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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...
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...
Justine Schepler
The Northern Illinois University volleyball team capped its road schedule on a positive note Saturday at the EMU Convocation Center with a 3-1 win over the Eastern Michigan Eagles. NIU (17-11, 9-5 MAC) is now on a five-match winning streak heading into the final weekend of the season, as they held EMU (14-15, 4-10 MAC)...
Kayla Zeno
The Northern Illinois University volleyball team earned a big road win Friday in Mount Pleasant, Mich., by sweeping the Central Michigan Chippewas, 3-0. With the win over CMU (11-14, 5-8 MAC), NIU (16-11, 8-5 MAC) officially punched their ticket to the Mid-American Conference Tournament in two weeks. In addition, Huskie senior Sarah Angelos broke the...
Alexis Gonzalez
The Northern Illinois University volleyball team got off to a great start Friday night at Victor E. Court, but could not keep the momentum going in a 3-1 loss to the Ohio Bobcats. NIU (12-11, 4-5 MAC) earned a strong first set win to go up early on the MAC East Division’s top squad, but...
Kayla Zeno
The Northern Illinois volleyball team dropped a 3-0 decision to the Northern Iowa Panthers Tuesday night at Victor E. Court. The loss sends the Huskies to 5-6, while the Panthers move to 7-4 and extend their winning streak to six. “We’re continuing to battle against tough teams,” said NIU head coach Ray Gooden. “Northern Iowa...
Justine Schepler
The Northern Illinois volleyball team went the distance for the third time in five matches Wednesday night at Victor E. Court, but emerged victorious by defeating Western Illinois, 3-2. The win pushes NIU’s record to 3-2 on the season, while WIU drops to 2-2. The Huskie defense was the story of the game with 77...
MacKenzie Roddy
The Northern Illinois volleyball team earned their first sweep of the season Saturday afternoon in Victor E. Court with a 3-0 win over the Liberty Flames. The Huskies made quick work of the Flames, a team that has advanced to the last two NCAA Tournaments, behind holding convincing edges in hitting percentage (.300-.030), kills (45-22)...
MacKenzie Roddy
With 20-plus wins in each of the last three seasons and three consecutive Mid-American Conference title match berths, the Northern Illinois volleyball team again looks the part of a conference title contender in 2013. Head coach Ray Gooden enters his 12th season at the helm – tied for the longest tenure in program history –...
Ray Gooden
The Northern Illinois volleyball team signed Brianna Horwath (Stillwater, Minn./Stillwater Area), Malia Gabel (Pinckney, Mich./Father Gabriel Richard) and Paige Dacanay (Crystal Lake, Ill./Prairie Ridge) to the 2013 recruiting class Thursday. Horwath, Gabel and Dacanay join T’ara Austin (Joeliet, Ill./Joliet Central), Mary Grace Kelly (Strongsville, Ohio/Walsh Jesuit) and Jenna Radtke (Buffalo Grove, Ill./Adlai E. Stevenson) in...
Meghan Romo
The Northern Illinois volleyball team closed its 2012 season with a 3-1 loss at Marquette on Saturday evening at the Al McGuire Center as the Golden Eagles (27-6) possessed 52-46 kills, .305-.176 hitting, 70-60 digs and 10-4 blocks advantages over the Huskies (21-15) for a 28-26, 25-15, 15-25, 25-12 win. “Tonight was a match of...
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