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  • February 26, 2014
    OTS Wrestlers Defeat All-Navy Team
    NMU-OTS wrestlers defeated the All-Navy team nine matches to three Tuesday, Feb. 25 at Westwood High School. The dual event that featured Greco-Roman and Freestyle wrestling.
  • November 7, 2013
    Two USOEC Wrestlers Take Gold in Sweden
    Two United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestlers won gold medals last weekend at the Junior Malar Cup in Vasteras, Sweden. Samuel Jones took first place in the 60 kilogram weight class and Orry Elor took first place at 120 kg.
  • October 1, 2013
    Wrestlers Take Title in Panama
    United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestlers captured a team title and six individual medals Sunday (Sept. 29) while competing in Panama City, Panama in the International Cup Eduardo Campbell Senior Tour.
  • July 29, 2013
    Borges Wins National Championships
    Weightlifter Ryan Borges earned a National Championship title Saturday (July 27) at USA Weightlifting’s National Championships in West Chester, Ohio.
  • June 24, 2013
    Varona Earns Spot On World Team
    United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestler Isaiah Varona won gold and earned a spot on the Junior World Championship Team.
  • May 20, 2013
    USOEC Weightlifters Win Gold
    United States Olympic Education Center weightlifters earned two gold medals and a bronze on Friday, May 18, at the Wisconsin State Championships/Open in Denmark, Wis. Members of the NMU Club weightlifting team added three gold.
  • May 15, 2013
    Athletes Receive Academic Honors
    United States Olympic Education Center athletes finished the 2013 winter semester by naming 25 student athletes to its All-Academic Team.
  • May 11, 2013
    Sall Hired to Lead NMU Men’s Basketball Program
    Bill Sall has been named the 14th head coach of the NMU men's basketball program. He spent 11 seasons as the head coach of Ferris State from 2002-13 and was also an assistant coach at Hillsdale College, FSU and Calvin College.
  • May 3, 2013
    USOEC Athletes Receive Diplomas
    United States Olympic Education Center weightlifting athletes will receive their diplomas this Saturday, May 4, during NMU’s commencement ceremony.
  • April 21, 2013
    Wrestlers Earn Silver at US Open
    Greco-Roman wrestlers traveled to Las Vegas this week (March 18-20) to compete at the U.S. Open,coming away with three silver medals and five others finishing in the top seven to advance to the U.S. World Team Trials in Stillwater,Okla.,June 20-23.
  • April 20, 2013
    Wrestlers Crowned National Champions
    Greco-Roman wrestlers won two national champion titles at the ASICS Junior Nationals in Las Vegas Friday (March 19). Three other wrestlers took silver and four earned bronze.
  • April 18, 2013
    Former NMU Athletic Director Ken Godfrey Passes Away
    Ken Godfrey, NMU’s Athletic Director from 2003 to 2011, passed away Wednesday night following a long battle with cancer and suffering from a graft-versus-hosts disease from his bone marrow transplant. He was 64.
  • March 26, 2013
    Team Japan Visits The USOEC
    United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestlers have a fresh set of training partners in the gym as Team Japan arrived on Sunday, March 24, for a five day visit.
  • March 18, 2013
    Wrestlers Return From Austria
    United States Olympic Education Center wrestlers helped Team USA sweep all 10 matches in a Greco-Roman all-star competition in Götzis, Austria on Friday, March 16. The squad also competed in a dual that same day versus Georgia, losing 4-1 in five matches.
  • March 13, 2013
    Lewis’ NMU Coaching Contract Not Renewed
    The contract of NMU men’s basketball coach Doug Lewis will not be renewed, according to NMU Athletic Director Forrest Karr. Lewis has been the Wildcats’ head coach for the last three seasons.
  • March 11, 2013
    Wrestlers Medal In Austria
    United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestlers helped Team USA take home first place honors at the Austrian Junior Open in Götzis, Austria, this weekend (March 9), with two USOEC athletes earning medals.
  • February 26, 2013
    USOEC Wrestling Defeats Navy
    United States Olympic Education Center wrestlers came out on top at the All-Navy vs. USOEC Greco-Roman Wrestling Dual hosted by the USOEC tonight (Feb. 26) at Vandament Arena on NMU’s campus.
  • February 25, 2013
    NMU Soccer Signs Six for 2013
    The class consists of goalkeepers Caroline Glantz and Siri Skogland, forward Paula Hafner, midfielder Wynona Maravilla, forward/midfielder Carmen Villarruel, and defender Natalie Yeck.
  • February 22, 2013
    Weightlifters Hold Intrasquad meet
    United States Olympic Education Center weightlifters will showcase their talent from 4-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, in the Superior Dome.
  • February 21, 2013
    Lake State Defeats Men’s Basketball
    The NMU men's basketball team was defeated 58-41 by Lake State on Thursday (Feb. 21) from the Berry Events Center. NMU is now 5-19 overall and 4-16 in the GLIAC.
  • February 21, 2013
    Women's Hoops Snap Losing Streak
    The NMU women's basketball team snapped its four game losing streak with a 64-53 win over Lake Superior State. NMU is 12-12 overall and 9-11 in the GLIAC.
  • February 19, 2013
    All-Navy Greco-Roman Wrestling Team Visits NMU
    Members of the U.S. All-Navy Greco-Roman wrestling team are visiting NMU through March 14. The team is training with the USOEC Greco-Roman team to prepare for the Armed Forces Wrestling Championships.
  • February 18, 2013
    Nordic Skiing Takes CCSA Title
    The men's and women's Nordic skiing teams clinched the CCSA title with 595 total points on Sunday (Feb. 17).
  • February 17, 2013
    Weightlifter Wins Bronze
    United States Olympic Education Center weightlifter Chris Young took home bronze today (Feb. 17) at the National Junior Weightlifting Championships in Foster City, Calif.
  • February 16, 2013
    Men’s Basketball Defeated by Wayne State
    The NMU men's basketball team was defeated, 66-46 on Saturday (Feb. 16) at Wayne State University. The Wildcats are now 5-18 overall and 4-15 in the GLIAC.
  • February 9, 2013
    Men's Basketball Falls Short to Bulldogs
    The NMU men's basketball team was defeated 69-63 to Ferris State on Saturday (Feb. 9) from the Berry Events Center. The Wildcats are now 5-16 and 4-13 in the GLIAC.
  • January 31, 2013
    Thurber Named Warrior CCHA Player of the Month
    The Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) announced today that Northern Michigan senior forward Matt Thurber has been named the Warrior CCHA Player of the Month for January.
  • January 26, 2013
    Wrestlers Are Undefeated At Pinto Cup
    United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestlers Kendrick Sanders and Tanner Andrews went undefeated today (Jan. 26) at the Jack Pinto Cup in Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • January 25, 2013
    Weightlifters Qualify For Events
    United States Olympic Education Center weightlifting athletes qualified for events by lifting qualifying totals during a team event sanctioned by USA Weightlifting this past Monday (Jan. 21).
  • January 19, 2013
    Track and Field Competes in Wisconsin
    The No. 23-ranked NMU indoor track and field team competed in its second meet of the season on Saturday at the University of Wisconsin Elite Invitational.
  • January 18, 2013
    Pump Up the Dome on Feb. 2
    The Third Annual Pump Up the Dome Inflatable Game Day is on Saturday, Feb. 2 inside the Superior Dome.
  • January 16, 2013
    Hockey Hosts Ohio State
    The NMU hockey team hosts Ohio State this weekend at the Berry Events Center.
  • January 12, 2013
    Wildcats Tie RedHawks on Saturday
    The NMU hockey team skated to a 3-3 tie with No. 6 Miami on Saturday. The RedHawks won the shootout 1-0 in five rounds.
  • January 10, 2013
    Track and Field Ranked 23 in Preseason Rankings
    The NMU indoor track and field team is ranked No. 23 in the USTFCCCA preseason computer projections, which are based largely on the top returners from each school and early performances from this season.
  • January 3, 2013
    USOEC Names All-Academic Team
    The United States Olympic Education Center has named 28 student-athletes to its All-Academic Team for their performance in the classroom during the 2012 fall semester.
  • December 19, 2012
    Volleyball Season Recap
    The NMU volleyball team finished 20-12 overall and 12-6 in the GLIAC in 2012.
  • December 15, 2012
    Williams, Sanders Win Gold At Holiday Cup
    United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestlers had a strong showing at the Minnesota Storm Holiday Cup in Rochester, Minn., today (Dec. 15), with two athletes taking home top honors and 10 others placing in the top four.
  • December 14, 2012
    Women’s Hoops Travel to Ohio
    After sweeping both of its games last week, the NMU women’s basketball looks to extend its winning streak with a pair of GLIAC games in Ohio.
  • December 12, 2012
    Wrestling Brothers Graduate
    Two United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestlers will be donning caps and gowns on Saturday, Dec. 15, to receive their diplomas during NMU’s commencement ceremony.
