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TO THE END — Mens soccer completed their formal season this weekend and will be competing for a shot at the GLIAC Championship game on Saturday. Three graduating seniors were also recognized at the games for their contributions to the team over the years.

Men’s soccer closes out the regular season with tie at home, honors seniors

Lily Gouin October 27, 2023

The NMU Men’s soccer team ended their regular season this past Sunday honoring their seniors and tying during their last regular season game. The team hosted St. Cloud and the game ended in 2-2.  With...

GOOD TIMES — The Wildcats kick off the season this weekend but not before the team competed in their annual green and gold meet to prepare the team for the upcoming season. This consists of many different events put together by the coaching staff in order to create a competitive and fun event for the team. Photo courtesy of NMU Athletics

Swim & Dive: ‘Cats host Davenport, St. Cloud for first meet of season

Chris Anderson October 6, 2023

NMU swim and dive teams kick off each season with a friendly yet competitive green and gold meet in which the NMU team breaks into green and gold teams and compete against each other to prepare for the...

MOVING FORWARD — NMU was unable to get much going last weekend against the top ranked Bulldogs and with No. 16 Davenport coming to Marquette, the coaching staff will look for players to step up and play well against another tough conference opponent.

Football: ‘Cats suffer loss, shifting focus to No.16 Davenport

Lily Gouin October 6, 2023

This past Saturday the men's football team traveled to Big Rapids, MI to take on No.1 Ferris State hoping to get the first win of the season. Unfortunately, the Wildcats were not able to get the win with...

LONE GOAL — The Cats took a 1-0 win against the Panthers but were unable to find the back of the net against the Cardinals, taking a weekend split before the long road trip coming up.

M Soccer: NMU takes weekend split, long road trip ahead

Lily Gouin September 22, 2023

This past weekend, the NMU men’s soccer team hosted Davenport and Saginaw Valley with the weekend coming to a split. The 'Cats took the win against Davenport on Friday but fell to Saginaw Valley 0-1...

HISTORY — Cats look to continue to dominate the national polls after hitting No.13 in the country for the first time in program history. NMU will be on the road this weekend against Ferris St and Saginaw Valley.

W Soccer: No. 13 NMU looks to continue dominance on the road

Chris Anderson September 22, 2023

The NMU women’s soccer team has recently broken into the DII top 25 national polls for the second straight week after going 1-0-1 over the weekend to stay undefeated. NMU was ranked No.13 in the nation,...

GETTING READY — This week marks the start of GLIAC conference play and after a disappointing game on the road against the Saints last weekend, NMU will look to make a statement against Davenport and Saginaw this weekend.

M Soccer: ‘Cats look to bring energy against GLIAC rivals

Chris Anderson September 15, 2023

After the ‘Cats started last week's road trip with a draw against a tough Lewis team, NMU was unable to follow up against Thomas More in the second match of the weekend. The Saints had complete control...

WELL RESTED - The Cats will have a week off before heading to Minneapolis to face off against the Auggies.

W Lacrosse: Wildcats take 1-1 split in conference play, Augsburg U. next

Chris Anderson April 6, 2023

The Wildcats traveled to lower Michigan last weekend as they resumed conference play against Grand Valley State. NMU showed some signs of improvement against one of the top teams in the region but ultimately...

HEARTBREAKER - The Cats lost to Davenport 27-24 in overtime. This is the second game lost in OT this season for the Cats.

Football: Wildcats hope to bounce back against U.P. rival MTU

Chris Anderson October 13, 2022

After NMU Football finally built on the momentum they had created, putting together a three-game win streak, the Cats lost a 24-27 heartbreaker in overtime against No. 6 Davenport. The Wildcats put together...

GETTING PHYSICAL - Things get heated at the Wildcats lose to Davenport 31-21.

NMU Football looks ahead to next week as they face off against Post University for homecoming

Chris Anderson, Sports Editor September 22, 2022

After a hard-fought win against UW-Oshkosh, the Wildcats football team traveled to Grand Rapids to face off against Davenport University. After an early first quarter touchdown pass from NMU quarterback...

WINNING WITH OFFENSE—NMU guard Nick Wagner drives to the basket being guarded by Jarrin Randall in the Wildcats 91-79 win over Davenport. Northern has now won four of its last five games since the beginning of the new year. Travis Nelson/NW

Five Wildcats score in double figures in men’s basketball win over Davenport

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor January 22, 2022

Shots were falling inside of the Berry Events Center at a rapid rate on Thursday evening, with the Northern Michigan University men’s basketball team’s balanced attack leading to a 91-79 win over Davenport. Since...

WINNER, WINNER—NMU wide receiver Wyatt Davis lines up on the outside during Saturdays 20-14 win over Davenport. NMU is now 2-1, and will begin conference play next weekend. Travis Nelson/NW

Wildcat Football cleans up execution to defeat Davenport

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor September 21, 2021

The NMU Football team rebounded after last week’s disappointing result with a 20-14 victory over GLIAC foe Davenport on Saturday afternoon.  The three-headed offensive trio of quarterback Drake Davis,...

FINISHING STRONG—Sophomore midfielder Jessica Daniels looks to score against Concordia St. Paul inside of the Superior Dome earlier this season. The Wildcats will on the road this weekend when they face Davenport at DU Turf Field on Friday, April 23 and Sunday, April 25. Photo courtesy of NMU Athletics

Lacrosse closes out regular season with trip to Davenport

Travis Nelson April 20, 2021
As the regular season comes to a close, the Wildcats will face Davenport University for the opportunity to earn the second seed in the GLIAC Tournament.
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