WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEK
Monday, October 2
• Joe Shawhan Hour, 9 a.m. on Mix 93 WKMJ
Tuesday, October 3
• Huskies Drive Time, 7:30-8 a.m. on Mix 93 WKMJ
Friday, October 6
• Women's Tennis at Grand Valley State, 3:30 p.m.
• Volleyball vs. Ashland, 5 p.m. at SDC Gym on 920 AM WMPL
• Hockey vs. Union in Duluth, 5 p.m. on Mix 93 WKMJ
Saturday, October 7
• Cross Country at Conference Crossover (Romeoville, Illinois)
• Women's Tennis at Ferris State, 10 a.m.
• Football at Northwood, 1 p.m. on Mix 93 WKMJ
• Volleyball vs. Tiffin, 4 p.m. at SDC Gym
• Hockey vs. Minnesota Duluth or Minnesota in Duluth, TBA on Mix 93 WKMJ
Sunday, October 8
• Soccer at Northern Michigan, 1 p.m.
All times Eastern • Home events in bold
Hockey fell in its season opener 3-2 at No. 12 Wisconsin on Sunday. Joel L'Esperance and Jake Lucchini scored the two Tech goals—both in the second period and both on the power play. Goaltender Patrick Munson had 24 saves in his first game in a Tech uniform. Sophomore Keegan Ford and freshmen Seamus Donohue, Mitch Meek, and Marcus Russell also made their debut for Tech. Ford played 12 games for Wisconsin in 2014 and started on the blue line for the Huskies Sunday. Tech resumes play next weekend in the annual Ice Breaker Invitational Tournament hosted this year by Minnesota Duluth. The Huskies open against Union Friday at 5 p.m. UMD and Minnesota play in the second semifinal.
Football won the Miner's Cup game for the eighth straight season, defeating Northern Michigan 28-21 on Saturday night at Sherman Field. The Huskies overcame a 14-point first quarter deficit, holding the Wildcats to only one score in the final three quarters. James Henderson and John Williams scored rushing touchdowns, while Jacob Wenzlick and Ben Hartley added receiving touchdowns. Hartley had a 6-yard grab from Jake Brown for the final go-ahead touchdown with 8:27 left in the game. Marvin Wright led the defense with 12 total tackles and Cayman Berg-Morales had two sacks. Tech is 3-2 overall and takes its two-game win streak on the road to Northwood Saturday. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.
Volleyball split its GLIAC road trip over the weekend. Tech fell in a five-set marathon match at Grand Valley State Friday and bounced back with a 3-0 sweep of Wayne State Saturday. MacAulay Peterson led the team with 26 kills on the weekend while Mariah Sherman added 22. Elle Heinonen had 43 digs in the two matches, including 28 Friday. Laura DeMarchi set the offense with 82 assists, including her fifth 50-assist match of the season at GVSU. Lauren Emmert had five blocks each night. The Huskies are 9-6 overall and 4-3 in the GLIAC and are back at home this weekend, hosting Ashland Friday and Tiffin Saturday.
Soccer fell 1-0 Friday at Saginaw Valley State and tied 1-1 at Northwood Sunday. Katri Studtmann scored Sunday for her first of the season and second of her career. She tied the game 68:56 in with Taylor Archibald picking up the assist. Kirsen Hudak played both games between the pipes. She had six saves Friday and two Sunday. Tech outshot Northwood 27-7. The Huskies are 4-5-1 overall and 1-2-1 in the GLIAC and play the first of two games this season against Northern Michigan on Sunday in Marquette. Game time is 1 p.m.
The cross country teams ran at the Bay College Invite Saturday. The men won the invite, placing seven in the top 10. Tom Bye was second, while Chase Scheel, Cory Burkwald, Logan Lukonic, Garrett Smith, Eric Houck, and Marcus Shamberg placed fifth through 10th. Lucille Nunneley (2nd) and Daniella Kyllonen (11th) were the only two racers for Tech on the women's side. The teams travel to Romeoville, Illinois to compete at the Conference Crossover Invitational this weekend.
Tennis fell in its home opening weekend 5-4 to Saginaw Valley State Saturday and 7-2 to Northwood Sunday. Anabella Neri won both of her singles matches. She played in the No. 5 slot Saturday and No. 4 position Sunday. Ivona Gorgioski (1) and Sandra Cvetanovic (3) also won their singles matches Sunday. Gorgioski and Vicky Quinde won their doubles match Saturday, while Allenca Rolim and Neri won their doubles Sunday. The Huskies travel to Grand Valley State Friday and Ferris State Saturday.