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Senior Lauren Neslund clears the ball from danger Aug. 9, 2017 during NIUs exhibition match against Drake University.

Knee injuries jeopardized Neslund’s career, the Huskie fought back for her final season at NIU

By Jarrett Huff | November 20, 2019

DeKALB — For Lauren Neslund, the road to being a starting center back on the women’s soccer team has been far from easy, as she’s dealt with adversity every step of the way. Neslund, a captain and starting defender for the women’s soccer team,...

Senior sprinter bids NIU farewell

By Ed Rietveld | May 5, 2013

Yet another outstanding career for an NIU track and field athlete is about to come to an end: that of senior sprinter Janay Mitchell. Mitchell has had a historic career as a Huskie. At the 2012 MAC outdoor meet she won three titles in the 100 meters,...

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