  • December 7, 2012
    NMU Represented at Football All-Star Games
    Defensive lineman Zach Anderson and offensive lineman Jace Daniels will play in Sunday’s third annual National Bowl Game at J. Birney Crum Stadium in Allentown, Pa. Kicker Rockne Belmonte is playing in the D2 vs. NAIA Scout Bowl on Dec. 15 in Myrtle Beach
  • December 6, 2012
    Olympic Bronze Medalist Visits USOEC
    Mkkhitar Manukyan, a 2004 Olympic bronze medalist in Greco-Roman wrestling, is visiting the United States Olympic Education Center through Dec. 14.
  • December 4, 2012
    Weightlifters Win Gold, Bronze at American Open
    United States Olympic Education Center weightlifters Vanessa McCoy and Ryan Borges earned medals last weekend (Dec. 1 - 2) at the American Open Weightlifting Championships in Palm Springs, Calif.
  • December 3, 2012
    Swimming and Diving Signs Two
    The NMU swimming and diving team has signed two high school seniors from Wisconsin to National Letters of Intent.
  • December 3, 2012
    Hockey Hosts Michigan Tech Tuesday
    The NMU hockey team hosts Michigan Tech in a non-conference from the Berry Events Center on Tuesday. The puck drops at 7:35 p.m.
  • November 30, 2012
    Wrestlers Ranked in Top 10
    Fifteen United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestlers earned top 10 status in Thursday’s (Nov. 29) national senior rankings by TheMat.com, the official website of USA Wrestling.
  • November 30, 2012
    Cross Country Season Recap
    The NMU cross country team wrapped up the 2012 season with an eighth place finish at the NCAA Midwest Regional.
  • November 28, 2012
    Soccer Season Recap
    The NMU soccer team finished 4-13 overall and 3-10 in the GLIAC during the 2012 season.
  • November 25, 2012
    Men’s Basketball Falls to Lincoln
    The NMU men’s basketball team fell to Lincoln University, 67-56 in the Fresh Coast Classic on Saturday in Milwaukee, Wis.
  • November 20, 2012
    Women's Basketball Nets First Win
    The NMU women's basketball team earned its first victory on the season on Tuesday against Finlandia University. The 'Cats defeated the Lions, 78-21 at home.
  • November 18, 2012
    Women’s Basketball to Host Finlandia
    The NMU women's basketball team will host non-conference Finlandia University on Tuesday, Nov. 20 at 5:30 p.m. from the Berry Events Center
  • November 5, 2012
    Wrestlers Win Medals in Sweden
    Eight United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman Wrestlers gained their first international experience at the Lilla Mälar Cup in Stockholm, this weekend, with two athletes earning silver medals.
  • November 5, 2012
    Adair Named CCHA Rookie of the Week
    NMU freshman forward Cohen Adair is the CCHA Rookie of the Week after scoring two goals and adding an assist in the series against the University of Michigan.
  • November 4, 2012
    Wildcats Defeat UW-Superior in Exhibition Game
    The NMU women’s basketball team defeated the University of Wisconsin-Superior in its final exhibition game of the season. The ‘Cats took the game, 56-43 from Superior, Wis.
  • November 3, 2012
    Volleyball Splits Weekend at Home
    The NMU Volleyball team split on the weekend after falling to Northwood University on Saturday (Nov. 3), 3-0 from Vandament Arena.
  • November 2, 2012
    Weightlifter Travels to Israel
    United States Olympic Education Center weightlifter Breanne Carlson will compete in the 58-kilogram weight division Wednesday, Nov. 7, at the World University Championships in Eilat, Israel.
  • November 2, 2012
    Hockey Ties with Michigan on Friday
    The NMU hockey team skated to a 4-4 tie with Michigan on Friday. The Wolverines earned the extra CCHA point with a 1-0 shootout win.
  • October 31, 2012
    Nowry Featured in Sports Illustrated
    United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestler Max Nowry will be featured in “Faces in the Crowd” in the Nov. 5 issue of Sports Illustrated.
  • October 31, 2012
    Volleyball Returns Home for the Season
    The NMU volleyball team hosts its final four matches at Vandament Arena, beginning with matches against Hillsdale and Northwood this weekend.
  • October 30, 2012
    Men’s Basketball Season Preview
    The NMU men’s basketball team opens the 2012-13 season with an exhibition game at the University of Michigan on Thursday.
  • October 27, 2012
    NMU to Hold Soccer School
    The NMU soccer team will hold soccer school for girls and boys ages 8-17 at the Superior Dome
  • October 27, 2012
    Football Wins Final Road Game
    The NMU football team defeated Northwood 21-13 for its first road win of the season on its final try.
  • October 26, 2012
    Women’s Basketball Season Preview
    The NNMU women’s basketball team opens its season with an exhibition game on Sunday, Oct. 26 against Madonna University. Game time is set for 2 p.m. at the Berry Events Center.
  • October 26, 2012
    Soccer Falls to Walsh
    In the first-ever meeting between the two schools, Walsh University defeated the NMU soccer team in a 1-0 decision on Friday (Oct. 26).
  • October 21, 2012
    Soccer Defeated at GVSU
    The NMU soccer team lost its second game of the weekend to Grand Valley State, 8-0 on Sunday (Oct. 21).
  • October 19, 2012
    Blue Line Club Hosts Luncheon
    The NMU Blue Line Club will host its first luncheon in two years on Friday, Oct. 26 for the first home series against Notre Dame. The luncheon starts at Noon in the Wildcat Room inside the Berry Events Center.
  • October 18, 2012
    Football Travels to Wayne State
    The NMU football team plays its final two road games of the season, starting on Saturday in Detroit against Wayne State.
  • October 16, 2012
    Belmonte Named GLIAC Special Teams Player of the Week
    The senior kicker from Grand Rapids, Mich., made an NMU and Superior Dome record 58-yard field goal late in the second quarter. He was also 5-for-5 on extra points and averaged 32 yards on three punts.
  • October 15, 2012
    Adair Named CCHA Gongshow Rookie of the Week
    Freshman Cohen Adair, of the NMU hockey team, is the CCHA Gongshow Rookie of the Week after his performance in a season-opening sweep of No. 15 Wisconsin over the weekend.
  • October 13, 2012
    Hockey Sweeps Badgers
    The NMU hockey team earned a weekend sweep of the Wisconsin Badgers with a 4-2 win on Saturday night from the Resch Center.
  • October 9, 2012
    Weightlifting Expands Club Team
    The United States Olympic Education Center weightlifting team is looking to involve more community members with the introduction of the NMU Weightlifting Club.
  • October 9, 2012
    Volleyball Sweeps Finlandia
    The NMU volleyball team swept the Finlandia Lions in a non-conference matchup from Vandament Arena on Tuesday evening.
  • October 7, 2012
    Hockey Shuts Out Brock
    The NMU hockey team defeated Brock University 2-0 on Sunday afternoon at the Berry Events Center.
  • October 6, 2012
    Greco-Roman Wrestler Wins Gold
    Three United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman Wrestlers placed well at the University World Championships in Kourtane, Finland, this weekend, with one athlete taking home a gold medal.
  • October 6, 2012
    Wildcats Fall in Miner’s Cup
    The NMU football team was defeated by Michigan Tech 41-17 on Saturday in the annual Miner’s Cup game on Family Weekend at the Superior Dome.
  • October 3, 2012
    Men’s Basketball to Hold Midnight Madness
    The NMU men’s basketball team will kick off the 2012-13 season with its annual Midnight Madness event on at 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14 in PEIF 150. The Wildcats will begin official practice for the new season at midnight.
  • October 1, 2012
    Hockey Season Preview
    The NMU hockey team begins its 37th season with an exhibition game against Brock University on Sunday, Oct. 7 at the Berry Events Center to open the 2012-13 campaign.
  • September 29, 2012
    Weightlifters Lift Personal Records
    United States Olympic Education Center weightlifters put on a strong showing Friday night at the Superior Dome during the Upper Peninsula Weightlifting Championships with eight athletes lifting personal records.
  • September 29, 2012
    Gold Defeats Green in Swim Meet
    The NMU swimming and diving team kicked off the 2012-13 season with its annual Green and Gold meet from the PEIF Pool on Saturday.
  • September 29, 2012
    Football Falls at Hillsdale
    The NMU football team is now 1-4 overall and 0-4 in the GLIAC after its third loss in a row.
  • September 28, 2012
    Soccer Falls to Tiffin
    The NMU soccer team was defeated 3-2 on Friday by Tiffin. The 'Cats host Findlay at noon on Sunday.
  • September 26, 2012
    USOEC Weightlifters Showcase Talent
    United States Olympic Education Center weightlifters will showcase their talent from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, in the Superior Dome.
