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Love of volleyball brings Sprague back to game

By Rhema Rhea | November 3, 2014

Volleyball assistant coach Matt Sprague has focused on sharing his knowledge in blocking and defense during his first season as a member of the coaching staff.Sprague is an experienced club volleyball coach and was a four-year letter winner and outside...

Volleyball serves up duo of MAC games

By Rhema Rhea | September 24, 2014

Volleyball (7-7) will dig into conference play for the first time this weekend when it matches up with the Toledo Rockets and the Ball State Cardinals.The Huskies play Toledo (1-12) 7 p.m. Friday and Ball State (6-7) 7 p.m. Saturday at Victor E. Court.“We...

Brereton off to strong start

By Rhema Rhea | September 23, 2014

Volleyball freshman Anna Brereton has made an immediate impact for the Huskies despite her limited time on the court as a libero.The Sun Prairie, Wis., native first took the court Aug. 29 at home against the Presbyterian Blue Hose. As a libero, Brereton...

Grams goes from court to sidelines as grad assistant for volleyball

By Mike Romor | September 4, 2013

While every other senior on 2012’s volleyball roster stepped away from the program after last season’s end, Sam Grams remained.Grams became the first graduate assistant to perform under coach Ray Gooden in his 12 years with NIU.Gooden was in need...

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