Jessica Strum

Timely hitting eludes Huskie softball squad

NIU Huskies softball team
The Northern Illinois University softball team suffered a pair of losses at the USF Tournament, falling 4-1 to North Florida in the first game of the day Saturday and dropping the second contest of the day, 5-1, to the host South Florida Bulls. “We just didn’t get it done today,” NIU head coach Lindsay Chouinard said. “In…

Softball takes two at USF Tourney

NIU Huskies softball
The Northern Illinois University softball team swept its first two games of the USF Tournament, defeating Towson University and Bryant University at Eddie C. Moore Field Friday. Northern Illinois (12-10) posted a shutout victory over Towson, 7-0, in the opening game of the tournament and held on to defeat Bryant University, 7-6, in the nightcap. Both…

Softball rallies for doubleheader sweep

NIU Huskies softball
The Northern Illinois University softball team scored a pair of victories Tuesday, defeating Canisius and Florida Gulf Coast, at the FGCU Softball Complex. Trailing 3-2 heading into the top of the seventh, the Huskies (9-9) rallied to score a pair of runs to post a 4-3 victory over the host Eagles (14-14). Amanda Sheppard’s (Oak Forest,…

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