  • September 26, 2012
    Football Travels to Hillsdale
    The NMU football team travels to Hillsdale for a meeting with the Chargers on Saturday. Kickoff is set for 1:30 p.m. from Frank “Muddy” Waters Stadium in the 38th meeting between the two schools.
  • September 25, 2012
    Celaya Named GLIAC Runner of the Week
    NMU junior Mallory Celaya is the GLIAC women’s runner of the week after a 19th place finish at the Blugold Invite last weekend in Eau, Claire, Wis.
  • September 24, 2012
    Greco-Roman Team Well Traveled
    Members of the Greco-Roman wrestling team training at the United States Olympic Education Center have a busy fall semester planned. Combined, team members will travel more than 50,000 miles before the end of the semester in December.
  • September 24, 2012
    Swimming and Diving Season Preview
    The Northern Michigan swimming and diving team will kick off the 2012-13 campaign with the annual Green and Gold meet Saturday, Sept. 29 from the PEIF Pool.
  • September 22, 2012
    Soccer Shutout by Michigan Tech
    For the second time this season, the NMU soccer team was defeated by Michigan Tech on Saturday (Sept. 22) at the NMU Soccer Field.
  • September 22, 2012
    Football Defeated on Homecoming
    The NMU football team lost to Ashland on Homecoming. The Eagles defeated the Wildcats 42-13. NMU is now 1-3 overall and 0-3 in the GLIAC.
  • September 21, 2012
    Volleyball Wins Sixth Straight
    The NMU volleyball team defeated Lake Erie College on Friday night for its sixth straight win. The ‘Cats are now 10-2 overall and 3-0 in the GLIAC.
  • September 19, 2012
    Soccer Hosts Michigan Tech
    The NMU soccer team plays Michigan Tech for the second week in a row on Saturday. Game time is set for 11 a.m. on Homecoming.
  • September 16, 2012
    Soccer Picks up Second Win
    The NMU soccer team won its second game of the season and first in the GLIAC with a 2-1 victory over Lake Erie College. The 'Cats are now 2-4 overall and 1-1 in the GLIAC.
  • September 15, 2012
    Wildcats Fall to Ohio Dominican
    The Northern Michigan football team remains winless in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference after losing 45-7 to Ohio Dominican University on Saturday (Sept. 15) afternoon from Columbus, Ohio.
  • September 14, 2012
    Soccer Defeated in GLIAC Opener
    The NMU soccer team was shutout 2-0 on Friday at Notre Dame College. It was the first meeting between the two schools. NMU is now 1-4 overall.
  • September 14, 2012
    Volleyball Wins in Five Sets Again
    The NMU volleyball team defeated Saginaw Valley State 3-2 on Friday night to open conference play. The Wildcats are now 8-2 and travel to Lake Superior State for a match Saturday.
  • September 12, 2012
    Football Travels to Ohio Dominican
    The NMU football team plays its second road game of the season with a trip to Columbus, Ohio on Saturday. Kickoff against the Ohio Dominican Panthers is set for 1 p.m. from Panther Field. Both teams are 1-1 and 0-1 in the GLIAC.
  • September 12, 2012
    Soccer Begins Conference Play in Ohio
    The NMU soccer team travels to Ohio for a pair of GLIAC games against Notre Dame College and Lake Erie College. The Wildcats are 1-3 on the season after a defeat to Michigan Tech on Monday.
  • September 12, 2012
    Michigan Boasts Weightlifting Talent
    Michigan residents make up almost half of the weightlifting roster for the United States Olympic Education Center this season. Ten of the 21-member squad hail from Michigan. Three call Marquette home and one is a Munising native.
  • September 10, 2012
    Soccer Defeated at Michigan Tech
    The NMU soccer team was shutout by Michigan Tech 2-0 in its final non-conference game of the season at Sherman Field on Monday night. NMU is now 1-3, heading into GLIAC play this weekend.
  • September 9, 2012
    Golfers Host Match Play Event
    The NMU golf team got the fall portion of the 2012-13 schedule rolling over the weekend, hosting its only meet of the year, the NMU Intercollegiate Match Play, on Greywalls Golf Course at Marquette Golf Club.
  • September 8, 2012
    Cross Country Wins Midwest Collegiate Open
    The NMU cross country team defeated 16 other schools at the Midwest Collegiate Open meet on the campus of UW-Parkside. The ‘Cats had three runners finish in the top 10.
  • September 8, 2012
    Volleyball Wins Pair of Five-Set Matches
    The NMU volleyball team finished 3-1 at the Missouri S&T Middle of Everywhere Classic with a pair of five-set victories on Saturday. NMU is now 7-2 overall.
  • September 7, 2012
    Volleyball Splits Friday Matches in Missouri
    The NMU volleyball team split two matches at the Missouri S&T Middle of Everywhere Classic on Friday. The ‘Cats play two more matches on Saturday to round out the tournament.
  • September 6, 2012
    Wildcats Win Home-Opener
    The NMU football defeated UW-La Crosse 24-6 on Thursday (Sept 6) evening from the Superior Dome. The ‘Cats answered the Eagles touchdown on the first possession of the game with 24 unanswered points for the first win of 2012 and the Coach Ostrowsky era.
  • September 5, 2012
    Wildcats Host Eagles in Home-Opener
    The NMU football team hosts UW-La Crosse in its 2012 home-opener at the Superior Dome. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. in the first meeting between the two schools.
  • September 4, 2012
    Volleyball Falls at Minnesota Duluth
    The NMU volleyball team was defeated by No. 6-ranked Minnesota Duluth 3-0 on Tuesday night. It was a battle of two undefeated teams.
  • September 3, 2012
    Soccer Picks up First Win
    The NMU soccer team picked up its first win of the season with a shutout victory at the University of Minnesota Crookston on Monday (Sept. 3). The Wildcats defeated the Eagles 2-0 to move to 1-2 on the season.
  • September 1, 2012
    Volleyball Starts Season 4-0
    The NMU volleyball team swept West Virigina State and Glenville State on Saturday at the Ferris State Volleyball Invitational to start the season 4-0. The ‘Cats travel to Minnesota Duluth on Tuesday.
  • September 1, 2012
    Soccer Defeated at Bemidji State
    The NMU soccer team started the season 0-2 with a 1-0 loss at Bemidji State on Saturday. The ‘Cats travel to Minnesota Crookston for a 1 p.m. game on Labor Day.
  • September 1, 2012
    Hamilton and Harley Selected to All-Tournament Team
    The NMU volleyball team finished with the only undefeated record at the Ferris State Volleyball Invitational. Junior middle hitter Sarah Hamilton and junior setter Kellisha Harley were selected to the all-tournament team.
  • August 31, 2012
    Volleyball Wins Two on Friday
    The NMU volleyball team defeated Minnesota Crookston and Mercyhurst on Friday to open the season at the Ferris State Volleyball Invitational. Saturday the ‘Cats play West Virginia State and Glenville State (W. Va).
  • August 31, 2012
    Cross Country Dominates MTU Opener
    The Wildcats took the first 12 spots and had a perfect team score with 15 points. Michigan Tech (58), Finlandia (81), Northland and Gogebic also raced. NMU travels to Kenosha, Wis. next weekend.
  • August 30, 2012
    Soccer Falls in Season Opener
    Minnesota Duluth defeated the Wildcats 4-0 in the season-opener from the NMU Soccer Field on Thursday (Aug. 30).
  • August 30, 2012
    Football Defeated in Opener at Findlay
    Findlay defeated Northern Michigan 45-10 in the season-opener for both schools. The Oilers opened the game with a 10-0 lead and scored three straight touchdowns to open the second half.
  • August 30, 2012
    Men’s Basketball Tryout Date Set
    The NMU men’s basketball team will hold a walk-on tryout for the upcoming 2012-13 season on Saturday, Sept. 8 at 5 p.m. in PEIF gymnasium 154.
  • August 29, 2012
    Season Ticket Deadline Approaches
    The deadline to renew NMU season sports tickets for football, hockey, men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball is Friday (Aug. 31) at 5 p.m.
  • August 9, 2012
    Ostrowsky Names 2012 Captains
    Seniors Zach Anderson, Jace Daniels and Eddie Knoblock along with junior Christian Marble-King were voted as captains by their teammates.
  • August 6, 2012
    Kurgonaite Named Volleyball Assistant Coach
    Kurgonaite spent 2011 as an assistant coach at Kent (Ohio) State University. She was a graduate assistant coach at Bucknell University (Lewisburg, Pa.) for three seasons (2008-10).
  • July 23, 2012
    Wildcats Host Youth Football Camp July 30-Aug. 1
    The NMU football team will hold its 2012 Youth Football Camp on July 30-Aug. 1 at the NMU practice football fields behind the Superior Dome. The camp is for grades K-8 and is $50 per athlete.
