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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...

QUITE AN OPENING TEST—The NMU Womens Soccer celebrates a goal. The Cats will have almost two weeks of practice and a scrimmage under their belts when they square off with Division I UWGB in an exhibition match on Friday, Aug. 27. Photo courtesy of NMU Athletics.

Women’s Soccer debuts season with UWGB exhibition

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor August 23, 2021

A surprise to many, the NMU Women’s Soccer team turned a lot of heads last season by making it to the GLIAC Tournament Championship. Despite falling short in that championship game, the Wildcats had...

NEARING THE END—The NMU Womens Soccer team celebrates a goal at home in a game earlier this season. The Wildcats look to close out the regular season with a pair of conference home games against Purdue Northwest and Wisconsin-Parkside. Photo courtesy of NMU Athletics.

Women’s soccer ends regular season with two home tilts

Dallas Wiertella April 15, 2021

The NMU Women’s Soccer team comes off of a 1-0-1 record this past weekend with a 0-0 tie against Ferris State University and a 1-0 victory against Northwood University. The two results push the Wildcats...

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: Junior defender Raven Mitchell steps up and makes a tackle on a Grand Valley Forward. Last season, Mitchell appeared in 17 games and started in 14. Mitchell had one shot on goal in the season.

GLIAC seed clinched: The Women’s Soccer team is bound for playoffs

Tyler Young October 26, 2017

The NMU Women’s Soccer team split their two home games this weekend, defeating the Ferris State University Bulldogs 2-1 on Friday before falling 3-1 to the Grand Valley State University Lakers on Sunday. ...

Photo by Lindsey Eaton: Photo taken during the Wildcats victory over the Purdue Northwest Pride.

Men’s soccer looks for playoff spot

Nate Bellville October 26, 2017

With one game left in the regular season, the Northern Michigan Men’s Soccer team’s hope for a playoff spot hangs in the balance after settling for a 3-3 draw to the Ashland Eagles and lost 2-0 to...

’Cats thump Malone to finish season

Karly Ratzenberger November 1, 2012

The NMU women’s soccer team split their final weekend of the season with a loss on Friday, Oct. 26 to Walsh University (0-1) and a Senior Day win on Sunday, Oct. 28 against Malone University (7-0). The...

Online Exclusive: Women’s club soccer drops rival Tech

Dustin Anand October 25, 2012

The women’s club soccer team wrapped up their season at home this past weekend against Michigan Tech and University of Illinois at Chicago. The ’Cats pulled off a strong win over Michigan Tech on...

’Cats strive to finish year on high note

Karly Ratzenberger October 25, 2012

Last weekend the Wildcats traveled down state to play two competitive matches against noteworthy teams, Ferris State University (5-4-2 GLIAC, 6-6-3 overall) and Grand Valley State University who is ranked...

Online Exclusive: ’Cats drop two at home, hit road this weekend

Karly Ratzenberger October 18, 2012

The Wildcats had two disappointing match-ups at home last weekend adding two losses to their 3-10 record. On Friday, Oct. 12 the ’Cats were defeated by Ohio Dominican University 0-2 and on Sunday...

Men’s club soccer picks up a pair of draws at home.

Tyler Markle October 11, 2012

NMU club soccer team captain and player coach Ethan Mapes will be the first to tell you that after a 1-1 tie with UW-Eau Claire and a 3-3 tie with Tech draws aren’t ideal. “Draws are always bad...

NMU looks to bounce back after roadtrip

Karly Ratzenberger October 11, 2012

The NMU women’s soccer team took too the road last weekend, but couldn’t bring home a win. On Friday, Sept. 5, the ’Cats were defeated by Northwood University, 1-2, and on Sunday, Sept. 7 by...

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