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BROKEN RECORD — Several Cats swam record-breaking times to beat UW-Green Bay last weekend.

Swim and Dive teams victorious over Green Bay

Lily Gouin January 26, 2024

This past Saturday, the NMU men’s and women’s swim and dive teams both won at home in their first meet since November. The teams both faced off against UW-Green Bay. UW-GB is currently unranked. NMU...

WINNERS — The womens soccer team celebrates following their win against UW-Parkside and earning their first ever GLIAC tournament champion title.
Photo courtesy of Anna Melnikoff

W Soccer: Wildcats to host national tournament regionals amidst a historic season

Ian Watson, Contributing writer November 15, 2023

The NMU Women’s Soccer team closed out the GLIAC conference tournament with a 1-0 decision against the No. 6 UW-Parkside on Sunday afternoon. This tournament win earned the team its first ever GLIAC...

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...

STAYING FOCUSED — NMU will finish off the season at UW-Lacrosse before preparing for the post season.

Cross Country: Wildcats prepare for UW-Lacrosse, GLIAC championships approaching

Lily Gouin October 13, 2023

This past weekend, the NMU cross-country team finished 15th out of 33 teams at the Lewis Crossover meet in Romeoville, Illinois. Second-year student Madi Szymanski led the pack, finishing 13th overall...

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...

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