By Michael Benson on September 25, 2013 3:31 PM
Football: NIU improved to 3-0 after a tight 43-39 victory
against the Eastern Illinois Panthers. The Huskies were down 20-0 mid-way
through the first quarter, but a 30-0 run by the team propelled them to the 22nd
straight home victory for NIU.
Women's Soccer: The Huskies closed out non-conference play
when they traveled to Chicago for a match against the Loyola Chicago Ramblers.
The game ended in a 1-0 loss for NIU, making it five straight games in which
the Huskies have failed to record a win. NIU is now 2-5-1 on the season.
Men's Tennis: Northern Illinois competed in the Drake
Invitational with seven other teams. The team was able to take one of the four
flights in the event. The Huskies also went undefeated in consolation matches.
On the first day, one doubles team was able to make it to the final round of
the flight before falling.
Men's Golf: NIU played in the Wolf Run Intercollegiate, held
in Zionsville, Ind. The team finished 14th overall after three
rounds of play. Pierrick Fillon had the best performance for the Huskies,
producing a three-round total of 236. His best round was the third, in which he
scored a 75.
Volleyball: The Huskies went unbeaten in the Huskie
Invitational volleyball tournament held over the weekend. The team went 3-0 to
improve to 8-6 overall. On Friday, NIU beat George Washington 3-0 and IPFW 3-1.
On Saturday, the Huskies swept Oakland, 3-0.
Northern Illinois University
students will now have better access to some of the best parking at Huskie
Stadium on NIU football game days.Parking
on the grass lot on the East Side of the stadium is now free to any Northern
Illinois student with a valid OneCard on game day.
NIU students are invited to tailgate on the east
side of Huskie Stadium beginning five hours before every home game for free on
a first-come, first-serve basis. The
driver must simply show his or her valid NIU OneCard at the entrance to the lot
off of Stadium Drive.The lot will be available
until the 200 spaces allocated for student parking are filled.
NIU Athletics will also sell a limited number of season student parking passes which
will provide a GUARANTEED spot on the east grass up until 30 minutes before
kickoff.Season passes are available for
$25 and can be purchased Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. in the
NIU Athletics External Office in Suite 213 of the Convocation Center.
All cars must follow Northern Illinois'
established guidelines for tailgating regarding parking spaces, music and
prohibited items.For more information,
call 815-753-PACK (7225) and press 1 for tickets.
Men's Soccer: Northern Illinois split two
games over the weekend at the Wolstein Classic in Columbus, Ohio. The first
game went well, as the Huskies
beat Cincinnati 3-0 on Friday. Unfortunately, the second game
resulted in a 2-0
loss to Ohio State on Sunday.