NMU Sports

Lawrence sets NMU swim mark

ALLENDALE - Northern Michigan University senior Debbi Lawrence turned in an impressive performance Wednesday at the first day of the GLIAC Swimming and Diving Championships.She set an NMU record by winning the 50-yard freestyle at downstate Allendale. Lawrence swam it in 22.95 seconds, making ...

NMU’s Gruber nets 1,000th point

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University women's basketball senior Lauren Gruber scored her 1,000th point on Saturday afternoon during the Wildcats' 79-74 overtime victory at Ferris State.The 5-foot-8 guard scored a career-high 27 points in the game as she became the 23rd player in the ...

NMU’s Mylie makes qualifier jump

DULUTH, Minnesota - Freshman Ine Mylie made an NCAA Indoor Championships qualifying jump for the Northern Michigan University indoor track and field team at the Lake Superior Challenge on Saturday.Mylie made her qualifying leap in the triple jump with 11.52 meters, or 37 feet, 10 inches, while ...

Mattison makes crucial plays in NMU upset

BIG RAPIDS - Senior forward Chavis Mattison recorded his fifth straight double-double, but it was his final two plays that made the biggest difference for the Northern Michigan University men's basketball team on Saturday afternoon.Finishing the day with 20 points and 11 rebounds, Mattison ...

Wildcat women pull off big comeback

BIG RAPIDS - Regular top scorers Alyssa Colla and Lauren Gruber gave the Northern Michigan University women's basketball team a chance by sending the game into overtime.But four of the starters got in on the scoring in the extra period as the Wildcats roared back for a 79-74 victory at Ferris ...

Duluth completes sweep of Wildcats on Saturday, 6-3

DULUTH, Minn. - The Northern Michigan University hockey team headed into this weekend with some momentum after sweeping Alaska-Anchorage at home.However, the Wildcats ran into a brick wall against No. 7 Minnesota-Duluth as the Bulldogs completed a two-game sweep on Saturday with a 6-3 ...

Scorecard

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Mattison can’t save Wildcats

ALLENDALE - Senior forward Chavis Mattison recorded his fourth consecutive double-double off the bench, but it wasn't enough to prevent the Northern Michigan University men's basketball team from losing at Grand Valley State on Thursday.The Lakers scored a 60-54 victory to break NMU's modest ...

NMU women’s rally falls shy at GVSU

ALLENDALE - Northern Michigan University erased nearly all of an 11-point second-half deficit but fell just short in a 62-58 women's basketball loss at Grand Valley State on Thursday.Senior guard Alyssa Colla led with Wildcats with a game-high 22 points, while sophomore guard Bre Gaspervich ...

Wildcats tap local gridders

MARQUETTE - The 2014 season was a frustrating one for the Northern Michigan University football team.But on Wednesday, the school announced a 2015 recruiting class with players the Wildcats hope can get them to the next level."We're excited for this process to come to an end," NMU head coach ...

Area athletes sign letters

MARQUETTE - Besides some Marquette and Munising football players signing a National Letter of Intent Wednesday, four MSHS soccer players also did the same.MSHS athletic coordinator Jamie Tuma reported the following kickers signed their letter Wednesday:Casey Durand, Mikayla Blight and Carleigh ...

NMU icers face high-powered UMD

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University hockey Wildcats accomplished something last weekend they hadn't done in a while - picking up a two-game sweep.The Wildcats got a pair of wins from Alaska-Anchorage, which is important as the WCHA playoffs quickly approach and NMU is clinging to the ...

NMU pulls off upset

HOUGHTON - The Michigan Tech University men's basketball team learned the hard way Monday just how far back Northern Michigan University's program has come in a season and a half under coach Bill Sall.Despite a Herculean effort from Ben Stelzer, his career-high 37 points could not overcome the ...

MTU women knock off Wildcats

HOUGHTON - As two rivals matched strength against strength, the No. 15 Michigan Tech University women may not have had the upper hand, but they had an upper finger or two when it counted, resulting in a 57-49 Husky victory."We knew that game was going to be about toughness and grit and energy ...

GLIAC salutes NMU’s Mattison

MARQUETTE - Senior forward Chavis Mattison of the Northern Michigan University men's basketball team has been named the Player of the Week for the GLIAC North Division.He earned the honor after recording a pair of double-doubles over the weekend when NMU split a pair of games.Mattison opened ...

Past, present OTS athletes shine

MARQUETTE - Current and former Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site Greco-Roman wrestlers participated on Thursday in the Dave Schultz Memorial International.The event was held at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.Current NMU-OTS athlete Kendrick ...

Burmeister sets NMU record

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University freshman Kameron Burmeister went into the Wildcats record books Saturday as the Wildcats hosted the Northern Challenge at the Superior Dome.Burmeister won the five-kilometer run in 17 minutes, 54.13 seconds, while senior teammate Olivia Howard was ...

Wildcat runs to a win

Avadon James, right, of Northern Michigan University won the 55-meter dash at Saturday afternoon's Northern Challenge track meet at the Superior Dome in Marquette. Running with her are, from left, NMU's Jenny Chang, and St. Scholastica's Laurel Ohaju and Danielle Dickson. For meet results, see ...

Mattison sparks Wildcats

MARQUETTE Northern Michigan University men's basketball team needed overtime to do it, but came away with an 88-79 victory over visiting Northwood in GLIAC play Saturday. The Wildcats outscored the Timberwolves 18-9 in the extra period for the victory. Senior forward Chavis Mattison led NMU ...

Second half surge lifts NMU women

By Journal Sports StaffMARQUETTE Northern Michigan University outscored Northwood 36-19 in the second half en route to a 63-50 women's basketball victory in GLIAC play. The Wildcats (12-6, 10-4 GLIAC) shot 22-of-45 (.489) from the field in the contest, while holding Northwood to 17-of-59 ...