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Allie McBride
Playing in its first Mid-American Conference Tournament semifinal match since 2007, the Northern Illinois University women’s soccer team fell to Western Michigan 1-0 on a frigid Friday night at UB Stadium. NIU was the first No. 7 seed in the final four of the MAC Tournament since 2006 after its thrilling penalty-kick shootout victory over...
The Northern Illinois University women’s soccer team clinched a berth in the postseason Sunday with a 0-0 draw against Bowling Green at the NIU Soccer Complex. The Huskies (6-9-3, 4-3-3 MAC) outshot the Falcons (4-12-1, 3-6-1 MAC) by a 21-13 margin but couldn’t find a breakthrough on Senior Day on a beautiful sunny day in...
Nicole Gobbo
The Northern Illinois University women’s soccer team earned a tremendous victory Friday night, defeating Eastern Michigan 3-1 at the NIU Soccer Complex. The win marked the first victory for the Huskies (6-9-2, 4-3-2 MAC) against the perennial Mid-American Conference powerhouse Eagles (9-6-1, 5-4-0 MAC) since 2007. It also ended a three-game losing streak for NIU....
Allie McBride
The Northern Illinois University women’s soccer team enjoyed its 2-1 overtime victory Friday against Central Michigan so much that the Huskies decided to do it again on Sunday afternoon versus Toledo. A penalty kick from senior midfielder Allie McBride (Naperville, Ill./Neuqua Valley) in the second period of overtime lifted NIU (4-6-0, 2-0-0 MAC) to another...
Allie McBride
The Northern Illinois University women’s soccer team notched its first victory of the season Friday night, defeating the Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks 1-0 at the NIU Soccer and Track & Field Complex. A first-half goal from the penalty spot by senior midfielder Allie McBride (Naperville, Ill./Neuqua Valley) was enough to see the Huskies (1-4) prevail over UNO...
Emily Nulty
Northern Illinois took on South Dakota State Sunday to conclude the Jackrabbit Invitational in Brookings, S.D. Unfortunately for the Huskies, it was a sour ending. A tight match was dropped when SDSU’s Caylee Costello headed in a corner kick during the 89th minute to give the Jackrabbits the late 2-1 advantage. That held, and the...
Emily Nulty
On a warm summer day, the Northern Illinois women’s soccer team kept up the heat against in-state opponent Eastern Illinois. The Huskies fired off 17 shots in this game and never looked back, scoring on three of those attempts to win in a 3-0 shutout. The first half of this game featured a tough defensive...
Lauren Eberts
Sophomore Lauren Noonan, junior Amy Carr and senior Lauren Eberts were named to the Academic All-Mid American Conference team as voted by Faculty Athletic Representatives from schools around the conference. It is the first time since 2007 that three NIU players received distinction in the same season. “I’m so happy for Amy, Lauren and Eberts...
NIU women's soccer team
Freshman Kate Wirthlin (Mequon, Wis./Homestead) recorded her first collegiate game-winning goal in the 71st minute of play Friday afternoon to lead Northern Illinois over Kent State, 1-0. The Huskies now have 11 points in the Mid-American Conference standings, only three points behind Kent State (14). “We played with a lot of heart and at a...
Allie McBride
Central Michigan’s Christen Chiesa scored the golden goal in the 108th minute of play to lift the Chippewas (9-4-1, 5-1 MAC) over Northern Illinois in double overtime, 2-1. The Huskies fell to 6-5-2 overall and 2-2-2 in Mid-American Conference play. “We played the best soccer we played all year for the first 35 of the...
Cori Frankenberg
After tallying her fourth game-winning goal of the season and an assist in Northern Illinois’ 4-1 victory over South Dakota, Cori Frankenberg was named the Mid-American Conference’s Offensive Player of the Week. She is the first NIU player since Amy Carr on Oct. 26, 2010, to receive the honor. The Appleton, Wis. native struck gold...
Emily Nulty
Scoring and offensive chances were at a premium for Northern Illinois in Sunday afternoon’s matinee versus South Dakota as the Huskies combined for four goals, three in the first 14 minutes, and 20 shots to defeat the Coyotes, 4-1. Junior Cori Frankenberg scored her fourth game-winning goal of the season. The Huskies closed non-conference play...