  • July 18, 2012
    Olympians With Local Ties
    Six United States Olympic Education Center and NMU alumni will be representing the United States at the Summer Olympic Games in London.
  • July 17, 2012
    Five Swimmers Earns Scholar All-American Award
    The College Swimming Coaches Association of America has announced its Individual Scholar All-American awards for the 2012 spring semester. NMU has five freshmen swimmers on the list.
  • July 12, 2012
    Wildcats Host President Haynes and Board of Trustees
    Karr, athletic staff, coaches and student-athletes gave a tour of the Berry Events Center, PEIF and Superior Dome and finished the evening off with a dinner on the 50-yard line of the Superior Dome.
  • July 10, 2012
    Former Coach Named to Olympic Team
    Former United States Olympic Education Center Coach Al Mitchell has been named to the 2012 USA Boxing Olympic Team staff. Mitchell who was the 1996 Olympic head coach will reprise his 2004 role as technical advisor.
  • June 27, 2012
    Celebrating Olympic Day
    The spirit of the Olympic Movement rolled into Marquette today, as the Olympic Education Center weightlifting team met with members of the NMU Wildcat Youth Camp in celebration of Olympic Day.
  • June 19, 2012
    Registration Still Available for Football Camp
    The NMU football team is hosting a football camp for high school students June 23-24 at the Superior Dome. Cost is $125 with a $25 family discount per family member. Walk up registration will be accepted.
  • June 19, 2012
    Wildcats Honored by GLIAC for Academics
    NMU had 26 spring student-athletes from the women’s outdoor track and field team and the men’s golf team honored by the GLIAC for academics.
  • June 18, 2012
    USOEC Wrestler Wins Silver
    United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestler Paul Tellgren won a silver medal at the Ljubomir Ivanovic Gedza International last Saturday (June 16) in Bellgrade, Serbia.
  • June 12, 2012
    Mattson Adds Forward from Finland
    NMU's head women's basketball coach Troy Mattson announces the addition of Nea Makela to join the Wildcats for the 2012-13 season.
  • June 7, 2012
    Rec Sports Holds Open House for Summer Camps
    Parents are encouraged to stop by to complete a registration form, get questions answered, tour the facility and meet the counselors. Light refreshments will be served.
  • May 30, 2012
    Karr Hired as NMU Athletic Director
    Karr is currently the director of athletics at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He was one of three finalists considered for the Wildcat athletic director position.
  • May 27, 2012
    USOEC WRESTLERS FINISH ON TOP
    Two United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestlers grappled their way to the top during Saturday’s FILA Junior World Team Trials in Colorado Springs, Co.
  • May 16, 2012
    Three Wildcats Qualify for NCAA
    Senior Bailey Franklin (high jump), sophomore Jamie Roberts (pole vault) and redshirt freshman Sherice Hewett (triple jump) will represent NMU at the NCAA outdoor track and field championship.
  • May 14, 2012
    Yoder Adds Four to Volleyball Roster
    Dominic Yoder announces the addition of two junior college transfers and two high school seniors to the roster for the upcoming 2012 season
  • April 21, 2012
    Green Defeats White in Spring Game
    The NMU football team wrapped up the spring season with the annual Spring Game from the Superior Dome on Saturday (April 21) afternoon. Green defeated White 42-38.
  • April 19, 2012
    Mattson Adds Transfer Forward
    Maria Almquist will join the Wildcats for the 2012-13 season after a season at the University of Minnesota Duluth.
  • April 16, 2012
    DeNova, Alvarez, Finau Win FILA Junior Nationals
    United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestlers Joey DeNova, Nick Alvarez and Marcus Finau placed first at the 2012 FILA Junior Nationals last Sunday, April 15, in Madison, Wis..
  • April 16, 2012
    Henry, Smith, Vrabel Place First at Nationals
    United States Olympic Education Center weightlifters Allie Henry, Jerilyn Smith and Andrew Vrabel won their respective weight categories at the 2012 University National Championships last weekend, April 15-16, in Shreveport, La.
  • March 30, 2012
    Hockey Season Recap
    NMU finished 17-14-6 overall in 2011-12 and were 11-11-6-3 in the CCHA.
  • March 29, 2012
    Wrestlers Last Chance for Trials
    Fifteen U.S. Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestlers will compete in the Final U.S. Olympic Trials Qualifying Tournament March 31-April 1 in Cedar Falls, Iowa.
  • March 27, 2012
    Women’s Basketball Season Recap
    NMU finished the 2011-12 season with a 13-14 overall record and a 9-10 mark in the GLIAC. The ‘Cats finished third in the GLIAC North Division and seventh overall.
  • March 26, 2012
    Apodaca Places Second, Klein Fourth
    Two U.S. Olympic Education Center freestyle wrestlers placed in the top four at the 2012 University National Championships last weekend ( March 24-25) in Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • March 21, 2012
    Sports Hall of Fame to Induct Four New Members
    The Hall of Fame induction is on Saturday, April 14, 2012 in the Great Lakes Room of the University Center. The ceremony will be held in conjunction with the Student-Athlete Awards Banquet.
  • March 19, 2012
    Three Added to NMU Football Staff
    Brian Newberry (defensive coordinator), Joe Coniglio (defensive line/strength and conditioning) and Marcus Knight (wide receivers) join the Wildcats.
  • March 19, 2012
    Derrick Sweeps for First
    Speedskater Kimberly Derrick of the U.S. Olympic Education Center placed first in all four races in the Ladies division at the 2012 US Speedskating American Cup Finals and Short Track Age Group National Championships March 16-18 in Green Bay, Wis.
  • March 14, 2012
    Speedskater Takes Next Step
    United States Olympic Education Center short track speedskater Dan Fiorenza is traveling to Green Bay, Wis., this weekend with 10 team members for the 2012 Short Track Age Group National Championships/American Cup Final. But he isn’t going to compete.
  • March 9, 2012
    USOEC Team Tops Team Japan
    The U.S. Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestling team defeated Team Japan in the Japan vs. USOEC Duals Friday in Vandament Arena at NMU. By the end of the evening, the USOEC out-wrestled Japan nine matches to zero.
  • March 5, 2012
    USOEC's Henry and Serpan Place Third
    U.S. Olympic Education Center weightlifter Allie Henry placed third at the 2012 Olympic Trials and teammate Shelbie Serpan placed third at the National Weightlifting Championships. Both events were held March 2-4 in Columbus, Ohio.
  • February 25, 2012
    Wildcats Sweep LSSU
    The Wildcats scored four straight goals in the middle of the game to clinch home ice in the first round of the CCHA Tournament next weekend.
  • February 20, 2012
    Skaters Place in Top Three
    Three U.S. Olympic Education Center short-track speedskaters have captured top 10 rankings in their respective American Cup divisions following their performances at last weekend’s (Feb. 18-19) 2012 American Cup III in Champaign, Ill.
  • February 15, 2012
    Athletes Volunteer at Jump Rope for Heart
    Seven U.S. Olympic Education Center athletes volunteered at Father Marquette Elementary School’s Jump Rope for Heart, a fundraiser for the American Heart Association.
  • February 13, 2012
    Soccer Signs Four
    Arianna Alioto, Hailey Beyrand, Sammi Schryer and Lola Weiss have signed NLIs to play soccer for NMU.
  • February 10, 2012
    Raffle is a Success for Athletics
    The NMU Intercollegiate Athletics Department recently held a raffle at a Wildcat hockey as part of its 2012 fundraiser.
  • February 9, 2012
    Constructors Build Olympic Torch Stands
    The United States Olympic Education Center teamed up with the Northern Michigan Constructors student organization to build display stands for eight Olympic torches.
  • February 9, 2012
    Wildcats Finish Day Two at GLIACs
    The ‘Cats get back in to the pool on Friday (Feb. 10) morning with the preliminary rounds of the 400 IM, 100 butterfly, 200 freestyle, 100 breaststroke, 100 backstroke and one-meter dive.
  • February 6, 2012
    Sanders Places First at Schultz
    Greco-Roman wrestler Kendrick Sanders captured a first-place finish at the 2012 Dave Schultz Memorial International last Saturday, Feb. 4, in Colorado Springs, Colo., and subsequently earned a trip to the U. S. Olympic Trials.
  • February 4, 2012
    Women’s Basketball Defeats Findlay
    NMU won its second game in a row with a 79-76 victory over Findlay on Saturday. Chelsea Lyons and Alyssa Colla scored over 20 points.
  • February 3, 2012
    Burkert Places Second at Schultz
    Three U.S. Olympic Education Center freestyle wrestlers competed at the 2012 Dave Schultz Memorial International Feb. 2 in Colorado Springs, Colo. Jenna Burkert placed second in the 59 kilogram weight class.
