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Nancy (Braschayko) McNamara

Nancy (Braschayko) McNamara, a summa cum laude Laker Alumni from 2006 is attending the University of Michigan School of Medicine.

Guided Tour

James Norris Physical Education Center

The complex is home to the University's athletic teams, including the three-time NCAA Division 1 champion hockey team. The complex includes racquetball courts, weight rooms, pool, gymnasium, dance studio, equipment room and athletic offices. The School of Recreation and Exercise Science has offices on the first floor. The second floor houses the Criminal Justice Department, whose facilities include classrooms, fire science and criminalistics laboratories, and a firing range.

Lake Superior State University Athletics participate in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) at a NCAA Division II level, while our Men’s Ice Hockey is a NCAA Division I sport. If you are interested in Varsity Sports contact our Athletic Department.

The Varsity sports at LSSU include:

  • Cross Country (M, W)
  • Basketball (M, W)
  • Men’s Ice-Hockey
  • Tennis (M, W)
  • Softball (W)
  • Track & Field (M, W)
  • Women’s Volleyball
  • Golf (M, W)

Intramurals

Let’s face it, not all of us were meant to be college athletes. For those of us out there who seek athletic activity purely as enjoyment, Lake State offers Intramural activities open to all students. With intramurals there is no harsh workout regimen and the schedules fit better with most students’ schedules. So if you were an athlete in High School and you feel as though Collegiate Varsity Sports are not for you, check out the intramurals. You will find that they are a fun, fast-paced and exciting way to release competitive energy.

The Intramural Sports at LSSU include:

  • Basketball
  • Billiards
  • Broomball
  • Dodgeball
  • Flag Football
  • Floor Hockey
  • Indoor Soccer
  • Outdoor Soccer
  • Racquetball
  • Stickball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wally Ball

Other Options for Students

The Norris Center has a dance studio, weight lifting equipment and a pool. At the pool you could swim laps, play water-polo, or water basketball. After the swimming, you could head over to the dive pool and practice those diving skills.

Some of our student organizations are athletically oriented as well, such as: the Cheerleading Club, Kuk Sool Won (Korean Martial Arts Club), Men’s Club Hockey, Superior Swing Dance Club and the Professional Recreation Club.

So whether you seek group or individual Athletics, LSSU has something for you.

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Impact in the real world...

Rachel Claucherty-Arnold

Rachel Claucherty-Arnold
Environmental Health

What made Rachel's Lake Superior State experience so unique was the practical research she did with top-notch faculty.

"I really enjoyed working with environmental chemistry professor Judy Westrick and biologist Deb Stai," Rachel says. "For my senior project, we evaluated a lab method for cultivating a fungus that causes infections in humans."

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