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Weightlifters capture medals in competition

Laura Conway December 6, 2012

Last weekend on Thursday, Nov. 30 through Saturday, Dec. 1, the USOEC weightlifting team brought home two medals from the 2012 American Open in Palm Springs, Calif. Taking home a gold medal at...

Weightlifter dials in for international run

Laura Conway November 1, 2012

While some students may be settling down from midterms and getting ready for Thanksgiving break, graduate student and USOEC weightlifter Breanne Carlson is preparing for a test on the international level....

Online Exclusive: Greco-Roman wrestlers compete overseas

Laura Conway October 18, 2012

Three USOEC Greco wrestlers placed in the top five at the University World Championships in Kourtane, Finland, on Saturday, Oct. 6. Placing first at the 55 kg weight class was junior Max Nowry. Not...

Lifters power into competitive season

Laura Conway October 11, 2012

The first competition of the season for the USOEC weightlifting team was the Upper Peninsula Weightlifting Championships on Friday, Sept. 28 at the Superior Dome. Head coach Vance Newgard said he was...

Wildcats skate past foes on the road

Laura Conway October 4, 2012

For two weekends in a row, the men’s club hockey team has defeated top ranked teams in the Central ACHA Region. The first win was a split series against Iowa University, ranked 12th, Friday, Sept....

Wildcats thrash Huskies to begin season

Laura Conway September 20, 2012

The NMU men’s club hockey team swept the first series of the season with 7-3 and 7-2 victories against Michigan Tech on Friday, Sept. 14 and Saturday, Sept. 15. Senior defenseman Evan Weber said the...

Rugby men hit road for season opener

Laura Conway September 20, 2012

With 2007 NMU alumni Ken Laverty coming back to coach the NMU men’s club rugby team, the Moosemen are ready to ruck right through their competition this season. After playing three years with the...

USOEC lifters hit the gym over summer

Laura Conway September 13, 2012

While the country’s eyes were on the London 2012 Olympics, the USOEC Weightlifting team was working straight through the summer. Head coach Vance Newgard said the team used the down time this summer...

Former Wildcats compete at Olympics

Laura Conway September 6, 2012

The USOEC mission states that it will provide athletes with the “world-class facilities and support services that [they] need in order to become Olympians”; that became a reality for the 2012 Olympic...

Senior grappler Andrews picks up award

Laura Conway June 14, 2012

At the 2012 Olympic Team Trials in April, senior Tanner Andrews was awarded the coveted Jacob Curby Memorial Award. The award is presented in honor of Jacob Curby, a Greco-Roman Team USA member, and a...

Greco-Roman grapplers tangle in Iowa

Laura Conway April 26, 2012

Out of the 72 Greco-Roman athletes that qualified to participate in the 2012 Wrestling Olympic Team Trials in Iowa City, Iowa, this past weekend, 14 of them were USOEC athletes. Of those USOEC athletes...

Track ’Cats ranked 16 nationally

Laura Conway February 16, 2012

The NMU women’s track and field team traveled to compete at Grand Valley State University’s elite invitational meet Friday, Feb. 10 and the open meet on Saturday, Feb. 11. Friday’s competition...

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