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SENIOR NIGHT — Graduate Student Fernando Abascal (7) passes the ball down field at home. The Wildcats will host St. Cloud St. for senior night Oct. 22nd at 1 p.m.

M Soccer: Wildcats host St. Cloud for final match of regular season

Lily Gouin October 20, 2023

This past weekend, the NMU men’s soccer team traveled for the last time during the regular season playing Saginaw Valley State. The 'Cats came close to the win with a final score of 2-3 but fell short...

REMATCH — NMU and Grand Valley State faced off just three weeks ago resulting in a draw. Both teams have continued to play well and will face off this weekend in Allendale, MI.

W Soccer: No.19 NMU, No. 9 Grand Valley Set for Rematch

Chris Anderson, Sports Editor October 13, 2023

The No.19 Wildcats stayed put in the national rankings this week after a goal by sophomore Molly Pistorious in the 87th minute gave NMU the 1-1 draw against Michigan Tech. The Huskies were up 1-0 after...

GOALS NEEDED — The Wildcats have lost five games in a row and four games were by a score of 0-1. The defense has only allowed 12 goals this season but have a hard time finishing their chances around the net.

M Soccer: NMU back home after tough road trip

Lily Gouin October 6, 2023

This past weekend the NMU men’s soccer team traveled to Eau Claire, Wisconsin and St. Cloud, Minnesota where they came home empty after losing both games. The 'Cats fell 1-0 in the game against UW-Eau...

LONE GOAL — The Cats took a 1-0 win against the Panthers but were unable to find the back of the net against the Cardinals, taking a weekend split before the long road trip coming up.

M Soccer: NMU takes weekend split, long road trip ahead

Lily Gouin September 22, 2023

This past weekend, the NMU men’s soccer team hosted Davenport and Saginaw Valley with the weekend coming to a split. The 'Cats took the win against Davenport on Friday but fell to Saginaw Valley 0-1...

NEXT TIME — The Wildcats will look to bounce back against Quincy University after a 4-2 loss against Northwood.

M Soccer: ‘Cats drop home opener

Chris Anderson September 1, 2023

The NMU men’s soccer team struggled to finish games last season resulting in a 5-8-4 record and a first-round exit in the GLIAC tournament. This season, the Wildcats are in their second year under Head...

PAST VICTORIES - The NMU Mens Soccer team celebrates after scoring a goal in a game last fall. The Wildcats lost to Saginaw Valley last Friday, but Coach Fatovic is confident in the teams potential.

Men’s soccer falls to Saginaw, continues to push through midseason gauntlet

Nathan Kwapisz, Sports Writer September 30, 2022

NMU Men's Soccer fell 0-1 to Saginaw Valley on Sept. 23 as Saginaw was able to score a goal in the final minute to take the win. Coach Alex Fatovic plans to make corrections to find more success as they...

Men’s soccer moves forward to the midseason

Men’s soccer moves forward to the midseason

Nathan Kwapisz, Sports Writer September 16, 2022

Men’s soccer has started their season out with a 3-2-1 start. Coach Alex Fatovic hopes to maintain this intensity from last weekend's shutout win against St. Cloud State and comeback win from Upper Iowa.  “We're...

THE WOLVES - NMUs most recent production highlights the intricate struggles of teenage girls on a soccer team through their locker room conversations.

‘The Wolves’ captures essence of teenage hardships

Hannah Jenkins, Contributing writer March 7, 2022

From Feb. 18 to 26, NMU’s Theatre and Dance department put on a unique production of “The Wolves.” Written by Sarah DeLappe, this play highlights the ups and downs of female teenage life by exploring...

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...

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 and a 1-0 victory against Northwood.
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