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Alex Elias, Emily Naegele and Andrew Frankenreider
Three Northern Illinois University student-athletes were among a select group of 200 NCAA student-athletes chosen to attend the 2016 NCAA Career in Sports Forum held the first weekend of June in Indianapolis. Participants at the annual educational forum learn about and explore potential careers in sports. Among nearly 1,000 applicants from every level of collegiate...
Academic All-American Amanda Corral was one of 42 student-athletes to post a 4.0 GPA for the fall semester and was one of 14 to graduate in December.
Northern Illinois University student-athletes have entered the new year on a high note after posting a record-high 3.14 cumulative grade point average following the completion of the 2015 fall semester. The Huskies’ 16 sports programs compiled the highest GPA on record for a single semester at 3.10 as 211 student-athletes completed the fall with a...
Victor E. Huskie
Huskie fans of all ages are invited to join Northern Illinois University student-athletes and staff at the Huskie Family Fun Day and Movie Night from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9, at the Chessick Practice Center and Huskie Stadium. The free event features activity stations for the kids run by NIU student-athletes and tours...
NIU student athletes pose witih Victor E. Huskie
Northern Illinois University Athletics will host its sixth annual awards banquet – “The Victors” – at 8 p.m. Monday, April 27, at the historic Egyptian Theatre in downtown DeKalb. Huskie fans and friends interested in joining in the celebration of the accomplishments of NIU student-athletes can purchase tickets for $20 by calling (815) 758-1225. Doors will...
From left: Robert Weinberg, Gloria Balague and Daniel Gould
A panel of nationally renowned sports psychologists shared ideas Monday morning on how organized youth athletics can produce the kind of adults expected of such programs. During a 75-minute conversation in the Capitol Room of the Holmes Student Center, the three professors addressed ways that parents and coaches can offer a positive situation and instill...
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...
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...
Richard Hall
Five members of the Northern Illinois University men’s soccer team were named to the Academic All-MAC Team announced by the league office Thursday. Redshirt junior Andrew Glaeser (Walla Walla, Wash./Walla Walla/Oregon State), sophomore Richard Hall (Billericay, England/The Billericay School), sophomore Adam Lightner (O’Fallon, Mo./Fort Zumwalt West), sophomore Derek Ott (Cross Plains, Wis./Middleton) and senior Dusty...
Malia Gabel
Seven members of the Northern Illinois University volleyball team have been selected to the Academic All-Mid-American Conference Team, the league announced Wednesday. Mackenzie Roddy (San Bernardino, Calif./Cajon) earned the honor for the third time in her career, while Emily Paschke (Winfield, Ill./West Chicago Community) and Lauren Zielinski (Oak Forest, Ill./Marist) each earned a spot on...
Carly Pederson
On the heels of last fall’s first trip to the Mid-American Conference Tournament Semifinals since 2007, the Northern Illinois University women’s soccer team has been recognized for its success in the classroom. Nine Huskies were named to the 2014 Women’s Soccer Academic All-MAC Team, the league announced Monday. Meanwhile, three members of the NIU cross...
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...
Nicole Gremillion
The Northern Illinois University softball team had 12 players named 2014 National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-America Scholar Athletes, the organization announced Thursday. Kaitlyn Barrett, Kristyn Barrett, Jordyn Bowen, Kayti Grable, Nicole Gremillion, Allyson Hecht, Ashley Kopp, Kali Kossakowski, Shelby Miller, Emily Naegele, Bryanna Phelan and Delani Vest were all honored for their work in the...
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