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NIU softball: Huskies head to MAC Tournament as 6th seed

By Chris Loggins | May 4, 2015

The softball MAC Tournament looks to be an interesting one as usual, as several teams have promising chances of making some noise.The Huskies have remained one of the top teams in the MAC throughout the season, finishing 28-23 overall and 11-9 in the...

NIU softball: Huskies close regular season with 1-3 weekend

By Chris Loggins | May 4, 2015

Softball had a bit of a rough weekend, going 1-3 in two series against the Buffalo Bulls (13-37, 5-15 MAC) and the Kent State Golden Flashes (39-11, 17-4 MAC).The Huskies began with a 7-0 defeat of Buffalo before losing game two, 5-4. They were swept...

NIU softball: Huskies split pair of doubleheaders

By Chris Loggins | April 20, 2015

Softball split a pair of series over the weekend for a 2-2 record.The Huskies (23-19, 7-5 MAC) got things started against the Miami (Ohio) RedHawks (24-19, 8-6 MAC), defeating them 2-1 in game one of the series before the RedHawks took game two by a score...

NIU softball: Huskies sweep Valparaiso Crusaders

By Christopher Loggins | April 15, 2015

Softball got back on track with a doubleheader sweep of the Valparaiso Crusaders on Tuesday.The win comes after a three-game skid in which the Huskies struggled to hold leads late in games. NIU was able to outscore the Crusaders 16-6 , holding leads that...

NIU softball: Huskies split doubleheader against Loyola

By Chris Loggins | April 9, 2015

Softball went 1-1 Wednesday in a doubleheader against the Loyola Ramblers. Expectations of rain briefly threatened completion of the doubleheader, but the games were played in their entirety.The Huskies (19-15) took the first game against the Ramblers...

NIU softball: Huskies take 3 of 4 from Bowling Green, Toledo

By Chris Loggins | April 6, 2015

Softball went 3-1 in two series against the Bowling Green Falcons and the Toledo Rockets.The Huskies (18-14, 5-1 MAC) began the weekend by splitting a Friday doubleheader against Bowling Green (12-16, 3-3 MAC) at Mary M. Bell Field. They went on to sweep...