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Jessica Sturm
Northern Illinois University freshman Alaynie Woollard (New Castle, Ind./New Castle) and senior Jessica Sturm (Wichita, Kan./Goddard) have been named the Mid-American Conference West Division’s Player and Pitcher of the Week, the league announced Tuesday. Sturm picked up the fifth MAC West Pitcher of the Week award of her career, while Woollard garnered her first weekly...
The Northern Illinois University softball team’s run in the 2014 Mid-American Conference Softball Tournament came to an end Saturday with a 7-2 setback to Buffalo at Firestone Stadium. “Backing up last year, with what we did this year is only going to move our program forward,” said NIU head coach Christina Sutcliffe. “If we had...
Jessica Sturm
The Northern Illinois University softball team kept its tournament title hopes alive in a 6-1 victory over Akron in its second game of the 2014 Mid-American Conference Softball Tournament at Firestone Stadium Thursday. The Huskie (24-30) offense wasted little time jumping on top of the No. 3 seed Akron Zips (27-15) putting up a three-spot...
Emily Naegele
The Northern Illinois University softball team suffered an 11-6 loss to Buffalo in Wednesday’s first round game of the 2014 Mid-American Conference Softball Tournament at Firestone Stadium. The Huskies’ (23-30) struggled to get off the field and Buffalo (28-20) took advantage, scoring a run in every inning, many of them coming with two outs. Emily...
Shelby Miller
The Mid-American Conference recognized five members of the Northern Illinois University softball team for their outstanding 2014 seasons as the league announced its All-MAC teams and specialty award winners today. “It shows that our program is headed in the right direction,” said NIU head coach Christina Sutcliffe on the number of All-MAC honorees for the...
Rebecca Rupard
The Northern Illinois University softball team clinched a berth in the 2014 Mid-American Conference Tournament with a 6-1 victory Sunday over Ohio at Ohio Softball Field. Bryanna Phelan (Coal City, Ill./Coal City) provided the catalyst for the Huskies’ (23-29, 10-12) from the leadoff spot. The junior right fielder went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a...
The Northern Illinois University softball team took its offensive frustrations of the weekend out on UIC as the Huskies posted a 12-4 victory over the Flames at Flames Field Tuesday. The Huskies (21-27) pounded out 15 hits on the day with Nicole Gremillion (Missouri City, Texas/Elkins) leading the charge going 3-for-5 with two RBIs and...
Erica Oswald
The Northern Illinois University softball team suffered a 6-2 setback to Buffalo on Senior Day at Mary M. Bell Field Sunday. A four-run second inning by Buffalo (25-20, 9-5) jumped proved to be too much to overcome for NIU (20-27, 8-10) as the Huskies dropped the series to the Bulls. For the second-straight day, Buffalo...
Jessica Sturm
The Northern Illinois University softball team’s offense was held in check Saturday as Buffalo took advantage of Huskie errors to take the series opener, 7-2, over NIU at Mary M. Bell Field. “They’ve always played us really well and they’ve always been pretty aggressive at the plate,” said NIU head coach Christina Sutcliffe. “We knew...
The NIU softball team lost its doubleheader with Loyola in non-conference action Wednesday at Loyola Softball Park. NIU (19-24) suffered a 4-3 setback to the Ramblers (19-27) in the first game, while dropping the second game, 10-9, in 10 innings after giving up a five-run lead in the bottom of the seventh. “We have to...
The Northern Illinois University softball team suffered a 4-3 setback to Eastern Michigan in eight innings Sunday at Varsity Field. Playing in its third straight extra inning game, Eastern Michigan (10-30, 1-11) entered the bottom of the seventh trailing the Huskies, 3-2. With two outs and runners at the corners, the Eagles scored on RBI...
Nicole Gremillion
The Northern Illinois University softball team rallied to defeat Eastern Michigan, 8-6, in 11 innings Saturday at Varsity Field. Trailing 4-2 in the top of the seventh with two on and two outs, NIU’s (19-21, 7-6) Emily Naegele (Oak Forest, Ill./Oak Forest) singled to left field to drive in pinch runner Erika Oswald (Glenview, Ill./Glenbrook...
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