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Michigan Tech Sports

College Hockey: Huskies fend off slumping Bulldogs, 2-1

HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech won its first home game of the decade on Friday, a 2-1 win over Ferris State. The win was also the 50th win for Joe Shawhan as head coach of the Huskies. Tech (14-11-3, 9-8-2 WCHA) handed the Bulldogs their ninth straight loss in the process. And it wasn’t a ...

Huskies Hockey: Tech faces struggling Bulldogs for crucial WCHA points

Wins aren’t a given in the WCHA. But Michigan Tech badly needs them. After a lackluster start to 2020, holding a 1-3-2 record so far in the new year, the Huskies have a prime opportunity to get a pair of wins this weekend against the struggling Ferris State Bulldogs. Puck drop is 7:07 ...

Prep Hockey: Calumet rallies past Brother Rice, 5-3

CALUMET — Trailing 2-0 at home Saturday night and staring at the continuation of a major penalty, the Division 3 No. 1 Calumet hockey team found itself in need of a spark. A pair of shorthanded goals provided the needed spark the Copper Kings needed to rally and defeat the Division 2 ...

Men’s Basketball: Tech upsets No. 8 Ferris State

HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech men’s basketball team played just about a perfect game on Saturday as they stunned the No. 8 Ferris State Bulldogs (18-3, 7-2 GLIAC) with a 102-90 victory at home. Not only did the Huskies win, but the No. 8-ranked Bulldogs never led throughout the game. ...

College Hockey: Huskies tie Bemidji State 1-1 Saturday

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Michigan Tech skated to a 1-1 tie at Bemidji State Saturday. The Beavers scored 2:34 into the 3-on-3 double overtime period to earn the extra WCHA point. “A lot of guys played very well tonight,” Tech coach Joe Shawhan said. “We competed much harder and limited ...

Tech’s Goble wins 5K skate at CCSA Mt. Itasca Invitational

COLERAINE, Minn. — Michigan Tech’s Sarah Goble stood atop the podium of the 5K skate at the CCSA Mt. Itasca Invitational on Saturday and Sunday. Goble topped the 5K skate field with a time of 16:11.7, finishing 13 seconds ahead of Northern Michigan's Nadine Matter. Henriette Semb finished ...

Ducks call up former Tech hockey player Blake Pietila

ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Anaheim Ducks recalled former Michigan Tech hockey player Blake Pietila on Saturday. This is Pietila's first call-up with the Ducks after playing 38 career NHL games with the New Jersey Devils from 2015-19. Pietila, of Brighton, Michigan, signed a one-year contract ...

Men’s Basketball: Tech unravels Lake Superior State, 102-81

HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech Huskies men’s basketball team etched another tally in the win column on Thursday night as they defeated U.P. rival Lake Superior State (6-10, 3-5 GLIAC) 102-81. It was a game in which the Huskies topped the 100-point mark for the third time this season. In ...

Women’s Basketball: Huskies women sink Lakers, 62-52

HOUGHTON — There will be nights for any basketball team when your shots aren’t dropping, and you’re a little bit off your overall game. Such was the case for the Michigan Tech women’s basketball squad Thursday evening at the SDC Wood Gym against Lake Superior State. But MTU coach Sam ...

Huskies ranked No. 19 this week

HOUGHTON — After a loss and tie to No. 15 Bowling Green last weekend, the Michigan Tech hockey team slipped to No. 19 in the latest NCAA Division I hockey poll. Michigan Tech (13-10-2, 8-7-1 WCHA) tied the Falcons 2-2 Saturday after losing 3-2 on Friday. The Huskies were ranked No. 17, ...

College Hockey: Huskies hold on to tie Falcons 2-2

HOUGHTON — It wasn’t a perfect weekend for No. 17 Michigan Tech, closing out the weekend with a 2-2 tie against No. 16 Bowling Green on Saturday. While the game goes into the books as a tie, Bowling Green’s Max Johnson scored during the five-minute 3-on-3 overtime for the extra WCHA ...

Women’s Basketball: MTU rebounds with 75-55 win against Purdue Norwest

WESTVILLE, Ind. — The Michigan Tech women's basketball team bounced back with a 75-55 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference win Saturday at Purdue Northwest University. The Huskies put together strong second and fourth quarters on the way to the 20-point victory over the ...

Men’s Basketball: Huskies spill Purdue Northwest, 84-77

WESTVILLE, Ind. — The Michigan Tech men's basketball team held off Purdue Northwest for an 84-77 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory on the road Saturday afternoon. The Huskies owned the lead for over 38 minutes in the game, but the Pride remained within striking distance ...

No. 16 Falcons edge No. 17 Huskies, 3-2

HOUGHTON — Bowling Green didn’t tip-toe around flat-footed Michigan Tech. The No. 16 Falcons (12-9-1, 7-6-1-1 WCHA) wore down the No. 17 Huskies with a relentless forecheck en route to a 3-2 win Friday. Bowling Green came into Friday with every intention of reversing the misfortunes of ...

College Hockey: Huskies ranked No. 17 in latest poll

HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech is riding high lately. And the latest Division I college hockey poll reflects it. The Huskies (13-9-1, 8-6 WCHA) were ranked at No. 17 following a split at No. 15 Arizona State. Tech arrived in Arizona last week after winning the Great Lakes ...

Monroe named GLIAC North player of the week

HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech senior forward Kyle Monroe has been named the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference North Division Player of the Week for the fourth time this season and for the second straight week. Monroe helped guide the Huskies to two more GLIAC wins over Wayne State ...

US Cross Country Ski Championships wrap up at Michigan Tech trails

HOUGHTON — The eyes of the cross county ski world have been focused on Michigan Tech Trails over the past week as the university grounds have been the site of the 2020 L.L. Bean U.S. Cross Country Ski Championships. The event has featured more than 450 athletes and dozens of teams from ...

Men’s Basketball: Huskies outshoot Ashland, 76-63

HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech Huskies men’s basketball team extended their winning streak to three games after defeating Ashland University 76-63 on Saturday. The game capped off a seven-game homestand in which the Huskies (10-3, 4-1 GLIAC) went 6-1. Tech’s only loss during this home ...

College Hockey: Tech hockey splits at No. 17 Arizona State

TEMPE, Ariz. — Logan Pietila scored the game-winning goal with 2:05 remaining to give Michigan Tech a 3-2 victory at No. 17 Arizona State Sunday. The Huskies (13-9-1, 5-3-1 WCHA) salvaged the split after losing 4-3 on Saturday. "It's fun coming down here. We enjoyed the heck out of this ...

Women’s Basketball: MTU women fall to Ashland

HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech women's basketball team fell to Ashland University 85-68 in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletics Conference matchup Saturday. The Huskies kept things close early and the defense kept the Eagles' offense off track at times, but unfortunately it wasn't enough ...