2018-19 Nordic Skiing News

  • NMU Presents Major Awards at Inaugural Wildcat Awards
    April 25, 2019
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University Athletic Department completed the inaugural Wildcat Awards where the department presented end of season awards for the 2018-19 athletic year.
  • Nordic Skiing Competes Against Top Competition at U.S. Distance Nationals
    April 02, 2019
    PRESQUE ISLE, Maine – Northern Michigan University Nordic Skiing sent six to the United States Distance Nationals and competed against some of the top professional skiers in the country.
  • Ketterson and Jarzin Named CCSA Skiers of the Year; Fjeldheim Named Coach of the Year
    March 28, 2019
    MARQUETTE, Mich. -- Junior Zak Ketterson and freshman Abigail Jarzin were named the Central Collegiate Skiing Association Skiers of the Year while Head Coach Sten Fjeldheim was named the Coach of the Year.
  • Nordic Skiing Finishes NCAA Championships With Six All-Americans
    March 08, 2019
    STOWE, Vt. – The Northern Michigan University Nordic Skiing team finished the NCAA Championships with the Classical race and finished with six All-Americans and four on the award podium.
  • Four All-Americans Highlight First Day at NCAA Ski Championships
    March 06, 2019
    STOWE, Vt. – The Northern Michigan University Nordic Skiing team took part at the NCAA Championships in the Freestyle and came away with a total of four All-Americans and two top-three performances.
  • Skiers Prepare For National Championships
    March 04, 2019
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University Nordic Skiing team will send six skiers to the NCAA National Championships, hosted by the University of Vermont and will take place in Stowe, Vermont at the Trapp Family Lodge.
  • Skiing Earns Postseason Honors With Six Qualifying for NCAA Championships
    February 27, 2019
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University Nordic Skiing saw a total of 10 were named to the All-CCSA Team while 13 student-athletes earn All-Region honors. Head Coach Sten Fjeldheim was named the Men’s and Women’s Regional Coach of the Year. The Wildcats also had three men and three women qualify for the NCAA Championship meet.
  • NMU Skiing Captures Men's & Women's Central Regional Victories
    February 24, 2019
    HOUGHTON, Mich. – Northern Michigan University Men's Women's Nordic Skiing teams both collected first place at the NCAA Nordic Skiing Central Regional. Senior Ian Torchia (Rochester, Minn.) and freshman Abigail Jarzin (Green Bay, Wis.) both won their race Saturday.
  • NMU Captures Victory at Northern Michigan CCSA Races
    February 06, 2019
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University Nordic Skiing won all four races over the weekend as the Wildcats competed in the Northern Michigan CCSA Races.
  • Nine Northern Lives: Mathias Aas-Rolid
    January 29, 2019
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Each semester of the 2018-19 academic year, Northern Michigan University Athletics will highlight nine different student-athletes or stories for their significance on and off the playing surface. The features are due to be released approximately every two weeks in accordance with the corresponding athletic seasons. Each feature will touch on student-athletes and their interesting and unique journeys at Northern Michigan University.
  • Three Qualify for U-23 Worlds After Wildcats Compete at U.S. Nationals
    January 10, 2019
    CRAFTSBURY, Vt.—Northern Michigan University Nordic Skiing wrapped up the U.S. Cross Country Skiing Championships on Tuesday following four competitions over a six-day span. After the completion of the event, three Wildcats qualified for the U-23 World Championships set to take place in Lahti, Finland later this month.
  • Wildcats Win College Cup at U.S. Nationals
    January 09, 2019
    CRAFTSBURY, Vt.—Northern Michigan University Nordic Skiing wrapped up the 2019 U.S. Nationals on Tuesday after a week of events in Craftsbury, Vermont. The Wildcats were named the top combined collegiate program with a combined 709 points between the men’s and women’s programs.
  • Wildcats Sweep Team Titles at MTU Races
    December 16, 2018
    HOUGHTON, Mich.—Northern Michigan University Nordic Skiing took the team title in all four races for the second consecutive weekend and both individual crowns in men’s races at the MTU CXC Cup Races hosted by Michigan Technological University at the Tech Trails.
  • Wildcats Earn Team Crowns to Open 2018-19 Season
    December 09, 2018
    ISHPEMING, Mich.—Northern Michigan University Nordic Skiing opened up their 2018-19 season by hosting the NMU Open at the Al Quaal Recreation Area. The Wildcats took team victories in all four races and earned the individual crown in both men’s races.
  • Wildcat Open Season, Host NMU Open at Al Quaal
    December 05, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University Nordic Skiing is set to open their 2018-19 campaign this weekend when they host the NMU Open on Saturday and Sunday at the Al Quaal Recreation Area in Ishpeming, Michigan.
  • NMU Nordic Skiing Announces 2018-19 Schedule
    June 05, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University Nordic Skiing head coach Sten Fjeldheim announced the 2018-19 schedule Tuesday, highlighted by a pair of events hosted by the Wildcats.