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Haley Cummings
The NIU women’s soccer team played to a 0-0 draw against Buffalo on Friday night at the NIU Soccer Complex in a matchup of the lone unbeatens in the Mid-American Conference. With the result, NIU improves to 5-6-2 overall, 3-0-2 in league play, while Buffalo moves to 8-2-2 overall, 4-0-1 in the MAC. “Tonight showed...
Nicole Gobbo
Northern Illinois freshman Nicole Gobbo (Barlett, Ill./Bartlett) was named the Mid-American Conference’s Offensive Player of the Week following her game winner in the 77th minute at Toledo that clinched the Huskies’ MAC Tournament berth for the first time since 2010. In only her third start and eighth appearance of the season, Gobbo scored her second...
NIU women's soccer team
Freshman Kate Wirthlin (Mequon, Wis./Homestead) recorded her first collegiate game-winning goal in the 71st minute of play Friday afternoon to lead Northern Illinois over Kent State, 1-0. The Huskies now have 11 points in the Mid-American Conference standings, only three points behind Kent State (14). “We played with a lot of heart and at a...
Cori Frankenberg
After tallying her fourth game-winning goal of the season and an assist in Northern Illinois’ 4-1 victory over South Dakota, Cori Frankenberg was named the Mid-American Conference’s Offensive Player of the Week. She is the first NIU player since Amy Carr on Oct. 26, 2010, to receive the honor. The Appleton, Wis. native struck gold...
Emily Nulty
Scoring and offensive chances were at a premium for Northern Illinois in Sunday afternoon’s matinee versus South Dakota as the Huskies combined for four goals, three in the first 14 minutes, and 20 shots to defeat the Coyotes, 4-1. Junior Cori Frankenberg scored her fourth game-winning goal of the season. The Huskies closed non-conference play...