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Amy Carr to play professional women’s soccer

Amy Carr
Women’s soccer standout Amy Carr is heading to the pro circuit following her graduation at NIU. After receiving a degree in kinesiology this May, Carr will play professional soccer for the Idrettslaget Sandviken women’s football (soccer) club. “I’ve always wanted to play after going through school,” Carr said. “I didn’t want to settle for something else. It…

Football gets defensive with 2014 signing class

Rod Carey
Following Northern Illinois University’s second consecutive 12-win season and fourth-straight Mid-American Conference West Division title, NIU head coach Rod Carey and his staff announced the names of 31 future Huskies that make up the 2014 recruiting class. The Huskies’ class includes 15 defensive players, 14 offensive players and two specialists from 11 different states. NIU Signing Day…

Issac Kannah nets All-MAC soccer second team

Isaac Kannah
Junior Isaac Kannah (Plymouth, Minn./Prairie Seeds Academy) of the Northern Illinois University men’s soccer team was named to the All-Mid American Conference second team, announced Friday by the league office. The all-conference teams are selected by a vote of the MAC head coaches. Kannah led NIU this season with six goals and 13 points while playing in…

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