Mid-American Conference

Mackenzie Roddy garners AVCA All-America honorable mention

Mackenzie Roddy
Northern Illinois University senior Mackenzie Roddy (San Bernardino, Calif./Cajon) has been named a 2014 Honorable Mention All-American by the American Volleyball Coaches Association, the group announced Wednesday. Roddy becomes just the fourth different Huskie to earn All-America recognition, joining Kate McCullagh (2006), Lauren Wicinski (2010, ’11) and Kristin Hoffman (2011) among NIU’s all-time honorees. Last week,…

Football to take on Marshall in first Boca Raton Bowl

Boca Raton Bowl logo
The Northern Illinois University Huskies, champions of the Mid-American Conference for the third time in the last four years, will meet Conference USA champion Marshall Thundering Herd in the inaugural Boca Raton Bowl in Boca Raton, Fla. Sean T. Frazier, NIU associate vice president and director of Athletics, and the league made the announcement Sunday. The game features…

Huskies soar over Falcons for MAC title

Drew Hare
DETROIT — The Northern Illinois University Huskies used big plays on defense and a balanced offensive attack, amassing 552 yards of total offense while holding the Bowling Green State University Falcons to just 17 points in a 51-17 MAC championship win. Drew Hare earned most valuable player honors with 12 carries for 60 yards and a…

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