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Senior middle blocker Jenna Radtke celebrates a point during a Oct. 14 match against University at Buffalo on Victor. E Court.

Streak reaches 12

By Danielle Brown | October 24, 2016

Senior middle blocker Jenna Radtke celebrates a point during a Oct. 14 match against University at Buffalo on Victor. E Court.

Women’s soccer falls to 2-9 after winless weekend

By Raven Boyd | October 5, 2015

Women’s soccer (2-9, 1-3 MAC) fell to Ohio (4-6, 2-1 MAC) 2-1 in its first double overtime loss in three seasons.OhioNIU had five corner kicks to Ohio’s two, but neither team was able to score in the first period. The Huskies finished the half with...

Women’s soccer looking to turn early-season hole around

By Raven Boyd | October 1, 2015

Women’s soccer (2-7-0, 1-1-0) will travel to Athens, Ohio this weekend to face off against the Ohio Bobcats (3-6-0) and Kent State (5-3-2). Both teams enter this weekend 1-1-0 in MAC-conference play.Ohio freshman forward Stephanie Rowland scored her...

NIU softball: Huskies sweeps Saturday doubleheader against Akron Zips

By Chris Loggins | March 30, 2015

Softball swept a Saturday doubleheader against the Akron Zips after a scheduled Friday doubleheader against the Ohio Bobcats was canceled due to poor weather conditions.The Huskies (15-13, 2-0 MAC) beat the Zips (12-13, 0-2 MAC), 9-1, in six innings in...

NIU Softball: NIU 1st in MAC West through non-conference games

By Christopher Loggins | March 19, 2015

Softball has catapulted itself into first place in the MAC West through 24 non-conference games despite being a bit rocky at the start of the season.Softball (12-12, 0-0 MAC) went 6-4 last week. But, the Huskies began the season 6-8 in a 14-game stretch...

NIU women’s golf: Huskies claim MAC Match Play title

By Frank Gogola | February 11, 2015

What happenedWomen’s golf captured the 2015 MAC Match Play title as it went 3-0 over the two-day tournament Monday and Tuesday at Lakewood Ranch Country Club in Lakewood Ranch, Fla.How it happenedThe No. 4 seed Huskies beat the No. 5 seed Ohio Bobcats,...

NIU football plays the Marshall Thundering Herd in the Boca Raton Bowl.

NIU football: Huskies lead conference with 14 students on Academic All-MAC team

By Northern Star staff | January 27, 2015

NIU football placed a school-record and conference-leading 14 student-athletes on the 2014 Academic All-MAC team, which was released by the league office Tuesday.NIU and the Central Michigan Chippewas led the MAC with 14 selections apiece. The Bowling...

NIU wrestling: Shawn Scott ranked 3rd in MAC’s 197 weight class

By Northern Star staff | January 23, 2015

Redshirt sophomore wrestler Shawn Scott is ranked third in the 197-pound weight class in the MAC’s second January wrestling rankings, released today.Scott is ranked behind Missouri Tigers sophomore J’Den Cox and Ohio Bobcats junior Phil Wellington,...

Coach Rod Carey at the Sept. 6 game against Northwestern University.

NIU football’s Rod Carey set to get $70,000 in bonuses for MAC Championship win, bowl appearance and more

By Frank Gogola | December 10, 2014

Football head coach Rod Carey is in line to receive bonuses in the sum of $70,000 for the Huskies’ performance on and off the field.Carey is scheduled to make a base salary of $400,000 for the period beginning Jan. 1, 2014, and will get bonuses worth...

Junior safety Marlon Moore (2) celebrates recovering a fumble in NIU’s 21-14 win against Ohio on Nov. 18 at Peden Stadium in Athens, Ohio. NIU is now one win away from securing a trip to the MAC Championship. The Huskies take on the Western Michigan Broncos 10 a.m. Nov. 28 at Waldo Stadium in Kalamazoo, Mich.

1 win: That’s what NIU football needs to get back to MAC Championship

By Frank Gogola | November 19, 2014

Football’s victory over the Ohio Bobcats Tuesday positions the Huskies one win away from their fifth-straight trip to Detroit.The Huskies (9-2, 6-1 MAC) beat the Bobcats (5-6, 3-4 MAC), 21-14, at Peden Stadium in Athens, Ohio. If the Huskies beat the...

Rapid Reaction: NIU 21, Ohio 14

By Frank Gogola | November 18, 2014

What happened: Football (9-2, 6-1 MAC) beat the Ohio Bobcats (5-6, 3-4 MAC), 21-14, Tuesday at Peden Stadium in Athens, Ohio.How it happened: Redshirt senior tailback Cameron Stingily opened the scoring with a 2-yard touchdown run on the first play of...

NIU football takes on Ohio Bobcats on road

By Danny Albers | November 18, 2014

Football will need to win a pair of games on the road — including one tonight — to stay in contention for its fifth-straight MAC West title.The Huskies (8-2, 5-1 MAC) take on the Ohio Bobcats (5-5, 3-3 MAC) 7 p.m. today at Peden Stadium in Athens,...