MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University will be the host school for the 2009 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Men’s Golf Championship this weekend. Also at home the NMU hockey team will play a matinee exhibition game.
The competing GLIAC teams will play a practice round at Greywalls Friday (Oct. 2 at 2 p.m.). Beginning Saturday through Monday (Oct. 3-5) will be the actual championship competition beginning at 10:30 a.m. every day, weather permitting. The awards presentation will be held Monday after play is completed near the 18th green scoring area.
Hitting the ice Sunday (Oct. 4) will be the 2009-10 edition of the NMU hockey team. The ‘Cats face Ryerson University out of Toronto at 2 p.m. After the game there will be a skate with the ‘Cats.
The Dome Dash will take place Sunday (Oct. 4) beginning at 9 a.m. The event is a 5K race/walk to benefit the NMU cross country team. For more information call 906-227-2105.
Football (3-1, 3-1 GLIAC) takes to the road to face the Saginaw Valley State Cardinals Saturday (Oct 3 at noon). The Wildcats leave the U.P. for the first time in three weeks as they have played two home games and a game at Michigan Tech during the span. NMU leads the GLIAC in scoring offense (41.2 avg/g), scoring defense (9.8 avg/g) and total offense (440.0 avg/g).
You can hear the action by tuning into The Point (100.3 FM) or on-line at www.nmu.edu/Sports.
After spending the past five matches at home in Vandament Arena the NMU volleyball squad (8-7, 4-3 GLIAC) will play away from Marquette for almost a month. Up this week are matches against Tiffin Friday (Oct. 2 at 7 p.m.) and Ashland Saturday (Oct. 3 at 1 p.m.). NMU is 4-2 in its past six matches.
Soccer (5-4-0, 3-2-0 GLIAC) will visit the state of Ohio to face Findlay and Tiffin. The ‘Cats play the Oilers Friday (Oct. 2 at 2 p.m.) then after a day off face the Dragons Sunday (Oct. 4 at noon). Dana Stephens has scored four of her team-high five goals on the season the past two Sundays against Ferris State and Northwood.
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