  • February 3, 2012
    Lifters Shine at Home
    The U.S. Olympic Education Center weightlifting team competed at the Third Annual Thunderdome Challenge last Friday, Feb. 3, in front of a home crowd in the Superior Dome.
  • February 1, 2012
    Hockey Hosts No. 6 Ferris State
    The final month of the regular season opens with a top 20 matchup at the Berry Events Center. The puck drops at 7:35 p.m. both Friday and Saturday night.
  • January 27, 2012
    Coreau Stops Miami in Friday Win
    No. 19 NMU defeated No. 17 Miami 2-1 on Friday night behind first period goals by Justin Florek and Tyler Gron and 40 saves by Jared Coreau.
  • January 18, 2012
    Track and Field Ranked No. 21
    The first ranking of the season take this year’s results along with top returners from last year into consideration.
  • January 18, 2012
    USOEC 2011 Fall Academic Team
    Forty-four United States Olympic Education Center athletes have been named to the USOEC All-Academic team for the fall 2011 semester for their performance in the classroom.
  • January 15, 2012
    Spartans Defeat Wildcats on Saturday
    Matt Thurber scored the lone NMU goal on Saturday. It was his second of the weekend and seventh of the season. The ‘Cats travel to Michigan Tech next Saturday.
  • January 9, 2012
    Malone Wins Bronze at Championships
    Speedskater Jordan Malone won bronze at the 2012 U.S. Short Track Speedskating Championships Jan. 6-8 in Kearns, Utah, earning him a spot on the World Cup team and World Championship team.
  • January 6, 2012
    Wildcats Tie with Nanooks on Friday
    Alaska scored two third period goals and won the shootout at the end of the overtime on Friday night. The two teams meet at 7:35 p.m. on Saturday.
  • December 19, 2011
    Wrestlers Win Silver and Bronze
    Two United States Olympic Education Center wrestlers won silver at the U.S. Open for Greco-Roman and freestyle Dec. 17-18 in Arlington, Texas. Ten others placed in the top seven, earning a chance to compete at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials.
  • December 14, 2011
    Hockey Hosts Michigan Tech
    The two teams will meet for the first of two games this season at 7:35 p.m. from the Berry Events Center. The ‘Cats will travel to Houghton on Jan. 21 for the second game of the series.
  • December 12, 2011
    Teddy Bear Toss Scheduled for Friday
    The Northern Michigan Student-Athlete Advisory Committee encourages fans of the Friday, Dec. 16 hockey game, against Michigan Tech, to bring teddy bears to toss onto the ice.
  • December 10, 2011
    Lakers Defeat Wildcats With Late Goals
    NMU was defeated 6-3 on Saturday night as the Lakers earned the CCHA series split. The ‘Cats are back in action on Friday, hosting Michigan Tech.
  • December 7, 2011
    Wildcats Travel Across U.P.
    NMU travels to Lake Superior State for a pair of CCHA games at 7:05 p.m. on Friday and Saturday night.
  • December 5, 2011
    Henry, Serpan Win Gold and Silver
    Two United States Olympic Education Center weightlifters won gold and silver at the 2011 American Open in Mobile, Ala., Dec. 2-4.
  • December 3, 2011
    Wildcats Fall to No. 8 Michigan Tech
    The NMU women's basketball team 72-49 to No. 8 Michigan Tech on Saturday (Dec. 3). The Wildcats drop to 3-4 overall and 0-1 in the GLIAC.
  • November 29, 2011
    NMU Football Program Undergoes Coaching Change
    The NMU football team will undergo a coaching change effective immediately, according to Steve Reed, interim athletic director, who announced today that the contract for Coach Bernie Anderson has not been renewed.
  • November 22, 2011
    2011 Football Recap
    The Wildcats finished 4-7 overall and 3-7 in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference in the 2011 season.
  • November 19, 2011
    Wildcats Storm Past Alma
    The NMU women's basketball team defeated Alma College 71-39 on Friday (Nov. 18) for its first win of the season.
  • November 19, 2011
    2011 Volleyball Season Recap
    The NMU volleyball team recently completed its 2011 season, finishing 15-14 overall and 12-7 in the GLIAC.
  • November 17, 2011
    Mustaches for a Good Cause
    The NMU hockey team is participating in Movember to raise awareness for prostate cancer.
  • November 16, 2011
    No. 20 Wildcats Host Michigan State
    The puck will drop at 7:35 p.m. on Friday (Nov. 18) and Saturday (Nov. 19) night. Saturday’s game will be broadcast on Fox Sports Detroit Plus.
  • November 16, 2011
    Soccer Season Recap
    The NMU soccer team finished the 2011 season at 10-6-3 overall and 8-6-2 in the GLIAC.
  • November 15, 2011
    Wrestlers Place in New York
    The U.S. Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman and freestyle team earned a silver and three bronze medals at the New York Athletic Club International last weekend (Nov. 11-13) in New York, N.Y.
  • November 15, 2011
    Greco-Roman Blog From Norway
    Greco-Roman wrestler Nick Alvarez kept a log of the wrestlers training and competition from Oslo, Norway.
  • November 13, 2011
    Wildcats Fall in Season Opener
    The NMU women's basketball team fell to Minnesota-Duluth 63-60 on Sunday (Nov. 13)at the Berry Events Center.
  • November 12, 2011
    Wildcats Win Season Opener
    The NMU men's basketball won its season opener 81-55 on Saturday (Nov. 12) at the Berry Events Center.
  • November 12, 2011
    Buckeyes Sweep Wildcats
    NMU lost 4-1 both nights. The Wildcats host Michigan State next weekend at the Berry Events Center.
  • November 11, 2011
    Coach Lewis Signs Two from Wisconsin
    Matthew Iverson and Stephen Pelkofer both signed National Letters of Intent to play for the Wildcats in 2012-13. Both high school seniors are ranked in the top 50 in the state of Wisconsin.
  • November 11, 2011
    Wildcats Defeated by Buckeyes
    Ohio State answered NMU’s one goal lead in the first with four unanswered. The two teams meet at 7:05 p.m. on Saturday (Nov. 12).
  • November 9, 2011
    No. 14 NMU Hockey Travels to Ohio State
    The Wildcats and Buckeyes will meet at 12:05 p.m. on Friday (Nov. 11) in a Veterans Day matinee and at 7:05 p.m. on Saturday (Nov. 12) in Value City Arena.
  • November 5, 2011
    Pink Experience Ends in Draw
    NMU won the shootout 1-0 like Friday night. Reid Ellingson had 44 saves in net and Andrew Cherniwchan scored the lone Wildcat goal.
  • November 4, 2011
    Wildcats and Fighting Irish Tie on Friday
    NMU picked up the extra conference point with a shootout win. The two teams meet again at 7:35 p.m. on Saturday (Nov. 5) for the second annual Pink Experience game.
  • November 1, 2011
    Soccer Falls to Tiffin 3-0
    The NMU soccer team fell to Tiffin 3-0 in a GLIAC Quarterfinal match. NMU finishes the season at 10-6-3 overall.
  • October 31, 2011
    Skaters Place in Top Five
    Two U.S. Olympic Education Center speedskaters placed in the top three at the American Cup II this weekend in Cleveland, Ohio
  • October 31, 2011
    Wrestlers Begin Season
    The U.S. Olympic Education Center freestyle and Greco-Roman team competed at the Sunkist Kids International in Mesa, Ariz. while members of the freestyle team competed at the Concordia Invitational in Montreal, Canada.
  • October 29, 2011
    Football Dominates Tiffin
    The Wildcats defeated Tiffin 59-3 on Saturday (Oct. 29) at the Superior Dome. NMU travels to Saginaw Valley State next weekend for its final road game of the season.
  • October 29, 2011
    Volleyball Upends Northwood
    The NMU volleyball team defeated Northwood 3-1 on (Oct. 29). The 'Cats improve to 14-11 overall and 11-5 in the GLIAC.
  • October 23, 2011
    'Cats Win Thriller Over Northwood
    The NMU soccer team defeated Northwood 4-3 in double overtime on (Oct. 23). The 'Cats improve to 9-5-3 overall and 8-5-2 in the GLIAC.
  • October 23, 2011
    Volleyball Falls to No. 13 Ferris State
    The NMU volleyball dropped its fifth straight match to No. 13 Ferris State 3-1 on (Oct. 23). The 'Cats fall to 12-11 overall and 9-5 in the GLIAC.
  • October 20, 2011
    Wrestlers Win Against Marines
    The U.S. Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestling team defeated the All Marine team 8-4 in a dual meet held at the NMU Superior Dome.
  • October 19, 2011
    Become a Wildcat Sports Buddy
    Children of all ages are invited to the Superior Dome to be a Wildcat Sports Buddy on Thursday, Oct. 27.
  • October 19, 2011
    Wildcats on the Road to Indianapolis
    The Wildcats will take on the University of Indianapolis Greyhounds at Key Stadium with kickoff at 6 p.m. on Saturday (Oct. 22).
