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Brad Dieckhaus
Northern Illinois sophomore Kevin Fanta and senior Brad Dieckhaus head to St. Louis this week, where they will compete at the NCAA Championships inside the Scottrade Center. The meet begins at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 15, and runs through the finals Saturday night. This year marks the 41st consecutive season in which at least one...
Brad Dieckhaus
Huskie sophomore Kevin Fanta and senior Brad Dieckhaus will represent Northern Illinois at the 2012 NCAA Championships in St. Louis, Mo., the association announced Wednesday during their selection show. The selections mark the 41st consecutive season in which at least one NIU wrestler has advanced to the national meet. It also marks the second straight...
Brad Dieckhaus
Senior Brad Dieckhaus and sophomore Kevin Fanta both secured bids in the NCAA Championships for the Northern Illinois wrestling team Sunday at the MAC Championships. As a team, the Huskies finished fifth with 41 points, falling just a half-point behind Ohio for fourth. Central Michigan won the tournament title with 89 points, followed by Kent...
Jared Torrence
The Northern Illinois wrestling team kicks off their postseason Sunday, March 4, in Athens, Ohio, at the Mid-American Conference Championships. The tournament, which is hosted by Ohio University, gets under way at 9 a.m. CT with the first round of each weight class. Championship and third-place matches are slated to begin at 5 p.m. CT...
Satavia Taylor
Northern Illinois did it to Western Michigan on Jan. 19 and WMU returned the favor in a 66-64 overtime win over NIU on Tuesday night at the NIU Convocation Center in the last Mid-American Conference regular season game. The 53-41 win for NIU back in January in Kalamazoo, Mich., snapped a six-game losing streak for...
Chanel Kellyman
Chanel Kellyman and Megan Gregory each won conference titles Saturday at the Mid-American Conference Indoor Championships, helping the Northern Illinois track & field team to their best indoor conference finish as a member of the MAC. The Huskies’ 48 team points earned them a seventh place finish in the final standings, topping host Akron by...
Chanel Kellyman
The Northern Illinois track & field team got out to a quick start Friday at the Mid-American Conference Indoor Championships by breaking three school records and qualifying six for tomorrow’s final rounds. Following the first day of action, the Huskies sit in 10th place in the team standings with five points, leading Ball State and...
Chanel Kellyman
The Northern Illinois track & field team kicks off their indoor postseason this weekend with the Mid-American Conference Indoor Championships in Akron, Ohio, at Stile Field House. The meet begins at 10 a.m. Friday with the preliminary rounds, along with finals in the 5,000 meters, distance medley relay, weight throw and long jump. Saturday action...
Mike Lukowski
The Northern Illinois wrestling team dropped their Senior Day dual Saturday to Buffalo, 23-14, as Brad Dieckhaus, Mike Lukowski and Izzy Montemayor were honored prior to the match. The loss drops NIU to 8-9 overall and 0-5 in the Mid-American Conference, while the Bulls improved to 6-14 and 1-4 in the conference “In some cases...
Jas Hopkins shows a young fan how to hold the ball.
Northern Illinois will celebrate its 2011 Mid-American Conference Champions and begin looking toward the 2012 Huskie football season at the annual Huskie Athletic Support Fund kickoff at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15. The event, featuring NIU coaches and student-athletes, free food and drink and important information on 2012 football tickets, will be held in Victor...
NIU Huskies and President Peters celebrate a MAC West Championship! Detroit, here we come!
On a day when the normally potent Northern Illinois offense struggled to find its rhythm, the oft-maligned Huskie defense stepped up Friday morning to lead NIU to an 18-12 victory over Eastern Michigan at Huskie Stadium. With the victory, Northern Illinois (9-3, 7-1) earned its seventh-straight win and its second consecutive trip to the Marathon...
Trailing 2-0 to No. 6 seed Central Michigan and out of rhythm, the No. 1 seeded Northern Illinois volleyball team nearly dug itself completely out of a hole as the Huskies fell four points shy of winning the Mid-American Conference Tournament championship in five sets (21-25, 22-25, 25-21, 25-23, 11-15). “I want to first say...
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