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Goalkeeper Amy Annala and midfielder Lauren Gierman from the Northern Illinois University women’s soccer team were named to the 2014 Mid-American Conference All-Freshman Team, the conference announced Thursday. NIU had two MAC All-Freshman Team selections for the first time in school history as Annala and Gierman became the fifth and sixth Huskies to be recognized...
Amy Annala saved two penalty kicks and Ashley Neubeck scored the winning penalty shot Sunday as the Northern Illinois University women’s soccer team advanced to the Mid-American Conference Tournament Semifinals for the first time since 2007. The good news came thanks to a 4-3 penalty-shootout victory over Miami after the two teams played to a...
The Northern Illinois University women’s soccer team clinched a berth in the postseason Sunday with a 0-0 draw against Bowling Green at the NIU Soccer Complex. The Huskies (6-9-3, 4-3-3 MAC) outshot the Falcons (4-12-1, 3-6-1 MAC) by a 21-13 margin but couldn’t find a breakthrough on Senior Day on a beautiful sunny day in...
Nicole Gobbo
The Northern Illinois University women’s soccer team earned a tremendous victory Friday night, defeating Eastern Michigan 3-1 at the NIU Soccer Complex. The win marked the first victory for the Huskies (6-9-2, 4-3-2 MAC) against the perennial Mid-American Conference powerhouse Eagles (9-6-1, 5-4-0 MAC) since 2007. It also ended a three-game losing streak for NIU....
The Northern Illinois University women’s soccer team dropped a hard-fought contest in Mid-American Conference play at Ball State on Sunday afternoon, 1-0. The Cardinals (9-4-2, 5-3-0 MAC) scored the only goal of the game early in the second half when Victoria Jacobs headed in a cross following a corner kick in the 54th minute. The...
Jess Woolridge
Two late goals from substitutes Maggie Renfro and Jess Wooldridge propelled the Northern Illinois University women’s soccer team to a 2-0 victory over Ohio on Sunday afternoon at the NIU Soccer and Track & Field Complex. After a closely contested game that had few scoring chances, Renfro (Chaska, Minn./Holy Family Catholic) broke the deadlock in...
Allie McBride
The Northern Illinois University women’s soccer team enjoyed its 2-1 overtime victory Friday against Central Michigan so much that the Huskies decided to do it again on Sunday afternoon versus Toledo. A penalty kick from senior midfielder Allie McBride (Naperville, Ill./Neuqua Valley) in the second period of overtime lifted NIU (4-6-0, 2-0-0 MAC) to another...
Lauren Gierman
Two incredible goals from Northern Illinois University freshman forward Lauren Gierman propelled the Huskie women’s soccer team to victory in its Mid-American Conference opener on Friday night as NIU emerged victorious in overtime, 2-1. “I am very pleased with the team. Everyone played unbelievably hard and stayed within the system,” NIU head coach John Ross...
Natalia Peña
Nothing could stop the Northern Illinois University women’s soccer team on Friday night – not a delayed start, not pouring rain, not near-freezing temperatures and not the Chicago State Cougars. Once the match started, the Huskies (2-4) scored early and often as they defeated Chicago State (1-6) by a score of 5-0 at Commissioners Park...