November 3, 2008

September Athletes Of The Month Named

MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee at Northern Michigan University has named Dan Elmore from the football team as the Male Athlete of the Month while Brittney Buchanan from the women’s soccer team was selected as the Female Athlete of the Month for September.
Elmore, a senior wide receiver from Trenton, Mich., hauled in 17 passes for 320 yards during the month with four TDs. He had seven catches for 98 yards and a score against Tiffin (Sept. 13).  Elmore in front of a national television audience had three catches for 108 yards and two touchdowns against Michigan Tech on Sept. 18. He had six punt returns for 89 yards and four kickoff returns for 63 yards during the month.
Buchanan, a senior mid-fielder from Lloydminster, Alberta, had two goals during September. She scored her first goal of the month against Winona State at 62:58 which at the time tied the game at one-all. Against the Timberwolves of Northwood her goal in overtime (92:16) gave the Wildcats the win (2-1).
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Prepared By
David Faiella
Sports Information Director
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