NIU softball splits with Western
The Northern Illinois University Softball team split its first two games of a three-game series at Western Michigan at Fran Ebert Field Friday. The Huskies (20-16, 8-6) posted a 6-5 lead in the series opener before falling to Western Michigan, 7-2, in the night cap. The series concludes Saturday.
NIU baseball loses to Kent State
The NIU baseball team (9-24, 5-5 MAC) lost the series opener, 7-4, against Kent State (18-11, 6-1 MAC) in 10 innings Friday afternoon.
The teams combined for nine errors with on two of the 11 runs earned.
– Staff reports