NIU Huskies - Women's Soccer
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.
Hopes to have announcement near end of July
DeKalb senior Danielle Dlabal was on the fence a couple weeks ago about continuing her running career in college. But after seeing the Northern Illinois cross country team running together through a rain storm recently, Dlabal decided to give it a go.