Monday, November 25
• Joe Shawhan Hour, 10 a.m. on Mix 93 WKMJ
• Volleyball NCAA Selection Show, 7:30 p.m. on NCAA.com
Friday, November 29
• Hockey at Alaska, 11:07 p.m. on Mix 93 WKMJ
• Men's Basketball at Alaska Anchorage, 11:30 p.m. on 920 AM and 107.3 FM
Saturday, November 30
• Men's Basketball at Alaska on Mix 93 WKMJ
• Hockey at Alaska, 11:07 p.m. on Mix 93 WKMJ
All times Eastern • Home events in bold
The Huskies extended their winning streak to four games with a pair of 3-2 victories over No. 19 Northern Michigan. Tech scored twice in the third period for a comeback win on Friday at the MacInnes Student Ice Arena. Parker Saretsky, Colin Swoyer, and Brian Halonen scored for the Huskies. Tech jumped out to a 3-0 lead Saturday in Marquette and held on for the 3-2 win. Raymond Brice, Alec Broetzman, and Eric Gotz scored. Matt Jurusik had 24 saves Friday and 33 Saturday. Tech wraps up the month in Alaska for the second meeting between the two teams. The puck drops at 11:07 p.m. both nights in Fairbanks.
The men's team finished 13th at the NCAA Championship in Sacramento, California with Matt Pahl (21st) and Braden Reichl (23rd) earning All-America Honors. Clayton Sayen (44th) also placed in the top 50. Emily Byrd led the women's team in 55th place. The Huskies finished 24th as a team.
The No. 23-ranked volleyball team defeated Grand Valley State 3-1 on Wednesday in the GLIAC Quarterfinal, swept Northern Michigan in the semifinal Saturday, and then fell to Ferris State in the GLIAC Championship Sunday. The Huskies are 23-7 overall and will wait for Monday's release of the NCAA Tournament bracket. The field will be announced at 7:30 p.m. at NCAA.com. Laura De Marchi (Setter of the Year, First Team), Olivia Ghormley (Attacker of the Year, First Team), Matt Jennings (Coach of the Year), MacAulay Petersen (Second Team), and Megan Utlak (Honorable Mention) were all honored by the GLIAC on Friday.
The Huskies went 1-2 last week with an 80-75 win at Minnesota State Monday and a pair of losses at the SDC Gym to Concordia-St. Paul (65-59) Friday and Minnesota Duluth (69-59) Sunday. Ellie Mackay (18.3) and Hanna Hobson (10.3) led the Huskies in scoring in the three games. Abbie Botz chipped in with 9.3 points and 8 rebounds. The Huskies are off until the beginning of GLIAC play on December 5 against Saginaw Valley State at the SDC Gym.
Tech fell 85-80 to Minnesota Duluth in the home opener at the SDC Gym Saturday. The Huskies rallied from a couple of double-digit deficits to get within striking distance, but the Bulldogs were able to hold off the late Tech charge. Tommy Lucca scored a career-high 34 points making 12-of-19 shots. Dawson Bilski (12) and Owen White (11) were also in double figures. The Huskies are back on the court Friday at Alaska Anchorage (11:30 p.m.) followed by a battle with Alaska (9:15 p.m.) Saturday.
HUSKIES LEND A PAW
This year's community outreach initiative for Michigan Tech Athletics is the Huskies Lend a Paw to support Big Brothers Big Sisters - UP Kids. Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) seeks to change the lives of children facing adversity - for the better, forever. BBBS programs help children realize their full potential and build their futures by providing strong and enduring, professionally supported, one-to-one relationships.
For more information or a donation contact Maggie Munch BBBS Program Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or 906-487-9855.
Special Dates Supporting BBBS:
• Friday, October 25, 2019 - Soccer BBBS T-shirt Auction
• Friday, November 8, 2019 - Volleyball BBBS T-shirt Auction
• Thursday, December 5, 2019 - Men's and Women's Basketball BBBS T-shirt Auction
• Friday, January 10, 2020 - Hockey BBBS Jersey Auction
VOLUNTEER AT NORDIC SKIING EVENTS
Michigan Tech Athletics is looking for volunteers for Nordic ski events in 2019-20. A team of volunteers is instrumental in the success and experience of the student-athletes at the Tech Trails. Please click on the links if you're interested in any of the events/dates:
- MTU Pre-Nationals CXC Cup (Dec. 20-21)
- US Nationals (Jan. 2-7)
- CCSA Conference Championships/JLD CXC Cup (Feb. 15-16)
GIVE TO ATHLETICS
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