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FINAL STRETCH — The Cats look to place second overall in the GLIAC before heading into playoffs.

WLAX hits the road to finish out impressive regular season run

Chloe Everson April 26, 2024

This past weekend, the Northern Michigan women’s lacrosse team traveled downstate to play GLIAC rivals Grand Valley State University and Davenport University. The ‘Cats finished the weekend 1-1 with...

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT — All five Wildcat seniors start in Saturday game against Concordia St. Paul.

WLAX defeats Concordia St. Paul, honors 5 graduating seniors

Chloe Everson April 19, 2024

This past Saturday, the Northern Michigan women’s lacrosse team celebrated their five seniors in a win over Concordia University - St. Paul in a 21-12 decision. Senior Minnie Bittell was the stand out...

LOCKED IN — The womens lacrosse team prepares for six games of conference play before closing out the season.

WLAX returns home after away series and bye week

Lily Gouin April 5, 2024

The NMU women's lacrosse team is back playing in the dome this weekend after an away series and a bye week. The ‘Cats are 9-2 on the season and will play only conference games to close out the season. The...

BYE WEEK — NMU looks to take a week off from games to prepare for the long road trip to Ohio.

Women’s LAX prepares to head to Ohio after an off week

Lily Gouin March 15, 2024

Over spring break, the Northern Michigan women’s lacrosse team traveled to Kansas City to play three games. The Wildcats fell short by one in their first game against Rockhurst 12-11. Next, the ‘Cats...

GOAL CATS — The Wildcats started their season off strong, scoring 55 goals in the first three games.

Women’s Lacrosse sweeps weekend, names Minnie Bittell GLIAC Offensive Player of the Week

Lily Gouin February 23, 2024

The Wildcats moved to 3-0 over the weekend after hosting and defeating Lewis and Quincy. NMU faced off against Lewis, winning 14-11 on Friday. The ‘Cats won on Sunday after taking down Quincy 17-4. The...

HOME OPENER — Wildcats defeat Aquinas in a 19 goal lead to start the lacrosse season.

Women’s lacrosse comes up big in season opener against Aquinas

Lily Gouin February 16, 2024

This past weekend started the season for the Northern Michigan women’s lacrosse team. The ‘Cats started the season with a huge win over Aquinas 24-5 at home in the Superior Dome.  “A really...

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On and off the field: Madeline Bittell’s inspiring path to success with NMU lacrosse

Caden Sierra February 9, 2024

The NMU women's lacrosse team has emerged as a force to be reckoned with over the past couple of years and at the heart of that driving force is Madeline "Minnie" Bittell. A fifth-year student majoring...

Freshman attack/midfielder Tess Kostelec looks to recieve a pass in an earlier contest this season at the Superior Dome. Kostelec this season has 13 points from 8 goals and 5 assists.
Photo by: Emma Case

Offensive identity missing

Tyler Young April 12, 2018

The NMU Women’s Lacrosse team dropped a pair of conference matches over the weekend, falling 27-3 to the University of Indianapolis Greyhounds on Friday before being handed a 23-9 loss by the McKendree...

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