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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 –...
Go Huskies! NIU volleyball players surround Kayla Zeno (8) in celebration.
Northern Illinois senior Mary Kurisch (La Crosse, Wis./West Salem), junior Sarah Angelos (Waukegan, Ill./Waukegan) and sophomore MacKenzie Roddy (San Bernardino, Calif./Cajon) were selected to the Academic All-Mid-American Conference Team, the league announced Thursday. “I’m very happy for Sarah, Mary, MacKenzie and NIU volleyball,” said NIU head coach Ray Gooden, who has coached 14 Academic All-MAC...
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...
Meghan Romo
An unlikely run to the 2012 Mid-American Conference Tournament championship ended Sunday afternoon in a heartbreaking fashion for No. 4-seeded Northern Illinois at SPIRE Institute. The Huskies went up 2-0 in the match and had two chances to sweep for their first MAC Tournament championship since 2001, but didn’t convert either time and then Bowling...
Mary Kurisch
A true team effort pushed the Northern Illinois volleyball team to its third straight Mid-American Conference Tournament championship match as the No. 4 seed Huskies (21-13, 10-6 MAC) overcame a 0-2 deficit to No. 1 seed Ohio 23-25, 21-25, 25-18, 25-22, 15-11 Saturday afternoon at SPIRE Institute in the semifinals. NIU will face No. 2...
Alexis “Pookie” Gonzalez
For the third straight year, the Northern Illinois volleyball team advanced to the Mid-American Conference Tournament semifinals with a 20-25, 25-20, 25-23, 25-18 win over No. 5 seed Akron Friday morning at SPIRE Institute The No. 4-seeded Huskies (20-13, 10-6 MAC) will play the winner of the No. 1 Ohio-No. 8 Ball State match in...
Volleyball seniors Sam Grams, Sue Hayes, Mary Kurisch, Meghan Romo and Amber Walker.
The Northern Illinois volleyball team ended the Mid-American Conference regular season on a high note Saturday night by taking down Bowling Green, the team in the MAC with the second most league wins, in four sets on Senior Night at Victor E. Court. The Huskies (19-13, 10-6 MAC) used strong serving – 9-3 aces edge...
Amber Walker
Something had to give as Northern Illinois and Western Michigan entered Thursday night’s Mid-American Conference West Division showdown at University Arena on three- and four-match winning streaks, respectively. Unfortunately for the Huskies (18-13, 9-6 MAC) the Broncos (19-9, 12-3 MAC) stayed undefeated at home (7-0) for a 23-25, 26-24, 25-21, 29-27 win. Coming into the...
From left: Meghan Romo, Mary Kurisch, Alexis “Pookie” Gonzalez and Justine Schepler celebrate a Huskie volleyball victory.
Back on the right track, the Northern Illinois volleyball team completed a perfect road weekend Sunday afternoon with a 25-14, 25-20, 25-21 sweep of Ball State at Worthen Arena in Mid-American Conference West Division action. The Huskies (18-12, 9-5 MAC) earned their fourth straight win over the Cardinals (13-14, 6-8 MAC), and third straight win...
Sarah Angelos
After falling to Central Michigan in last year’s Mid-American Conference tournament championship match, the Northern Illinois volleyball team completed a clean sweep in the 2012 season series by cruising to a 25-14, 25-21, 25-21 win over the Chippewas (12-11, 6-6 MAC) Saturday night at Victor E. Court. The win for the Huskies (16-12, 7-5 MAC)...
Meghan Romo
For the second time this season in Mid-American Conference play, the Northern Illinois volleyball team was taken down Friday night by Eastern Michigan – first in three sets and now in four (18-25, 25-23, 27-25, 25-15). Despite the Huskies (15-12, 6-5 MAC) owning 69-47 kills, .257-.245 hitting and 81-65 digs advantages, the Eagles (15-12, 5-6...
MacKenzie Roddy
The Northern Illinois volleyball team fell 25-27, 25-23, 19-25, 17-25 to Kent State Saturday night at the M.A.C. Center. The decision ended a five-match winning streak the Huskies (15-11, 6-4 MAC) had over the Golden Flashes (5-17, 2-8 MAC) and gave NIU its first 0-2 weekend in conference play since Oct. 29-30, 2010 at Toledo...
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