April 27 ‘Victors’ awards show to celebrate Huskie athletes

Student-athletes pose with Victor E. HuskieNorthern Illinois University Athletics will host its sixth annual awards banquet – “The Victors” – at 8 p.m. Monday, April 27, at the historic Egyptian Theatre in downtown DeKalb.

Huskie fans and friends interested in joining in the celebration of the accomplishments of NIU student-athletes can purchase tickets for $20 by calling (815) 758-1225.

Doors will open at 7 p.m. The Egyptian Theatre is located at 135 N. Second St. Attire for the evening is business professional.

An all-sports, ESPY-style awards show, “The Victors” features live performances and presentations by several NIU student-athletes. A total of 26 awards will be presented, honoring the accomplishments of NIU student-athletes from the 2014 spring, 2014 fall and 2014-15 winter sports seasons.

Among the awards presented will be the Male and Female Newcomer of the Year, Team of the Year and Athlete of the Year, along with Mr. and Ms. Victor E.

Once again this year, fans will have the opportunity to participate in the voting for Play of the Year at NIUHuskies.com. Play of the year nominees, as well as finalists for all other awards, will be announced next week.

For more information on NIU athletics, visit www.niuhuskies.com.

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