Women's Basketball: NIU played a preseason game at home
against Lewis, taking a win in the exhibition, 76-72. The Huskies will begin
their regular season schedule on Friday, November 8 at Green Bay. They'll face
the Phoenix in a game set to begin at 7 p.m.
Men's Soccer: The Huskies have played three games over the
week. At home, against Milwaukee on Wednesday, October 30, NIU dropped in a 1-0
final. On the following Saturday at Hartwick, NIU went to overtime against the opposing Hawks,
but ended up falling 2-1. Then, on Tuesday, October 5 against Western Michigan, the Huskies fell 2-1 once more.
Football: The Huskies traveled to the east coast for another
MAC affair against the UMass Minutemen. The team improved to 9-0 with a 5-0
conference record as they won 63-19. The 19 points was the second lowest figure
that the Huskie defense had held opponents to all season in a single game.
Women's Soccer: NIU saw its season come to a close with the
games over the last week. On Thursday, the Huskies took on Toledo, dropping the
rainy affair 2-1. On Sunday, they traveled to Miami (Ohio) for the first round
of the MAC Championship Tournament, losing the match 3-0. The Huskies finished
the season 6-11-3.
Men's Basketball: NIU played a preseason game against
Rockford on Saturday, winning 90-57. The regular season begins on Friday,
November 8 against Nebraska Omaha at home. The Huskies will begin with five
straight home games, as the team will not travel until November 30 to take on
Wrestling: Nine Huskie wrestlers placed at the Warren
Williamson/Daktronics Open in Brookings, S.D. on Sunday. Shawn Scott and Jordan
Northrup had the best finishes of any Huskie, both taking second in their
respective weight class. Next for wrestling is the MSU Open, which will is
scheduled for Saturday, November 9.
Cross Country: NIU participated in the MAC Championship Race,
finishing 11th overall. Meghan Heuer had the best finish of all
Huskie competitors, taking 37th place. On Friday, November 8, the
Huskies have their last home event of the cross country season, the Huskie
Open. It will begin at 4:30 p.m. at the NIU North 40.
Volleyball: The Huskies had two games in the MAC over the last week, winning them both. On Thursday, NIU took on Western Michigan, winning 3-1. On the following Saturday, the Huskies faced Miami (Ohio) and beat the Redhawks, 3-1. NIU is now 15-11 on the season with a 7-5 conference record.