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Many of the players have performed well, but one sticks out among the rest. NIU Quarterback Jordan Lynch has proved that he is capable of leading his team into the post-season and more.
Lynch has increased his stats and rank in the MAC West.
Overall, Lynch has passed for a total of 1255 yards with a 60.8 completion percentage. Lynch has rushed for a net total of 789 yards with an average of 6.9 yards per carry! For individual offense, Lynch averages about 340.67 yards per game. He is ranked first in the MAC and seventh in the NCAA. All together, Lynch has a totaled 2055 yards of total offense.
Still not impressed? He is ranked second in the MAC and eighth in the nation for rushing yards! Lynch rushes about 131.5 yards per game.
Lynch has lead his team to be one of the best offensively. The team is ranked 35th in the NCAA and third in the MAC for an average total of 454.83 yards per game. Lynch's rushing offense is ranked 11th in the NCAA and first in the MAC.
In addition, he has been awarded player of the week for three consecutive weeks.
Check out at Jordan Lynch and see why he deserves player of the week.
While most of us currently working at Northern Illinois - especially in the external areas - unfortunately did not have the pleasure of interacting with "Jaussie" on a regular basis, the smiles that his name brings to those Huskies that knew him is universal.
I know that Huskie fans enjoyed reading his many, many stories on Northern Illinois. He and his wife, Kenmar, who passed away in 2010, were fixtures in the Huskie Stadium press box.
For more about Bill Jauss and the legacy he left on Chicago sportswriting, read today's stories by Fred Mitchell (NIU's current Tribune beat writer and a worthy successor to Jauss) and Chicago Sun-Times columnist Rick Telander.
NIU head coach Dave Doeren held his weekly press conference yesterday at the McCareins Auditorium to preview the Huskies' upcoming game with Buffalo. Joining Doeren were running back Akeem Daniels, cornerback Marckie Hayes and linebacker Victor Jacques. Two topics that came up were Northern Illinois' impressive winning streak at Huskie Stadium, which the Chicago Tribune's Fred Mitchell discusses in his story in today's paper, while Steve Nitz writes about NIU's propensity for fourth-quarter comebacks in today's edition of the Daily Chronicle.
Men's Soccer: NIU improved to 2-0 in MAC play with a 1-0 win against the Hartwick Hawks Saturday in DeKalb. The match's lone tally came in the 68th minute when Gael Rivera beat Hartwick's goaltender with a hard header.
Just north of Lincoln Hall, the 1,000-bed residence provides shelter for a large student body. This new site has two residential buildings where students can live in groups of 12.
Some of the new features allow the students to engage and feel comfortable in their new environment. It offers enhanced privacy (single bedrooms); semi-private bathrooms that will be shared with one other student; a kitchenette; and a spacious commons area!
The community center is located in between both housing buildings where students can eat, work out, play video games and study.
Follow Ron Brown through the new dorm. See it for yourself.
Men's Soccer: NIU started conference play with a 2-0 win on the road against the Florida Atlantic Owls. After struggling offensively in the non-conference slate, the Huskies got goals from Isaac Kannah and James Stevenson. Jordan Godsey shut out FAU for his third shutout of the year and 29th of his career.