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NATIONALLY RANKED — No.18 NMU will look to make a jump in the national polls this weekend when they face No.13 Grand Valley in Marquette. NMU is 6-1-1 on the season after a tough loss to Saginaw Valley and will look to get back in the win column this weekend.

W Soccer: No. 18 NMU, No. 13 GVST to face off in top 25 battle

Chris Anderson September 29, 2023

The No. 18 NMU women's soccer team were able to stay in the rankings for a third consecutive week, marking yet another program record with the hopes to continue the trend far into the future. The Wildcats...

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,...

ROAD TRIP - NMU started their seven-game road trip and are looking to bring the momentum they have built into conference play, resuming this weekend.

W Lacrosse: NMU bounces back against McKendree after two-game slide

Chris Anderson March 30, 2023

The women's lacrosse team was able to grind out a 13-11 home win over Concordia-St. Paul with junior Minnie Bittell scoring five goals for the ‘Cats. Concordia-St. Paul is largely considered NMU's biggest...

BALANCED — Guard Makaylee Kuhn drives to the basket. (NW File Photo  - Feb., 16, 2023)

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...

BOWING OUT—NMU sophomore guard Samantha Potter goes up for the contested layup over two Davenport defenders last season. The NMU Womens basketball team is going up against Lake State and Ferris State and hopes to improve both defense and offensive strategies.

W Basketball: ‘Cats looking forward, tough road trip ahead

Chris Anderson January 26, 2023

The Wildcats suffered back-to-back losses last week against Michigan Tech and Grand Valley, the top two teams in the GLIAC. The Wildcats were able to build a 7-point lead early against the nationally ranked...

SWEEPING — The Cats ended the regular season with four straight 3-0 sweeps of GLIAC opponents. NMU faces GVST in the GLIAC semifinals at home on Friday, Nov. 11, at 6:30 p.m.

Volleyball: NMU, GVST to face off in GLIAC semifinals in Vandament Arena

Lily Gouin November 11, 2022

NMU Women’s Volleyball closed out the season last weekend at home with double sweeps of Purdue Northwest and UW-Parkside. The 'Cats went 6-1 in the past seven games to push their final regular season...

PREPERATION - NMU will be facing defending champ Ferris St. this weekend in the dome. The offence will look to get back on track after scoring 10 total points over the last 2 weeks.

NMU Football falls to No.1 Grand Valley State 56-3

Lily Gouin, Assistant Sports Editor October 31, 2022

“I feel you have to go to a place where you feel like you're fighting a Death Star,” Head Coach Kyle Nystrom said about playing football on Oct. 22 against Grand Valley State University. "You've got...

SHOWDOWN - NMU and No. 6 GVST tied over the weekend 0-0. The Cats have allowed their opponents nine goals and scored 36 this season.

NMU Women’s Soccer beats Davenport 2-0, ties with GVST 0-0

Chris Anderson October 13, 2022

NMU Women's Soccer beat Davenport 2-0 last Friday, Oct. 7, in another great defensive showing from the Wildcats. The team has only allowed nine total goals this season while scoring 36 against opponents....

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