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CLAWING TO THE FINISH—NMU midfielder #12 Madeline Bittell rifles a pass to a teammate during the Wildcats 13-10 loss to Concordia St Paul on Wednesday, April 13. NMU closes out the regular season this weekend against Davenport and Grand Valley State. Travis Nelson/NW

Lacrosse plays for GLIAC seeding in final regular season weekend

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor April 22, 2022

The Northern Michigan University lacrosse team wraps up its regular season this weekend on the road to take on Davenport and #8 Grand Valley State with clear GLIAC Tournament implications. The Wildcats...

FF—NMU midfielder #30 Maddi Bast runs with the ball while being heavily pursued by Concordia St. Paul #4 midfielder Katie Moynihan. The Wildcats have dropped their third straight game, all at home. Travis Nelson/NW

Laxers ousted by Concordia St. Paul, 13-10

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor April 15, 2022

The Northern Michigan University women’s lacrosse team (8-5, 2-3 GLIAC) tried to earn the season sweep of the Concordia University, St. Paul Golden Bears, and despite six goals from midfielder Madeline...

TOUGH SLEDDING—Freshman midfielder Maddi Bast controls the ball during Fridays loss to Grand Valley State. Travis Nelson/NW

Lacrosse battered by No. 9 Grand Valley State

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor April 5, 2022

The Northern Michigan University women’s lacrosse team was out to prove that their incredible start was for real, but the Wildcats were met with a tough challenge hosting No. 9 Grand Valley State University,...

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

Things did not go as planned for the NMU Lacrosse team this past weekend when they were swept by Grand Valley State University in the final two home games of the season. Now as the regular season comes...

Photo courtesy of NMU Athletics.

Lacrosse hosts Grand Valley State in series of unbeaten GLIAC foes

Travis Nelson April 16, 2021

It has been a historic season for many reasons for the NMU Lacrosse team, and they look to stay unbeaten in GLIAC play this season (4-0) when they host 3-0 Grand Valley State University this weekend.  This...

GLIAC PLAY UNDERWAY—The NMU Womens Lacrosse team heads into conference action with a match against Concordia-St. Paul. Photo courtesy of Emily Renfrew.

Women’s Lacrosse begins conference play against Concordia-St. Paul

Dallas Wiertella March 26, 2021

The NMU Women's Lacrosse team faces off against Concordia University, St. Paul this weekend for their first GLIAC game of the season. The Wildcats look to rebound after losing to Findlay last weekend...

GETTING OUT TO VOTE—NMU athletics took the initiative to vote on Election Day, and contributed to the most American votes in election history. Photo courtesy of NMU Athletics.

GLIAC athletes take off Election Day, gives Wildcats chance to vote

Travis Nelson November 19, 2020

Through a mandate of sorts from the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, all NMU athletic teams that compete in the conference were given Election Day off of all activities.  The GLIAC...

Freshman attack/midfielder Tess Kostelec looks to recieve a pass in an earlier contest this season at the Superior Dome. Kostelec this season has 13 points from 8 goals and 5 assists.
Photo by: Emma Case

Offensive identity missing

Tyler Young April 12, 2018

The NMU Women’s Lacrosse team dropped a pair of conference matches over the weekend, falling 27-3 to the University of Indianapolis Greyhounds on Friday before being handed a 23-9 loss by the McKendree...

Freshman midfielder/attacker Tess Kostelec (Columbia, Maryland) leads the ball forward in Saturday’s exhibition loss against Albion College. Kostelec assisted on a goal and registered one shot.Photo by: Neil Flavin

Youthful Laxers ready to jump-start program

Levi Erkkila February 22, 2018

The Northern Michigan University Women’s Lacrosse team opened up their second season in program history Saturday. They hosted Albion College (AC) Britons in an exhibition matchup at The Superior Dome....

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