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 Athletics has been counting down the top moments of the 2017-18 year on social media over the past several weeks. The countdown concluded on Monday with the release of the top Wildcat athletics moment from last season.
AUSTIN, Tex.—A pair of Northern Michigan University Cross Country and Track & Field student-athletes were named Google Cloud Third-Team Academic All-America® Wednesday afternoon. Senior Kameron Burmeister (Menominee, Michigan) and junior Shayla Huebner (Marquette, Michigan) received the honor from the College Sports Information Directors of America which recognizes athletic and academic achievement.
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.
MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University Athletics announced their major award winners Friday afternoon for the 2017-18 year. NMU Nordic Skiing junior Ian Torchia (Rochester, Minnesota) and Women's Swimming & Diving sophomore Rachel Helm (Newcastle upon Tyne, England) were named Male and Female Athletes of the Year; NMU Volleyball head coach Mike Lozier was awarded the Coach of the Year honor; NMU Women's Basketball junior Taylor Hodell (Wausau, Wisconsin) received the Humanitarian of the Year award; while NMU Hockey senior Robbie Payne (Gaylord, Michigan) and Cross Country and Track & Field senior Kameron Burmeister (Menominee, Michigan) earned the Male and Female Gildo Canale Outstanding Senior awards.
MARQUETTE, Mich.—A pair of Northern Michigan University Women’s Track & Field student-athletes have been named Google Cloud Academic All-District 4 by the Collegiate Sports Information Directors of America. The teams were announced Tuesday afternoon on the CoSIDA website. The two honorees were senior Kameron Burmeister (Menominee, Michigan) and junior Shayla Huebner (Marquette, Michigan).
MARQUETTE, Mich.-Northern Michigan University Cross Country and Track & Field Head Coach Jenny Ryan announced that this year's Dome Dash 5K will be sponsored by Queen City Running Co., Downtown Eye Care, and the Radio Results Network.
MARQUETTE, Mich.-All seven Northern Michigan University Women's Cross Country runners that competed at the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional and NCAA Division II National Championships were honored Friday for their athletic and academic successes during the 2017 season.
MARQUETTE, Mich.-A pair of Northern Michigan University student-athletes were named Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Commissioner's Award recipients for the fall athletic season. Senior cross country runner Kameron Burmeister (Menominee, Michigan) and senior volleyball player Madison Whitehead (Altoona, Wisconsin) were two of six females recognized with the award for their academic and athletic success during the fall 2017 semester.
MARQUETTE, Mich.— A total of 80 Northern Michigan University student-athletes were named to the 2017 Fall Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference All-Academic and All-Academic Excellence teams.
MARQUETTE, Mich.—No. 13 Northern Michigan University Women’s Cross Country saw their 2017 campaign come to a close over the weekend at the NCAA Division II National Championships. It was the third-consecutive season the Wildcats advanced to the national meet and the ninth time in program history.
EVANSVILLE, Ind.—Senior Kameron Burmeister (Menominee, Michigan) saw her historic college career come to an end Saturday morning at the NCAA Division II National Championships collecting her second-consecutive All-America award. Burmeister’s efforts guided the Wildcats to a 13th-place finish at the Angel Mounds State Historic Site in Evansville, Indiana.
EVANSVILLE, Ind.—A weather threat has altered the schedule of the NCAA Division II Cross Country National Championships. The Northern Michigan University Women’s Cross Country team will be competing at Saturday’s national meet to be held at Angel Mounds in Evansville, Indiana.