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Michigan Tech Sports

MTU SDC closes until March 30

HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech Student Development Complex, Gates Tennis Center and Systems Control Nordic Waxing Center at the Recreation Trails closed at 3 p.m. Monday because of the coronavirus pandemic. A university press release said the closings came after Michigan governor Gretchen ...

WCHA announces individual awards

The WCHA’s best hockey team this season was unsurprisingly well represented in end-of-season accolades on Tuesday. Mavericks senior forward Marc Michaelis was named the WCHA Offensive Player of the Year, sophomore Dryden McKay was named Goaltender of the Year, Lucas Sowder was Rookie of the ...

Monroe leaves indelible legacy at MTU

HOUGHTON — Despite an abrupt ending last week to Michigan Tech’s postseason basketball run, the name Kyle Monroe is one that will not soon be forgotten. The four-year starter etched his name in the program’s record books in a number of categories. On the same day the season stopped due ...

Tech men’s basketball season cut short by coronavirus

HOUGHTON – The Michigan Tech men’s basketball team were in route to Indianapolis for round one of the NCAA II Midwest Regional Tournament on Thursday when they heard rumors that a change of plans related to their games was in the works. “We were literally in the boarding line in Chicago ...

21 Huskies get GLIAC academic honors

HOUGHTON — A total of 21 Michigan Tech men’s and women’s basketball student-athletes earned recognition from the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference for academics as the league announced its Winter Academic Excellence Awards and All-Academics teams on Thursday. Dawson ...

WCHA suspends tournament; Huskies’ season ends abruptly

About 30 minutes north of the Twin Cities, in a Holiday gas station parking lot, Michigan Tech’s hockey season came to a cold, abrupt end. The WCHA announced Thursday afternoon it suspended the postseason tournament, following suit with other college sports conferences and the NCAA canceling ...

MTU athletic director: Decision coming soon for Huskies’ sports

HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech athletic director Suzanne Sanregret knows the right steps are being taken as coronavirus sweeps the nation. But the measures used to help stop the spread — suspending collegiate tournaments — has brought a quick end to the Michigan Tech senior ...

WCHA suspends hockey tournament

The WCHA released the following statement on Thursday afternoon: BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – March 12, 2020 – The Western Collegiate Hockey Association announced Thursday that it is cancelling the remaining rounds of the WCHA Men’s Postseason due to concerns over the COVID-19 health ...

College Hockey: Michigan Tech visits WCHA-best Minnesota State

Michigan Tech faces a tall task this weekend. Luckily for them, the No. 6-seed Huskies (21-15-3) have stood pretty tall lately. Tech faces the No. 1 Minnesota State Mavericks (31-5-2) in the WCHA semifinals. Puck drop is 8:07 p.m. EDT on Friday, 7:07 p.m. Saturday and 6:07 p.m. Sunday (if ...

Huskies ski team set for NCAA championships

BOZEMAN, Mont. — The Michigan Tech Nordic ski team is here this week for the 2020 NCAA Skiing Championships. The Huskies sent a full squad for the first time in school history and will compete in the freestyle race Thursday and classic race Saturday. “The Huskies are ready to race!” ...

Huskies claim 2020 GLIAC Tournament championship

ALLENDALE, Mich. — The Michigan Tech men’s basketball team secured the 2020 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament Championship Sunday afternoon, defeating Northwood in the title game 68-57. It’s the fourth tournament championship in program history for the Huskies, ...

Monroe and White picked for GLIAC All-Tournament Team

ALLENDALE, Mich. — Michigan Tech had two players selected to the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference All-Tournament Team, following the conclusion of Sunday’s Championship game. Senior forward Kyle Monroe and sophomore guard Owen White both earned spots on the team on the ...

Men’s Basketball: Huskies face GVSU in GLIAC tourney

HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech Huskies men’s basketball team is back in the GLIAC Final Four for the third time in four years. They will face the Grand Valley State University Lakers on Saturday in Allendale. Tip off is set for 1 p.m. The Huskies split their regular season games with the ...

College Hockey: Huskies visit rival Wildcats in WCHA tournament 1st round

Michigan Tech faces Northern Michigan for a second straight week. This time, the bitter rivals meet in the first round of the WCHA tournament at the Berry Events Center, a place where the Huskies have done well. Tech won both games in Marquette during the regular season home-and-home series ...

Men’s Basketball: Huskies down SVSU in GLIAC tourney

HOUGHTON — The Michigan Tech Huskies will advance to the semi-finals of the GLIAC Tournament thanks to a 75-56 quarterfinal win on Tuesday against Saginaw Valley State University. Both teams each won a regular season game against the other. Michigan Tech head coach Kevin Luke noted that ...

College Basketball: Tech women fall to Lakers, 65-34

ALLENDALE — The Michigan Tech women’s basketball team saw the 2019-20 season come to a close Tuesday night, falling at Grand Valley State 65-34 in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Quarterfinals. The Lakers jumped out of the gate quickly by outpacing the Huskies 19-5 in ...

College Hockey: Wildcats rally late, beat Tech 3-2 for home ice

HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech’s four-game win streak came to an end with a 3-2 loss on Senior Night to rival Northern Michigan on Saturday. The Huskies (19-15-3, 14-12-2 WCHA) played their familiar brand of hockey — rallying in the third period of a one-goal game. But with the loss, the ...

Tickets on sale for Huskies’ WCHA playoff series at NMU

HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech fans looking to purchase tickets to the WCHA First Round Playoff series at Northern Michigan can call the SDC Ticket Office at 906-487-2073 to get on a list for the Huskies' allotment of tickets. The deadline is 5 p.m. Tuesday. The Huskies can sell up to 150 ...