THIS WEEK IN HUSKIE ATHLETICS – Sept. 6, 2022

September 6, 2022

Males’s Soccer | September 6

DeKALB, In poor health. – One other massive week of competitors is on deck for six Northern Illinois College groups. Males’s soccer begins issues off with a house match versus Lindenwood Thursday night time earlier than volleyball and ladies’s soccer compete Friday. Soccer performs at Tulsa on Saturday whereas each the ladies’s and males’s golf seasons formally start Sunday!

Soccer

Saturday, Sept. 10: at Tulsa, 6 p.m. – ESPN+ | Stay Stats | Stay Audio

NIU Soccer hits the highway for the primary time in 2022 Saturday night time when it faces the Tulsa Golden Hurricane at 6 p.m. That is the primary assembly between the 2 applications. The Huskies are 1-0 on the season after a 34-27 win over Jap Illinois within the dwelling opener. Sophomore cornerback Eric Rogers was named MAC West Defensive Participant of the Week after intercepting two passes and recording a sort out for loss within the victory. His two INTs have been the primary two in his profession and made him the primary Huskie in nearly 4 years to have two interceptions in a recreation. A full preview will probably be obtainable on NIUHuskies.com later within the week.

Volleyball

Friday, Sept. 9: at Kansas Metropolis, 11 a.m. – Stay Video | Stay Stats

Saturday, Sept. 10: vs Wichita State, 2 p.m. – Stay Video | Stay Stats

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After going 1-2 within the Popcorn Traditional final weekend, the Huskie volleyball crew (3-3, 0-0 MAC) now turns their consideration to the KC Roos Traditional, a three-team event hosted by the College of Missouri–Kansas Metropolis. Serving to NIU vastly on the setter place is junior Ella Mihacevich who racked up a trio of 40+ set help (10.2/set) performances this previous weekend. The starter broke her career-high in set assists versus Valpo (48) and had a double-double in opposition to SIUE with 12 digs and 42 set assists. This weekend, NIU will sq. off in opposition to Kansas Metropolis on Friday at 11 a.m. and Wichita State on Saturday at 4 p.m. The UMKC Roos enter the weekend with a 3-3 mark whereas the Shockers are 2-3.

Males’s Soccer

Thursday, Sept. 8 vs. Lindenwood – Stay Video | Stay Stats

Monday, Sept. 12 vs. UIC – Stay Video | Stay Stats

A pair of dwelling video games await the NIU males’s soccer crew because the Huskies host Lindenwood on Thursday (Sept. 8) earlier than welcoming UIC to DeKalb on Monday (Sept. 12). NIU is unbeaten in its final three and coming off an exciting, 3-2 victory over Milwaukee as Taylor Davis scored his first collegiate purpose within the 88th minute to carry the Huskies previous the Panthers. Taisei Arima scored twice within the win in opposition to Milwaukee, he has scored three targets within the final two video games for the Huskies. 

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Ladies’s Soccer

Friday, Sept. 9 vs. Western Illinois – Stay Video | Stay Stats

Monday, Sept. 12 at Wisconsin – Stay Stats

The NIU ladies’s soccer crew prolonged its unbeaten streak to 4 matches to start the season with a 2-1 win at Jap Illinois this previous Sunday (Sept. 4). The streak is NIU’s longest unbeaten run to begin a season since 2008. Madison Looby and Abby Adams every netted targets within the victory over the Panthers. NIU will host Western Illinois on Friday night time (Sept. 9) in DeKalb earlier than touring to Madison to face Wisconsin on Monday (Sept. 12). The competition in opposition to the Badgers was added to the schedule following the cancelation of NIU’s match at Indiana State. 

Ladies’s Golf

Sunday, Sept. 11-12: Redbird Invitational | Stay Scoring  

The 2022 Mid-American Convention Match runner ups return to the course this weekend for an additional action-packed season! The Huskies will probably be competing within the Redbird Invitational, hosted by Illinois State on the Weibring Nation Membership in Regular, In poor health. MAC Champion Jasmine Ly, who set the NIU profession stroke common report (74.9), is again and able to contribute. Together with Ly, senior Ahra Ko, sophomore Jóhanna Lúðvíksdóttir, graduate switch Sydney Naro (Michigan State) plus 5 different returners are able to make an influence this fall. The Huskies have 4 tournaments this fall earlier than their championship season begins in February. 

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Males’s Golf

Sunday, Sept. 11-13: Badger Invitational | Stay Scoring

The NIU males’s golf crew opens its 2022-23 season this weekend on the Badger Invitational, hosted by Wisconsin at College Ridge Golf Course. The Huskies tied for third ultimately season’s MAC Championship, capping a season that noticed NIU publish 4 top-five finishes. NIU returns three of its high 5 gamers in scoring common from a 12 months in the past led by sophomore Ben Sluzas and fifth-year senior Tommy Dunsire. Dunsire completed within the top-20 ultimately season’s Badger Invitational. This weekend’s event is the primary of 5 for NIU this fall.