women’s basketball

Hoops for Soups

Kelly Smith
Fans of NIU women’s basketball can watch the action Wednesday, Dec. 17, for the price of a canned good and $1. During the 7 p.m. “Hoops for Soups” game versus Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, anyone who brings a canned good to the doors of the Convocation Center can then buy a ticket for a buck. Meanwhile, head…

Women’s hoops falls short in comeback effort versus Valpo

Ally Lehman
With stalwart defense and hot shooting in the second half, the NIU women’s basketball team outscored the Valparaiso women’s basketball team, 35-27, led by sophomore Ally Lehman’s 18-points. The Huskies (1-2) would fall to the Crusaders (2-1) however, 65-50. Lehman (Nineveh, Ind./Indian Creek) led all scorers with a career-high 22 points as she finished 10-for-23 from the…

Sladek’s breakout night not enough for women’s hoops

Renee Sladek
After leading halfway through the first period, the NIU women’s basketball team (1-1) played a well-fought game at UIC (2-0) but lost to the Flames, 61-47. Freshman Renee Sladek (Merrill, Wis./Merrill) finished with 14 points and four rebounds in the effort to lead the Huskies in scoring. UIC’s Ruvanna Campbell had 15 points, 23 boards and…

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