Volleyball’s Anna Brereton collects weekly MAC West accolades

Anna Brereton
Northern Illinois University freshman Anna Brereton (Sun Prairie, Wis./Sun Prairie) was named the Mid-American Conference West Division Co-Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. Brereton, who shared the honor with Eastern Michigan libero Corynne Smith, earned the weekly honor for the second time this year after winning on Sept. 15. The freshman is one…

Volleyball outduels Buffalo, 3-1

NIU Huskies volleyball
Despite an early deficit, the Northern Illinois University volleyball team claimed a 3-1 victory Saturday over Buffalo. NIU (15-7, 8-0 MAC) bounced back from a rough first set to post a .299 attack percentage in the final three sets against the Bulls (13-9, 3-5 MAC). The Huskies also held one of the conference’s top offenses in…

Volleyball routs Zips, claims 3-0 sweep

T’ara Austin
The Northern Illinois University volleyball team opened the weekend with a convincing win Friday, downing Akron in a 3-0 sweep. The Huskies (14-7, 7-0 MAC) extended their win streak to seven with an all-around effort, posting a .366 attack percentage and holding the Zips to a -.027 average – the lowest average allowed in a single match…

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