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CHAMPIONSHIP MIND — Wildcats dive into the Calvin College Invite this weekend looking for NCAA consideration.

Wildcats Swim & Dive into Calvin College Invite pursuing NCAA consideration, championship qualifications

Caden Sierra December 1, 2023

The Northern Michigan University Wildcats men's and women’s swim and dive teams are currently ranked nationally at No. 7 for the women's team and No. 14 for the men's team in the DII swim rankings. The...

WILDCAT GOAL — Goaltender Benni Halasz watches from his post as the team celebrates a goal. Halasz was named CCHA Goaltender of the week after the Cats swept Augustana at home last weekend.

M Hockey: Halasz earns Goaltender of the Week after weekend split against Falcons

Chloe Everson December 1, 2023

This past weekend the Northern Michigan men’s hockey team hit the road to face off against CCHA opponent, the Bowling Green Falcons. The Wildcats dropped the first game of the series on Friday, Nov....

COMPETE — The Cats end the regular season ranked five in the GLIAC.

Women’s Volleyball finishes GLIAC tournament season in Quarterfinals against MTU

Lily Gouin November 17, 2023

Over the weekend the women’s volleyball team traveled to Sault. Ste. Marie, MI on Friday, Nov. 10, where they took the win over the Lake Superior State Lakers 3-1. They then played in Big Rapids, MI...

HOME SPLIT — The Northern Michigan womens ice hockey team celebrates win against rival Bulldogs.

Women’s Hockey splits weekend against rival Adrian College

Caden Sierra November 17, 2023

The women's club hockey team took on Adrian College Bulldogs last weekend at home, splitting the weekend 1-1 with the loss being served in overtime. The Wildcats now sit sixth in the Central Collegiate...

GAME WINNER — Josh Zinger with the game-winning goal on Saturday night to take the weekend sweep.

Men’s Hockey celebrates first weekend sweep of season against CCHA opponent LSSU

Chloe Everson November 17, 2023

This past weekend, the Northern Michigan men’s hockey team took on CCHA opponent the Lake Superior State Lakers. The Wildcats ended the weekend 2-0 over the Lakers with a 6-4 win on Friday, Nov....

RACE TO THE FINISH — Cross country runners make their way down a trail during a race.

Cross Country places top-10 at the NCAA Regional Championship

Lily Gouin November 10, 2023

The NMU cross-country team placed ninth overall in the NCAA Midwest Regional Championship this past weekend in Evansville, IN, marking the first time the team has cracked the top-10 since 2017. The...

DOMINATE — Stiles and Bloser earn men and womens GLIAC Swimmer of the Week honors.

Swim and Dive breaks records to defeat Wayne State at home

Lily Gouin November 10, 2023

The NMU swim and dive team hosted the Wayne State Warriors on Saturday, Nov. 4, beating them with a 75-point lead to make the score 335.5-260.5 overall. The women scored 171.5 points and the men scored...

HOME ADVANTAGE — Cats take on the Lakers at home this weekend and hope to bounce back after two losses.

M Hockey falls short in back-to-back games against St. Thomas

Caden Sierra November 10, 2023

The Wildcats traveled to Saint Paul, Minnesota over the weekend to take on Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) opponent the St. Thomas Tommies in a series of back to back games, ultimately falling...

SENIOR STATUS — Senior captain Lauren Van Remortel earns GLIAC Setter of the Week honors.

W Volleyball: set to close out regular season on the road, honors seniors

Chloe Everson November 9, 2023

This past weekend the Northern Michigan women’s volleyball team celebrated their four seniors Lauren Van Remortel, Evynn Layshock, Angelina Negron and Ania Hyatt with victory. The Wildcats hosted GLIAC...

HEATING UP — The Cats continue GLIAC tournament play into the weekend.

W Soccer: No. 8 Wildcats heat up going into playoffs

Chloe Everson November 9, 2023

The Northern Michigan University women’s soccer team hosted Purdue Northwest in the GLIAC quarterfinals on Monday, Nov. 6. The Wildcats defeated the Pride in a 3-0 decision to advance to the semifinals...

KEEPING THE MOMENTUM — The Wildcats get ready for the GLIAC tournament next week starting as the No. 1 seed.

W Soccer: No. 11 Wildcats host GLIAC tournament for the first time in history

Chloe Everson November 7, 2023

The Wildcats honored four seniors in the game on Thursday, Nov. 2 at 3 p.m. against the Huskies, Izzy Brusilow, Gwen Kiilunen, Brenna Musser and Haley Gruener. The ‘Cats defeated the Huskies in a...

HOME OPENER — The Wildcats clinch their first win of the season at home to split series with Ferris State Bulldogs.

M Hockey: Wildcats split weekend series with Ferris State

Caden Sierra November 3, 2023

The Wildcats kicked off the 2023-24 CCHA season with a two-game series against the Ferris State Bulldogs. The Wildcats were able to secure a win in the second game following an overtime loss in the first. In...

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