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Mackenzie Roddy
Northern Illinois University senior Mackenzie Roddy (San Bernardino, Calif./Cajon) has been named a 2014 Honorable Mention All-American by the American Volleyball Coaches Association, the group announced Wednesday. Roddy becomes just the fourth different Huskie to earn All-America recognition, joining Kate McCullagh (2006), Lauren Wicinski (2010, ’11) and Kristin Hoffman (2011) among NIU’s all-time honorees. Last...
Jimmie Ward
Northern Illinois University quarterback Jordan Lynch and safety Jimmie Ward continued to add to their already impressive legacies at NIU Tuesday when they were named first-team All-Americans by the Associated Press and SI.com, respectively, making them just the second and third first-team honorees in school history. Lynch, who earned first team All-America honors as an...
Jimmie Ward and Jordan Lynch
Northern Illinois University safety Jimmie Ward (Mobile, Ala./Davidson) and quarterback Jordan Lynch (Chicago, Ill./Mt. Carmel) were both named to USA Today’s All-American teams Wednesday. Ward was named a first team safety alongside Mississippi’s Cody Prewitt, while Lynch was tabbed as the second team’s quarterback in a backfield that includes fellow Heisman Trophy finalist Tre Mason...
Jordan Lynch
Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch (Chicago/Mt. Carmel) earned Associated Press’ All-America Team as the second team all-purpose player and an honorable mention quarterback on Sports Illustrated’s All-America Team. Lynch finished the regular season as the nation’s leader in rushing (1,771) and total offense (4,753). He becomes the first Huskie to be honored by the AP...
Jordan Lynch
Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch (Chicago/Mt. Carmel) was named to CBSSports.com All-America Team, earning third team honors, behind Johnny Manziel (Texas A&M) and Collin Klein (Kansas State). Lynch finished the regular season as the nation’s leader in rushing (1,771) and total offense (4,753). In his first season as a starter, the junior commanded the NIU...
Northern Illinois volleyball’s Lauren Wicinski (Geneva, Ill./Geneva) and Kristin Hoffman (Batavia, Ill./Batavia) were named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-American list, the organization announced Wednesday. “It’s always been a dream of ours to be a regional program with national recognition,” said NIU Head Coach and 2011 Mid-American Conference Coach of the Year Ray...
Northern Illinois designated hitter Jeff Zimmerman was chosen to the 2011 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Freshman All-American Second Team, the organization announced Monday. Last week, the Tinley Park, Ill., native became the ninth in program history to be named a Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American, standing among 103 other first-year players on the list. This...
Lauren Wicinski
Northern Illinois freshman outside hitter Lauren Wicinski wrapped up her astounding rookie campaign by garnering American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Honorable Mention All-American recognition, the organization announced Wednesday. Wicinski came to NIU as the volleyball program’s first high school All-American and now becomes the Huskies’ first freshman, and second overall (Kate McCullagh in 2006), to...