Ray Gooden

Volleyball topples Western Illinois, 3-2

Justine Schepler
The Northern Illinois volleyball team went the distance for the third time in five matches Wednesday night at Victor E. Court, but emerged victorious by defeating Western Illinois, 3-2. The win pushes NIU’s record to 3-2 on the season, while WIU drops to 2-2. The Huskie defense was the story of the game with 77 digs…

Volleyball falls 3-1 to Missouri State

Paige Dacanay
Despite a valiant comeback in the fourth set, the Northern Illinois volleyball team could not rally Monday afternoon at Victor E. Court as they fell to the Missouri State Bears, 3-1. The loss drops the Huskies to 2-2 on the season, while Missouri State moves to 3-1. NIU had three players with double-digit kills on the…

Volleyball pushes No. 23 Ohio State to brink

Alexis Gonzalez
The Northern Illinois volleyball team kept the No. 23 Ohio State Buckeyes close for the entirety of the match, but came just short in a 3-2 loss Saturday night at Victor E. Court. In front of a raucous home crowd, the Huskies notched 18 team blocks on the night to stymie the Ohio State attack for…

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