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Volleyball signs three to 2013 recruiting class

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The Northern Illinois volleyball team signed Brianna Horwath (Stillwater, Minn./Stillwater Area), Malia Gabel (Pinckney, Mich./Father Gabriel Richard) and Paige Dacanay (Crystal Lake, Ill./Prairie Ridge) to the 2013 recruiting class Thursday. Horwath, Gabel and Dacanay join T’ara Austin (Joeliet, Ill./Joliet Central), Mary Grace Kelly (Strongsville, Ohio/Walsh Jesuit) and Jenna Radtke (Buffalo Grove, Ill./Adlai E. Stevenson) in NIU’s…

Volleyball trio named Academic All-MAC

Go Huskies! NIU volleyball players surround Kayla Zeno (8) in celebration.
Northern Illinois senior Mary Kurisch (La Crosse, Wis./West Salem), junior Sarah Angelos (Waukegan, Ill./Waukegan) and sophomore MacKenzie Roddy (San Bernardino, Calif./Cajon) were selected to the Academic All-Mid-American Conference Team, the league announced Thursday. “I’m very happy for Sarah, Mary, MacKenzie and NIU volleyball,” said NIU head coach Ray Gooden, who has coached 14 Academic All-MAC selections…

Volleyball ends season with loss at Marquette

Meghan Romo
The Northern Illinois volleyball team closed its 2012 season with a 3-1 loss at Marquette on Saturday evening at the Al McGuire Center as the Golden Eagles (27-6) possessed 52-46 kills, .305-.176 hitting, 70-60 digs and 10-4 blocks advantages over the Huskies (21-15) for a 28-26, 25-15, 15-25, 25-12 win. “Tonight was a match of runs,”…

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