  • October 18, 2011
    Volleyball Set to Begin Pivotal Stretch
    The NMU volleyball travels to Saginaw Valley State, Grand Valley State and Ferris State this weekend (Oct. 21-23) to start a pivotal conference stretch.
  • October 15, 2011
    Greco-Roman Assistant Coach Named
    Aghasi Manukyan, a former World Cup Champion, has been named assistant coach for USA WrestlingÂ’s Greco-Roman program at the United States Olympic Education Center.
  • October 12, 2011
    'Cats Return Home for the Season
    The NMU soccer team returns home for the remainder of the regular season this weekend against Grand Valley State (Oct. 14) and Ferris State (Oct.16)
  • October 12, 2011
    Wildcats Travel to Ferris State
    Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. on Saturday (Oct. 15) as the ‘Cats try to snap their three-game losing streak.
  • October 12, 2011
    Hockey Hosts St. Cloud
    Game time is set for 7:30 p.m. on both nights as the Wildcats host the Huskies on home-opening weekend at the Berry Events Center.
  • October 8, 2011
    'Cats Sweep Tiffin
    The NMU volleyball team swept Tiffin at Vandament Arena on (Oct. 8) to improve to 10-6 overall and 8-2 in the GLIAC.
  • October 7, 2011
    Soccer Falls at Findlay
    The NMU soccer team fell to Findlay 1-0 on Friday (Oct. 7). The 'Cats face Tiffin at noon on Sunday (Oct. 9).
  • October 7, 2011
    Volleyball Drops Ohio Dominican
    The NMU volleyball team defeated Ohio Dominican 3-1 on (Oct. 7). The 'Cats finish the weekend at home against Tiffin at 4 p.m. on Saturday (Oct. 8).
  • October 5, 2011
    'Cats Back on the Road
    The NMU soccer team takes to the road for one final time this weekend traveling to Ohio for a pair of matches against GLIAC south foes.
  • October 2, 2011
    USOEC Lifters Begin Season
    Four United States Olympic Education Center weightlifters earned best lifter awards at the Twin City Open Saturday in Minneapolis, Minn.
  • October 2, 2011
    Soccer Finishes Weekend with Tie
    The NMU soccer team concluded homecoming weekend with a 0-0 tie against Ashland on (Oct. 2). The 'Cats are now 6-2-2 overall and 4-2-2 in the GLIAC.
  • September 28, 2011
    Soccer Returns Home
    The NMU soccer team returns home to face Lake Erie (Sept. 30) and Ashland (Oct. 2) this weekend.
  • September 6, 2011
    Football 101 for Women
    The Northern Michigan football coaches will be hosting a first-ever Football 101 for Women clinic at the Superior Dome on Tuesday, September 13 at 7 p.m.
  • September 2, 2011
    Athletes Reflect on First Week of School
    - United States Olympic Education Center athletes completed their first week of school for the 2011-2012 school year. Wrestlers were asked to share some of their first week experiences.
  • September 2, 2011
    ‘Cats Swept in Season Opener
    The No. 25 ranked Northern Michigan volleyball team opened the 2011 season on the wrong side of the win column dropping a three-set match to No. 6 Southwest Minn. St.
  • August 29, 2011
    Weightlifter McCoy Athlete Of Month
    Â Weightlifter Vanessa McCoy, a facility use athlete training with the United States Olympic Education Center team, has been selected as JulyÂ’s Athlete of the Month.
  • August 22, 2011
    Freshman Gain Experience
    Five members of the United States Olympic Education Center freestyle wrestling team will compete at the Cadet World Championships Aug. 25-26 in Szombathely, Hungary.
  • August 22, 2011
    Weightlifters Lift in China
    Three United States Olympic Education Center weightlifters competed at the 2011 World University Games Aug. 12-23 in Shenzhen, China.
  • August 15, 2011
    Weightlifters Visit Bay Cliff Health Camp
    The United States Olympic Education Center weightlifting team visited the Bay Cliff Health Camp where the weightlifters demonstrated lifts and answered questions from the campers.
  • August 4, 2011
    Bright Future for Speedskater
    Just seven months after 13 year-old Kazia Emily-Carol Cooper first laced up a pair of speedskates, she is living and training in Marquette, Mich., with elite athletes in the sport, including two Olympians.
  • August 4, 2011
    Cross Country Skiing Summer Camp
    The United States Olympic Education Center is hosting the Central Cross Country Ski Elite TeamÂ’s training camp through Sunday, Aug. 7.
  • July 28, 2011
    Golston Wins Bronze at Junior Worlds
    BUCHAREST, Romania  The United States won a pair of medals on the first day of the women’s freestyle competition at the Junior World Championships on Thursday. The USOEC's Erin Golston took third.
  • July 26, 2011
    Hart Athlete of the Month
    Boxer Jesse Hart has been selected as the United States Olympic Education Center Athlete of the Month for June for his performance at the USA Boxing National Championships June 19-26 in Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • July 25, 2011
    Advertising Available Through NMU Athletics
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  • July 18, 2011
    Weightlifter McCoy Wins Nationals
    Weightlifter Vanessa McCoy, a facility use athlete training with the United States Olympic Education Center team, won her first national title at the 2011 National Weightlifting Championships on July 15-17 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. She is from Wichita Fall
  • July 6, 2011
    Weightlifters Compete Overseas
    Two United States Olympic Education Center weightlifters competed at the 2011 Junior World Weightlifting Championships in Penang, Malaysia on June 30-July 7.
  • June 20, 2011
    May Athlete of the Month
    Freestyle wrestler Erin Golston has been selected as the United States Olympic Education Center Athlete of the Month for May for her performance at the 2011 Body Bar FILA Junior Nationals May 15 in Kissimmee, Fla.
  • May 25, 2011
    USOEC Director Steps Down
    Jeff Kleinschmidt, director of the United States Olympic Education Center, announced today that he will retire after 25 years of service to NMU and the Olympic organization, effective June 30.
  • May 23, 2011
    Wrestlers Repeat First-Place Finishes
    Two United States Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman wrestlers placed first at the 2011 FILA Junior World Team Trials May 19-20 in Franklin, Ind., enabling them to compete at the FILA Junior World Championships July 29-31 in Bucharest, Romania.
  • May 19, 2011
    April Athlete of the Month
    Weightlifter Steve Jarvis has been selected as the United States Olympic Education Center Athlete of the Month for April for his performance at the 2011 National Collegiate Championships April 8-10 in Shreveport, La.
  • May 16, 2011
    Freestyle Wrestlers Make Junior World Team
    Four United States Olympic Education Center freestyle wrestlers clinched titles at the 2011 Body Bar FILA Junior Nationals May 15 in Kissimmee, Fla., and qualified for the U.S. team for the FILA Junior World Championships. Also last weekend, four USOEC Gr
  • May 9, 2011
    USOEC 2011 All-Academic Team
    Thirty-nine USOEC athletes were named to the All-Academic team for the 2011 winter semester with five athletes earning a 4.0 GPA.
  • April 30, 2011
    USOEC Winter 2011 Graduates
    Six United States Olympic Education Center athletes will partake in NMUÂ’s commencement and receive their diplomas on Saturday, April 30.
  • April 25, 2011
    Four Sign With Swimming and Diving Team
    Emily Bourguignon, Taylor Grimm, Jordan Iverson and Molly Kearney will join the group of six that signed in during the fall signing period for VoigtÂ’s first recruiting class.
  • April 25, 2011
    Wrestlers Finsh Strong at University Nationals
    The Greco-Roman team had 11 first-place finishers while the freestyle team had two wrestlers qualify for World Team Trials at the 2011 University Nationals April 21-24 in Akron, Ohio.
  • April 13, 2011
    Burkert Excels in March
    Freestyler Jenna Burkert continues to have a successful season. As one of the youngest wrestlers on the team, Burkert won an international and domestic tournament in March.
  • April 12, 2011
    Henry, Jarvis Win Gold at Collegiate Nationals
    Allie Henry and Steve Jarvis each claimed the Collegiate Championship for their weight class and set new personal records. Robin Feuerman added a bronze medal to the mix.
  • April 12, 2011
    Brown Takes Bronze at Senior Nationals
    Schuyler Brown and five other freestyle wrestlers placed in the top seven at Senior Nationals to qualify for the World Team Trials in June.
  • April 8, 2011
    Wrestlers Competing in U.S. Open
    Freestyle and Greco wrestlers are competing in the U.S. Open in Cleveland, Ohio. The top seven wrestlers in each division earn a spot at the U.S. World Team Trials in June.
  • March 31, 2011
    Apodaca Creates Ribbon to Fight Childhood Abuse
    Freestyler Melissa Apodaca created the Change Ribbon to raise awareness of childhood abuse, poverty and rape. Apodaca overcame these issues in her own life and wants to help others in the same situation.
