September 15, 2006

Wildcats on the road this weekend

The NMU soccer team have a five-game stretch on the road starting with this weekend’s games against Ohio Valley in Vienna, W. Va. on Thursday (Sept. 14),  Davis and Elkins, in Elkins, W. Va., Saturday (Sept. 16)  and California University on Sunday (Sept. 17) in California, Pa.

Coach Matt Grantsrand’s squad is 6-1 with three of the six victories coming on opponent fields.

NMU’s undefeated volleyball team (11-0) also has three road competitions, all conference matchups, this weekend. The ‘Cats meet Northwood in Midland Friday, Saginaw Valley State in University Center Saturday and Lake Superior State Sunday in Sault Ste. Marie.  Northern is 3-0 in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play.

Northern’s cross country team will compete for regional bragging rights as it competes at the Midwest Open in Kenosha, Wis.

The Wildcat golf squad has two tournaments this weekend, starting with the Grand Valley State University Invitational in Allendale on Friday and Saturday (Sept. 15-16) and then the Bulldog Invitational at Ferris State in Big Rapids on Sunday (Sept. 17).

The NMU football team has the weekend off.



Prepared By
Cindy Paavola
Director of Communications
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