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Finlandia Sports

Dawson commits to Finlandia baseball

HANCOCK — James Dawson (Mount Horeb, Wis.) has committed to play for the Finlandia University baseball team. “I’m excited to add James to our incoming class. He is an infielder from Wisconsin,” Finlandia head coach Evan Brandt said. “James has a very high upside, both as a defensive ...

Larue commits to Finlandia baseball

HANCOCK — Brandon Larue (Crivitz, Wis.) has committed to play for the Finlandia University baseball team. “I’m excited to get Brandon from Milwaukee Area Technical College,” Finlandia head coach Evan Brandt said. “He is a pitcher that will provide leadership and stability to our ...

Abell commits to Lions

HANCOCK — Skylar Abell (Rock Falls, Ill.) has committed to play for the Finlandia University baseball team. “I’m happy to add Skylar to our incoming class. He is a pitcher from Illinois that will solidify our pitching staff,” Finlandia head coach Evan Brandt said. “Skylar is a high ...

Duprie commits to Finlandia baseball

HANCOCK — Dominic Duprie (Ecorse, Mich.) has committed to play for the Finlandia University baseball team. “I’m very happy to add Dominic to our incoming class. He is an outfielder from Michigan that has an extremely high ceiling,” Finlandia head coach Evan Brandt said. “Dominic is ...

Finlandia’s Bent earns academic All-American honors

HANCOCK — Senior Denia Bent has been selected to the CoSIDA Academic All-American Division III Softball second team. Bent is the first Finlandia student-athlete in any sport to be recognized. Bent had a 3.80 G.P.A. majoring in Graphic Design. She finished her career with four season ...

Andrade commits to Finlandia baseball

HANCOCK — Andrew Andrade (Riverside, Calif.) has committed to play for the Finlandia University baseball team. “I’m excited to add Andrew to our incoming freshman class. He is a right-handed pitcher from California. Andrew has played at a very high level with a ton of talent around him. ...

Finlandia women’s hockey adds Pederson to roster

HANCOCK — Jayde Pederson (Waseca, Minn.) has committed to play for the Finlandia University women’s hockey team. Pederson had a record-breaking career at Waseca High School. She scored a school record 110 goals and added 49 assists for 159 points. Pederson was a four-time All-Big South ...

Finlandia moves to Capital Athletic Conference

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. — Finlandia University has joined the Capital Athletic Conference. Finlandia announced the move on Tuesday, the effective date of the university’s inclusion to the CAC. Finlandia joins other ACAA members in the CAC, including UC-Santa Cruz, Mills, Mount Mary, Pine ...

Willey commits to Lions baseball

HANCOCK — Anthony Willey (Fox Lake, Ill.) has committed to play for the Finlandia University baseball team. Willey joins Jake Amshey (Marne, Mich.), Jonah Hunter (Fort Worth, Texas), Nick Savoie (Iowa, La.), Chase Sides (Millport, Ala.) and Jacob Wade (Southaven, Ms.) in the second wave of ...

Sides commits to Lions baseball

HANCOCK — Chase Sides (Millport, Ala.) has committed to play for the Finlandia University baseball team. Sides joins Jake Amshey (Marne, Mich.), Jonah Hunter (Fort Worth, Texas), Nick Savoie (Iowa, La.) and Jacob Wade (Southaven, Ms.) in the second wave of the 2021 recruiting class. There ...

Kelly commits to Finlandia men’s soccer

HANCOCK — Ronald Kelly (Houston, Texas) has committed to play for the Finlandia University men’s soccer team. “I can’t wait for Ronald to get on campus” said Finlandia head coach Scott Chrysafidis. “He is a very physical player, which is going to be a huge benefit for our ...

Perkins commits to Finlandia hockey

HANCOCK — Tyler Perkins (Janesville, Wis.) has committed to play for the Finlandia University men’s hockey team. “I’m very excited to hit the ice for Finlandia in the fall and to get my education started at a great school. (Finlandia) Coach (Joe) Burcar reached out to me not long ...

Lions volleyball adds LL-H’s Perala

HANCOCK — Joslynnn Perala has committed to play for the Finlandia University volleyball team. Perala had a very strong four-year career at Lake Linden-Hubbell. As a senior, she was Copper Mountain Conference MVP, All-Copper County Division First team and All-U.P. Division 4 honorable ...

Beyer commits to Lions hockey

HANCOCK — Chris Beyer (Appleton, Wis.) has committed to play for the Finlandia University men’s hockey team. “I chose Finlandia because of the various majors they offer students,” Beyer said. “Myself being an outdoors person, I liked the demographics of the school as well as the ...

Hunter commits to Finlandia baseball

HANCOCK — Jonah Hunter has committed to play for the Finlandia University baseball team. Hunter, of Fort Worth, Texas, joins Nick Savoie (Iowa, La.) and Jacob Wade (Southaven, Ms.) in the second wave of the 2021 recruiting class. There are 10 total players so far in the class. “Jonah ...

Finlandia men’s hockey team gets a forward in Tracey

HANCOCK — Bryce Tracey has committed to play for the Finlandia University men’s hockey team. “I’m excited to start my college experience,” Tracey said. “I have a quote that I live by every day, ‘Work hard in silence, let success make the noise.’” Tracey, a forward from ...

Gonzales, Wade commit to Finlandia baseball team

HANCOCK — Miguel Gonzales (Middleton, Wis.) and Jacob Wade (Southaven, Ms.) committed to play for the Finlandia University baseball team. Gonzales and Wade joins Jake Black (Palmdale, Calif.), Brayden Blain (Odessa, Texas), Jordan D’Angelo (West Bend, Wis.), Jacob Godoshian (Washington, ...

Troy commits to Lions’ women’s hockey

HANCOCK — Cassie Troy has committed to play for the Finlandia University women’s hockey team. She is planning on majoring in Biology. Troy, a goalie from Bailey, Colo., had a solid career for the Laramie Outlaws (19U) and Wyoming Bandits (AA-Tier 2). “I chose Finlandia so that I could ...

Defenseman Walerowicz commits to Finlandia

HANCOCK — Nathan Walerowicz committed to play for the Finlandia University men’s hockey team. “I’m proud to announce my commitment to Finlandia University. I have continuously worked to become a collegiate hockey player,” Walerowicz said. “Coach (Joe) Burcar made me feel ...

Forward Turi commits to Finlandia men’s hockey team

HANCOCK — Nolan Turi has committed to play for the Finlandia University men’s hockey team. Turi, a center/right wing, had a very strong season with the Metro Jets of the USPHL Premier. He scored 15 goals and 55 points in 42 games. “Nolan has been playing at high level for many ...