Northern Illinois traveled to Bowling Green for the fifth women's soccer MAC match of the season on Friday. The game started at 6 p.m. and this one ended up being a long one. The teams went at each other for 110 minutes with the two overtime periods, and in the end, neither could get a score to take the win. With the draw, the Huskies are now 4-7-2 on the season with a 2-2-1 record in the MAC.
CHICAGO - The Northern Illinois Huskies traveled to Loyola Soccer Park this evening for a 7 p.m. match against the Loyola Ramblers to conclude non-conference play in women's soccer. After another defensive battle, NIU found itself behind 1-0 after regulation, falling to 2-5-1 on the season. With the loss, the Huskies have now dropped four of their last five games, going 0-4-1 over that stretch.
GREEN BAY, Wis. - Northern Illinois' women's soccer team traveled to Green Bay on Friday to take on the Green Bay Phoenix, who came into the match with a 2-2-3 record on the season. The first whistle blew at 4 p.m. to start the game, and after 90 minutes of play, the Huskies found themselves behind 1-0, losing the match. NIU had not been shut out in a game prior to this game. With the loss, NIU fell to 2-4-0, having lost its third straight game.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - Northern Illinois took on South Dakota State this afternoon to conclude the Jackrabbit Invitational in Brookings, S.D. Unfortunately for the Huskies, it was a sour ending, as a tight match was dropped when SDSU's Caylee Costello headed in a corner kick during the 89h minute to give the Jackrabbits the late 2-1 advantage. That held, and the Huskies fell to 2-3-0 on the season.
DeKALB - The Huskies saw their record drop to 2-2-0 on Friday with an afternoon loss to the South Dakota Coyotes in the first game of the Jackrabbit Invitational. It was a tough game for the Huskies in Brookings, S.D. as they failed to score in the second half while the Coyotes did so twice to seal the victory.