Lindsay Chouinard

Softball’s Norton honored for classroom work

Carly Norton
Northern Illinois University infielder Carly Norton was recognized for her hard work in the classroom as she was named to the 2011 Capital One Academic All-District® Softball Second Team for District 5 as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. “She’s really stepped up for us as a junior,” said NIU head coach Lindsay…

Softball’s Stephanie Tofft sets school record

Stephanie Tofft
NIU freshman Stephanie Tofft extended her hitting streak Friday afternoon to a school record 16 games as the Huskie softball team split its doubleheader with Eastern Michigan at Mary M. Bell Field. Tofft pushed that record to 18 games Saturday afternoon during a doubleheader sweep of Central Michigan. Tofft, who tied the mark  Friday with a single to left field in…

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