THIS WEEK IN HUSKIE ATHLETICS – Oct. 3, 2022

October 4, 2022

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DeKALB, Sick. – 5 Huskie groups compete each at residence and on the highway this week. Ladies’s and males’s soccer kick issues off Thursday with highway matches versus Ohio and Chicago State, respectively. Friday and Saturday, girls’s tennis competes within the Warhawk Fall Invitational whereas Volleyball takes on Bowling Inexperienced and Miami (OH) at residence. Soccer hosts Toledo Saturday and the soccer’s conclude the week with a pair of residence video games.     

Soccer

Saturday, Oct. 8: vs. Toledo, 2:30 p.m. – ESPN+ | Dwell Audio | Dwell Stats 

NIU Soccer is again residence at Huskie Stadium on Saturday, dealing with Toledo for the one hundred and fifteenth Homecoming. Kickoff is at 2:30 p.m. Sophomore operating again Harrison Waylee rushed for a career-high 230 yards and three touchdowns in final week’s additional time sport at Ball State. He’s the fourth Huskie to have three speeding touchdowns in a single sport within the final 4 years. The Huskies, as a group, rushed for a season-high 332 yards. NIU gained final season’s assembly at Toledo 22-20 on a John Richardson subject aim within the ultimate minute of regulation. A full preview of Saturday’s matchup shall be accessible on NIUHuskies.com later within the week.

Volleyball

Friday, Oct. 7: vs. Bowling Inexperienced, 6 p.m. – Dwell Video | Dwell Stats

Saturday, Oct. 8: vs. Miami (OH), 7 p.m. – Dwell Video | Dwell Stats

Two Mid-American Convention matches are on deck for the Huskies this week after going 2-1 final week towards Western Michigan and Buffalo. NIU gained a five-set thriller versus the Broncos in entrance of a ruckus crowd at Victor E. Courtroom earlier than splitting a pair of highway matches towards the Bulls over the weekend. Ella Mihacevich and Sammi Lockwood had been tabbed MAC West Gamers of the Week for his or her efforts within the wins. The Huskies now flip their consideration to 2 primetime matches towards Bowling Inexperienced and Miami (OH) this Friday and Saturday night. NIU squares off towards Bowling Inexperienced Friday at 6 p.m. earlier than Miami (OH) involves Victor E. Courtroom Saturday at 7 p.m. Planning on attending this weekend’s soccer sport? Your soccer ticket will grant you entry to Saturday’s match versus Miami without spending a dime!

Ladies’s Soccer

Thursday, Oct. 6: at Ohio, 3 p.m. – Dwell Stats

Sunday, Oct. 9: vs. Akron, 1 p.m. – Dwell Video | Dwell Stats

Coming off a 2-0 victory over Central Michigan by which Claudia Muessig scored her team-best fourth aim of the season and Jamie Ward tallied the primary aim of her collegiate profession, the NIU girls’s soccer group begins the week with a visit to Ohio on Thursday afternoon (Oct. 6). The Huskies and Bobcats are at present tied for sixth within the MAC standings at 2-2-0, Ohio gained a pair of video games this previous weekend over Miami and Jap Michigan. Following Thursday’s matchup, NIU will return residence to host Akron on Sunday (Oct. 9) for an Alumni Day doubleheader. Kickoff towards the Zips is scheduled for 1 p.m. and the Huskies will honor their returning alumni at halftime.

Males’s Soccer

Thursday, Oct. 6: at Chicago State, 5 p.m. – Dwell Video | Dwell Stats

Sunday, Oct. 9: vs. Western Michigan, 3:30 p.m. – Dwell Video | Dwell Stats

A pair of convention video games await the NIU males’s soccer group this week as they journey to Chicago State on Thursday (Oct. 6) and host Western Michigan on Sunday (Oct. 9). The Huskies deliver a 3-4-3 general document into this week’s motion which begins with a gathering towards NIU’s latest convention foe in Chicago State, who’s starting its first season as an affiliate member of the MAC for males’s soccer. The journey to Kroc Stadium in Chicago would be the ultimate sport of a five-game highway journey for the Huskies. NIU then returns residence on Sunday afternoon for an Alumni Day doubleheader. The Huskies and Broncos meet at 3:30 p.m., following the Huskie girls’s soccer match towards Akron.

Ladies’s Tennis

Friday-Saturday, October 7-8: at Warhawk Fall Invitational, Whitewater, Wisc.

After opening the season on the MSU Spartan Invitational final weekend the place 10 Huskies noticed their first competitors of the yr, a small contingent of 4 gamers will compete Friday and Saturday on the Warhawk Fall Invitational in Whitewater, Wisconsin. Junior Josefina Trella, sophomore Angelica Ross and freshmen Jenna Horne and McKenna Chudy shall be in Whitewater representing NIU. Trella, Horne and Chudy will play for the second straight week whereas Ross will see her first motion of the yr. Freshmen Isabella Righi and sophomore Reagan Welch led NIU final week at Michigan State as every gained three singles matches.  

 

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