MARQUETTE, Mich. — Northern Michigan University announced the hiring of Jen Dobias as sports information director on Thursday. “I look forward to Jen joining our team,” said Karr. “She has a very well-rounded skill set and did a great job throughout the interview process.”
MARQUETTE, Mich. -- The Northern Michigan University Sports Hall of Fame will induct five new members on Saturday, April 18, in the Great LakesRoom of the University Center. The event will once again be held in conjunction with the Student-Athlete Awards Banquet. The dinner begins at 6 p.m. and program will follow.
MARQUETTE, Mich. -- The Northern Michigan University Sports Hall of Fame will induct five new members on Saturday, April 18 in the Great Lakes Room of the NMU University Center. The event will be held in conjunction with the Student-Athlete Awards Banquet, which honors Wildcat student-athletes for their achievements during the year.
MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University cross country and track and field Head Coach Jenny Ryan has announced the two teams will be holding a cleaning out the closet sale at the NMU football game Saturday, Oct. 18th.
MARQUETTE, Mich. -- Marquette, Mich. will be quiet as all Northern Michigan University athletic teams will be hitting the road this weekend. The NMU volleyball team will travel to Cedarville, Lake Erie and Ashland. Wildcat football hits the road and returns to Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletics Conference action at Hillsdale. NMU soccer will open GLIAC play at Michigan Tech and the NMU golf team will open their fall schedule at the GLIAC Fall Invitational.
In 2007, the Northern Michigan University women's Nordic skiing team swept the podium in both the classic and freestyle races at the NCAA Skiing Championships. It was the first time in history such a feat was accomplished.
MARQUETTE, Mich. – Julie Rochester, Ed.D., AT, ATC of the Northern Michigan University faculty will be inducted into the Michigan Athletic Trainers’ Society (MATS) Hall of Fame on June 6, 2014 in Ypsilanti, MI. Rochester is an Associate Professor in the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Department, is the Director of the Athletic Training Education Program at NMU and serves as the Athletic Training Coordinator and Faculty Athletics Representative for the Wildcats athletic department.
The Northern Michigan University Athletic Department will host the Fuel U.P. in the Dome event, a nutrition and exercise program that focuses on helping youth make changes in their school that will help them “fuel up” with healthy foods and vegetables they may be missing and to get active and play for 60 minutes each day,. The event will take place on Saturday, May 17 at the Superior Dome.
The fourth inductee into the class of 2014 is Tuomas Tarkki who played for the NMU hockey team from 2001-05 and turned in one of the best single-season performances by an NMU goalie in program history.
Lehtinen has served as the team physician for Northern Michigan athletics for over 32 years and has been a physician for the NMU Olympic Training site. He has also served as a volunteer assistant coach for the NMU hockey program since 2006.
Dehlin was a two-sport athlete at Northern Michigan, competing in cross country and Nordic skiing from 2002-07. She was a National Champion, a five-time All-American and a two-time member of the U.S. Olympic Team in Nordic skiing. She also earned four letters competing in cross country.
CLEVELAND – The Northern Michigan University Wildcats rank 42nd in the latest NCAA Division II Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings (Top 14-percent (13.5) out of the 311 schools competing in NCAA Division II athletics).
MARQUETTE – NMU Rec Sports and the YMCA of Marquette County are partnering with local schools and municipalities to host free swimming and water safety lessons for every third grade student in Marquette County.
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University Sports Hall of Fame will induct four new members on Saturday April 26 in the Great Lakes Room of the University Center. The event will once again be held in conjunction with the Student-Athlete Awards Banquet. The dinner begins at 6 p.m. and the program at about 7 p.m.
MARQUETTE, Mich. – Fifty-eight Northern Michigan University student-athletes have earned Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference All-Academic and GLIAC All-Academic Excellence honors announced the league office Thursday.
MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University was recently named a recipient of the 2014 Division II Award of Excellence. The NCAA announced 26 conference and independent winners of the award recognizing events and activities that exemplify the type of community engagement the division emphasizes.
MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University and the United States Olympic Committee announced today the renewal of a contract to maintain an Olympic training site on the NMU campus. The training site currently features residential programs for men’s Greco-Roman wrestling and men’s and women’s weightlifting.