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This Week in Michigan Tech Athletics

This Week in Michigan Tech Athletics

Monday, October 17
• Joe Shawhan Hour, 10-11 a.m. on Mix 93 WKMJ

Tuesday, October 18
• Huskies Drive Time, 7:30-8 a.m. on Mix 93 WKMJ

Friday, October 21
• Blue Line Club Lunch, Noon
• Soccer at Ferris State, 1 p.m.
• Volleyball at Grand Valley State, 7 p.m.
Hockey vs. Bemidji State, 7:07 p.m. at MacInnes Student Ice Arena on Mix 93 WKMJ

Saturday, October 22
• Cross Country at Warrior Challenge, 11 a.m.
• Football at Ferris State, 1 p.m. on Mix 93 WKMJ
• Volleyball at Davenport, 2 p.m.
Hockey vs. Bemidji State, 6:07 p.m. at MacInnes Student Ice Arena on Mix 93 WKMJ

Sunday, October 23
• Soccer at Saginaw Valley State, 1 p.m.

All times Eastern • Home events in bold

Michigan Tech earned a nonconference sweep at Alaska over the weekend. The Huskies won 2-0 Thursday and 6-2 Friday. Blake Pietila broke the Michigan Tech record with his 11th career shutout. Logan Pietila scored a goal each night while Ryland Mosley, Jake Crespi, Brett Thorne, Trevor Russell, Parker Saretsky, and Jack Works also scored. Tech opens CCHA play this weekend by hosting Bemidji State. The puck drops at 7:07 p.m. Friday and at 6:07 p.m. Saturday at the MacInnes Student Ice Arena. The Blue Line Club is also holding its first luncheon of the season Friday.

Michigan Tech won its 12th straight Miner's Cup with a 21-7 victory over rival Northern Michigan Saturday at Kearly Stadium. Darius Willis was in on all three touchdowns with a 41-yard grab in the second quarter, a 24-yard pass to Brandon Michalak in the third quarter, and another 29-yard reception in the fourth quarter. Marc Sippel led the defense with 13 tackles. The Huskies take their two-game winning streak on road to Ferris State on Saturday at 1 p.m.

The Huskies had a weekend sweep to extend their winning streak to three games. Tech shutout Parkside 2-0 Friday and Purdue Northwest 2-0 Sunday at Kearly Stadium. Mia Van der Heide, Ella Roach, Julia Pietila, and Alyvia Sanom scored the goals. Gracie VanLangevelde stopped five shots and recorded her seventh and eighth shutouts of the season. The Huskies are 6-6-3 overall and 4-4-3 in the GLIAC and travel to Ferris State Friday and Saginaw Valley State Sunday.

The Huskies wrapped up nonconference play at the Midwest Region Crossover Tournament, going 2-1 on the weekend. Tech fell 3-0 to Ashland but bounced back with a 3-2 win over Indianapolis and a sweep of Cedarville. Meg Raabe (4.00 k/s) led the offense while Lina Espejo-Ramirez (10.00 a/s) set the attack, and Carissa Beyer (6.36 d/s) led the defense. Tech is now 14-7 overall and 6-5 in the GLIAC and gets back to conference action this weekend with a road trip to Grand Valley State and Davenport.

The No. 26 women's team runs at 11 a.m. and the No. 19 men's team runs at 11:45 a.m. at the Warrior Challenge hosted by Wayne State at the Willow Metropark in New Boston, Michigan on Saturday.