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Rebecca Lilly Finlandia Fridays
May 4, 2018

Globetrotting hockey player Rebecca Lilly of New Zealand talks about her times abroad and at Finlandia

Native New Zealander Rebecca Lilly joined Finlandia Fridays this week. Hailing from the small town of Gore, Lilly is studying biology, while also playing for the women’s hockey team at FinnU. Lilly has been in North America since the age of 15 to play hockey, playing in multiple places in Canada. Being able to continue playing hockey was a primary reason Lilly choose Finlandia. Lilly also mentioned that she enjoys the smaller size of the school [...]

January 30, 2018

Women’s hockey team hosting benefit for CC Humane Society

Finlandia University women’s hockey team is hosting a fundraiser, Paws for Pucks, on Saturday, February 3 for the Copper Country Humane Society. The event will coincide with the Lions game against St. Scholastica at 12:30 p.m. at the Houghton County Arena.

There will be raffle prizes and a jersey auction. All proceeds will go to the humane society.

“We wanted to do a fundraiser for the CCHS,” coach Matt Marchel said. “It’s a great local non-profit organization that is [...]

December 8, 2017

NCHA Offensive Player of the Week Sierra Meiners skates by to talk women’s hockey and nursing

Senior nursing student and women’s hockey captain, Sierra Meiners visited Finlandia Fridays this week to discuss the women’s hockey team and her final year in the nursing program. Meiners was named the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association’s (NCHA) Offensive Player of the Week this past week. Meiners was honored with the title but more so with the early season success, especially “with two wins under the belt and there are still plenty games to go.” Women’s hockey has [...]

Liberal Arts Senior Brittney
February 23, 2015

Meet Brittney, Liberal Arts Senior at Finlandia

MEET Brittney

Hometown: Anchorage, Alaska

Class: Senior

Major: Liberal Studies

Putting “Student” into “Student Athlete”

Brittney flew into Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula as a high school senior, and immediately fell in love with it. It offered her exactly the kind of atmosphere she wanted: A small campus with a personal touch. This is the place she was going to come to play NCAA Division III hockey.

Plus, the university offered her a really unique outdoor experience with some of the snowboarding, snowmobiling, downhill skiing, Nordic skiing, hiking and kayaking [...]

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