2021-2022 Wildcats athletics schedule announced
MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) – The Northern Michigan University Track and Field Program has unveiled its 2021-22 indoor and outdoor schedules that include 10 regular-season road fixtures as well as a pair of Intercollegiate Conference Championships. Great Lakes athletics organized by Grand Valley State University.
The season will begin on December 11, 2021, when the women will travel to Sainte-Scholastique for a one-day meeting to end the fall semester.
They return to the track at the end of January for a duet of competitions at Saginaw Valley State University. The first of two meetings at SVSU in January will take place on January 21 and 22 with the Doug Hanson Open. The team then returns to Saginaw the following weekend, January 28-29, for the annual Jet’s Pizza Invitational. They conclude their weekly hikes to SVSU with a one-day meeting on February 4 for the Wildcats-Cardinals-Warriors event.
The GVSU Big Meet is scheduled for February 11-12 to prepare the women for the GLIAC Indoor Championships two weeks later.
The NMU Indoor Playoffs begin Feb. 26 with a two-day conference championship meet in Allendale, Mich.
After the GLIAC meet, the team as a whole hope to qualify for the NCAA Division II Championships to be held March 11-12 in Pittsburg, Kansas.
After a brief hiatus following the end of the indoor season, the team will focus on the outdoor track as they look to continue their success in 2021.
The team’s first away meeting is a double meet at Millikin University on April 2, before a two-day trip to Southeast Michigan at Oakland University on April 8 and 9.
The Wildcats will travel to both the Al Owens Invitational at GVSU (April 15-16) and the Gina Relays at Hillsdale College (April 22-23) before concluding the regular season at St. Norbert’s College on April 30.
The GLIAC Outdoor Championships will be held at GVSU May 4-6, before a last-ditch meet to qualify for the NCAA Championships May 12-13 at North Central College.
The 2022 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships will be held in Michigan at the GVSU campus from May 26-28.
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