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Shaakira Haywood
Fifty Northern Illinois University student-athletes representing 15 Huskie teams celebrated commencement along with their classmates Saturday, May 11, at the NIU Convocation Center. The graduation ceremonies, the last presided over by NIU President John G. Peters, honored students graduating either this spring or after the summer. Saturday’s degree recipients brings the total number of student-athletes...
Carly Norton
The Northern Illinois University softball team continues its five game homestand when the Huskies welcome Mid-American Conference East foes Buffalo and Kent State to Mary M. Bell Field this weekend. The Huskies (16-21, 4-4 MAC) will open the weekend with a doubleheader against Buffalo (9-20, 1-6) on Friday. First pitch for Game One is set...
Morgan Bittner
The No. 3 seed Northern Illinois University softball team suffered a 4-1 loss Wednesday to Central Michigan in its opening game of the 2011 Mid-American Conference Softball Tournament at Firestone Stadium in Akron, Ohio. Trailing 1-0, CMU (30-19), the No. 6 seed, broke through in the top sixth with three runs on two hits and...
NIU softball players
The Northern Illinois University softball team begins its pursuit of a conference title tonight when the Huskies face Central Michigan in their opening game of the 2011 Mid-American Conference Softball Tournament at Firestone Stadium in Akron, Ohio. The Huskies (26-25, 13-7), who have advanced to the semifinals of the MAC Softball Tournament in each of...
NIU Huskies softball team
The Northern Illinois softball team completed its series sweep over Ball State with a 6-4 victory Sunday afternoon at the BSU Softball Complex. Trailing 4-3 heading into the top of the seventh, NIU (26-25, 13-7) took the lead on a three-run home run by freshman Shelby Miller (Ottawa, Kan./Ottawa). The first two Huskies reached when Carly...
Stephanie Tofft
NIU freshman Stephanie Tofft extended her hitting streak Friday afternoon to a school record 16 games as the Huskie softball team split its doubleheader with Eastern Michigan at Mary M. Bell Field. Tofft pushed that record to 18 games Saturday afternoon during a doubleheader sweep of Central Michigan. Tofft, who tied the mark  Friday with a single to left...
NIU softball
The Northern Illinois University softball team rallied to post a 10-6 victory over Pacific in the second game of a doubleheader Tuesday evening at Pacific’s Bill Simoni Field in Stockton, Calif. Trailing 6-4 in the top of the sixth, the Huskies (8-9) scored six runs on four hits and three Tiger errors to take a...
Huskies softball
The NIU softball team looks to stay hot as the Huskies open its spring break week with four games in two days in California before traveling to Nevada for the Silver and Blue Classic, scheduled from Friday, March 18, through Sunday, March 20. “We’d love to see the offense stay consistent,” NIU head coach Lindsay Chouinard said....
NIU Huskies softball
The Northern Illinois University softball team looks to build on the success of last weekend’s 3-2 performance at Texas Tech when the Huskies travel to Colorado State for the Colorado State Classic from Friday, March 4, through Sunday, March 6. “We improved from the plate quite a bit,” NIU head coach Lindsay Chouinard said of...