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Lacrosse places 8th at Great Lakes Lacross League Championships

By Ed Rietveld | April 29, 2012

NIU lacrosse traveled to Madison, Wis. to take part in the year ending Great Lakes Lacrosse League Championships. The Huskies (7-4) lost in the quarterfinals 11-4 against the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (9-0) Saturday. David Jasper, NIU lacrosse...

Walczak an ‘offensive leader’ for NIU Lacrosse

By Ed Rietveld | April 17, 2012

Despite only having played lacrosse for four years, Mike Walczak has quickly become one of NIU’s offensive leaders. The sophomore attackman has scored 13 goals in the four games for the Huskies have actually faced an opposition, as two of their five...

Lacrosse defeats University of Chicago, Lake Forest

By Ed Rietveld | April 15, 2012

NIU lacrosse was awarded a 1-0 victory Saturday versus when the University of Chicago (0-6) after forfeit. The Huskies (4-1) had to work much harder in their game against the Foresters of Lake Forest College (0-6). The Huskies (5-1) won the hard-fought...

NIU club sports update

By Ed Rietveld | March 25, 2012

The Great Lakes Lacrosse League season kicked off this weekend. NIU began its GLLL season with a pair of home games against Loyola and Holy Cross Saturday. The Huskies (1-1) used a well balanced scoring attack in their 10-3 victory over the Ramblers (0-1)....


Lacrosse ready to start 2012 season

By Ed Rietveld | February 29, 2012

The end of winter can only mean one thing; it’s about time to go back outside and enjoy some spring sports. With that being said, NIU lacrosse is about ready to start their 2012 season. Last season, NIU (9-4) finished in fourth place in the Great Lakes...

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