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NMU swimming celebrates their seniors

Alex Skinner January 25, 2018

The NMU Swimming and Diving teams met over the weekend to participate in the annual Intrasquad Meet and Skins competition as part of their Senior Day festivities. Three Wildcat senior swimmers were recognized...


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Wildcats make a splash

North Wind Staff January 18, 2018

The Northern Michigan University Men’s Swimming and Diving team won 11 events on their way to a 166- 134 victory over Division I opponent University of Wisconsin Green Bay, while the Women’s squad...

Swimming and Diving teams topple Findlay

Swimming and Diving teams topple Findlay

Benny Garbacz October 19, 2017

The men and women’s NMU swim teams both won against Findlay last Friday and Saturday with records being broken at the PEIF by sophomore Rachel Helm and a women’s relay team.  “We were happy to...

Swim team earns honors in Alabama

William Burns March 14, 2013

The Northern Michigan University swimming and diving team competed in the NCAA Championship and placed 20th, with two Wildcat athletes earning All-American titles. The Wildcats were in Birmingham, Ala....

’Cats take third place at GLIAC finals

Cody Boyer February 14, 2013

After four days of competing on the road, the NMU swimming and diving team concluded their appearance at the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship with a third-place finish against...

Swimmers look toward GLIAC finals

Cody Boyer February 7, 2013

After making national standings and taking part in a home meet celebrating their seniors, the NMU swimming and diving team is gearing up to attend the 2013 GLIAC Championships. The swim team will be...

Online Exclusive: Swimmers make splash at Calvin Invite

Dustin Anand December 6, 2012

The Northern Michigan University swimming and diving team finished strong in the three-day Calvin Invite in Grand Rapids, Mich. Saturday, Dec. 1. The meet was against 12 teams from three different...

Swimmers jet past competition at home

Karly Ratzenberger November 8, 2012

The swimming and diving team won their home meet last weekend on Saturday, Nov. 3 against University of Wisconsin Eau Claire 165-78. The Wildcats have won four out of their five meets and came in second...

Online Exclusive: Swimmers capture second in Minnesota

Tyler Markle October 25, 2012

The NMU women’s swimming and diving team faced some tough opponents on Friday, Oct.19, and Saturday, Oct. 20 as they traveled to Moorehead, Minn. for their first road competition of the season. The...

NMU sweeps Hillsdale at home

Tyler Markle October 18, 2012

On Friday, Oct. 12 and Saturday, Oct. 13, everything went swimmingly for the Wildcats as the women’s swimming and diving team started the season with a sweep over Hillsdale. On Friday the ’Cats...

Wildcats hit the water for 2012-13 Season

Dustin Anand October 4, 2012

The NMU swimming and diving team began the season with their Green and Gold meet at the PEIF pool on Saturday, Sept. 29. The Green and Gold competition is a scrimmage where the team is split evenly...

Know risk before plunging into Lake Superior

Amanda Monthei September 13, 2012

Regardless of how long someone has been a student at NMU — a couple weeks or five years — the dangers of Lake Superior are evident. From the posters on campus and warnings from NMU staff and Marquette...

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