Men's soccer drops two overtime matches while the women drop two as well. Volleyball wins over Belmont but loses to #3 USC. Golf finishes 13th and 15th in their respective tournaments. Also cross country destroyed North Central.
The departure of former linebacker Tyrone Clark is a huge blow to football’s defense and linebacking core.
Lynch vs. running backs: Who gets the call? - Northern Star Online: News
DeKalb | Don’t rush to assume redshirt senior quarterback Jordan Lynch will be the Huskies’ (1-0) leading rusher every game.
Turnover battle key for football in weeks to come - Northern Star Online: Sports
DeKalb | "Defense wins championships" is a common phrase in football, and the NIU defense is taking the phrase pretty seriously.
MAC Football Power Rankings: Week 2 - Hustle Belt
The bottom of the MAC is miserable, but at least the top half is starting to get interesting.
Remaining sophomores step up play for men's soccer - Northern Star Online: News
DeKalb | There were nine players in the 2012 freshman class. Now, only three remain.
Overtime losses bury men's soccer in weekend matches - Northern Star Online: Sports
It was a weekend of tough overtime periods for the men’s soccer team at the Cincinnati Bearcat Soccer Classic.
Spaulding's play holds up for women's soccer - Northern Star Online: Sports
DeKalb | The women’s soccer team didn’t have much to cheer about this weekend, but there was one bright spot: sophomore Sara Spaulding.
Women's soccer goes winless in South Dakota - Northern Star Online: Sports
The women’s soccer team had a rough weekend at the Jackrabbit Invitational, hosted in Brookings, S.D.
Volleyball seniors hope to turn the MAC tide - Northern Star Online: Sports
DeKalb | Volleyball’s seniors are looking to reverse the trend of their NIU careers.
Volleyball bounces back from USC loss with win against Belmont - Northern Star Online: Sports
DeKalb | Saturday was a chance for volleyball to showcase its talent against two NCAA tournament teams from last season.
Women's golf has tough 2013 start - Northern Star Online: News
A 13th place finish for the women’s golf team is not what it envisioned in its opening weekend.
Cross country beats the heat in home win - Northern Star Online: News
DeKalb | With the heat bearing down on the cross country team, it won its first meet of the season.
AROUND THE MAC
Titanic'd! Nicholls sinks Western Michigan in Fleck's Waldo debut - Hustle Belt
Suffering their 1st loss to an FCS team in nearly two decades, P.J. Fleck and his Western Michigan Broncos suddenly look very vulnerable after a long week for Bronco fans.