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TOUGH OPENER—NMU senior defender Rachael Erste throws the ball in for the Wildcats in Fridays 4-0 loss to Grand Valley State. GVSU is the second-ranked team nationally in Division II, which is a tough way for the Cats to start conference action. Travis Nelson/NW

Women’s Soccer falls at home 4-0 to #2 Grand Valley State

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor September 20, 2021

After battling the second-ranked team in the country for nearly the entire first half, the Wildcats came up short 4-0 against Grand Valley State University at the NMU Soccer Field on Friday afternoon. It...

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...

WILDCATS WIN SEASON OPENER—NMU Womens Soccer sophomore midfielder Brooke Pietila goes to kick the ball during NMUs 3-0 shutout victory over St. Cloud State on Thursday afternoon.Travis Nelson/NW

Women’s Soccer shuts out St. Cloud State for season opening win

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor September 6, 2021

The NMU Women’s Soccer team started off its season with a 3-0 victory on its home field over St. Cloud State University in the season opener on Thursday afternoon. Northern (1-0) got to a lightning-fast...

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