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ONTO THE POSTSEASON—NMU midfielder Logan Lazar and UW-Parksides midfielder/forward Nikola Kesich go up for a contested ball during Thursdays match. The Cats fell 3-0 in the regular season finale, and will face Saginaw Valley State in the first round of the GLIAC Tournament on Monday.

Men’s soccer tamed by UW-Parkside in regular season finale

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor November 8, 2021

It wasn’t how the Northern Michigan University men’s soccer team wanted to close out the regular season, but the Wildcats were shutout by visiting Wisconsin-Parkside 3-0 on Thursday afternoon. NMU...

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...

FIRST OF MANY—NMU defender Noah Eklund possesses the ball for the Wildcats during Fridays 1-0 win over Purdue Northwest. The Cats return to action at home against Davenport at 2 p.m. on Sunday. Travis Nelson/NW

NMU Men’s Soccer gets first win of season over Purdue Northwest

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor September 27, 2021

The NMU Men’s Soccer team picked its first win of the season in a tight 1-0 home win over Purdue Northwest on Friday afternoon. The Wildcats (1-3-2, 1-1-1 GLIAC) got off to a hot start with several...

CHATTIN IT UP—NMU Womens Soccer senior midfielder Caroline Halonen controls the ball during the Wildcats 5-1 win over Minnesota-Duluth on Saturday. NMUs head coaches took the podium for their weekly press conference this past Tuesday. Photo courtesy of NMU Athletics.

What they said: what’s to come this weekend for NMU athletics

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor September 9, 2021

Week two of the NMU Athletics press conferences has come and gone for the Wildcat coaches, and the teams are heading into a second weekend of competition. Northern Football got its first victory in...

BACK IN ACTION—The NMU Mens Soccer team huddles up together during a game last season. Northern will have its hands full with a loaded GLIAC, but the Wildcats are trying to make history and take home the title. Photo courtesy of NMU Athletics.

Men’s Soccer looks to claw to top of GLIAC standings

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor August 31, 2021

It was a historic and chaotic 2020-21 season for the NMU Men’s Soccer team, with a rollercoaster ride of ups and downs. The Wildcats finished 4-3-1 and earned the third seed in the GLIAC Tournament before...

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