MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - Northern Michigan University is looking into the possibility of adding a women's hockey program.
The NMU Athletics Department will hold a press conference on Friday, October 26 at 5 p.m. in the Wildcat Room of the Berry Events Center.
A feasibility study will be discussed. Outside consultants will look into the overall effects of potentially adding the new sports program to NMU's intercollegiate athletics program.
Those on-hand to discuss the matter include:
Kevin Westgarth (NHL Vice President)
Mike Snee (College Hockey Inc. Executive Director)
Katie Million (WCHA Women's League Commissioner)
Forrest Karr (NMU Director of Athletics)
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