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Alumna Anna Martucci performs her routine on the beam March 28 during NIUs the Beauty and the Beast competition at the Convocation Center.

Morreale says retaining MAC title, NCAA regional appearance are goals for this season

By Maddie Barrett | November 17, 2019

DeKALB — Gymnastics has an action-packed season ahead as it prepares to keep the Mid-American Conference championship trophy in DeKalb.The team is coming off a season that includes two NCAA qualifying performances.Junior Mia Lord and Alumna Anna Martucci...

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

By 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...

Gymnastics falls to Western Michigan

By 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...

Gymnastics takes second in Mid-American Conference

By Roland Hacker | March 26, 2018

DeKALB — With its highest finish in program history, the gymnastics team placed second Saturday in the Mid-American Conference Championships.NIU finished with its best score of the season at 195.875. Central Michigan took full advantage of being on...

LEaD Huskie class of 2017-18 announced

By Northern Star Staff | February 22, 2018

DeKALB — Eight sophomore students have been selected for the LEaD Huskies 2017-18 class.“This is an impressive group of student-athletes,” said Matthew Streb, Chief of Staff Director, according to NIU Media Services. “They have a combined GPA...

Huskies split 1-1 at Gymquarters Invitational

Huskies split 1-1 at Gymquarters Invitational

By Roland Hacker | February 18, 2018

Senior Ashley Potts led the Huskies to another milestone as they broke the 195.00 barrier at the Gymquarters Invitational meet Friday in St. Charles, Missouri.NIU’s 195.025 was enough to overwhelm the Lindenwood University Lions who scored 193.600....

Gymnastics goes 1-2 in Iowa

By Roland Hacker | February 4, 2018

DeKalb — The gymnastics team defeated the Yale University Bulldogs Friday to earn its second win on the season, while falling to the Iowa State University Cyclones and the West Virginia University Mountaineers, moving its overall record to 2-8 this...