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The womens volleyball team waits for the beginning of a match Saturday against Niagara University in San Antonio.

Huskies snap losing streak at Cardinal Challenge

By Justin Kelley | September 16, 2019

DeKALB — Junior liberio Miranda Karlen surpassed the 1,000 dig mark over the weekend at Cardinal Challenge.Head coach Ray Gooden talked to NIU athletics about Karlen’s accomplishment.“It’s nice for Miranda to reach that milestone,” Gooden said....

Sophomore setter Grace Balensiefer positions her feet for a set during warmups Aug. 30 against Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville at Victor E. Court.

Volleyball loses at home to Texas Tech

By Northern Star Sports Staff | September 9, 2019

DeKALB — A fifth straight loss by the volleyball team has set the Huskies to 2-6 this season, after losing at home Monday to Texas Tech University. The Huskies are now 2-2 in their last four home matches, a home-best since 2016.The Huskies battled with...

Huskies motivated after missing 2017 postseason

Huskies motivated after missing 2017 postseason

By Khobi Price | July 23, 2018

The volleyball team is looking to bounce back from its difficult 2017 campaign as NIU missed the Mid-American Conference tournament for the first time since 2002.“There are no excuses [for last season] from a standpoint of wins and losses,” said head...

Volleyball adds setter to 2018 roster

Volleyball adds setter to 2018 roster

By Northern Star Staff | January 25, 2018

DeKalb — The volleyball team announced the addition of a new Huskie in junior setter Amanda Krahl. She is a transfer from Appalachian State University and has two more years of collegiate eligibility.Krahl appeared in 25 matches this past season averaging...

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