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NMU Sports

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 ...

NMU skiers rule trails

CABLE, Wis. - Northern Michigan University Nordic skiers dominated the men's 15K freestyle at the Telemark Chase Sunday at the Telemark Resort trails in Cable, Wisconsin.Northern's Adam Martin earned his second win in as many days, clocking in at 35:51.2 to edge teammate Ian Torchia by .2 of a ...

Northern swimmers swept

GREEN BAY, Wis. - In their final tuneup for the GLIAC championship meet, the Northern Michigan University swimming and diving teams fell to Division I Wisconsin-Green Bay on the road Saturday.The men dropped a 168-130 decision, while the women fell 159-138."We swam well and had several ...

Former NMU star Hill no longer Wildcats assistant

By RYAN STIEGJournal Sports WriterMARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University assistant men's basketball coach William Hill is no longer with the program.Hill himself, along with Northern Michigan University athletic director Forrest Karr, released short general statements via email about his ...

Cardinal rules

MARQUETTE - For much of the game, the Northern Michigan University women's basketball team played Saginaw Valley State straight up Thursday night at the Berry Events Center.Unfortunately for head coach Troy Mattson's Wildcats, there were stretches when the Cardinals dominated play.The end ...

NMU players on ballot for Hobey Baker

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University's Dominik Shine and Atte Tolvanen are among nine Western Collegiate Hockey Association players to earn a spot on the fan ballot for the 2016 Hobey Baker award.Under consideration for this award are 66 players from 37 programs. The Hobey Baker is awarded ...

Echols, Nash unable to save NMU men from loss to SVSU

MARQUETTE - Freshman Naba Echols posted a career-high 31 points, but the Northern Michigan University men's basketball team fell short of upsetting GLIAC front-runner Saginaw Valley State, 83-79, Thursday night at the Berry Events Center.Echols made 6 of 9 3-pointers and all five of his free ...

NMU to benefit Make-A-Wish

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan Student-Athlete Advisory Committee will host a Lip Sync Battle to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation at 6 p.m. Sunday in the Vandament Arena."In past years we had talent shows, but this time around we decided to do a lip sync battle to raise money for ...

Inflatable game day set at NMU

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University will host its annual inflatable game day, Pump Up The Dome, on Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Superior Dome.There will be 38 inflatables and an indoor sandbox available for children from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. A number of NMU athletes will volunteer at the ...

Shooters Classic set for February

MARQUETTE - Boys and girls in grades 3 to 9 are invited to participate in the Marquette Magic Shooters Classic basketball tournament to be held in February.The event will be held Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 27-28, at the Vandament Arena at Northern Michigan University in Marquette. Each team will ...