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Poisson named Huskie of the Week after career night versus WIU

Poisson named Huskie of the Week after career night versus WIU

By Northern Star Sports Staff | November 21, 2022

DeKALB – Graduate guard Janae Poisson is the second women’s basketball player in as many weeks to be named the Northern Star’s Huskie of the Week after a historic performance against the Western Illinois University Leathernecks on Thursday. Poisson...

NIU senior guard Chelby Koker put up 24 points in her first regular season home game since suffering a season-ending injury during the 2021 season. (Graphic by Harrison Linden)

Koker claims Huskie of the Week after ‘boneyard’ win

By Northern Star Sports Staff | November 14, 2022

DeKALB – Senior guard Chelby Koker has become the first NIU women’s basketball player to earn Huskie of the Week honors, two days after NIU’s 86-79 defeat of the DePaul University Blue Demons on Saturday. Koker headed up NIU’s scoring efforts...

Senior outside hitter Katie Jablonski has earned her first Huskie of the Week honor following one of her final weekends playing volleyball for the NIU Huskies. (Sean Reed | Northern Star)

Huskie of the Week: Katie Jablonski

By Northern Star Sports Staff | November 7, 2022

DeKALB – A 23-kill weekend performance by senior outside hitter Katie Jablonski from NIU volleyball has earned her the title of the Northern Star’s Huskie of the Week. Jablonski led the Huskie offense during Saturday’s 3-0 victory over the Central...

(Graphic by Harrison Linden)

Huskie of the Week: Amber Best

By Northern Star Sports Staff | October 24, 2022

DeKALB – A pair of goals scored in the NIU women’s soccer team’s 2-0 over Eastern Michigan University on Thursday earned freshman forward Amber Best the Northern Star’s Huskie of the Week honors. Best was assisted by freshman midfielder Aubrey...

(Graphic by Harrison Linden)

Huskie of the Week: Tommy Dunsire

By Northern Star Sports Staff | October 17, 2022

DeKALB – Graduate student Tommy Dunsire added a selection as the Northern Star’s Huskie of the Week to his weekend resume following a record-setting outing at the Quail Valley Collegiate Invitational. Dunsire fired off a score of eight under par...

Sophomore middle blocker Charli Atiemo was selected as the Northern Stars Huskie of the Week after racking up 15 blocks and four digs during NIU volleyballs pair of wins on Oct. 7-8. (Graphic by Harrison Linden)

Huskie of the Week: Charli Atiemo

By Northern Star Sports Staff | October 10, 2022

DeKALB – Sophomore middle blocker Charli Atiemo from NIU volleyball added to her weekend accolades with a selection as this week’s Northern Star Huskie of the Week. Atiemo was one of many contributors to NIU’s pair of victories over conference...

Huskie of the Week: Claudia Muessig

Huskie of the Week: Claudia Muessig

By Northern Star Sports Staff | October 3, 2022

DeKALB – Junior midfielder Claudia Muessig has secured her first Northern Star Huskie of the Week honor after scoring a goal in each of women’s soccer’s past two games. Muessig, a native of Paw Paw, Michigan, posted NIU’s lone goal in its 4-1...

Huskie of the Week: Tristan Tewes

Huskie of the Week: Tristan Tewes

By Northern Star Sports Staff | September 26, 2022

DeKALB – Redshirt sophomore tight end Tristan Tewes has been named the Northern Star’s Huskie of the Week. Tewes was a key factor in the Huskies’ 31-23 loss in Saturday’s matchup against the University of Kentucky. He racked up 37 yards receiving...

Huskie of the Week: Ella Mihacevich

Huskie of the Week: Ella Mihacevich

By Northern Star Sports Staff | September 19, 2022

DeKALB – Junior setter Ella Mihacevich has been named the Northern Star’s Huskie of the Week after serving as a major contributor to NIU’s two wins at the NIU Invitational this past weekend. The Huskies bested the University of Rhode Island...

Huskie of the Week: Rocky Lombardi

Huskie of the Week: Rocky Lombardi

By Northern Star Sports Staff | September 12, 2022

DeKALB — NIU redshirt senior quarterback Rocky Lombardi has been named the Northern Star's Huskie of the Week after a big performance against the University of Tulsa Saturday night. Lombardi went 18-for-31 in passing and threw for 259 yards in the...

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