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Sarah Angelos (No. 6)
The Northern Illinois volleyball team improved to 3-0 at Missouri State’s Dr. Mary Jo Wynn/DoubleTree Hotel Invitational Saturday afternoon after taking down Connecticut in four sets at Hammons Student Center. The 25-17, 24-26, 25-20, 25-23 win moved NIU to 6-5 on the year and dropped UCONN to 6-5. “I’m really happy about the positive play...
Sarah Angelos
A 35-minute severe weather delay to the beginning of the match did nothing to affect the Northern Illinois volleyball team‘s performance in a 3-0 sweep of New Orleans at Missouri State’s Dr. Mary Jo Wynn/DoubleTree Hotel Invitational Friday evening at Hammons Student Center. The Huskies (5-5) climbed back to .500 on the season as the...
Meghan Romo
The Northern Illinois volleyball team opened up Missouri State’s Dr. Mary Jo Wynn/DoubleTree Hotel Invitational with a sweep of Nebraska-Omaha Friday morning at Hammons Student Center. The Huskies (4-5) held .326-.067 hitting and 9-4 blocking edges to take down the Mavericks (4-4), 25-16, 25-14, 25-19. “I thought our approach to the match was really good,”...
Meghan Romo
With both teams coming off tough weekends, the Northern Illinois volleyball team was edged by UIC in four sets Tuesday night at Flames Athletic Center. The Flames (3-4) were able to take advantage of a 34-22 hitting error edge over NIU (3-5) for a 26-24, 25-13, 20-25, 25-20 win. “Any time we place somebody from...
Meghan Romo
The Northern Illinois volleyball team wrapped up the Community Bankers Classic with a third-place finish after falling 3-0 to both Portland State (2-3) and Pacific (6-0) Saturday at Alex G. Spanos Center. The Huskies (3-4) started out the day with a 25-13, 25-19, 25-11 loss to Portland State. The Vikings posted a 51-29 kills advantage...
MacKenzie Roddy
Behind an electric crowd during Northern Illinois’ first week of class, the NIU volleyball team took down Green Bay 3-1 (25-13, 22-25, 25-12, 25-15) on Tuesday night at Victor E. Court. “Tonight was an awesome and fun win here,” said NIU head coach Ray Gooden. “We had great energy with our crowd here at Victor...
Sarah Angelos
Less than 24 hours after grinding out a tough five-set win over 2011 NCAA Tournament team North Dakota State, the Northern Illinois volleyball team couldn’t do it again against another 2011 NCAA team as Wichita State edged the Huskies in five sets (18-25, 25-21, 22-25, 25-22, 22-20) on Saturday afternoon at Victor E. Court. With...
NIU Huskies volleyball team
The Northern Illinois volleyball team welcomed a new season in style as the Huskies won a hard-fought 3-2 contest over North Dakota State to open the NIU Invitational as 11th-year head coach Ray Gooden pulled the string before the match to unravel NIU’s 2011 MAC Championship banner in the rafters of Victor E. Court Friday...
NIU volleyball team
The last two seasons have seemingly brought NIU volleyball back to the “glory days” of the 1990s dominant decade (24.5 wins per year, seven first-place conference finishes, three NCAA tournaments) as the Huskies’ 55 wins over the last two seasons were last matched in 1992-93 (62 wins). With its first Mid-American Conference regular season championship...
Behind a solid .319 hitting percentage, the Northern Illinois women’s volleyball team won its season opener at the annual NIU Invitational in a 3-1 decision over IUPUI Friday afternoon at Victor E. Court. Conversely, the Huskies (1-0) held the Jaguars (0-1) to a .160 hitting percentage and tallied eight blocks as a team to cruise...
Huskie volleyball
The Northern Illinois women’s volleyball team begins its preseason camp Wednesday as the Huskies prepare for the rapidly approaching 2011 season. The Huskies will hold their first practice at 2 p.m. today. “We are all more than anxious and excited to get going,” said 10th-year head coach Ray Gooden. “We had a good learning session...
NIU Huskies volleyball team
The 2010 season was a magical one in many ways as the Huskies won their first 11 matches, posted 27 wins for the first time since 1998, sold out Victor E. Court for the first time, featured two All-Americans, and made an appearance in the Mid-American Conference championship for the first time since 2001. However,...
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