Volleyball trio claims Academic All-MAC honors

Justine Schepler
Northern Illinois University seniors Sarah Angelos (Waukegan, Ill./Waukegan) and Justine Schepler (Sycamore, Ill./Sycamore) and junior Mackenzie Roddy (San Bernardino, Calif./Cajon) were selected to the Academic All Mid-American Conference Team, the league announced Friday. Angelos earned a spot on the team for the third consecutive season, while Roddy took academic all-conference honors for the second-straight year. Meanwhile,…

Lynch invited to NYC as Heisman finalist

Jordan Lynch
Northern Illinois University quarterback Jordan Lynch (Chicago, Ill./Mt. Carmel HS) will travel to New York City and be honored as a finalist for the 2013 Heisman Memorial Trophy, the Heisman Trophy Trust announced Monday during ESPN’s Sportscenter broadcast. Lynch is the first Huskie player to be selected as a finalist for the trophy, which annually recognizes…

MAC announces Bahamas Bowl

Thomas A. Robinson Stadium
The Mid-American Conference announced today the creation of a newly created bowl game in Nassau, Bahamas for a six-year period (2014-2019). The Bahamas Bowl will be played at Thomas A. Robinson Stadium. The creation of the Bahamas Bowl is the second of a series of planned bowl announcements over the next several weeks and the centerpiece…

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