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Lauren Zielinski
Trailing two sets to one, the Northern Illinois University volleyball team rallied with thrilling fourth and fifth set wins Saturday in Morehead, Kentucky, to knock off the Louisville Cardinals, 3-2. The Huskies (6-4) overcame a slow start in the first set against the Cardinals (5-4) with 62 kills and a .292 hitting percentage in the...
T'ara-Austin
The Northern Illinois University volleyball team came just short in their upset bid Friday afternoon, dropping a 3-2 decision to No. 15 Arizona State. The Huskies claimed a 2-0 lead heading into the intermission, hitting a combined .358 in the first two sets. However, the Sun Devils rallied with wins in the final three sets...
Anna Brereton
The Northern Illinois University volleyball team earned a big non-conference road win Tuesday in Cedar Falls, Iowa, with a 3-0 sweep of the Northern Iowa Panthers. With the win, the Huskies (4-3) earned their first win over UNI since 1998, ending a 10-match losing streak. The victory was also the first for NIU in Cedar...
Mary Grace Kelly
With the Iowa State Challenge tournament championship on the line, the Northern Illinois University volleyball team was unable to get on track Saturday in a 3-0 loss to Iowa State. The Huskies (3-3) posted five service aces in the match, including four from Anna Brereton (Sun Prairie, Wis./Sun Prairie). However, the Cyclones posted a .340...
Anna Brereton
The Northern Illinois University volleyball team opened the Iowa State Challenge in a big way Friday with a 3-0 sweep of Southeastern Conference foe Tennessee. The Huskies (2-2) dominated at the service line, posting 10 service aces against the Lady Volunteers (2-2). The mark set a school record for the most aces in a three-set...
T'ara-Austin
The NIU volleyball team led 8-2 in the fifth set, but was unable to hold off a late surge by Colorado, falling to the Buffaloes in five sets, 26-28, 25-18, 25-20, 21-25, 15-12, on Saturday afternoon in the NIU Invitational. Senior outside hitter Mackenzie Roddy (San Bernardino, Calif./Cajon) led the way for NIU with 29...
Paige Dacanay, NIU Volleyball libero
The NIU volleyball team has earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association’s (AVCA) Team Academic Award for the sixth consecutive season, the organization announced Monday. “It’s always great for our volleyball student-athletes to be recognized for their work in the classroom,” said NIU head coach Ray Gooden. “It helps us stay true our mission of excelling on...
Volleyball team
The Northern Illinois University volleyball team saw their dreams of a Mid-American Conference championship dashed Saturday at the SPIRE Institute when the top-seeded Ohio Bobcats defeated the Huskies, 3-0. NIU (19-13) kept the Ohio (26-4) offense in check for a good portion of the match, notching 61 digs and eight blocks. Yet, it was not...
Northern Illinois University senior Sarah Angelos (Waukegan, Ill./Waukegan) and junior MacKenzie Roddy (San Bernardino, Calif./Cajon) earned spots on the Mid-American Conference’s first team all-conference squad Thursday. Teammates Jenna Radtke (Buffalo Grove, Ill./Stevenson) and Mary Grace Kelly (Strongsville, Ohio/Walsh Jesuit) were selected for the All-Freshman team. The two picks mark the sixth consecutive season in which...
The Northern Illinois University volleyball team honored its four seniors Saturday at Victor E. Court with a resounding 3-0 sweep of the Toledo Rockets. In the final home match for Sarah Angelos, Tori Halbur, Justine Schepler and Kayla Zeno, NIU (18-12, 10-6 MAC) outhit UT (19-11, 12-4 MAC), .296-.167, and tallied 10 blocks on the...
Alexis Gonzalez
The Northern Illinois University volleyball team suffered a tough loss Friday night in Victor E. Court, falling 3-0 to the Ball State Cardinals. The defeat ends NIU’s (17-12, 9-6 MAC) chances of claiming a share of the MAC West Division, as the BSU (23-7, 11-4 MAC) silenced a Huskie offense that had been hot as...
Jenna Radtke
Northern Illinois University freshman Jenna Radtke (Buffalo Grove, Ill./Stevenson) has been named the Mid-American Conference West Division’s Offensive Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday. This is the first time Radtke has won the award in her career. She is also the second different Huskie to earn the weekly honor in 2013, joining...
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