Northern Michigan University Sports Hall of Fame
The Northern Michigan University Sports Hall of Fame is an elite group of Northern Michigan University alums, staff, and contributors who have distinguished themselves in the field of athletics.
The purpose of the Northern Michigan University Sports Hall of Fame is to recognize athletes or teams who have distinguished themselves in the field of athletics, either by virtue of their performance on athletic teams representing the University or by meritorious efforts on behalf of athletics either as an undergraduate or in years after leaving the University. Consideration will also be given to those who have made other significant contributions to the athletic program at Northern Michigan University.
The nominee must be a former NMU student-athlete or team. Faculty, staff and others who have made a significant contribution to Northern’s athletic program, or have given significant contributions to NMU athletics, may also be considered.
- The nominee must have departed Northern Michigan University five years
- The nominee must have demonstrated good citizenship.
- Coaches, administrators, faculty, staff, or other contributors
- Are not bound by a time limit.
- Current NMU coaches and staff are not eligible for consideration.
- The nominee must have demonstrated good citizenship
- For consideration, a team must have demonstrated national prominence.
- No more than one team will be recognized in any given year.
- Five years must elapse before a team could be so recognized.
- Team nominations and inductions include all student-athletes and coaching staff.
Current Nominees for the NMU Sports Hall of Fame
These nominations are currently under consideration by the NMU Sports Hall of Fame Selection Committee. Supporting information for any current nominee is welcome.
|1976 Football Team||Football|
|1775-76 Hockey Team||Hockey|
|1979-80 Men's Basketball Team||Basketball|
|1980-81 Hockey Team||Hockey|
|1980-81 Men's Basketball Team||Basketball|
|1956 Football Team||Football|
|1981 Football Team||Football|
|1987 Football Team||Football|
|1995-96 Women's Basketball Team||Basketball|
|1997-98 Women's Basketball Team||Basketball|
|2007 Women's Ski Team||Nordic Skiing|
|Allen, Richard "Dick"||Football and Track/Field|
|Bottum, Don H.||Contributor|
|Brumm, Bob||Baseball, Basketball, Football & Tennis|
|Challancin, Paul||Baseball & Football|
|Dorf, Hal and Jeff Weston||Contributor|
|Haggart, Ken||Football, Track|
|Hill, Don M.||Basketball & Football|
|Holman, Grove||Basketball & Football|
|Joronen, Pentti||Nordic Skiing|
|Maki, Onnie||Basketball, Football & Track|
|Mrachek, Tammie (Anderson)||Basketball|
|Nelmark, Jack||Basketball, Football & Track|
|Neyens, Sue (Mass)||Swim & Dive|
|Niemi, Theresa||Swim & Dive|
|Pebbles, Lori||Swim & Dive|
|St. Germain, Thomas Ellsworth||Basketball & Football|
|Sarnowski, Heather (Mizer)||Volleyball|
|Schwab, Thomas||Swim & Dive|
|Seger, Gordon||Football, Track|
|Storm, Kim||Swim & Dive|
|Taccolini, Fred||Basketball & Contributor|
|Thurlow, Lori Miller||Alpine Skiing|
|Turner, Cathy||USOEC Speed Skating|
|Wahtera, Kauko||Baseball, Basketball, Football & Track|
|Wonders, Julie (Heldt)||Basketball|