  • March 30, 2011
    Lenahen Star of February
    Weightlifter Chris Lenahen earned a silver medal and a new personal record to earn the honors of February Athlete of the Month.
  • March 17, 2011
    Greco Wrestlers Succeed at Home
    USOEC wrestlers competed against members of the Marine Corps and Japanese teams in a dual at Westwood High School.
  • March 17, 2011
    Spring Break Travels
    USOEC athletes get to travel for spring break like any other student. However, it's not the sun they're seeking, it's international training and competition experience.
  • March 15, 2011
    Barlett Named American Cup Champion
    Erin Bartlett finished strong in the American Cup final and was named American Cup champion. Her success earns her an automatic spot on the U.S. National Team next season.
  • March 14, 2011
    Greco-Roman Match in Ishpeming
    USOEC wrestlers will take on members of the Marine and Japanese teams on Wednesday, March 16, at Westwood High School. Competition begins at 6 p.m. and admission is free.
  • March 11, 2011
    Burkert wins Bronze in Sweden
    Young Burkert continues success after defeating some of Europe's most experienced and successful wrestlers.
  • March 9, 2011
    Skaters Ready for American Cup Final
    Erin Barlett and Levi Kirkpatrick enter the American Cup Final ranked first in their divisions. Competition begins March 11 in Wausau, Wis.
  • February 8, 2011
    Sluberski to Compete in India
    Freestyle wrestler Carlene Sluberski will compete in the Shaheed Bhagat Singh International Tournament Feb. 9-12. Sluberski is the first USOEC wrestler to compete in India.
  • February 8, 2011
    Wrestlers Gain International Experience
    Freestyle wrestler Jenna Burkert and Greco-Roman wrestler Kendrick Sanders each placed fifth at the Dave Schultz Memorial International held in Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • February 1, 2011
    Briggs Undefeated at Kiki Cup
    Greco-Roman wrestler Aaron Briggs finished 4-0 against opponents from Japan, Bulgaria, Sweden and Poland.
  • February 1, 2011
    Sluberski Earns Silver
    Freestyler Sluberski went 3-1 at the WCWA Nationals to take silver at 51 kg.
  • January 25, 2011
    Burg Finishes Fifth
    Three speedskaters finished in the top 10 at the U.S. Junior Championships in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • January 21, 2011
    USOEC Athletes On the Road
    USOEC speedskaters and female wrestlers compete in New York and Canada this weekend. Speedskaters are vying for the top spot in the U.S. Junior Championships while freestylers take part in the annual Guelph Open.
  • January 11, 2011
    All-Academic Team Named
    Over half of the athletes training at the USOEC were named to the 2010 Fall All-Academic Team. Out of the 43 on the list, seven finished the semester with a 4.0 GPA.
  • December 16, 2010
    Barnett Second at American Open
    Ten USOEC weightlifters finished in the top eight at the American Open, including silver-medalist Josh Barnett.
  • December 10, 2010
    Hermann Leads Greco Team
    Rob Hermann brings an extensive Greco-Roman coaching background to the UOSEC, including leading three wreslters to Olympic medals as head coach of the 1996 U.S. Olympic team.
  • December 10, 2010
    U.S. Speedskating Championships
    USOEC speedskaters are gearing up for the U.S. Championships Dec. 10-12 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Top finishers in this tournament will have a spot on the U.S. World Team.
  • December 8, 2010
    Lifters Ready for American Open
    USOEC weightliters compete at the American Open Dec. 10-12. Seventeen team members will will compete amongst over 200 U.S. lifters.
  • November 24, 2010
    Sluberski First at Can-Ams
    Freestyle wrestlers earned three medals Nov. 20-21, including Sluberski's gold, at NYAC and Can-Am competitions.
  • November 18, 2010
    Constructors Rebuild Sauna
    Northern Michigan Constructors student organization replaced boards in the sauna for USOEC athletes.
  • November 9, 2010
    Ryabchinskiy Wins Championship
    Dmitry Ryabchinskiy defeated fellow USOEC teammate Paul Tellgren in the 55 kilogram weight class to take first place at the New York Athletic Club Invitational Sunday, Nov 7.
  • November 1, 2010
    Freestyle Takes Team Title
    USOEC freestyle wrestlers brought home two gold and three silver medals from the Concordia Invite Oct. 31 in Montreal, Canada.
  • October 27, 2010
    September Athlete of the Month
    Weightlifter Tim Scott was named the September Athlete of the Month for his character, hard work and good deeds.
  • October 25, 2010
    Tellgren Champion at Sunkist
    Greco-roman wrestler Paul Tellgren finished with a pin to come out on top at the 2010 Sunkist Kids International Open. It was the first tournament of the year for Greco-roman and freestyle athletes.
  • October 19, 2010
    Making Something Out of Nothing
    Olympic speedskater Jordan Malone could also be called an entrepreneur and engineer. The product? Carbon fiber, which is what Malone produces in his basement shop and is used for protection on the ice.
  • October 11, 2010
    Lobello Qualifies for World Team
    2006 Olympian and current USOEC resident Anthony Lobello placed fourth at the first American Cup competition and earned a spot on the World Cup team.
  • October 6, 2010
    Ito Competes in Senior World Championships
    Weightlifter Colin Ito competed amongst top lifters in the world at the Senior World Championships in Antalya, Turkey. Ito placed 25th in this international competition held September 17-26.
  • September 27, 2010
    Olympians Return to USOEC
    Three former Olympians, Kimberly Derrick, Anthony Lobello and Jordan Malone, will be chasing Olympic and educational goals while at the USOEC this year.
  • September 9, 2010
    Ito Selected for World Team & Athlete of the Year
    Collin Ito has been selected by USA Weightlifting for the 2010 USA World Team and will compete at the World Championships September 17-26 in Antalya, Turkey. He was also named USOEC's Athlete of the Year for his athletic accomplishments.
  • July 27, 2010
    Freestyle Champion to Join USOEC
    The USOEC Freestyle wrestling squad welcomes nine new athletes this fall. Among them is Kim Spiegel, a 2010 Junior National champion, and others successful at the national level.
  • June 18, 2010
    Determined Carlson Places Third
    Breanne Carlson's attitude paid off at the USA Senior National Championships. In fifth place halfway through the event, she jumped to third after an "I can do it" pep talk.
  • June 18, 2010
    Cowles 17th at Junior Worlds
    Sara Cowles finished 17th at Junior Worlds in Sophia, Bulgaria on Wednesday (June 16). Robin Feuerman did not post a total after hitting one out of six lifts.
  • June 9, 2010
    USOEC Athletes Honored for Beautifying Marquette
    The Marquette Beautification & Restoration Committee awarded USOEC athletes for their annual cleanup service for the Marquette community. Among the items found were two $100 bills.
  • May 28, 2010
    USOEC All-Academic Team
    Twenty-nine USOEC athletes earned a 3.0 GPA or higher to make the All-Academic team.
  • May 26, 2010
    USOEC Selects Outstanding Athletes
    Winter 2010 USOEC athletes of the semester have been chosen for each sport. Athletes are honored based on both academic and athletic accomplishments.
  • May 24, 2010
    USOEC's Golston Undefeated at Nationals
    Golston advances to the Junior World Championships in Budapest, Hungary to represent the United States at 44 kg after sweeping through three matches at Nationals.
  • May 10, 2010
    USOEC Wrestles With Marines
    Marine Greco-Roman wrestlers drove 20 hours to train with USOEC wrestlers. The USOEC Greco-Roman wrestlers also invited fifteen talented high school wrestlers to check out the USOEC program.
  • May 7, 2010
    Burkert Wins Gold at Pan Ams
    USOEC freestyle wrestler Jenna Burkert claimed gold at the Pan American Youth Olympic Games Qualifier in Mexico. She'll represent the U.S.A. at the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore.
  • May 6, 2010
    USOEC's Mango to Wrestle on Aircraft Carrier
    USOEC Greco-Roman wrestler Spenser Mango will be participating in the Beat the Streets Wrestling Gala in New York City. The matches will take place on the USS Intrepid, which was used for battle in World War II and the Vietnam War.
  • April 18, 2010
    Ito looks to repeat gold performance in Marquette
    Collin Ito took gold in his weight class last year at the National Collegiate Championships in Shreveport, La. At this yearâ€Â™s 2010 USA Weightlifting National Collegiate Championships, he hopes to do the same in front of all the fans at the Berr
  • April 18, 2010
    Reis sets Collegiate Records
    The final four weight classes of the Superior Health Partners National Collegiate Weightlifting Championships got underway today, and ended with 105-plus kilogram lifter Fernando Reis setting new collegiate national records in the snatch, clean and jerk,
  • April 16, 2010
    USOEC Athletes Shine In Front of Home Crowd
    The National Collegiate Weightlifting Championships hosted by the United States Olympic Education Center kicked off with a bang today with four sessions of lifters naming champions in six weight classes.
