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Junior forward Taisei Arima rushes the ball up the field in mens soccers MVC opener against Missouri State. The Huskies were shut out by the University of Illinois Chicago by a final score of 2-0 Friday. (Scott Walstrom | NIU Athletics)

Men’s soccer’s offense burned by Flames

By Kalin Schaefer, Sports Reporter | October 28, 2023

After being outshot 11-22, NIU men’s soccer (5-8-1, 2-4-1 MVC) was defeated in a 2-0 shutout loss by the University of Illinois Chicago Flames (9-4-3, 4-2-2 MVC).  NIU remains in possession of the sixth spot in MVC standings as the team looks to...

Baseball falls to UIC Flames in road match

By Brian Earle | April 30, 2014

In a high-scoring affair, baseball found itself on the short end of the stick, falling to UIC 10-9 Tuesday night on the road.Both teams got the bats out as the Huskies recorded 12 hits while the Flames came away with 11 hits.The Huskies jumped out to...

Meghan Connell | Northern Star File Photo

Flames burn Huskies in Chicago

By Brian Thomas | April 18, 2012

Looking for its third consecutive win, NIU softball took on the UIC Flames in Chicago Wednesday. The Huskies (18-24, 6-6 MAC) came up short and fell to the Flames 6-1. “UIC did a great job today,” said NIU coach Lindsay Chouinard. “Their pitchers...

Bullpen hails offense for Huskies

By Matt Hopkinson | March 20, 2012

In a game that saw a combined 21 men left on base, NIU baseball was able to outlast the UIC Flames Tuesday afternoon. While the Huskies had a crooked number frame in the second - posting six runs - UIC was unable to push across enough men to overtake...

Baseball wins home opener

By Brian Thomas | March 20, 2012

In its first home game of the season, NIU baseball earned a win over the UIC Flames, 8-6. This is the Huskies (5-16) third consecutive win. NIU’s lineup scored six of its eight runs in the second inning. “That one inning literally cost us the game,”...

Baseball set to open at home

By Matt Hopkinson | March 19, 2012

NIU baseball has endured the long haul and will play its first home game today against the UIC Flames. The Huskies will hope to carry some momentum from their last two victories of their road trip into this game. The most notable of that momentum coming...