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Alan Baxter
A season of “firsts” for the Northern Illinois football program continued Thursday as for the first time in NIU history, three Huskie football players were named to the Capital One Academic All-America© Division I Football Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. The selection of defensive end Alan Baxter to the...
Four members of the Northern Illinois Huskie football team have been named to the Capital One Academic All-District V first team in voting by the College Sports Information Directors of America and will advance to the Capital One Academic All-America ballot for 2012. Defensive end Alan Baxter (Buffalo Grove, Ill./Buffalo Grove HS), noseguard Nabal Jefferson...
Jenelle McCalla and Jenner Sio
Northern Illinois senior Jenner Sio and junior Jenelle McCalla were named to the 2012 Capital One All-District Track & Field/Cross Country team, the College Sports Information Directors of America announced Thursday. Sio graduated this spring with a 4.0 GPA in nursing, while McCalla has a 4.0 GPA in psychology. This marks the fourth time in...
Super 11
The Northern Illinois University Athletics Media Relations Office has been honored as a “Super 11” sports information department by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), the organization announced on Monday. The honor recognizes the best 11 Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) departments in the nation during the 2011 season. In addition to Northern Illinois, the...
Northern Illinois volleyball seniors Kristin Hoffman (Batavia, Ill./Batavia) and Allison McGlaughlin (Morton, Ill./Morton) were named to the Capital One Academic All-America® Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The two are the first teammates in NIU and Mid-American Conference history to earn Academic All-America® status in the same season, and are the only...
Nabal Jefferson
NIU football defensive lineman Nabal Jefferson (Chicago, Ill./Marist) earned Capital One Academic All-District 5 first team accolades, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced Thursday. Jefferson, a junior, boasts a 3.91 grade point average in accountancy and is in the midst of a career year. The 5-11, 280-pound nose guard has a career-high...
Kristin Hoffman, Allison McGlaughlin and Lauren Wicinski
Northern Illinois volleyball seniors Kristin Hoffman (Batavia, Ill./Batavia) and Allison McGlaughlin (Morton, Ill./Morton) and sophomore Lauren Wicinski (Geneva, Ill./Geneva) earned Capital One Academic All-District 5 recognition, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced Thursday. Both Hoffman and McGlaughlin were named to the first team, while Wicinski garnered a second team selection. Last season,...
Andrew Frame and Tim Kay
Northern Illinois men’s golf fifth-year seniors Andrew Frame and Tim Kay were named to the Capital One Academic All-District V Men’s At-Large First Team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), the organization announced Thursday. Comprised of eight districts throughout the United States and Canada, the award’s first, second and third teams...
Carly Norton
Northern Illinois University infielder Carly Norton was recognized for her hard work in the classroom as she was named to the 2011 Capital One Academic All-District® Softball Second Team for District 5 as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. “She’s really stepped up for us as a junior,” said NIU head coach...
Kristin Hoffman
Continuing the historic trend of the Northern Illinois volleyball team’s 2010 season, setter Kristin Hoffman became the first Huskie volleyball player to be named an ESPN Academic All-American®, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced Tuesday. “As I’ve said many times before, Kristin is the definition of a student-athlete,” said NIU head coach...
Kyle Knotek
Northern Illinois men’s soccer player Kyle Knotek, a senior who holds a perfect 4.0 grade point average in NIU’s esteemed College of Business, was voted to the College Sports Information Directors of America/ESPN Academic All-America First Team. “It feels great to have gotten (the award) in my last season,” Knotek said. “As I am leaving...