Softball splits doubleheader in California

Jessica Sturm
The Northern Illinois University softball team split its doubleheader with Cal State Northridge at Matador diamond Tuesday afternoon. The Huskies (7-13) dropped a 3-2 decision to Cal State Northridge (11-17) in the first game and posted a 2-1 victory over the Matadors to snap an eight-game losing streak. Improved defense and a two-run fourth proved to be…

Late rally not enough for softball at Mustang

Jennifer Barnett
A late rally in the final two innings was not enough for the NIU softball team as it dropped a 6-5 decision to host Cal Poly in the final game of the Mustang Classic Sunday at Bob Jenssen Field. “Obviously, showing the resiliency to come back in the sixth and seventh inning and give us a…

Softball drops opening games at Mustang

Shelby Miller
The Northern Illinois University softball team suffered a pair of losses on the first day of the Mustang Classic Friday at Bob Jenssen Field. The Huskies (6-9) dropped the tournament opener, 8-3, to Nevada and fell to host Cal Poly, 6-3, in the nightcap. In both games, Northern Illinois had an early lead, but was unable…

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