NMU volleyball hosting spring tournament

MARQUETTE – The Northern Michigan University volleyball team will play tournaments on consecutive Saturdays this spring starting at Eastern Michigan University on March 23 and ending with a home event three weeks later.

The others are at Oakland University on March 30, the University of Minnesota-Duluth on April 6 and at home on April 13.

The home tourney will consist of a Wildcats alumni team, Michigan Tech, Lake Superior State and the current NMU squad. Matches run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Vandament Arena and fans are invited.

A volleyball reunion is set to be held in conjunction with the home tournament for all former Wildcat volleyball players. Alumni and current players will spend the day together and celebrate the induction of former volleyball player Lucia (Pereira) Shyiak into the NMU Sports Hall of Fame at 7 p.m.

Student-Athlete awards will also be presented then, with an alumni after-party social scheduled for Hudson’s Classic Grill in Marquette at 10 p.m.