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. 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.
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 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.
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.
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. 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.
WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEK
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 host 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 information is available online.
• Huskies Drive Time, 7:30-8 a.m. on 93.5 FM
• Women's Basketball vs. Davis & Elkins, 3 p.m. on 93.5 FM
• Volleyball vs. Northwood, 5 p.m. at SDC Gym
• Hockey vs. Northern Michigan, 7:07 p.m. at MacInnes Student Ice Arena on 93.5 FM and TV6
• Football vs. Ferris State, Noon at Sherman Field on 93.5 FM
• Volleyball vs. Ferris State, 3 p.m. at SDC Gym on 920 AM
• Women's Basketball vs. Ursuline, 4 p.m. on 93.5 FM
• Men's Basketball vs. UW-Parkside, 6 p.m. at SDC Gym on 920 AM
• Hockey at Northern Michigan, 7:07 p.m. on 93.5 FM and TV6
• Men's Basketball vs. Lewis, 4 p.m. at SDC Gym on 93.5 FM