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AVENGING LOSSES—NMU freshman midfielder Dominik Vyleta goes to kick the ball during the Wildcats 1-0 win over Purdue Northwest on Friday, Sept. 24. NMU now shifts it focus to a road match with UW-Parkside on Sunday after losing two matches last weekend. Travis Nelson/NW

Men’s Soccer looks to move past last weekend’s struggles

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor October 6, 2021

The NMU Men’s Soccer team comes off of a tough weekend on the road, falling in both matches this past weekend against Upper Iowa and St. Cloud State. The ‘Cats (1-6-2, 1-4-1 GLIAC) are now on a...

SOCCER SHOWDOWN—Graduate forward Emanuele Ancione celebrates his goal during NMUs 2-1 overtime loss to UW-Parkside on April 18. NMU looks to rebound in the GLIAC Tournament, where the Wildcats will face Davenport in the programs first ever postseason home game. Photo courtesy of NMU Athletics.

Men’s Soccer hosts first ever GLIAC Tournament game against Davenport

Travis Nelson April 22, 2021

This weekend will mark history for the NMU Men’s Soccer team when it hosts its first-ever GLIAC Tournament game against Davenport University in the quarterfinals. Northern (4-3) rode a four-match...

Men’s  soccer cruises into  season

Men’s soccer cruises into season

Nate Bellville August 30, 2018

The Northern Michigan University Men’s Soccer team notched a 5-0 exhibition win over the University of Wisconsin-Superior Yellow Jackets in rainy conditions last weekend. Selfless ball movement...

Junior midfielder Nick Metcalfe receives a pass while his teammates, senior defenseman Kevin Hoof (right) and junior goalkeeper Filippo Torelli (left) look on.
Photo by: Lindsey Eaton

Men’s soccer prepares to enter third season

Alex Skinner June 8, 2018

Entering its third season as a varsity sport, the Northern Michigan University Men’s Soccer team can finally begin to rely on upperclassman experience. The Wildcats returned every player from last...

Photo by: Lindsey Eaton: In an earlier game in the season, sophomore midfielder Nick Metcalfe carries the ball out of Northern’s defensive third and looks to make a play down the field.

Men’s soccer falls to Saginaw

Levi Erkkila November 9, 2017

Riding the momentum of the huge upset in the GLIAC quarterfinals against Tiffin, the Wildcats traveled to Midland, Michigan for a semifinal tilt vs. Saginaw Valley State University on Nov. 3. Heading into...

Photo by: Lindsey Eaton: In an earlier game in the season, sophomore midfielder Nick Metcalfe carries the ball out of Northern’s defensive third and looks to make a play down the field.

Men’s soccer beats Tiffin in quarter-finals

Levi Erkkila November 2, 2017

Last Friday was a big day for Wildcat Soccer. Their playoff hopes were riding on a Tiffin win against Ashland. With a thrilling Tiffin 3-2 overtime victory, Northern Michigan found themselves playoff bound...

Photo by Lindsey Eaton: Sophomore midfielder Callum Olpin dribbles the ball past Purdue players, looking for a fellow Wildcat to pass it off to. Olpin has started 13 of the 14 games he has played this season.

Men’s Soccer splits home

Mason Wallace October 19, 2017

Friday the 13th brought little luck to Northern Michigan University’s Men’s Soccer team as it split its final home series last weekend, falling to the Davenport Panthers while dominating the Purdue...

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