Mel Pearson is enjoying his first two months as Michigan Tech’s head coach — the Huskies are 8-5-1 and ranked No. 20, and 6-1-1 at home entering a series with No. 4 Minnesota Duluth on Friday and Saturday in Houghton, Mich.
The News Tribune caught up with Pearson for a story here.
Chuck Schwartz of Bucky’s 5th Quarter has a second edition of Bracketology. Did you know that eight CCHA members would make the NCAA tournament today according to the PairWise Rankings? See where UMD would be headed right here.
UMD and Essentia Health have teamed up for a fund raiser to fight breast cancer. Pink jerseys to be worn by the UMD women’s team Saturday at home game against St. Cloud State are being auctioned online. The bidding will continue at Saturday’s game. A link to see the jerseys and make a bid is here.
As marathon entry numbers continue to increase world-wide the New York City Marathon, the world’s largest 26.2-mile race, has changed its entry qualifications. The update from the race’s website is here.
Shalane Flanagan recently talked with Flo Track about her new training partner in Portland, Ore. — Kara Goucher. That video is here.