NIU Non-Revenue Weekend Preview: Can Soccer Bounce Back?

Previewing the weekend for Northern Illinois' non-rev sports.

Here's a schedule of all the non-revenue sports this weekend while NIU is all the way in Idaho playing a football game on Saturday:

Follow the Huskies: Week of September 9 to September 15 - NIUHUSKIES.COM - The Northern Illinois Official Athletic Site

Soccer

Men's soccer is 1-3-0 so far this weekend with brutal overtime losses last weekend to Evansville and St. Louis in Cincinnati. They return home to host the NIU Adidas Invitational to take on a beastly 3-0-1 Butler team who just beat #7 Louisville and are ranked #10 nationally by Soccer America. They also play UW Green Bay who is 3-0-1 with a tie against a ranked Marquette squad. The Huskies also want revenge after losing to UW Green Bay last season. The games are Friday @ 5 PM and Sunday @ 2 PM.

Huskies Open Home Slate with NIU adidas Invitational - NIUHUSKIES.COM - The Northern Illinois Official Athletic Site

Men's soccer hopes for revenge at home - Northern Star Online: Sports
DeKalb | Finally coming home, the men’s soccer team will look to grab a little revenge this weekend at the NIU Adidas Invite.

The 2-3-0 women's team will face 2-2-2 UW Green Bay on the road at 7 PM on Friday and then return home with a game against the 4-2-0 Western Illinois Leathernecks Sunday at 5 PM. Last week they went 0-2 in South Dakota.

Women's soccer hopes to tighten up team defense - Northern Star Online: News

Volleyball

The 4-3 Huskies travel to the beautiful Las Cruces, NM for the New Mexico State Tournament to face 2-4 UALR & 1-5 Southern Utah on Friday at 1:30 and 6 PM. They also face a 1-5 New Mexico State on Saturday at 2 PM.

Volleyball geared up for busy road trip - Northern Star Online: Sports
DeKalb | After starting its season with seven home matches, volleyball will head to New Mexico this weekend for its first away matches of the year.

Huskies Head to New Mexico for Weekend Tournament - NIUHUSKIES.COM - The Northern Illinois Official Athletic Site

Volleyball freshmen learn as they go - Northern Star Online: News
DeKalb | Over the years, volleyball has given freshmen a fair chance in the lineup.

Cross Country

CC will face 4 in-state rivals plus Northern Iowa and North Central again at 5 PM on Friday.

Cross Country set for ISU Invitational - Northern Star Online: Sports
DeKalb | Women’s cross country is looking to continue its winning ways in the team’s second meet of the season.

Huskies Hit Road for Illinois State Invitational - NIUHUSKIES.COM - The Northern Illinois Official Athletic Site

Wrestling

Northern Illinois Unveils 2013-14 Wrestling Schedule - NIUHUSKIES.COM - The Northern Illinois Official Athletic Site
The slate, which is comprised of 18 duals and three tournaments on the year, features seven home matches on the year. NIU’s schedule boasts seven teams who finished in the top 30 at the 2013 NCAA Championships, five of whom come to DeKalb.

Baseball

Northern Illinois Baseball Preps for 2014 with Fall Slate - NIUHUSKIES.COM - The Northern Illinois Official Athletic Site

NORTHERN ILLINOIS BASEBALL FALL SCHEDULE
September 14 - Ontario Blue Jays, 2 p.m. Central (Ralph McKinzie Field)
September 28 - at Purdue, 4 p.m. Central (Alexander Field)

RED AND BLACK SERIES
October 13 - Games one and two, 1 p.m.
October 16 - Games three and four (if necessary), 3 p.m.
October 20 - Game five (if necessary), Noon
October 23 - Rain date (if necessary), TBA

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