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Women’s Soccer loses in double OT to C. Michigan, beats Bowling Green

By Ed Rietveld | October 7, 2012

Women’s soccer split two home matches against Bowling Green and Central Michigan over the weekend. Corner kicks stood out in Friday’s match between the Huskies (6-5-2, 2-2-2 MAC) and the Falcons (1-11-1, 0-4-1 MAC). The Huskies took seven and were...

Women’s soccer gears up to play Bowling Green, Central Michigan

By Ed Rietveld | October 3, 2012

After a weekend away, NIU women’s soccer returns to DeKalb to start a four-game homestand this weekend against Bowling Green and Central Michigan. Last weekend, the Huskies (5-4-2, 1-1-2 MAC), earned four out of possible six points with a 1-0 win and...

Softball will end season on the road vs. Western Michigan

By Brian Thomas | May 2, 2012

With one final weekend series remaining, NIU softball will travel to Kalamazoo, Mich. to take on MAC opponent Western Michigan in it last two games of 2012. The Huskies (19-32, 7-13 MAC) were rained out Tuesday, which gave them an extra day to practice...

Softball will try to get lucky versus the Fighting Irish

Softball will try to get lucky versus the Fighting Irish

By Brian Thomas | April 30, 2012

In its final non-conference game of the season, NIU softball will travel to South Bend to take on Notre Dame. The Huskies (19-32, 7-13 MAC) have been struggling of late, as they are on a three game losing streak and have lost nine of their last 10. NIU’s...

Softball wins one game over weekend

By James Cantagallo | April 29, 2012

On a weekend that had big MAC Tournament implications for the NIU softball, it as was only able to win one game. The Huskies split their games with MAC East leading Bowling Green and dropped both games to Toledo. Dani Parrish led NIU in its 4–3 game...

Womens tennis goes winless over weekend

Women’s tennis goes winless over weekend

By Mike Romor | March 25, 2012

Opening MAC play this weekend, NIU women’s tennis failed to win a match. NIU (7-7, 0-2 MAC) lost 7-0 to Western Michigan (12-7, 1-0 MAC) Friday before falling to Bowling Green (5-5, 1-0 MAC) by the same score Saturday. In a matchup that lasted over...

Gynmastics takes 4th at MAC championship

By Matt Hopkinson | March 25, 2012

Typically, a description of “bodies flying everywhere” for a sporting event means chaos. However, for NIU women’s gymnastics, it meant MAC championship time. The Huskies played host to the 2012 MAC championship meet Saturday at the NIU Convocation...

Gymnastics hit high note on way to best score since 2009

By Matt Hopkinson | February 12, 2012

NIU gymnastics started and ended its meet Saturday on point, hitting every routine in all four events.On the road, NIU (3-3, 2-1 MAC) was able to win a close meet by posting season-high scores in all four events, as it edged Bowling Green (1-8, 0-3 MAC)...

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Gymnastics hits road for Bowling Green

By Matt Hopkinson | February 8, 2012

For the first time in the last four weeks, NIU women's gymnastics will perform in a gym other than its own.While there are notable benefits of being at home, Huskies coach Sam Morreale said this change is well welcomed as Bowling Green (1-7, 0-2 MAC)...

Men’s basketball set to face RedHawks

By Brian Thomas | February 7, 2012

Coming off its sixth-consecutive loss, NIU men's basketball is looking to get back on track tonight at home against MAC opponent Miami (Ohio). In order for the Huskies (2-19, 1-7 MAC) to give themselves a chance they will need to come out strong. "As...

Men’s basketball drops sixth-straight game

By Brian Belford | February 5, 2012

The only word to describe NIU's 65-40 loss to the Bowling Green Falcons Saturday is ugly. Ugly it was as the Huskies (2-19, 1-8) dropped their sixth-straight game in-a-row, their 11th double digit loss this season. NIU failed to score more than 50 points...

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Huskies unable to strike down Bowling Green

By Matt Hopkinson | February 2, 2012

Despite closing a 12-point halftime deficit, NIU women's basketball fell to Bowling Green 57-47.Bowling Green (19-3, 9-0 MAC) came into the game undefeated in the MAC, and only suffering one loss at home.The Falcons looked exactly as good as their advertised...