Mid-American Conference

Gotlund named MAC Gymnast of the Week

Kim Gotlund
Northern Illinois junior Kim Gotlund (Wadsworth, Ill./Warren Township HS) has been named the Mid-American Conference Gymnast of the Week after recording the top day of her Huskie career Saturday versus No. 21 Kent State. Gotlund earned her first MAC Gymnast of the Week honor after surpassing the 39-point mark in the all-around competition for the first…

Softball’s Jessica Sturm earns MAC honors

Jessica Sturm
Northern Illinois  softball player Jessica Sturm has been named co-Mid-American Conference West Division Pitcher of the Week, the league announced Tuesday. Sturm (Wichita, Kan./Goddard), who improved to 3-2 on the season, posted a 2-1 record in her four appearances at the FAU “Strike-Out Cancer” Tournament in Boca Raton. She went the distance in NIU’s 4-2 eight-inning victory…

Cross country named USTFCCCA All-Academic

Ali Olson
The Northern Illinois cross country team was named an All-Academic team by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), the association announced Tuesday. In order to qualify, a team must have competed and compiled a team score at a 2012 NCAA Regional Championship, along with having a minimum 3.0 grade point…

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