Ray Gooden

Hot offense lifts volleyball to 3-0 sweep of Ball State

Jenna Radtke
In a meeting between the two MAC West favorites, the Northern Illinois University volleyball team came out on the positive end Saturday by earning a 3-0 sweep of Ball State. The Huskies (9-7, 2-0 MAC) used a .382 attack percentage, 43 kills and six service aces to overpower the Cardinals (7-8, 0-2 MAC), while holding BSU…

Volleyball grounds Rockets with 3-0 sweep

Alexis Gonzalez
The NIU volleyball team opened its Mid-American Conference schedule with a resounding win Friday, topping Toledo with a 3-0 sweep. The Huskies (8-7, 1-0 MAC) held the Rockets’ (1-13, 0-1 MAC) offense in check throughout the night, posting nine blocks and holding UT to a .067 attack percentage. The victory also extended NIU’s home-winning streak over…

Volleyball drops 3-1 decision to Cal Poly

Lauren Zielinski
The Northern Illinois University volleyball team nearly came back from a 2-0 deficit Friday at the Mott Athletics Center, but ultimately suffered a 3-1 loss to Cal Poly. The Mustangs (5-4) held the Huskies (7-5) to a .158 attack percentage in the defeat, while holding a 59-48 advantage in kills. “In the first set, there were probably…

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