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Lindsay Chouinard
Northern Illinois head softball coach Lindsay Chouinard announced Thursday that she has resigned her post at the school after five years at the helm of the Huskie program. Chouinard was appreciative of the opportunity to fulfill her dream of being a head coach and the support she received at Northern Illinois during her tenure. “This...
The Egyptian Theatre in downtown DeKalb
Football senior Chandler Harnish and volleyball senior Kristin Hoffman were named Northern Illinois University’s 2011 NIU Alumni Association Male and Female Athletes of the Year, headlining a list of 24 award winners honored Thursday night at DeKalb’s historic Egyptian Theatre during NIU’s third annual Victors Awards. The Victors saw NIU student-athletes, coaches, athletic department and...
Jeff Compher
And now for something kind of fun and completely different on a spring Friday afternoon from Northern Illinois Athletics … Thursday night at the Egyptian Theatre in DeKalb, during the annual NIU Athletics awards show, “The Victors,” one of the most shocking moments of the night was provided by Jeff Compher, NIU associate vice president...
Chessick Practice Center groundbreaking
Northern Illinois University administrators, coaches, student-athletes and fans honored leadership donors to the Chessick Practice Center (CPC) Saturday during the official groundbreaking ceremony for the facility. The groundbreaking was held at the site of the multi-sport indoor practice facility, which will be built to the north of the Jeffrey and Kimberly Yordon Center adjacent to...
NIU Huskies football team
Seven home games, including non-conference tilts versus Iowa and Kansas and six Saturday contests, highlight the NIU football 2012 schedule released Thursday by NIU and the Mid-American Conference. Northern Illinois, the defending Mid-American Conference champions, will play seven home games – six at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb and one at Chicago’s Soldier Field – for the second...
Pam Tyska
Pam Tyska, Northern Illinois University head women’s golf coach, will retire at the end of the 2012 season after 26 years of service to NIU, she announced Monday. “I have enjoyed coaching and being the trusted torch bearer as the head women’s golf coach at NIU for 26 years,” Tyska said. “During the last three...
Kristin Hoffman
Northern Illinois volleyball senior Kristin Hoffman (Batavia, Ill./Batavia) is one of 58 student-athletes for the 2011 fall season to receive an NCAA postgraduate scholarship. The standout setter recently finished a noteworthy four-year career with the Huskie volleyball program. “What Kristin has accomplished at Northern Illinois is simply outstanding,” said Jeff Compher, NIU associate vice president...
Coach Dave Doeren and the NIU Huskies take the field Saturday in Chicago.
Season tickets for the 2012 Northern Illinois football games at Huskie Stadium, including the full six-game package, the popular three-game Mini-Plan and the new Huskieland Plan, are now available for purchase through the NIU Athletics Ticket Office. Season ticket holders for 2012 and Huskie Athletic Support Fund members can also now order tickets to Soldier...
Northern Illinois volleyball’s Lauren Wicinski (Geneva, Ill./Geneva) and Kristin Hoffman (Batavia, Ill./Batavia) were named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-American list, the organization announced Wednesday. “It’s always been a dream of ours to be a regional program with national recognition,” said NIU Head Coach and 2011 Mid-American Conference Coach of the Year Ray...
Northern Illinois Huskies logo
Northern Illinois Athletics ranks among the top universities in the Mid-American Conference, and has once again topped the national average in the Graduation Success Rate of its student-athletes, according to data released Wednesday by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). For the fourth straight year, Northern Illinois’ Graduation Success Rate (GSR) topped the 80 percent...
MacKenzie Roddy
Last year,  the Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning introduced Themed Learning Communities to NIU. This year, Intercollegiate Athletics integrated into this program with its first TLC: “Developing Champions: In the classroom, in competition and in life.” With an emphasis on leadership and social justice, the 25 hand-picked freshman student-athletes who represent almost every NIU...
Carl Armato
Rockford native Carl Armato, a former Huskie basketball player and assistant coach, and a member of the Northern Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame, will return to his alma mater as an Associate Athletics Director, NIU Associate Vice-President and Director of Athletics Jeff Compher announced Thursday. Armato, who has spent the past three years as the...
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