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Volleyball drops hard-fought match at Ohio

Emily Paschke
The Northern Illinois volleyball team lost a tightly contested match in four sets, 25-15, 24-26, 22-25, 15-25, Friday night to Ohio at the Convocation Center. In a cross-divisional Mid-American Conference meeting, the Huskies (15-10, 6-3 MAC) had the Bobcats (13-8, 8-1 MAC) on the ropes early but were unable to finish them off as their three-match…

Volleyball wins comeback thriller in five

Emily Paschke and Mary Kurisch
It wasn’t easy, but the Northern Illinois volleyball team gutted out a comeback 23-25, 25-18, 18-25, 25-23, 15-10 win Saturday night at Victor E. Court over Akron in a cross-divisional Mid-American Conference meeting. The Huskies (15-9, 6-2 MAC) used slim kills (59-54), digs (85-81) and blocks (13-11) edges to nip the Zips (10-10, 3-5 MAC) for…

Volleyball tops Buffalo for 10th straight time

The Northern Illinois volleyball team continued to play well against the Mid-American Conference East Division as the Huskies achieved their second straight sweep of a cross-divisional foe by beating Buffalo 25-23, 25-14, 25-16 Friday night at Victor E. Court. “This was a real good start for our group on homecoming weekend,” said NIU head coach Ray…

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