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Gymnastics drops hard-fought match to UIC

Gymnastics drops hard-fought match to UIC

Maddie Barrett

February 25, 2019

The gymnastics team lost to the the University of Illinois Chicago Flames Sunday in a head-to-head meet to fall to 10-4 on the season.The Flames outscored the Huskies 195.500-193.975. Head Coach Sam Morreale said thinks the girls did a great job of hanging close in a tight loss.“I think we did a grea...

Gymnastics records highest score of the season

Maddie Barrett

February 19, 2019

The gymnastics team won Sunday against the Ball State University Cardinals in a head-to-head meet to improve to 10-3 on the season.The Huskies outscored the Cardinals 195.700-194.700,  resulting in their highest-scoring meet of the season and helping them tie for the sixth-highest total in school hi...

Gymnastics beats Southeast Missouri to improve to 9-3 on the season

Maddie Barrett

February 9, 2019

The gymnastics team won Friday against the Southeast Missouri Redhawks in a head-to-head meet to improve to 9-3 on the season. The Huskies outscored the Redhawks 194.725-186.825.NIU started strong on the uneven parallel bars. First-year Morgan Hooper placed first overall with a score of 9.800. Senior Em...

Gymnastics picks up three wins in quad-meet

Gymnastics picks up three wins in quad-meet

Maddie Barrett

February 2, 2019

The Gymnastics picked up three wins Friday in a quad meet against Lindenwood, Kent State and Seattle Pacific. The Huskies recorded a final score of 194.500 followed by Lindenwood with a score of 194.350, and Kent State and Seattle Pacific with scores of 192.075 and 190.625 respectively.{{tncms-inlin...

Huskies compete in the Beauty and the Beast meet

Marcel Carrasco

January 27, 2019

NIU hosted its 2019 Beauty and Beast competition Sunday when the wrestling and gymnastics teams competed simultaneously at the Convocation Center. The wrestling team faced the Ohio University Bobcats in its fifth Mid-American Conference match, while the gymnastics team hosted the University of Illinoi...

Gymnastics picks up two wins during tri-meet

Maddie Barrett

January 21, 2019

DeKALB — The gymnastics team won its home opener against Eastern and Western Michigan in the a tri-mee at NIU Friday. The Huskies recorded a final score of 194.675 followed by Eastern Michigan’s 194.300 and Western Michigan’s 192.000.The Huskies finished second in the vault with a total score ...

Gymnastics falls to Western Michigan

Jayce Eustice

January 17, 2019

DeKALB — The gymnastics team did not recover from a slow start to their first Mid-American Conference meet, losing to Western Michigan University by a final score of 193.950-195.075.The meet opened with the uneven parallel bars as NIU struggled to post consistent scores. One gymnast, junior Nina Ma...

Gymnastics opens season with intrasquad scrimmage

Roland Hacker

November 25, 2018

The gymnastics squad put on a show Friday with its annual preseason Red-Black Intrasquad Meet held at Victor E. Court.The red team defeated the black team, 188.70-188.45, in the incredibly tight contest.Helping the red team to victory was senior and reigning MAC Specialist of the Year Anna Martucci. Martucci look...

Top 5 Teams of Academic Year

The men's tennis team finished the season with a 15-8 overall record, and a 5-1 Mid-American Conference record.

Tom Burton

May 7, 2018

The stats are from games, meets and matches that occurred during the 2017-18 season. If you feel a team was left off or ranked higher, tweet us @NIUNorthernStar using #NIUTop5.5. Women’s basketballThe record may not show it, but the women’s basketball team cracks the tail end of the top five teams after battling ...

Takeaways from gymnastics season

Roland Hacker

April 12, 2018

The gymnastics season is in the books for the Huskies. Here are the takeaways from the 2018 gymnastics season.1. The team should be proud of its seasonDespite a .500 record (13-13), the gymnastics team had a historically strong season. Seniors Ashley Potts and Katherine Prentice and junior Anna Martucci led ...

Three Huskies represent at NCAA Regionals

Roland Hacker

April 9, 2018

DeKALB — The season ended for the gymnastics team Saturday at the NCAA South Central Regionals in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. NIU was represented by senior all-around competitors Ashley Potts and Katherine Prentice, as well as Anna Martucci, junior Mid-American Conference Specialist of the Year.Prentice ...

Top-5 Athletes of March

Top-5 Athletes of March

Tom Burton

April 5, 2018

The sports editor’s picks are from games, meets and matches that occurred in March sporting events. If you feel there are student-athletes left off or who deserve to be on the list or included in upcoming weeks, tweet us @NIUNorthernStar using #NIUTop5.5. Brielle Ward, junior women’s golferThe wo...