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This Week in Michigan Tech Athletics

This Week in Michigan Tech Athletics

Monday, October 10
• Joe Shawhan Hour, 10-11 a.m. on Mix 93 WKMJ

Tuesday, October 11
• Huskies Drive Time, 7:30-8 a.m. on Mix 93 WKMJ

Thursday, October 13
• Hockey at Alaska, 11:37 p.m. on Mix 93 WKMJ

Friday, October 14
• Volleyball at Midwest Region Crossover against TBD
Soccer vs. Parkside, 7 p.m. at Kearly Stadium
• Hockey at Alaska, 11:07 p.m. on Mix 93 WKMJ

Saturday, October 15
• Volleyball at Midwest Region Crossover against TBD
Football vs. Northern Michigan, 1 p.m. at Kearly Stadium on Mix 93 WKMJ and TV6
• Volleyball at Midwest Region Crossover against TBD

Sunday, October 16
Soccer vs. Purdue Northwest, Noon at Kearly Stadium

All times Eastern • Home events in bold

No. 20 Michigan Tech opened the 2022-23 regular season with a 2-1 loss at Ferris State Friday. Parker Saretsky scored for the Huskies. Tech fell 6-2 in an exhibition game against the U.S. National Under-18 Team on Saturday. Nick Nardella and Ryland Mosley scored for the Huskies. Tech heads up to The Last Frontier for a nonconference series at Alaska. The Huskies and Nanooks play Thursday at 11:37 p.m. and Friday at 11:07 p.m.

Michigan Tech collected a 35-34 Homecoming victory over Wayne State Saturday afternoon at Kearly Stadium. Will Ark scored on a one-yard rush with 27 seconds left, and Dew Wyble nailed the go-ahead extra point. Braxton Blackwell, Luke Terrian, Brandon Michalak, and Darius Willis also scored touchdowns for the Huskies. Marc Sippel and Josh Cribben led the defense with 13 tackles each. The Huskies host rival Northern Michigan Saturday at 1 p.m. as they pursue their 12th consecutive Miner's Cup. The game will be televised on TV6.

The Huskies notched a pair of GLIAC wins at home over the weekend, defeating Saginaw Valley State 3-1 Friday and sweeping Wayne State 3-0 Saturday. Jillian Kuizenga (4.14 k/s) led the offense, while Lina Espejo-Ramirez (11.43 a/s) set the attack, and Carissa Beyer (8.43 d/s) led the defense. Tech is now 12-6 overall and 6-5 in the GLIAC and wraps up nonconference play this weekend with the annual Midwest Region Crossover Tournament that features teams from the GLIAC, GMAC, and GLVC. The Huskies will play three matches at The Hammond Sportsplex. The full schedule will be released Monday.

The No. 15 men's team placed fourth at the Lewis Crossover while the No. 29 women's squad placed sixth overall. Drew Kolodge (5th), Clayton Sayen (6th), and Michelle Bollini (13th) all had top-15 finishes for the Huskies. Tech returns to action on October 22 at the Warrior Challenge hosted by Wayne State.

The Huskies had a weekend split at Kearly Stadium. Tech fell 2-0 to No. 6 Grand Valley State on Friday and bounced back with a 2-0 win over Davenport Sunday. Stephanie Yeager and Julia Pietila provided the goals against the Panthers. Gracie VanLangevelde earned her sixth shutout of the year, making five saves. The Huskies complete a four-game homestand by hosting Parkside Friday at 7 p.m. and Purdue Northwest Sunday at noon.