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Finlandia Sports

Men’s Basketball: Tech sails past Finlandia, 119-72

HOUGHTON — While it had been more than four years since crosstown schools Finlandia University and Michigan Tech had played each other on the basketball court, it had been more than nine years since the Huskies scored more than 100 points in a game. The Huskies checked both of those boxes ...

Men’s Basketball: Huskies host Finlandia

HOUGHTON — It will be cross-canal battle tonight as Michigan Tech hosts the Finlandia University Lions today. Tip-off is at 6 p.m. and admission to the game will be a cash or canned goods donation to the Husky Food Access Network. The network provides resources for the campus community, ...

Women’s Basketball: Lundeen, Finlandia take down UW-River Falls 75-65

HANCOCK — When the going got tough for the Finlandia University women's basketball team Saturday, the Lions knew where to go. That came in the person of sophomore center Katie Lundeen, who helped her team rally to a 75-65 win over UW-River Falls at Paavo Nurmi Gym. Lundeen tallied 21 of ...

Finlandia hockey looking to build off recent success

HANCOCK — With back-to-back wins in the past week over Northland, 2-1, and Hamline, 4-1, the Finlandia Lions men’s hockey team is finally feeling better about themselves. After being close for a couple of weeks, but not able to get over that proverbial hump, the Lions turned in a pair of ...

Finlandia women edge Viterbo, 56-55

HANCOCK — When Harlee Froberg was playing basketball at Houghton High School, one of the things drummed into her by HHS coach Julie Filpus was to concentrate on her free throws. Now a sophomore at Finlandia University, Froberg made two of the biggest ones of her career Wednesday evening in ...

College Hockey: Finlandia tops Hamline 4-1, gets 2nd straight win

HANCOCK — The Finlandia Lions men’s hockey team struggled through the early portion of their schedule. They played well, but were not reaping any rewards. That all changed last Friday with a win over Northland College on the road. Tuesday, looking to build off that win, the Lions ...

Baby steps for Finlandia hockey as they look to improve

HANCOCK — Finlandia Lions men’s hockey coach Joe Burcar has seen a lot in his hockey career. He was part of good Houghton Gremlins hockey teams, he coached Finlandia to its first playoff appearance and its first playoff title. He has also spent significant time developing some top young ...

FU men drop 9th straight, lose to St. Scholastica, 92-85

HANCOCK — Finlandia University nearly ended a long losing streak in men’s basketball Tuesday. But the Lions ended up dropping a 92-85 game to St. Scholastica in overtime. “I thought we had our chances to win,” FU head coach Sam Casey said. “The kids wanted this one badly … I ...

College Basketball: Finlandia women rout St. Scholastica, 78-58

HANCOCK — Whenever St. Scholastica made a move on Finlandia University in Tuesday’s women’s basketball game, either Katie Lundeen or Carsyn Osterman had a ready answer. Lundeen totaled a game-high 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds, while Osterman notched 18 points, 6 assists and ...