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GREAT RUN - The Wildcats end their season with a loss to McKendree in the second round of the NCAA tournament 83-93. Senior guard Max Bjorklund (4) averaged 34 points per game in the tournament for his final season at NMU.

M Basketball: NMU ends season 25-8, captures first GLIAC Championship in 23 years

Chris Anderson March 17, 2023

NMU Men’s Basketball won their first GLIAC championship in 23 years with a double-digit win over U.P. rival Michigan Tech, earning the automatic bid into the NCAA tournament. Senior Max Bjorklund averaged...

SHUTOUT - NMU won the second round of the Mason Cup over the Huskies 4-0. Beni Halasz posted 44 saves in the win.

M Hockey: NMU, Mankato face off in Mason Cup Finals

Chris Anderson March 17, 2023

After a two-game sweep of the Bemidji State Beavers in the first round of the Mason Cup playoffs, freshman goalie Beni Halasz posted a 44 save shutout in the semi-final round against rival Michigan Tech. “What...

HOT START - After two great performances at home the success continued on the road with a 15-8 win of Lewis University. The Cats next home game will be March 17th against Concordia-St. Paul in the Superior Dome.

Lacrosse: NMU starts season 3-0, on the road at Quincy next

Lily Gouin March 4, 2023

NMU Women’s Lacrosse came away with three big wins to kick their season off with a bang. The Wildcats won 16-13 over Missouri Western State last weekend. Following the tough win, the Wildcats took both...

DUNK - Freshman Dylan Kuehl had 19 points and 10 rebounds in the win over Saginaw Valley in the first round of the GLIAC tournament.

M Basketball: NMU advances past SVST to face Ferris State next

Chris Anderson March 3, 2023

Last week NMU traveled north to Houghton to face off against longtime rival Michigan Tech to wrap up the end of the season. The ‘Cats came away with a 65-57 win against them for the second time this...

NEXT TIME - NMU fell short to SVST in the first round of the GLIAC tournament. The Cats were 1-2 against the Cardinals this season.

W Basketball: ‘Cats fall short to Saginaw Valley, end season 15-13

Lily Gouin March 3, 2023

The Women Wildcats traveled up to Houghton last Saturday to face off against their U.P. rival Michigan Tech falling short, 68-80. This loss rounded out the regular reason for the Wildcats who finished...

GET ACTIVE - NMU intramural basketball is a place where you can grow as a person and a team as you connect with others on campus for a great experience.

Excitement builds around intramural basketball as season kicks off

Nathan Kwapisz March 1, 2023

Intramural basketball is in its second week of the regular season. Teams are excited to grow together as the season progresses and players are excited to create new memories and relive some old ones with...

FACEOFF - NMU ended the season 8-8 at home and sent the senior class of in style with 17 goals last weekend.

Men’s hockey sweeps Ferris State in the last series game of the season

Lily Gouin February 24, 2023

The Wildcats took both wins this past weekend against the Ferris State Bulldogs. The Wildcats won on Friday night with the score of 9-2 and took the 8-3 win on Saturday as three different players on the...

LAY UP - NMU Forward Elena Alaix goes up for the and-1 against Purdue-NW last Saturday. NMU won the game 84-78.

W Basketball: ‘Cats look to snap Tech’s 12-game home win streak

Chris Anderson February 23, 2023

Women's basketball had a huge weekend coming away with two key wins and a conference tournament berth. Last Thursday NMU faced off against the UW-Parkside Rangers and with 22 points, four assists and nine...

UP AND OVER - Star NMU guard Max Bjorklund drives to the basket for the three-point play against the pride. Bjorklund had 24 in the game.

M Basketball: NMU vies for first place in GLIAC, celebrates 20-win season

Chris Anderson February 22, 2023

The ‘Cats were on the outside looking in last week after a big loss to Grand Valley put them a game and a half back outside of UW-Parkside for first place in the GLIAC. NMU took advantage of a match...

FINAL STRETCH — The Cats are back in the Berry this weekend to face off against the Bulldogs for the final home games of the season.

M Hockey: Wildcats, Ferris State face off in the Berry for final home weekend

Lily Gouin February 22, 2023

NMU Men’s Hockey traveled to Mendota Heights, Minnesota to face off against the Tommies of St. Thomas University. The weekend ended in a split with the Wildcats winning the game on Friday 3-0 then falling...

GAMETIME — James Hagerman with his GoPro beside him recording while playing goalie for intramural soccer.

Intramural soccer kicks off new season

Nathan Kwapisz February 20, 2023

James Hagerman, a criminal justice major, was recruited by his dorm hall to play intramural soccer. He was excited to relive his elementary recess days by playing a friendly match of soccer with friends,...

BALANCED — Guard Makaylee Kuhn drives to the basket. NMU will be looking to finish the season strong after showing huge signs of improvement.

W Basketball: ‘Cats taking huge strides in Coach Thousand’s first year

Chris Anderson February 17, 2023

Davenport gave the women's basketball team a lot of trouble in the first quarter of last Thursday's game that saw the ‘Cats fall behind 16-9, shooting just 4-16 from the field in the quarter. The rest...

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