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Amanda Corral
Senior Amanda Corral (Hobart, Ind./Hobart) was named Thursday morning to the Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-America team, being chosen to this year’s first team. She is the first Academic All-American since Doreen Zierer was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America third team in 1982 and the first-ever first team selection in program history. “This is...
Coach Rod Carey fires up his NIU Huskies football team.
Tickets for the 2015 Northern Illinois University football home campaign are now on sale. Renewal packets are on their way to 2014 season ticket holders and Huskie Athletic Fund donors as NIU looks to build on the momentum created by its 2014 Mid-American Conference Championship, the team’s third league title in the last four seasons....
Northern PACT logo
Hey, Huskies! Show your Northern PACT pride Saturday by wearing PACT shirts to the NIU women’s and men’s basketball games in the Convocation Center. Students can wear any PACT shirt. Prizes will be given out during both games; the women tip off at 5 p.m. The men tip at 7 p.m. To learn more on...
Megan Greenfield
Eight Northern Illinois University sophomore student-athletes have been named to the newest class of “LEaD Huskies.” NIU Faculty Athletics Representative Matt Streb and Sean T. Frazier, associate vice president and director of Athletics made the announcement earlier this week. Introduced in 2013, the Leadership Enhancement and Development – or LEaD – Huskie program is designed to identify...
The annual NIU Baseball Leadoff Banquet begins at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, at Acquaviva Winery in nearby Maple Park. The event will be an opportunity to meet and greet with Huskie players, as well as new head coach Mike Kunigonis, who will preview the 2015 season. Kunigonis, this year’s special guest speaker, was hired...
Rob Sterling
A school-record and league-leading 14 Northern Illinois University Huskie football players have been named to the Mid-American Conference’s 2014 Academic All-MAC Football Team released Tuesday by the league office. NIU’s 14 Academic All-MAC players tied with Central Michigan as the most by any school in the league. Bowling Green, Eastern Michigan and Ohio each had...
Ross Walton
Ross Watson, whose coaching experience includes stints on the defensive staffs at Nebraska and Florida Atlantic, has joined the Northern Illinois University football staff as an assistant coach working with the Huskie defense, NIU head coach Rod Carey announced Thursday. Watson comes to NIU from Youngstown State University, where he had been elevated to assistant...
Rich Harvest Farms with NCAA logo
Northern Illinois University and Rich Harvest Farms, the home of the NIU men’s and women’s golf programs in Sugar Grove, Ill., have been selected to host the 2017 NCAA Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships, the NCAA Golf Committees announced Thursday. NIU will host its first NCAA Championship final in any sport for the first time...
Senior Anthony Johnson (Chicago, Ill./Whitney Young/Purdue) led the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team with a career-high 21 points Wednesday night, but the Huskies were unable to overcome 50 percent shooting by Buffalo, falling to the Bulls, 82-63, at Alumni Arena. Sophomore guard Aaric Armstead (Chicago, Ill./La Jolla Prep) added 16 points in the loss....
Ally Lehman
Trailing by 20 points with 6:44 left, the NIU women’s basketball team (5-8, 1-2 MAC) clawed back to within five points of Bowling Green (8-7, 1-3MAC ) with 1:46 left in regulation. Though the Huskies had five players score in double-figures, it could not complete the comeback as they fell to the Falcons, 65-59. Amanda...
Amanda Stepp
Gymanst Amanda Stepp today was named the Mid-American Conference Gymnast of the Week following her performance at UIC. Meanwhile, Kelsey Hildreth, the fantastic freshman distance runner from the NIU women’s track and field team, has been named Mid-American Conference Women’s Track Athlete of the Week. Stepp led the way for NIU as the Huskies rallied...
Chicago native Da’Ron Brown (Morgan Park HS), who finished his Northern Illinois University football career in 2014 as one of the Huskies’ all-time best wide receivers, has accepted an invitation to play in the 90th East-West Shrine Game. The game kicks off at 3 p.m. (CT) Saturday, Jan. 17, from Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg,...
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