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HUNTING — The Cats are second in the GLIAC and will host Davenport and GVSU this weekend to finish the season with a chance at first place. (Photo courtesy of the NMU athletics department)

Lacrosse: ‘Cats win three straight, back home for final two games

Lily Gouin April 21, 2023

Last weekend the women’s lacrosse team traveled to Minneapolis, Minnesota to face off against Augsburg University and Concordia St. Paul. The Wildcats swept the weekend beating Augsburg 19-3 Friday night...

SPLIT - The Cats came away with a 2-2 split over the 8-game road trip. NMU will be back home this Friday March 17th at 5pm.

W Lacrosse: NMU back home, face off with rival Concordia-St. Paul

Lily Gouin March 20, 2023

The Women’s Lacrosse team has returned home after traveling for eight days, playing four different teams along the way. The road trip ended up in a split for the Wildcats with two wins and two losses....

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...

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
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.
Photo courtesy of NMU Athletics.

Lacrosse hosts Grand Valley State in series of unbeaten GLIAC foes

Travis Nelson April 16, 2021
The NMU Lacrosse team looks to stay unbeaten in GLIAC play this season (4-0) when they host 3-0 Grand Valley State University this weekend.
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 will play in their first GLIAC match of this year when they take on Concordia University, St. Paul.
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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