athletics

Offensive outburst leads women’s soccer past Eastern Michigan

Nicole Gobbo
The Northern Illinois University women’s soccer team earned a tremendous victory Friday night, defeating Eastern Michigan 3-1 at the NIU Soccer Complex. The win marked the first victory for the Huskies (6-9-2, 4-3-2 MAC) against the perennial Mid-American Conference powerhouse Eagles (9-6-1, 5-4-0 MAC) since 2007. It also ended a three-game losing streak for NIU. Goals from…

Volleyball’s offense gashes Golden Flashes in 3-1 win

Jenna Radtke
The Northern Illinois University volleyball team picked up another road conference victory Friday with a 3-1 victory at Kent State. The Huskies (16-7, 9-0 MAC) finished the night with a .307 attack percentage and had three individuals with double-digit kills against the Golden Flashes (11-11, 3-6 MAC). With the win, NIU also moved to 9-0 in…

Red stalls Black comeback in wrestling’s intrasquad dual

Ryan Ludwig
The NIU wrestling team kicked off its 2014-15 campaign Friday night with its annual Red/Black Dual at Victor E. Court. The Red squad, who started out with a 15-3 lead, emerged victorious after the Black squad rallied back within four points to clinch the dual, 21-15. Freshman Quinton Rosser (Cincinnati, Ohio/Archbishop Moeller) sealed the dual at…

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