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Shelby Miller
Northern Illinois University softball player Shelby Miller was named to the Mid-American Conference’s 2014 Softball Academic All-MAC Team, the league announced today. “Shelby is a class character for our program so it’s nice to see her continue to be recognized for all she’s done,” said NIU head coach Christina Sutcliffe. “She’s received some really prestigious...
The Northern Illinois University track and field team capped its season Saturday at the NCAA National Championships, as freshman Claudette Day (Belleville, Ill./Belleville West) tied for 21st in the high jump. After having a superb showing two weeks prior at the NCAA West Preliminary Round to get to Oregon, Day was unable to get that...
#niusocialsummer
The third annual edition of “NIU Social Summer” has begun. NIU Athletics has brought back the popular feature designed to keep fans up-to-date and involved with Huskie sports on its social media platforms, as well as on NIUHuskies.com, throughout the summer months. Using the hashtag #NIUSocialSummer, the Huskies will bring interactive components to fans Monday...
Dor Amir
Four NIU tennis players – Nelle Youel, Dor Amir, Simon Formont and Frederic Cadieux – have been named to the Mid-American Conference all-academic teams. The hat trick for the men came after a successful season which saw the squad crowned regular season champions. “I’m really happy for these guys,” head coach Patrick Fisher said. “It’s...
Brad Ohrt
Northern Illinois University Director of Sports Performance Brad Ohrt received the prestigious title of master strength & conditioning coach by the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches association at the CSCCa’s annual convention in Salt Lake City. “You have to hold yourself to a higher standard knowing you’re considered a master in this profession,” Ohrt said....
Emily Naegele
Northern Illinois University softball sophomore Emily Naegele earned National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Great Lakes Region second team honors, the association announced. “Emily’s all region honor speaks to her success at NIU,” said NIU head coach Christina Sutcliffe. “She works hard, leads on and off the field, and is a student of the game. I couldn’t...
Coach Rod Carey
Northern Illinois University’s 2014 football game at UNLV will be played Saturday, Sept. 13 as originally scheduled, NIU Athletics officials confirmed Wednesday. Despite reports that the game had been moved to the night of Friday, Sept. 12, for television purposes, neither NIU nor UNLV ever announced a change from the contracted Saturday, Sept. 13, game...
Sean Frazier
Dear NIU Faculty and Staff Member: The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics truly appreciates all you do for NIU and our students. Your hard work and dedication mean a great deal to the university, as does your continued support of Huskie Athletics. Much of the classroom success of our student-athletes is the result of the support...
Janaan Mickey
The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is hosting a farewell reception Thursday, May 29, for Janaan Mickey. The event takes place from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Convocation Center. Remarks are planned at 4 p.m. All are welcome. Mickey, a longtime member of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, started at NIU in 1982. In the over...
Shelby Miller
The Mid-American Conference recognized five members of the Northern Illinois University softball team for their outstanding 2014 seasons as the league announced its All-MAC teams and specialty award winners today. “It shows that our program is headed in the right direction,” said NIU head coach Christina Sutcliffe on the number of All-MAC honorees for the...
Victor E. Huskie
NIU Athletics held its fifth annual Victors Awards at the Egyptian Theatre on Monday night. Jordan Lynch of the Huskie football team and Nelle Youel of the Huskie women’s tennis team were honored as NIU’s Male and Female Athletes of the Year. An all-sports, ESPY-style awards show, the Victors highlighted the on-field and off-field accomplishments...
Coach Rod Carey
NIU and UNLV will make a final determination on the date of their scheduled 2014 game at UNLV “very shortly,” Huskie Athletics Director Sean T. Frazier says. Despite reports that the game had been moved to the evening of Friday, Sept. 12, to accommodate a CBS Sports Network broadcast, neither school has announced a change...
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