Kristin Hoffman

Volleyball’s Lauren Wicinski makes MAC history, named conference player of the year as a freshman

Lauren Wicinski
Northern Illinois volleyball’s historic season continues as freshman outside hitter Lauren Wicinski was welcomed into uncharted territory for the Mid-American Conference at the league’s annual awards banquet on Thursday night at Crowne Plaza Hotel. The conference’s leader in points, kills and aces was named MAC Player of the Year, as voted on by the league’s head…

Central Michigan ends volleyball’s home streak

Maddie Hughes
Decisively up 2-0 in the match, the Northern Illinois volleyball team could not hold off a determined Central Michigan squad that ran off the final three sets of the contest (18-25, 16-25, 25-23, 25-23, 15-9) on Saturday night at NIU Convocation Center’s Victor E. Court.  “Central Michigan is a really good team,” said NIU head coach…

NIU volleyball’s Hoffman, McGlaughlin named to ESPN/CoSIDA Academic All-District Team

Huskie volleyball
Northern Illinois volleyball juniors Kristin Hoffman and Allison McGlaughlin were named to the ESPN/College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-District 5 First Team, the organization announced Thursday.  The two accolades mark the first time that the program has had two Academic All-District honorees in the same season, let alone two first teamers. The Huskies are only…

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