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Mary Kurisch
Fresh off a stellar junior season, Northern Illinois senior middle blocker Mary Kurisch was named to the 2012 Preseason All-Mid-American Conference Team, the league announced Wednesday. Voted on by the league’s coaches, the team includes six selections from each division. Starting all 35 matches last season, the 6’2” La Crosse, Wis. (West Salem H.S.) native...
Per the trend over the last two summers, Northern Illinois volleyball middle blocker Mary Kurisch is headed overseas to further her experience, skill set and knowledge of the game. After traveling to Brazil in 2010 and China in 2011, the senior-to-be will return to China for the second annual China-USA Challenge Invitational Tournament in Beijing...
Fans of NIU Huskies volleyball
Since 2005, Northern Illinois volleyball head coach Ray Gooden has sent three of his players overseas to expand the horizon of Huskie volleyball and the act has had its impact on the program, averaging just over 18 wins per season as opposed to the 15 wins the Huskies averaged from 2002-04. This year, Gooden is...