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Michigan Tech Sports

Longtime MTU men’s basketball coach Luke retires

HOUGHTON — After more than three decades as a coach with the men’s Michigan Tech basketball program, Kevin Luke announced his retirement on Thursday. Luke was the head coach of the men’s program since 1994. He began as an assistant in 1987. “Since I joined this program on a short ...

Buettner named next MTU men’s basketball coach

HOUGHTON — Josh Buettner is taking over as head coach of the Michigan Tech men’s basketball team, the university said Friday. Tech made the announcement Friday, a day after outgoing head coach Kevin Luke retired following 34 seasons. “Coach Buettner has the playing, coaching, and ...

MTU Nordic ski team receives season awards

HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech Nordic ski team recently handed out its team awards at its annual skimeister and team banquet held at Mont Ripley outside on the snow and under amazing spring blue skies. Reid Goble, Henriette Semb, and Anabel Needham were named the Most Outstanding ...

Michigan Tech releases 2021 regular season schedule

HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech football team announced the 2021 regular season schedule on Monday. The Huskies play 10 games beginning with a Saturday, Sept. 4 matchup against Hillsdale. Tech’s first four games of the season are home. Tech hosts St. Thomas on Sept. 11. Tech has a bye ...

Huskies fall to Wildcats in GLIAC championship

UNIVERSITY CENTER — No. 21 Michigan Tech fell 3-0 to No. 20 Northern Michigan in the GLIAC Championship Sunday on the campus of Saginaw Valley State. The Huskies season wrapped up with an 11-4 record. “Credit and congratulations to Northern for playing a great match today and for ...

Tech’s De Marchi named GLIAC Player of the Year

HOUGHTON — The GLIAC announced its award winners and all-conference teams on Thursday before the 2021 GLIAC Tournament. Laura De Marchi was named the GLIAC Player of the Year, the GLIAC Setter of the Year, and to the All-GLIAC First Team. Olivia Ghormley was named the GLIAC Attacker of ...

De Marchi, MTU split against NMU for share of GLIAC title

HOUGHTON — Coming into the weekend, with the GLIAC volleyball regular season title on the line, three things were known for certain, Michigan Tech Huskies star outside hitter Olivia Ghormley was not available due to injury and, barring injury, setter Laura De Marchi was going to reach a pair ...

MTU men edged by Truman State in NCAA tourney

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — The Michigan Tech men’s basketball season came to an end Tuesday night with a 65-62 loss to Truman State in the NCAA Div. II Midwest Region championship. The Huskies overcame a 10-point halftime deficit but fell just short in the final seconds, missing a chance to ...

Huskies top Southern Indiana in NCAA regional semis

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Dominating both ends of the floor, Michigan Tech knocked down No. 3 seed University of Southern Indiana 81-69 Sunday night at Ford Center in the NCAA Division II Midwest Region Semifinals. The Huskies advanced to the Midwest Regional Championship game for the first time ...

Michigan Tech women’s basketball falls in NCAA regional semis

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Michigan Tech women’s basketball saw its historic 18 game win streak end abruptly Saturday with a 74-65 loss to Ashland in the NCAA Division II Midwest Region semifinals. Annie Roshak poured in 26 points and Karlee Pireu scored 20 with 12 rebounds for a double-double. ...

Huskies fall to Beavers, swept out of WCHA tourney

BEMIDJI, Minn. — The Michigan Tech hockey season ended Saturday with a 4-1 loss at No. 15 Bemidji State in Game 2 of the WCHA quarterfinals. The Beavers scored four straight goals, including a pair of empty netters to advance. The Beavers won 3-1 on Friday. Tech finished the season ...

Huskies storm past Bulldogs in four sets

HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech Huskies volleyball team, reduced to just nine players due to COVID-19 protocols, defeated the No. 25 Ferris State Bulldogs for the second straight day, 25-14, 25-17, 23-25, 25-13, Saturday at the SDC Gym. For coach Matt Jennings, whose team had already beaten ...

Huskies visit Beavers to start WCHA tourney

Michigan Tech is hoping for a little more puck luck against Bemidji State this time around. The Huskies (17-10-1, 7-7 WCHA) visits Bemidji State to open the WCHA tournament this week. Tech lost 4-1 and 2-1 on Feb. 19-20 at the John MacInnes Student Ice Arena. Puck drop is 8:07 p.m. Friday, ...

Getting honored: Three Huskies named All-WCHA, 17 to Academic Team

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Colin Swoyer, Trenton Bliss, and Arvid Caderoth have been named All-WCHA the league announced on Wednesday (Mar. 10). The Huskies also had 17 student-athletes named to the WCHA All-Academic Team. Swoyer was honored on the All-WCHA Second Team, Bliss is on the ...

Sanregret named AD of the Year by NACDA

CLEVELAND — Michigan Tech’s Suzanne Sanregret has been named an NCAA Division II Athletics Director of the Year for 2020-21, announced Wednesday (Mar. 10) by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA). Sanregret has held the position at her alma mater since ...

Tech women have No. 1 NCAA tournament seed; men have No. 2 seed

The Michigan Tech women’s basketball team took the No. 1 seed and has a bye in the first round of the NCAA Midwest Regional. The Huskies (20-1) face the winner of Grand Valley State and Ashland on Saturday in their 20th NCAA Tournament appearance in program history. Tech has a school-record ...

White, Bilski earn All-GLIAC honors, Player of the Year

The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its awards for All-GLIAC as well as special awards Saturday morning. Michigan Tech’s Owen White was named GLIAC player of the year as well as All-GLIAC first team and All-GLIAC defensive team. Dawson Bilski also garnered ...

No. 19 MTU hockey falls to No. 4 MSU

MANKATO, Minn. – No. 19 Michigan Tech wrapped up the regular season with a 3-2 loss at No. 4 Minnesota State on Saturday. The Huskies finished with a 17-10-1 record and a 7-7-0 mark in the WCHA and will begin the WCHA Playoffs at Bemidji State next weekend. The Huskies scored with 23.5 ...

Michigan Tech men fall to Ashland in GLIAC championship

HAMMOND, Ind. – Spoiling Michigan Tech's opportunity to grab back-to-back Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament championships, the Huskies fell 85-77 to Ashland Sunday at PNW Fitness Center, snapping a five-game win streak. Aaron Thompson had 24 points in the first half ...

Tech women reach GLIAC championship

WESTVILLE, Ind. — Michigan Tech held off a late rally by Saginaw Valley State for a 78-74 win and a berth in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship. The Huskies will face either Parkside or Ashland for the GLIAC championship at noon Sunday. Friday’s game was ...