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Caleb Wright, redshirt first-year defensive tackle, rushes out of the tunnel Oct. 5 before kick off against Ball State University at Huskie Stadium.

Huskies intend to compete with a depleted roster, Jones-Davis, Walker done for season

By Maddie Barrett | October 23, 2019

DeKALB — Injuries and suspensions have dealt a blow to the football team, but Head Coach Thomas Hammock said his team needs to perform with the players available.“That’s what it is,” Hammock said. “Nobody cares. You think [University of Akron]...

Women’s soccer blanked in tough loss to Buffalo

By Jarrett Huff: Contributor | October 20, 2019

DeKALB — After seemingly starting the turnaround of the season Oct. 13 against Miami University – Ohio, women’s soccer suffered a setback after Friday’s road loss to the University of Buffalo.NIU was defeated 5-0 by Buffalo, after struggling on...

Women’s soccer on the road to New York for Buffalo bout, Donnally status “day-by-day”

By Jarrett Huff | October 16, 2019

DeKALB — Women’s soccer will head to Buffalo, New York to face the University of Buffalo 6 p.m. Friday at UB Stadium. NIU is searching for its first win in Mid-American Conference play.The Huskies will enter Friday’s match at 2-9-2, while the Bulls...

Sophomore quarterback Marcus Childers looks to throw downfield against Miami.

Football plays for MAC Championship

By Jayce Eustice | November 28, 2018

The Mid-American Conference Championship is set for 7 p.m. Friday in Detroit, Michigan and the Huskies will represent the MAC West for the seventh time in the last nine years. NIU will take on the University of Buffalo after the Bulls defeated Bowling...

Sophomore Georg Lundkvist serves during his match against Eastern Illinois Universitys Rui Silva on Jan. 30 at the Chick Evans Fieldhouse. Lundkvist would defeat Silva in both sets by scores of 6-2 and 6-1.

Men’s tennis looks to clinch playoff spot

By Patrick Smith | April 14, 2016

Men’s tennis (15-7, 3-2 MAC) will have an opportunity to defeat the University at Buffalo (9-6, 2-2 MAC) Sunday as it looks to clinch a playoff spot for the 2016 postseason.“We definitely needed it,” said head coach Patrick Fisher after the Huskies’...

Sophomore Evelyn Youel serves during a match against Western Michigan University on April 12, 2015.

Women’s tennis looks to end 3-game losing streak in upcoming match

By Danielle Brown | April 14, 2016

Women’s tennis (6-10, 1-3 MAC) will ride a three-game losing streak into the weekend as it preps itself for MAC matchups with the University at Buffalo and Western Michigan University.The Huskies remain 2-8 on the road and have just one conference win...