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A long journey, including time in Central America and Europe, has led Coach Colhoff to DeKalb

A long journey, including time in Central America and Europe, has led Coach Colhoff to DeKalb

By Jarrett Huff | November 13, 2019
Head Coach Julie Colhoff has a word with sophomore defender Jenna Lewey Sept. 15, 2019, during NIU's 2-1 loss against Loyola University – Chicago at the Soccer and Track and Field Complex.   

Vaccines should be mandatory

By Ashley Hines | February 6, 2019

Choosing not to vaccinate a child has deadly consequences for the family making the decision and the population. With recent preventable outbreaks, it is imperative to public safety for the U.S. to make vaccinations mandatory for all individuals.In 2018,...

Head Coach Lisa Carlsen attempts to motivate her team in a Jan. 18 game against Akron University in the Convocation Center. Carlsen is in her second season at NIU and has the Huskies off to their best start in school history (15-5, 8-1 MAC).

Coach makes game fun again

By Eddie Garcia | January 30, 2017

DeKALB — When athletic director Sean Frazier began his search for a new women’s basketball head coach, he had one thing on his mind: experience. The team was in dire need of an experienced leader who would lead the Huskies toward a winning mentality.Frazier...

Carlsen era to begin soon

By Joren Apiquian | November 2, 2015

Women’s Basketball is ready for a new and improved season as it welcomes new head coach Lisa Carlsen.Carlsen signed with NIU in late June this year after having an impressive run in her eight seasons at Lewis University. Her accolades include an appearance...

Lisa Carlsen, women’s basketball head coach, and Athletics Director Sean Frazier pose with a Huskie jersey Tuesday at a press conference. Carlsen joins the Huskies from Lewis University, where she coached since 2007.

Carlsen will help Huskies succeed

By Chris Loggins | July 6, 2015

With the lack of recent success for women’s basketball, a coach with a great history of winning can only be a positive step in the right direction for the program.Women’s basketball finally ended its search for a new head coach, hiring Lisa Carlsen...

Lisa Carlsen answers questions in a June press conference. Carlsen is preparing for her first season as head coach of the Huskies.

Women’s basketball head coach announced

By Keith Hernandez | June 30, 2015

Lisa Carlsen, former women's basketball head coach at Lewis University in Romeoville, will coach women's basketball for the 2015-16 season.Athletics Director Sean Frazier said Carlsen, who led Lewis to four NCAA appearances, was the right fit for the...

Women’s soccer bounces back against Lewis

By Sam Bauman | September 3, 2013

The women’s soccer (2-1-0) team played twice this weekend and had a flair for the dramatics Sunday.Friday’s game at Purdue (2-2-0) was a 4-1 loss that was fraught with rain delays. The second game, on Sunday, featured the Huskies edging the Lewis...