MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University Cross Country earned the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Award while three student-athletes earned 2018 NCAA Division II Cross Country All-Academic Individual honors.
HILLSDALE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University Women’s Cross Country finished the 2018 campaign Saturday afternoon at the NCAA Division II Midwest Region Championships hosted by Hillsdale College. The Wildcats turned in an 11th-place finish as a team, falling less than 20 points shy of a top-10 finish in the six-kilometer race.
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.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—Northern Michigan University Women’s Cross Country began their 2018 postseason schedule Saturday afternoon at the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference hosted by Grand Valley State University. The Wildcats finished fifth as a team lead by senior Sophie McDonald (Park City, Utah) who turned in an all-conference performance.
MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University Women’s Cross Country hosted their the U.P. Championships Friday afternoon at the NMU Golf Course. The Wildcats placed second as a team and took the top-two individual places in the five-kilometer race.
MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University Women’s Cross Country will host their lone home meet of the season on Friday at the NMU Golf Course. The U.P. Championships will include a women’s five-kilometer race at 3 p.m. and a men’s eight-kilometer race at 3:45 p.m.
ST. PAUL, Minn.—Northern Michigan University Women’s Cross Country finished fifth as a team at the 2018 Roy Griak Invitational hosted by the University of Minnesota. Three Wildcats finished in the top-50 in a field of nearly 200 NCAA Division II participants at the Les Bolstad Golf Course.
EAST LANSING, Mich.—No. 16 Northern Michigan University Women’s Cross Country turned in 13th-place finish as a team at the Spartan Invite six-kilometer race Friday afternoon in East Lansing, Michigan. The Wildcats competed against some of the top teams and runners across all three NCAA divisions at the meet hosted by Michigan State University.
BIG RAPIDS, Mich.—No. 16 Northern Michigan University Women’s Cross Country had three student-athletes finish in the top-five en route to a runner-up team finish at the Ray Helsing Bulldog Invitational Saturday afternoon. The meet was held in Big Rapids, Michigan at Katke Golf Course.
NEW ORLEANS, La.—Northern Michigan University Women’s Cross Country will look to earn their fourth-consecutive bid to the NCAA Division II National Championships ranked in both the regional and national U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association preseason polls.
MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University Women’s Cross Country will have to replace some talented seniors that graduated in May but have plenty of returning experience to continue their tradition of advancing deep into the postseason.
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University Cross Country and Track and Field teams will be hosting the NMU Catch the Cat 5K at 7 p.m. on August 17 as part of the Marquette Trail 50 Ultramarathon.
MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University Women’s Cross Country head coach Jenny Ryan announced the team’s 2018 schedule Tuesday afternoon, which will feature six regular season meets prior to the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional and NCAA Division II Championships.