WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEK
Monday, November 6
• Joe Shawhan Hour, 9 a.m. on Mix 93 WKMJ
Tuesday, November 7
• Huskies Drive Time, 7:30-8 a.m. on Mix 93 WKMJ
Friday, November 10
• Women's Basketball vs. Davis & Elkins, 3 p.m. on Mix 93 WKMJ
• Volleyball vs. Northwood, 5 p.m. at SDC Gym
• Hockey vs. Northern Michigan, 7:07 p.m. at MacInnes Student Ice Arena on Mix 93 WKMJ and Fox UP
Saturday, November 11
• Football vs. Ferris State, Noon at Sherman Field on Mix 93 WKMJ
• Volleyball vs. Ferris State, 3 p.m. at SDC Gym on 920 AM WMPL
• Women's Basketball vs. Ursuline, 4 p.m. on Mix 93 WKMJ
• Men's Basketball vs. UW-Parkside, 6 p.m. at SDC Gym on 920 AM WMPL
• Hockey at Northern Michigan, 7:07 p.m. on Mix 93 WKMJ and Fox UP
Sunday, November 12
• Men's Basketball vs. Lewis, 4 p.m. at SDC Gym on Mix 93 WKMJ
All times Eastern • Home events in bold
MILITARY APPRECIATION WEEKEND
Michigan Tech Athletics is hosting Military Appreciation Weekend this Friday through Sunday. The Huskies host six events and have partnered with the Wounded Warrior Project to honor both active and retired military personnel. The weekend is being sponsored by Keweenaw Chevrolet, TV6, and Pepsi of Houghton. The Huskies will be hosting Wounded Warriors Jon French and Joe Tormala at hockey and football. Anybody wearing camouflage to any Tech Athletic event can buy a Husky Deal at concessions stands for $5. A Husky Deal is a hot dog, popcorn, and a pop. MORE INFO
The No. 20-ranked hockey team fell and tied Bowling Green at home over the weekend. The Falcons won 2-1 Friday and the two teams tied 2-2 the next night. BGSU won the shootout in the sixth round after the 5-on-5 and 3-on-3 overtimes. Thomas Beretta scored Friday, while Keegan Ford and Gavin Gould buried goals Saturday. Devin Kero started both nights between the pipes, making 50 saves. The Huskies are 4-5-2 overall and 2-4-2-1 in the WCHA and host Northern Michigan Friday before traveling to Marquette Saturday. Tech will wear special camouflage jerseys Friday that will be auctioned off to benefit the Copper Country Veteran's Association as part of Military Appreciation Weekend.
Volleyball won a five-set thriller at Northern Michigan Saturday to wrap-up its road schedule. Tech won the fifth set 18-16 after back-to-back kills by Lauren Emmert. The Huskies have won five straight matches overall and eight straight GLIAC games to climb into second place in the conference standings. Mariah Sherman (18 kills), Elle Heinonen (24 digs), Laura DeMarchi (59 assists), Emmert (4 total blocks), and Megan Utlak (3 service aces) led Tech statistically. The Huskies host Northwood Friday and Ferris State Saturday at the SDC Gym. Saturday is Senior Day and a matchup against the GLIAC's top team and the region's sixth-ranked squad.
The women's team placed eighth at the NCAA Midwest Regional Saturday for its highest finish in program history. The men placed ninth, finishing in the top nine for the second time ever. Emily Vigil had an All-Region day, finishing 23rd. Emily Byrd (26th) and Liz Bloch (34th) were also in the top 50. Matt Pahl paced the men in 33rd while Zach Werth and Nathan Carey finished 58th and 59th.
The preseason No. 21-ranked women's basketball team played at NCAA Division I UW-Green Bay on Thursday, falling 87-49. Brenna Heise poured in 16 points and Kelli Guy added 15 to pace the Huskies. The duo combined to hit seven of Tech's 10 three-pointers. The Black and Gold begin the regular season this weekend at the Regional Challenge on the campus of Ursuline University in Pepper Pike, Ohio. The Huskies play Davis & Elkins Friday and host Ursuline Saturday.
Football wrapped up its road schedule at Tiffin Saturday, falling 14-7. Ben Hartley scored on a 22-yard pass from Garrett Young early in the second quarter. Young finished with 226 yards passing. James Henderson led the ground attack with 40 yards. Weston Butler had 67 yards receiving. Marvin Wright (13), Cory Williams (10), and Spencer Moran (10) led the defense with double-digit tackles. The Huskies host No. 12 Ferris State at Sherman Field Saturday. Kickoff is set for noon on Senior Day.
The 2017 soccer season came to a close on Halloween night as the Huskies fell 5-0 to the nation's No. 3-ranked Grand Valley State Lakers in the quarterfinal round of the GLIAC Tournament. Tech finished 5-11-1 overall and 2-6-1 in the GLIAC in its eighth season.