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Kelsey Hildreth
At the Mid-American Conference Cross Country Championships on Saturday afternoon, freshman Kelsey Hildreth and senior Meghan Heuer became the first Northern Illinois University women’s cross country runners in school history to earn All-MAC honors. Hildreth (Byron, Ill./Byron) broke her own NIU school record in the 6K with a time of 20:33, good enough for an...
Mackenzie Roddy
The Northern Illinois University volleyball team clinched a spot in the Mid-American Conference Tournament with a 3-1 victory Friday over Ball State in Muncie, Ind. Despite dropping the first set to the host Cardinals (13-11, 7-4 MAC), the Huskies’ (17-8, 10-1 MAC) defense was scary good with 68 digs and 12 blocks in the win....
Sophomore defender Alex Elias from the Northern Illinois University women’s soccer team was named to the CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District Women’s Soccer Second Team this week. Elias (Phoenix, Ariz./Boulder Creek) is the first NIU women’s soccer player to earn this recognition since Lindsey Curnock in 2009. The sophomore Phoenix native owns a perfect 4.0...
Huskies celebrate another year of winning the Bronze Stalk
With the coveted Bronze Stalk on the line, and two legend-in the-making Mid-American Conference quarterbacks facing off on a chilly November night inside Huskie Stadium, last year’s tussle between NIU and Ball State kept fans from both schools on pins and needles. All knotted up heading into the fourth quarter, it was the Huskies who...
Dusty Page
Senior Dusty Page (Germantown, Wis./Kettle Moraine Lutheran) of the NIU men’s soccer team was named to the CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District Men’s Soccer Team announced on Thursday. A finance major with a 4.0 GPA, Page has started all 15 matches thus far for the Huskies, playing 1,338 minutes, the most for a NIU field...
Gwen Sabo
The Northern Illinois University women’s soccer team wrapped up its regular season Thursday afternoon with a 2-0 defeat to Western Michigan at the WMU Soccer Complex. The Huskies finish the season with a 6-10-3 overall record, with their 4-4-3 final record and 15 points in Mid-American Conference play, good enough to earn NIU a berth...
Athletics Facilities Master Plan
Sean T. Frazier, associate vice president and director of NIU Intercollegiate Athletics, unveiled today the department’s Facility Master Plan. The NIU Athletics Facility Master Plan, a comprehensive document that will help chart the future of Huskie Athletics, provides for the creation of three new athletics facilities for baseball, tennis and Olympic sports, as well as...
For the third consecutive year, Northern Illinois University has registered a new high in graduation rates of its student-athletes, as the National Collegiate Athletic Association released its annual Graduation Success Rate report Tuesday. NIU posted an 89 percent Graduation Success Rate (GSR) in the latest report, which ranks as the best in the Mid-American Conference...
The Northern Illinois University women’s soccer team clinched a berth in the postseason Sunday with a 0-0 draw against Bowling Green at the NIU Soccer Complex. The Huskies (6-9-3, 4-3-3 MAC) outshot the Falcons (4-12-1, 3-6-1 MAC) by a 21-13 margin but couldn’t find a breakthrough on Senior Day on a beautiful sunny day in...
Isaac Kannah
Senior Isaac Kannah (Plymouth, Minn./Prairie Seeds Academy) scored his fourth goal of the season Saturday night, but the NIU men’s soccer team fell 2-1 to Buffalo at UB Stadium. The Huskies finished the contest with nine players after receiving red cards in the 61st and 71st minutes. “I don’t want to take anything away from...
Mary Grace Kelly
In a matchup of conference unbeatens, the Northern Illinois University volleyball team came out on the short end with a 3-0 loss to Ohio. The Huskies (16-8, 9-1 MAC) limited the high-powered Bobcat (17-4, 10-0 MAC) attack to a .268 attack percentage and forced eight service errors, but Ohio’s defense conversely kept NIU in check...
Joel Bouagnon
ESPN 3 Coverage: Watch Replay YPSILANTI, Mich. — The Northern Illinois University Huskies (6-2) came back from a fourth quarter deficit against the Eastern Michigan University Eagles in manufacturing a 28-17 win at “the Factory” and becoming bowl-eligible for the seventh straight season. The Huskies amassed 386 yards on offense, including a 168 yard rushing...
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