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Finlandia Sports

Finlandia falls 16-13 at Northwestern

ST. PAUL, Minn. — It was a battle from start to finish as the Finlandia University football team lost 16-13 to Northwestern on Saturday afternoon at Reynolds Field. On Northwestern’s first possession, freshman Kejuan Sanders forced a fumble that was recovered by senior Dave Carlson. The ...

Finlandia rallies to down Red Hawks

RIPON, Wis. — The Finlandia University women’s soccer team (3-2-1) came from behind to beat Ripon (0-6-1) 2-1, Saturday afternoon at Prairie Field. Ripon drew first blood, scoring just 45 second into the game.  At the five-minute mark, freshman Shannon Mattson scored off a pass from ...

Offering a helping hand

HANCOCK — The Finlandia University men’s hockey team has had a longtime commitment to making a difference in the Hancock/ Houghton community. Recently the Lions spent two days in the community helping with Habitat for Humanity.  It is a U.S. non-governmental and nonprofit organization ...

Lions drop a pair on the road

APPLETON, Wis. — The Finlandia University volleyball team (4-7) lost twice on Day 2 of the Lawrence Invitational, Saturday at Alexander Gym. The Lions fell to Maranatha Baptist (2-9) and MSOE (8-5). Maranatha Baptist – L, 3-2 (17-25, 21-25, 25-18, 25-14, 16-14) In the first set, ...

Concordia-Chicago beats Finlandia, 26-2

HANCOCK — The Finlandia University football team (0-2) never stopped hustling in a 26-2 loss to Concordia-Chicago on Saturday at McAfee Field. Finlandia (0-2) and Concordia-Chicago battled on even terms throughout the whole first quarter. On the third drive of the game for the Lions, ...

Lions volleyball splits doubleheader

RIPON, Wis. — Freshman Emily Wilson had a strong collegiate debut as the Finlandia University volleyball team (1-1) split on Day 1 of the Ripon College Classic, Friday at Weiske Gymnasium. FinnU lost to Ripon (1-0) and beat Maranatha Baptist (0-1). Ripon – L, 3-2 (25-14, 25-15, 23-25, ...