|Week's Achievements: Finn Jor assisted on NIU’s opening goal as the Huskies defeated Saint Louis, 2-1, in their first game of the 2011 season. Jor played all 90 minutes in the Huskies win over the Billikens, recording one shot while also delivering the cross that led to Gael Rivera’s 36th minute goal to open the contest.
||Week's Achievements: Allison McGlaughlin's solid defensive performance over the weekend helped NIU go 2-2 and hold its opponents to a .253 attack percentage as she averaged 3.86 digs per set and had no reception errors in 65 tries. In NIU's season-opening win over IUPUI, she notched 20 digs and was perfect in 16 serve receptions. In a 3-0 win over Cincinnati, who received votes in the AVCA Preseason Top 25 Poll, she had eight digs, a block, and was flawless in 14 reception attempts. In a 3-1 loss to No. 18 Iowa State, she totaled 14 digs and 15 perfect serve receptions. In a 3-0 loss to No. 14 Northern Iowa, she tallied 12 digs and had no errors in 20 serve receptions.