University on Saturday afternoon.Freshman Taylor Hodell led the Wildcats, now 8-12 overall and 7-7 in the GLIAC, with a ...

Northern dominates in lone home track meet of season

By Journal Sports StaffMARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University dominated by winning nine of 15 events against Michigan Tech and Lake Superior State at the Northern Challenge track and field meet held at the Superior Dome on Saturday.In its lone home meet of the season, the Wildcats improved ...

Sweep-stakes denied

MARQUETTE - After outlasting a powerful Minnesota-Duluth squad Friday, the Northern Michigan University hockey team couldn't finish off the job on Saturday.The Wildcats missed out on their first sweep of the season as they gave up three first-period goals and lost to the Bulldogs, 3-1. NMU also ...

‘Cats collar Dogs, 4-3

By RYAN STIEGJournal Sports WriterMARQUETTE - After having a bye last weekend, the Northern Michigan University picked off where they left off Friday night against Minnesota-Duluth.In their last game against Alaska-Fairbanks, the Wildcats scored five goals and against the Bulldogs last night, ...

OTS wrestlers earn medals

MARQUETTE - A pair of Greco-Roman wrestlers from the Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site picked up silver medals Thursday at the Dave Schultz Memorial International Championships in Colorado Springs, Colorado.In the 59-kilogram (130.1-pound) gold-medal final, NMU's Sam Jones ...

NMU track and field at home

MARQUETTE - In its only meet of the season at home, the Northern Michigan University women's track and field team will host the Northern Challenge Saturday at the Superior Dome.Field events begin at 12:30 p.m., while running events start at 1:30 p.m. Upper Peninsula rivals Michigan Tech and ...

Wildcat women pull away from LSSU

SAULT STE. MARIE - Outscoring host Lake Superior State 32-24 in the second half, the Northern Michigan University women's basketball team beat the Lakers 51-44 Thursday evening in a GLIAC contest.Taylor Hodell scored 16 points and Darby Youngstrom 14 to lead head coach Troy Mattson's Wildcats ...

Despite Echols, Cegers efforts, NMU men fall to Lakers, 65-56

SAULT STE. MARIE - Naba Echols and Donnell Cegers scored in double figures, but the Northern Michigan University men's basketball team lost to host and GLIAC foe Lake Superior State 65-56 on Thursday night.Echols tossed in 13 points to go with five steals, while Cegers scored 10 points for NMU ...

NMU may catch Duluth at right time

MARQUETTE - After a week off, the Northern Michigan University hockey team will play its last nonconference series of the season this weekend against a Minnesota-Duluth team stuck in neutral.The Bulldogs (8-10-5) come to the Berry Events Center on Friday and Saturday after getting swept in a ...

NMU men eye end to skid

MARQUETTE - Coach Bill Sall's Northern Michigan University basketball team will look to end a five-game losing streak to Lake Superior State when the two teams meet at 7:30 p.m. today in Sault Ste. Marie.The Wildcats will take a 5-11 overall and 3-9 GLIAC records into the game. LSSU is 13-5 and ...

Wildcat women hitting road

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University's women's basketball team will look to continue its mastery of both Lake Superior State and Northwood beginning tonight.Coach Troy Mattson's Wildcats (7-11 overall, 6-6 GLIAC) will play LSSU at 5:30 p.m. in Sault Ste. Marie. NMU has won four of its last ...

NMU skiers saluted

MARQUETTE - Adam Martin and Felicia Gesior of Northern Michigan University have been named Skiers of the Week by the Central Collegiate Ski Association based on their performance at the Telemark Chase last weekend. Martin scored his first two victories of the season at the Telemark, winning the ...

NMU hockey autograph dates set

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University hockey team will hold post-game autograph sessions after several upcoming Saturday games.The sessions will occur along the northwest concourse of the Berry Events Center.Freshmen team members will be available after this Saturday's game against ...