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Women’s golf to take on Bowling Green

By Sam Bauman | April 10, 2013

The women’s golf team will travel to Bowling Green, Ohio, to compete at the Dolores Black Falcon Invite on Saturday and Sunday. The Huskies are coming off a third place finish out of 10. They look to continue their successful spring play. The Huskies...

Freshman Christina Alvarez prepares to return a serve Friday afternoon in a doubles match against Bowling Green University.

Women’s tennis falls to Western Michigan and Bowling Green

By Thomas Hiley III | March 31, 2013

The women’s tennis team can’t seem to find its way back into the winning column as it lost to Bowling Green, 5-2, and Western Michigan, 6-1 this weekend. Those two losses gave the Huskies their longest losing streak of the season, as they have not...

Women’s tennis to take on Western Michigan and Bowling Green

By Thomas Hiley III | March 27, 2013

After a bad start in conference play, the Huskies are excited to get back to playing again, and will go against Bowling Green (12-2) and Western Michigan (9-9) this upcoming weekend. Looking back at the start of the Huskies’ conference play, they came...

Women’s basketball falls to Bowling Green

By Bob Kreider | February 17, 2013

It was a tough loss for the women’s basketball team as the Huskies fell Saturday at the Convocation Center to Bowling Green State, 49-60. The Falcons (16-8, 7-4 MAC) were too much for the Huskies’ (7-17, 2-9 MAC) defense and made scoring look easy...

Women’s basketball to take on Bowling Green

By Bob Kreider | February 13, 2013

The women’s basketball team is set to continue MAC play against Bowling Green this Saturday at the Convocation Center. The Huskies (7-16, 2-8 MAC) look to secure a third straight MAC win against Bowling Green (15-8, 6-4 MAC). The small but exciting...

Sophomore looks forward to progressing in women’s basketball

By Bob Kreider | February 12, 2013

The Huskies’ (7-16, 2-8 MAC) sophomore point guard, Amanda Corral, has been very important to NIU’s success this season. Last year, Corral started in every game and averaged 31.7 minutes per game. She ranked second on the team in scoring by averaging...

Mens basketball falls to Bowling Green

By Brian Earle | February 6, 2013

Another poor shooting performance led to the Huskies’ demise against Bowling Green on Wednesday, as they fell 57-41. In the first half, the Huskies (5-16, 3-6 MAC) struggled from the field. They went 4 of 29 and shot 13.8 percent. Three of the field...

Men’s basketball to take on Bowling Green

By Brian Earle | February 5, 2013

Men’s basketball will look to close out its three-game home stand on a positive note when it takes on Bowling Green today. The Huskies (5-15, 3-5 MAC) have gone 1-1 during their home stand, earning an exciting victory over Kent State, 67-65, and losing...

Women’s gymnastics triumphs over Bowling Green

By Jacob Onak | January 21, 2013

The NIU women’s gymnastics team showed heart and composure as they came from behind to defeat the Bowling Green State Falcons 192.775-192.525 in their MAC home opener. The Huskies got off to a slow start in their first two events: vault and bars. In...

NIU Gymnast, Sophomore Amanda Stepp, performs a split jump on the beam event at the 2013 season opener against Illinois State University at the Convocation Center Sunday afternoon.

Women’s gymnastics set to meet Bowling Green

By Matt Hopkinson | January 16, 2013

Women’s gymnastics will compete in its second straight home meet of the season against its first MAC foe. The Huskies (1-0) will welcome Bowling Green (0-2) to Victor E. Court on Saturday. Head coach Sam Morreale hopes there is a similar turnout of...

Men’s soccer fight to a draw against Falcons

By Jacob Onak | October 21, 2012

Coming off a disappointing loss against Valparaiso Wednesday, the Huskies returned to MAC conference play Saturday, battling Bowling Green to a 0-0 draw. After poor starts in the last three games for NIU (3-8-3, 2-1-1 MAC), the Huskies came out much stronger...

Women’s soccer to play last home games against Miami (Ohio), Ball State

By Ed Reitveld | October 11, 2012

NIU women’s soccer concludes the home portion of its regular-season schedule with a pair of games against Miami (Ohio) and Ball State this weekend. The Huskies (6-5-2, 2-2-2 MAC) are coming off a weekend split against Bowling Green and Central Michigan....