Volleyball falls to Northwestern to close NIU Invitational

Anna Brereton
The NIU volleyball team wrapped up the NIU Invitational with a 3-0 setback to Northwestern on Saturday night at Victor E. Court inside the NIU Convocation Center. Senior outside hitter Mackenzie Roddy (San Bernardino, Calif./Cajon) and sophomore outside hitter Mary Grace Kelly (Strongsville, Ohio/Walsh Jesuit) each had 11 kills to pace the Huskies. With its win, Northwestern…

Colorado outlasts volleyball in five-set thriller

The NIU volleyball team led 8-2 in the fifth set, but was unable to hold off a late surge by Colorado, falling to the Buffaloes in five sets, 26-28, 25-18, 25-20, 21-25, 15-12, on Saturday afternoon in the NIU Invitational. Senior outside hitter Mackenzie Roddy (San Bernardino, Calif./Cajon) led the way for NIU with 29 kills…

Volleyball picked to finish second in MAC West

MacKenzie Roddy
The Northern Illinois University volleyball team was once again predicted to finish among the top teams in the Mid-American Conference, as the Huskies were picked to claim second in the MAC West Division by the league’s coaches. In addition, senior Mackenzie Roddy (San Bernardino, Calif./Cajon) was selected to the Preseason All-MAC West team. The Huskies ended up…

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