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Tanya Rachan
Northern Illinois gymnasts Tanya Rachan and Kim Gotlund have qualified for the NCAA Regional Gymnastics Championships and will represent the Huskies at the Champaign Regional on Saturday, April 7, as the NCAA announced the 2012 2012 NCAA Gymnastics Championship field Monday. The Regional will be held at 4 p.m. (CT) at Assembly Hall on the...
Kristin Hoffman
Northern Illinois volleyball senior Kristin Hoffman (Batavia, Ill./Batavia) is one of 58 student-athletes for the 2011 fall season to receive an NCAA postgraduate scholarship. The standout setter recently finished a noteworthy four-year career with the Huskie volleyball program. “What Kristin has accomplished at Northern Illinois is simply outstanding,” said Jeff Compher, NIU associate vice president...
Brad Dieckhaus
Huskies Kevin Fanta and Brad Dieckhaus were eliminated Thursday at the NCAA Championships at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Mo. to end the Northern Illinois wrestling team‘s 2011-12 season. Despite the losses, Huskie head coach Ryan Ludwig was proud of what Fanta and Dieckhaus accomplished this season and knows it will help bring the program...
Brad Dieckhaus
Northern Illinois sophomore Kevin Fanta and senior Brad Dieckhaus head to St. Louis this week, where they will compete at the NCAA Championships inside the Scottrade Center. The meet begins at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 15, and runs through the finals Saturday night. This year marks the 41st consecutive season in which at least one...
Brad Dieckhaus
Huskie sophomore Kevin Fanta and senior Brad Dieckhaus will represent Northern Illinois at the 2012 NCAA Championships in St. Louis, Mo., the association announced Wednesday during their selection show. The selections mark the 41st consecutive season in which at least one NIU wrestler has advanced to the national meet. It also marks the second straight...
Brad Dieckhaus
Senior Brad Dieckhaus and sophomore Kevin Fanta both secured bids in the NCAA Championships for the Northern Illinois wrestling team Sunday at the MAC Championships. As a team, the Huskies finished fifth with 41 points, falling just a half-point behind Ohio for fourth. Central Michigan won the tournament title with 89 points, followed by Kent...
NIU Huskies volleyball
The Northern Illinois volleyball team dropped a 3-1 decision to No. 25 Miami in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Iowa State’s Hilton Coliseum on Friday night. The loss in NIU’s sixth NCAA Tournament appearance was its first at a neutral site. Previously, the Huskies were 2-0 in neutral site matches. NIU is...
Huskies women's cross country
Northern Illinois University and the Huskie cross country team will welcome in some of the best cross country teams in the nation Saturday, Nov. 12, when they host the 2011 NCAA Midwest Regional on the NIU North 40. The meet – which is one of nine regionals nationwide – will serve as the qualifying round...
NIU President John G. Peters
The 18-member NCAA Division I Board of Directors adopted a package of proposals Thursday that toughen academic standards and provide increased academic and economic support to student-athletes. Northern Illinois University President John Peters, who represents the Mid-American Conference on the board, said the reforms will give conferences the option of adding more money to scholarship...
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Northern Illinois Athletics ranks among the top universities in the Mid-American Conference, and has once again topped the national average in the Graduation Success Rate of its student-athletes, according to data released Wednesday by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). For the fourth straight year, Northern Illinois’ Graduation Success Rate (GSR) topped the 80 percent...
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Intercollegiate Athletics is continuing its partnership with two NIU graduate programs to provide unique educational internship opportunities for graduate students. Students from NIU’s Department of Counseling, Adult and Higher Education (CAHE) who are pursuing their master’s of science degrees and students from the College of Law can spend an academic semester or year within the...
NIU Student athletes
For the sixth straight year, all 17 of Northern Illinois University’s intercollegiate athletic teams have “made the grade” by surpassing the academic standards measured by the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Academic Progress Rate (APR). The NCAA released its complete 2009-10 Division I APR report Tuesday, one week after the Huskie football team received an NCAA...
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