Softball’s Shelby Miller earns Academic All-MAC honors

Shelby Miller
Northern Illinois University softball player Shelby Miller was named to the Mid-American Conference’s 2014 Softball Academic All-MAC Team, the league announced today. “Shelby is a class character for our program so it’s nice to see her continue to be recognized for all she’s done,” said NIU head coach Christina Sutcliffe. “She’s received some really prestigious awards…

Softball’s Emily Naegele garners national recognition

Emily Naegele
Northern Illinois University softball sophomore Emily Naegele earned National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Great Lakes Region second team honors, the association announced. “Emily’s all region honor speaks to her success at NIU,” said NIU head coach Christina Sutcliffe. “She works hard, leads on and off the field, and is a student of the game. I couldn’t be…

Softball team’s tournament run comes to an end

Ashley Kopp
The Northern Illinois University softball team’s run in the 2014 Mid-American Conference Softball Tournament came to an end Saturday with a 7-2 setback to Buffalo at Firestone Stadium. “Backing up last year, with what we did this year is only going to move our program forward,” said NIU head coach Christina Sutcliffe. “If we had gone…

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