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Volleyball’s Mackenzie Roddy earns weekly MAC West offensive crown

MacKenzie Roddy
Northern Illinois University senior Mackenzie Roddy (San Bernardino, Calif./Cajon) has been named the Mid-American Conference West Division’s Offensive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. It marks the first time Roddy has won the honor in her career, doing so in the first weekend of the 2014 season. Roddy opened her senior season in a big…

Hop on the bus, Gus: SA plans trip to Northwestern football game

Da’Ron Brown
The NIU Student Association is hosting a student fan bus package for the NIU v. Northwestern University football game. Cheer on the NIU Huskies by traveling to Ryan Field in Evanston for the second game of the season. A limited number of discounted student tickets will be available for purchase beginning at noon Tuesday, Sept. 2.…

Men’s soccer cruises past Quinnipiac in Lakeside Classic

Charlie Oliver
Sophomore Chris Paton  (Glasgow, Scotland/Uddingston Grammar School), freshman Len Heinson (Wupperal, Germany/Carl-Fuhlrott Gymnasium) and senior Andrew Palumbo (Fort Myers, Fla./Darton College) each scored their first career goal as a Huskie to lead the NIU men’s soccer team to a 3-0 victory over Quinnipiac on Sunday afternoon in the Lakeside Classic. “On the whole I thought it…

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