  • April 13, 2010
    Sara Cowles balacing stength and studies
    USOEC resident weightlifter Sara Cowles talks about balancing training, work, school and a personal life on the way to reaching her dream of becoming an Olympic athlete.
  • March 25, 2010
    Provisor Takes Gold In Bulgaria
    USOEC Greco-Roman wreslter Ben Provisor took home gold at the Petko Sirakov and Ivan Illiev Junior International Tournament Mar. 21-23 in Sofia, Bulgaria
  • March 11, 2010
    Carr makes World Team
    Speedskater Kyle Carr earned a position on the World Team, based on his performance at the American Cup Final.
  • February 23, 2010
    USOEC defeats Norway in dual
    The USOEC men's Greco-Roman wrestling team defeated Norway in an international dual meet hosted by Westwood High School.
  • December 30, 2009
    In The Post
    Jared Benson's development for the Wildcats
  • December 15, 2009
    USOEC athletes compete on the road
    USOEC speedskaters and weightlifters returned to Marquette after competitions in Green Bay, Wis. and Mobile, Ala. respectively.
  • October 28, 2009
    Competition brings spirit to Marquette
    The USOEC and NMU will kick off the ISU World Cup Short Track Speedskating Competition Nov. 12 and spirit can be seen all across Marquette.
  • October 8, 2009
    Speedskaters Show Strong Performance At American Cup
    The United States Olympic Education Centerâ€Â™s short track speedskating team had a strong performance at the American Cup 1 Oct. 3-4 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Six of the 10 USOEC skaters competing placed in the top 10 at the event.
  • September 21, 2009
    Dome Dash
    To benefit the NMU cross country team
  • August 21, 2009
    It All Begins
    Volleyball, cross country and soccer in action
  • June 2, 2009
    Wrestlers Finish on Top at Trials
    Three USOEC Greco-Roman Wrestlers were crowned champions at the U.S. World Team Trials May 30-31 in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
  • June 2, 2009
    Gray Named to World Team
    USOEC women's freestyle wrestler Adeline Gray was crowned champion at 67 kilograms at the U.S. World Team Trials.
  • May 21, 2009
    Speedskating World Cup Adds Extra Day
    The 2009 short track speedskating World Cup hosted by the USOEC this fall will be extended by an extra day according to the International Skating Union.
  • May 20, 2009
    Wrestlers at Junior World Team Trials
    Members of the United States Olympic Education Center's Greco-Roman wrestling team will compete at the FILA Junior World Team Trials May 22-23 in Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • May 6, 2009
    Speedskating Pad Testing Joint Effort
    The USOEC has teamed up with US Speedskating, the NMU physics department and an Upper Peninsula fabric manufacturer to test the safety of new rink boack padding.
  • April 23, 2009
    USOEC Wrestlers In Action This Weekend
    The USOEC's Greco-Roman wrestling team will send out 17 of its athletes to compete in the ASICS University and FILA Cadet National Championships. The event will be held April 23-26 in Akron, Ohio.
  • April 21, 2009
    Weightlifters Medal in Louisiana
    Members of the USOEC weightlifting team competed in the 2009 National Collegiate Championships April 17-19 in Shreveport, La.
  • April 14, 2009
    USOEC Greco-Roman Wrestlers Finish in Top 10
    USOEC Greco-Roman wrestlers claimed three gold and 15 top-10 finishes from the ASICS U.S. Senior National Championships and the FILA Junior National Championships.
  • April 9, 2009
    NMU Prepares for 'Speedskating Gold Rush'
    The NMU campus is preparing for this fall's speedskating gold rush with the short track Olympic Trials and a World Cup being held at the Berry Events Center.
  • April 8, 2009
    Wrestlers to Compete in Vegas for Nationals
    Thirty-seven wrestlers from the United States Olympic Education Center will hit the mat in search of national titles at the Las Vegas/ASICS United States National Championships and Qualifying Tournaments Thursday through Sunday, April 9-11. Twenty-five Gr
  • March 26, 2009
    Gold Rush Challenge
    The USOEC will host student speedskating relay races from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, March 29.
  • March 26, 2009
    Weightlifters Qualify For World Team
    USOEC weightlifters competed at the 2009 National Junior Championships and Pan American Qualifier March 20-22 in Foster City, Calif.
  • March 23, 2009
    Wrestlers Take Home Gold
    USOEC freestyle wrestlers returned home with three gold medals from the USGWA National tournament at Eastern Michigan University's Bowen Fieldhouse Sunday March 22, 2009.
  • March 19, 2009
    Weightlifters Travel to California
    The USOEC weightlifting team will compete in the 2009 National Junior Championships and Pan Am Secondary Qualifier March 20-22.
  • February 4, 2009
    Wrestlers compete at Schultz
    USOEC Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestlers will compete this weekend at the 11th annual Dave Schultz Memorial Open.
  • February 3, 2009
    USOEC Announces Athletes of the Semester
    The United States Olympic Education Center has honored three athletes with the title â€Â˜Athlete of the Semesterâ€Â™ for their respective program.
  • November 5, 2008
    Speedskaters place in top ten
    Four USOEC short track speedskaters finished in the top 10 at the second American Cup, Nov. 1-2 in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • October 3, 2008
    Freestylers travel to Oklahoma
    The USOEC women's freestyle wrestlers will compete in the Oklahoma City University Duals Oct. 4-5 in Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • August 18, 2008
    Terry Steiner's Olympic Blog
    U.S. women's freestyle wrestling coach Terry Steiners shares his thoughts the day after Randi Miller won a bronze medal.
  • August 11, 2008
    Terry Steiner's Olympic Blog
    More from U.S. women's freestyle wrestling coach Terry Steiner as he coaches at the Beijing Olympics
  • August 8, 2008
    Terry Steiner's Olympic Blog
    Former USOEC visiting women's freestyle wrestling coach blogs about his experience at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing.
  • June 24, 2008
    Freestyle Wrestlers take First
    USOEC women's freestyle wresters won three gold medals and a bronze at the Pan American Junior Women's Championships, June 20-22 in Cuenca, Ecuador.
  • June 16, 2008
    Mango Makes U.S. Olympic Team
    USOEC Greco-Roman wrestler Spenser Mango earned a spot on the U.S. Olympic Teal at the Olympic Team Trials June 13-15 in Las Vegas
  • June 11, 2008
    Wrestlers head to Olympic Trials
    Members of the USOEC Greco-Roman and women's freestyle wrestling teams will head to the Olympic Trials June 13-15 in Las Vegas, Nev.
  • June 6, 2008
    USOEC will host Junior Olympics
    The USOEC is set to host the 2008 Junior Olympic National Boxing Championships June 17-20 in the NMU Superior Dome
  • May 20, 2008
    USOEC Names All-Academic Team
    The USOEC has named 20 athletes to its All-Academic Team for their performance in the classroom during the 2008 winter semester.
  • April 25, 2008
    Seven USOEC Wrestlers Headed to Olympic Trials
    The United States Olympic Education Center menâ€Â™s Greco-Roman and womenâ€Â™s freestyle wrestling teams will send seven athletes to the Olympic Trials after qualifying at the University Nationals April 10-13 in Akron, Ohio.
  • April 17, 2008
    NMU Hockey Awards
    Mark Olver and Erik Gustafsson walk away with two awards
  • March 21, 2008
    Skaters wrap up 2007-08 season
    The USOEC speedskating team competed in the North American Short Track Championships March 15-16 in Milwaukee, Wis.
  • March 20, 2008
    Kaneda Headed to Olympic Trials
    The USOEC women's freestyle wrestling team captured one gold and four silver medals at the Women's College Wrestling Association Freestyle National Championships March 17.
  • March 11, 2008
    Skaters finish top-10
    USOEC speedskaters finished the American Cup circuit March 7-9 in Milwaukee, Wis., with seven skaters finishing in the top 10.
  • February 14, 2008
    Kyle brings home bronze
    NMU freshman Chelsea Kyle placed third at 58 kg at the National Junior Championships Feb. 8-10 in Chattanooga, Tenn.
  • February 9, 2008
    Kyle to lift at Junior Nationals
    United States Olympic Education Center weightlifting team member Chelsea Kyle (Sandusky, Ohio) will compete at the National Junior Championships in Chattanooga, Tenn, Feb. 8-10.
  • February 9, 2008
    Freestyle Wrestlers Medal in Clagary
    The United States Olympic Education Center freestyle wrestling team competed at the Calgary Open last weekend Feb. 2-3 and brought home three medals.
  • February 8, 2008
    My Sirota!!!!
    Scores first career hat trick in downing Spartans
  • January 21, 2008
    SVSU Indoor Open
    Luehmann competed in three events at Saginaw Valley