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Dani Parrish
The Northern Illinois University softball team rallied in its last at bat to pull off the come-from-behind 4-2 victory over Central Michigan at Margo Jonker Stadium Sunday afternoon. Trailing 2-1, heading into the top of the seventh, the Huskie (16-20, 4-4) offense erupted with a three-run inning. With one on and one out, senior Dani...
Jennifer Barnett
Another strong day by the offense and a solid performance by the Northern Illinois University pitching staff combined to give NIU a 5-1 win over Central Michigan at Margo Jonker Stadium in MAC softball action Saturday afternoon. The Huskies (15-20, 3-4) pounded out 11 hits, with Jennifer Barnett (Indianapolis, Ind./Roncalli) leading the way going 3-for-4...
Amanda Sheppard
The Northern Illinois University softball team split its doubleheader with Eastern Michigan in Mid-American Conference play at Varsity Field Friday afternoon. After dropping Game One, 2-0, the Huskies (14-20, 2-4) responded with a 4-0 victory over EMU (15-19, 4-2) in Game Two. Freshman Megan Dortch (Reno, Nev./Bishop Manogue) improved to 10-11 on the season, turning...
Ashley Kopp
The Northern Illinois University softball team suffered an 11-10 setback to Ball State at Mary M. Bell Field Sunday. In a game befitting April Fools’ Day, the two teams combined for 21 runs on 23 hits and five errors. Of the 21 runs scored, 14 were earned. With the Huskies’ (13-19, 1-3) trailing 6-1 in...
Jennifer Barnett
The Northern Illinois University softball team used an offensive explosion Saturday to win its first Mid-American Conference game of the season, 12-5, over Ball State at Mary M. Bell Field. “After yesterday’s game, we were not very happy, as a team and as a coaching staff,” NIU head coach Lindsay Chouinard said. “We really challenged...
Ashley Kopp
The Northern Illinois University softball team battled, but came up short Friday in both games of its Mid-American Conference opener against Miami The Huskies (12-18, 0-2) suffered an 8-5 loss to the RedHawks (19-10, 2-0) in the first game and dropped a 7-6 affair in extra innings in the nightcap. Northern Illinois fell behind early...
Amanda Sheppard
The Northern Illinois University softball team dropped a doubleheader to Loyola at Loyola Softball Park Wednesday. The Huskies (12-16) fell, 10-3, in the opener and suffered a 9-1 loss in six innings in the nightcap. After falling behind, 1-0, after the first inning in Game One, NIU responded with a pair of runs in the...
NIU Huskies softball team
The Northern Illinois University softball team suffered a pair of losses at the USF Tournament, falling 4-1 to North Florida in the first game of the day Saturday and dropping the second contest of the day, 5-1, to the host South Florida Bulls. “We just didn’t get it done today,” NIU head coach Lindsay Chouinard...
NIU Huskies softball
The Northern Illinois University softball team scored a pair of victories Tuesday, defeating Canisius and Florida Gulf Coast, at the FGCU Softball Complex. Trailing 3-2 heading into the top of the seventh, the Huskies (9-9) rallied to score a pair of runs to post a 4-3 victory over the host Eagles (14-14). Amanda Sheppard’s (Oak...
Dani Parrish
The NIU softball team opened its 2012 campaign on a high note Friday, winning its first two games of the 2012 Lion Softball Classic hosted by Southeastern Louisiana. The Huskies used a five-run fifth to rally from a one-run deficit to post an 8-4 victory over Southern in the season opener and overcame a four-run...
Stephanie Tofft
NIU’s softball team opens its 2012 campaign this weekend at the Lion Softball Classic hosted by Southeastern Louisiana in Hammond, La. The Huskies will play a doubleheader Friday, Feb. 10, taking on Southern at 11 a.m. (CT) and Nicholls State at 3 p.m. The Huskies continue play Saturday with a doubleheader against Tennessee-Martin at 3...
NIU Huskies softball team
The Northern Illinois softball team completed its series sweep over Ball State with a 6-4 victory Sunday afternoon at the BSU Softball Complex. Trailing 4-3 heading into the top of the seventh, NIU (26-25, 13-7) took the lead on a three-run home run by freshman Shelby Miller (Ottawa, Kan./Ottawa). The first two Huskies reached when Carly...
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