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Tryout for the Wildcats.
Tryout for the Wildcats.

MARQUETTE, Mich. –The Northern Michigan University women’s soccer team will be holding an open tryout in the Superior Dome on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011 from 5:45-8 p.m. Registration will take place from 5:30-6 p.m. which will be followed by the tryout.

The tryout will consist of skill work followed by a scrimmage. The turf in the Superior Dome will be down, so any soccer shoe will work. Participants are asked to bring shin guards, water bottle and other appropriate soccer gear.

Individuals interested in the tryout must meet the criteria of a high school senior who is on track to graduate in May or June and exhausted high school eligibility, junior college transfer, or a four-year transfer who has a release from their current university. All participants will need to bring a copy of their high school transcript, test scores and a current physical taken within the past 12 months.

If you are interested in participating in the tryout or if you have any questions, call NMU women’s assistant soccer coach Joe Gillespie at 906-227-2195 or email ( Each interested individual must RSVP before February 6th in order to participate in the tryout.

Information about NMU soccer can be found at:

Prepared By
Calvin Larson
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