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Finlandia Sports

Johnson set to play for Finlandia

HANCOCK — Erik Johnson (Marquette, Mich.) has committed to play for the Finlandia University baseball team.  He is planning on majoring in Sports Management. Johnson joins Cash Bassett (Haskell, Texas), Joey Britt (Jacksonville, Fla.), Cale Fransen (West Bend, Wis.), Brandon Gaskin (Katy, ...

Finlandia closes out winless season

MENOMONIE, Wis. — Four players had three hits each as the Finlandia University baseball team (0-37, 0-28 WIAC) lost 14-6 and 11-5 to UW-Stout (21-17, 16-12 WIAC), Saturday afternoon at Nelson Field. Game 1 UW-Stout took a 3-0 lead heading into the fifth inning. Sophomore Josh Merced ...

Finlandia drops twinbill to UW-Eau Claire

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. —Freshman Eastyn Culp and sophomore Brandon Hale showed SISU from the mound as the Finlandia University baseball team lost 3-0 and 5-3 to UW-Eau Claire, Saturday afternoon at Carson Park. Game 1 Finlandia got a triple from freshman Jacob Mead in the first inning and a ...

Riverland tops Finlandia men, 76-68

HANCOCK — Finlandia University gave highly regarded Riverland Community College aii it wanted Friday night in men’s basketball play at Paavo Nurmi Gym. But the much taller Blue Devils, now 13-1 on the season, wore down the Lions in the second half on the way to a 76-68 win in the season ...

Underwood, Finlandia top Gogebic, 94-87

HANCOCK — As the lone senior on the Finlandia University men’s basketball team, Dylan Underwood has seen it all. But Underwood played a major role in his team’s 94-87 win over Gogebic Community College Wednesday at Paavo Nurmi. Underwood dumped in a game-high 31 points and nailed five ...

Vikings get bounces, in 5-2 win over Lions

HANCOCK — With a young team that featured just three seniors, two of which are goaltenders, Finlandia Lions head coach Joe Burcar knew his team would go through some growing pains. Saturday night, the Lions’ final game of the 2020-21 season, was a great example of that, as the Lions ...