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Lauren Zielinski
The Northern Illinois University volleyball team claimed another big road win Friday by taking down Eastern Michigan, 3-2. The Huskies (12-7, 5-0 MAC) kept the Eagles’ (11-8, 2-3 MAC) offense in check with a season-best 16 blocks and 83 digs, while benefiting from 33 EMU attack errors. “This is a match that we don’t over-analyze,”...
Alexis Gonzalez
The Northern Illinois University volleyball team held off a resilient Miami (Ohio) team Saturday night in Oxford, Ohio, to emerge with a 3-2 victory. The Huskies (11-7, 4-0 MAC) caught fire offensively with 73 kills and a .271 attack percentage against the RedHawks (9-7, 2-2 MAC). The victory also gave NIU a 4-0 start in...
The Northern Illinois University volleyball team earned a big divisional victory Thursday at Victor E. Court with a 3-1 victory over Western Michigan. The Huskies (10-7, 3-0 MAC) held the Broncos’ conference-leading offense to a .191 attack percentage and 47 kills, while recording eight blocks and 55 digs in the win. “It was a real...
Jenna Radtke
In a meeting between the two MAC West favorites, the Northern Illinois University volleyball team came out on the positive end Saturday by earning a 3-0 sweep of Ball State. The Huskies (9-7, 2-0 MAC) used a .382 attack percentage, 43 kills and six service aces to overpower the Cardinals (7-8, 0-2 MAC), while holding...
Alexis Gonzalez
The NIU volleyball team opened its Mid-American Conference schedule with a resounding win Friday, topping Toledo with a 3-0 sweep. The Huskies (8-7, 1-0 MAC) held the Rockets’ (1-13, 0-1 MAC) offense in check throughout the night, posting nine blocks and holding UT to a .067 attack percentage. The victory also extended NIU’s home-winning streak...
Mary Grace Kelly
The Northern Illinois University volleyball team closed out its California trip Saturday night in Santa Barbara with a 3-1 loss to UC Santa Barbara. After taking the first set with an impressive offensive showing, the Huskies (7-7) could not contain the Gauchos (5-6) in the ensuing sets, as UCSB finished the night with 69 kills...
Lauren Zielinski
The Northern Illinois University volleyball team nearly came back from a 2-0 deficit Friday at the Mott Athletics Center, but ultimately suffered a 3-1 loss to Cal Poly. The Mustangs (5-4) held the Huskies (7-5) to a .158 attack percentage in the defeat, while holding a 59-48 advantage in kills. “In the first set, there...
Playing in Victor E. Court for the first time in over two weeks, the Northern Illinois University volleyball team scored a hard-fought win Tuesday with a 3-1 triumph over UIC. The Huskies (7-4) stuffed the Flames’ (4-8) offense, totaling 14 blocks as a team. NIU also tallied seven service aces and held UIC to a...
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...
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