This weekend in NIU Athletics: April 1


Wes Sanderson

Sophomore infielder Mason Kelley (25) plays first base during a game against Kent State March 28 in DeKalb.

By Noah Silver, Sports Reporter


The NIU baseball team will have a four game series this weekend in DeKalb, as they take on the University of Miami Ohio.

The Huskies’ lost their previous game against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Tuesday 11-2.

NIU is 4-18 overall and 4-6 in conference play and will look to find some success in this weekend series.

Men’s Tennis

The men’s tennis team will host the University of Buffalo and Binghamton University this weekend.

The Huskies will look to find some wins after dropping both of their matches against the University of Omaha and Western Michigan University during the week.

NIU is 8-7 overall and 2-3 in conference play. 


The Softball team will take on Akron University this weekend in a three-game series in Akron, Ohio.

The Huskies lost both of their games last weekend against Miami (Ohio).

NIU is 8-12 overall and 2-3 in conference play this season.

Women’s Tennis

The Women’s tennis team will have two matches this weekend, the first against Miami (Ohio) in Dekalb and the second at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.

The Huskies dropped two of their three matches last weekend.

The Huskies are 13-8 overall and 0-3 in conference play. 

Track and Field

The NIU track and field team will compete in the Redbird Invite in Normal, Illinois on Saturday.