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Tag: San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl
Juwan Brescacin
The Northern Illinois University Huskies offense could not get untracked against Utah State in the 2013 San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl game and, despite a valiant effort by the NIU defense, the Huskies fell to the Aggies 21-14 Thursday night at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. With its second straight loss, NIU ended...
Welcome Huskies!
Early wake-up calls and frigid temperatures for bowl trips are nothing new for the NIU football team. They’ve done it for the last six years. However, a blizzard struck the northern Illinois area Sunday morning just as the Huskies started arriving at the Convocation Center’s parking lot – adding a degree of difficulty to the start...
Karen, Carl and daughter Rachel
After graduating from NIU in December 1985 with a bachelor’s degree in marketing, Karen Joens worked in advertising, radio and other jobs while most of her college friends were pursuing careers, getting married and starting families. The Lombard native decided to take a leap of faith and leave Illinois. “I just thought it would be...
NIU Huskie Football fans
As the Huskies prepare for the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl, alumni are setting up watch parties across the country. Northern Illinois will face Utah State University in the ninth annual Poinsettia Bowl at 8:30 p.m. (CST) Thursday, Dec. 26. The game is being televised by ESPN. NIU has extended its streak of...
Logo of the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl
The Mid-American Conference announced today a partnership with the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl as a primary bowl partner in 2017 and 2019, and a secondary bowl partner for the 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2018 bowl seasons. The MAC will play the Mountain West Conference in both the 2017 and 2019 bowl seasons,...