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Volleyball’s Anna Brereton collects weekly MAC West accolades

Anna Brereton
Northern Illinois University freshman Anna Brereton (Sun Prairie, Wis./Sun Prairie) was named the Mid-American Conference West Division Co-Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. Brereton, who shared the honor with Eastern Michigan libero Corynne Smith, earned the weekly honor for the second time this year after winning on Sept. 15. The freshman is one…

Women’s golf falls to Eastern Michigan

Samantha Coyne
The eighth seed Northern Illinois University women’s golf team lost its final match at the Hoosier Fall Invitational 3-2 to conference rival Eastern Michigan at the Purgatory Golf Club in Noblesville Ind. Sunday. Samantha Coyne (Bartlett, Ill./Bartlett) and Lena Gautier (La Celle Saint Cloud, France/Cretiel) were the only two Huskies to win their matches. Coyne’s victory…

Women’s soccer loses tight contest at Ball State, 1-0

Lauren Gierman
Huskies return to DeKalb this weekend for final home matchesThe Northern Illinois University women’s soccer team dropped a hard-fought contest in Mid-American Conference play at Ball State on Sunday afternoon, 1-0. The Cardinals (9-4-2, 5-3-0 MAC) scored the only goal of the game early in the second half when Victoria Jacobs headed in a cross following…

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