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Late run helps baseball fight off CMU for seventh straight win

By Christopher Loggins | May 5, 2016

Baseball (19-25, 12-6 MAC) overcame a late six-run deficit to complete a 11-10 comeback win over Valparaiso University on Tuesday, pushing the team’s winning streak to seven games.The Huskies trailed 7-1 after five innings and were getting virtually...

Baseball on best streak since 2001

By Scott Nicol | May 2, 2016

Baseball pushed its winning streak to six games, its longest since 2001, sweeping conference opponent Bowling Green State University in a three-game series over the weekend.This was NIU’s first conference sweep since April 2013 and first back-to-back...

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 swept by Western Michigan Broncos

By Christopher Loggins | April 13, 2015

Softball is on a three-game losing streak after being swept by the Western Michigan Broncos this weekend.The loss marked the first time the Huskies were swept in a series since March 11 against the University of Central Florida.The Huskies (19-17, 5-3...

Men’s basketball set to take on Valparaiso in early morning contest

By Matt Hopkinson | November 12, 2012

When nearly every average NIU student will still be in bed sleeping, NIU men’s basketball will be tipping off. At 7 a.m. today, the Huskies (0-1) will be squaring off against the Valparaiso Crusaders (1-0) as part of the ESPN College Hoops Tip-off Marathon,...

Men’s Soccer takes a loss against Crusaders

By Jacob Onak | October 17, 2012

Taking a break from conference play, NIU men’s soccer took on the Valparaiso Crusaders on a stormy Wednesday night, falling 2-1. The Huskies (3-8-2) got off to another bad start as the Crusaders (2-6-5) struck first. Junior midfielder Charles Braden...

Men’s Soccer to face off against Valparaiso Crusaders

By Jacob Onak | October 16, 2012

After its first loss in the MAC, men’s soccer will take a break from conference play as it takes on Valparaiso tonight. The Huskies (3-7-2) are coming off of a 2-0 loss to Akron. They will look to take advantage of the struggling Crusaders (1-6-5) and...

Softball will try to get lucky versus the Fighting Irish

Softball will try to get lucky versus the Fighting Irish

By Brian Thomas | April 30, 2012

In its final non-conference game of the season, NIU softball will travel to South Bend to take on Notre Dame. The Huskies (19-32, 7-13 MAC) have been struggling of late, as they are on a three game losing streak and have lost nine of their last 10. NIU’s...

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Men’s, women’s tennis set for weekend

By Mike Romor | March 28, 2012

NIU men’s and women’s tennis will both go up against non-conference foes this weekend. For the men, the two home matches begin Saturday against St. Louis (5-10) and finish Sunday against Bradley (7-10). The Huskies (15-5, 1-0 MAC) easily handled St....

Lagerlof named MAC men’s tennis player of the week

By Northern Star Staff | February 22, 2012

After his 4-0 record versus Valparaiso and IUPUI, NIU’s Axel Lagerlof was named MAC Men’s Tennis Player of the week, according to a press release.Lagerlof‘s four victories came in No. 1 singles and doubles play against Valpo’ and IUPUI.The Malmo,...

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Men’s women’s tennis set for weekend matches

By Sean Anderson | February 22, 2012

NIU men’s and women’s tennis will both hit the hard top this weekend.The women’s team will travel south to Carbondale for matches against Arkansas State and Southern Illinois.The Huskies (5-2) opened the season with a loss, but have turned their...

Huskies to host Valparaiso

By Brian Thomas | September 8, 2011

The NIU men's soccer will be hosting Valparaiso today for its home opener and Portland Sunday for the NIU adidas Invitational.The Huskies (3-0-0) are coming off a weekend in which they won the University of Michigan Invitational, thanks to senior defender...

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