March 24, 2010
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team (20-12-8) highlights this week’s Northern Michigan University athletic schedule. NMU will face the Huskies of St. Cloud State Friday (March 26) at 5:30 p.m. from the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn. The game is in the NCAA Division I West Regional. If the ‘Cats win they would play in the championship game Saturday (March 27) at 9 p.m. Wisconsin and Vermont are in the other semifinal game.
Friday’s game can be seen live in the Marquette market on WBUP-TV ABC 10. NMU’s game (s) will be on the radio as The Point (100.3 FM) will carry the action. The Wildcats are in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1999. Highlights of last week’s CCHA Championship and a preview of the NCAA Tournament can be seen on Cat Chat http://CatChatTV.org.
The NMU outdoor track and field team opens up its 2010 spring portion of the schedule Saturday (March 27) at the Coldwater Invitational at Ripon College. Also in action this weekend the NMU men’s golf team will hit the links at the Findlay Invitational Friday and Saturday (March 26-27).
Also on the road the NMU volleyball team continues with its spring schedule. The ‘Cats are at the UW-Green Bay Tournament Saturday (March 27). NMU will face teams from UW-Green Bay, Minnesota-Duluth and UW-Green Bay Alumni.
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