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Amy Carr
Women’s soccer standout Amy Carr is heading to the pro circuit following her graduation at NIU. After receiving a degree in kinesiology this May, Carr will play professional soccer for the Idrettslaget Sandviken women’s football (soccer) club. “I’ve always wanted to play after going through school,” Carr said. “I didn’t want to settle for something...
The Northern Illinois women’s soccer team fell 3-0 the Miami (Ohio) Redhawks in Sunday’s first round of the MAC Championship Tournament. “We did a better job defensively this time,” head coach John Ross said of the Huskies’ second game versus the Redhawks this season. “Still, Miami is a very tough team. They executed on their...
The NIU women’s soccer team fell 2-1 to the Toledo Rockets (6-12-1, 3-7-1 MAC) on a rainy Thursday afternoon. NIU was playing for its seed in the MAC Championship Tournament; coming into the match, the Huskies could have finished anywhere from sixth to eighth in the conference. NIU maintained its seventh seed with results of...
Jess Wooldridge
Jess Wooldridge (Center Point, Iowa/Center Point-Urbana) scored two goals for the NIU Huskies women’s soccer team Sunday, good enough for a 2-2 tie versus the Ball State Cardinals. The Huskies faced a barrage of shots in the first half and were outshot 27-11 in the game overall, but the defense held for the NIU.  The...
Nicole Gobbo
Northern Illinois played its first home MAC match of the season Friday in a late afternoon affair against the Akron Zips. After 90 minutes, the Huskies were out on top in a 2-0 final thanks to their defensive play and two goals from Nicole Gobbo, claiming their third win of the season. The team is...
Amy Carr
The Northern Illinois women’s soccer team traveled to Green Bay to take on the Green Bay Phoenix, who came into the Friday match with a 2-2-3 record on the season. The first whistle blew at 4 p.m. to start the game, and after 90 minutes of play, the Huskies found themselves behind 1-0, losing 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...
Amy Carr
The Northern Illinois women’s soccer team reported Friday, Aug. 9, for camp. Practice began Saturday, giving the Huskies six days of work until their first preseason contest versus Valparaiso. Kickoff is slated for 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16. Head coach John Ross and his staff, who helped orchestrate a six-match turnaround in 2012, led the...
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...
Amy Carr
Following a historic season between the sticks, Northern Illinois goalkeeper Amy Carr was named second-team All-Mid American Conference Thursday. The Hemel Hempstead, England, native is NIU’s first-ever All-MAC selection at goalkeeper and the first player voted all-conference since Mo Smunt in 2010 (first team, D). “This is a great thing for Amy and the program,”...
NIU women's soccer team
Despite a solid defensive effort, including a scoreless halftime, the Northern Illinois women’s soccer team ended its 2012 season Sunday afternoon with a 2-0 loss versus Central Michigan in the Mid-American Conference Tournament quarterfinal. Goalkeeper Deanna Libricz (Algonquin/Dundee-Crown) made a career-high eight saves in the match in only her second start of the season in...
Nicole Gobbo
Northern Illinois freshman Nicole Gobbo (Barlett, Ill./Bartlett) was named the Mid-American Conference’s Offensive Player of the Week following her game winner in the 77th minute at Toledo that clinched the Huskies’ MAC Tournament berth for the first time since 2010. In only her third start and eighth appearance of the season, Gobbo scored her second...
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