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WIZ PROFILED IN DAILY HERALD

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Over the holiday, two-time reigning MAC Player of the Year Lauren Wicinski was profiled by the Daily Herald's Elena Ferrarin.  Click here to read all about the sophomore standout's story. 

WICINSKI A SPORTS ILLUSTRATED FACE IN THE CROWD

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Wicinski_SI_Faces.jpgNIU volleyball star Lauren Wicinski's media parade continues this week as she is featured in Sports Illustrated's "Faces in the Crowd" for the Oct. 24 issue that just hit newsstands and mailboxes.  Go pick up a copy to see for yourself or click here to see the online version!

WICINSKI FEATURED IN CHICAGO TRIBUNE

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Wicinski _Tribune.jpgNIU volleyball sophomore standout Lauren Wicinski continues to blossom, and the Chicago Tribune's Philip Hersh featured her story in today's paper.  Click here to read.

The 2010 MAC Player and Freshman of the Year is also featured in the Northern Star today by writer Abbe Barton for her "assault" on the Huskie volleyball records.  Click here to read.

WICINSKI FEATURED ON VOLLEYBALL VOICES

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Huskie volleyball standout Lauren Wicinski continues to grab national headlines as she is featured on Volleyball Voices this week. Click here to read her interview.

WICINSKI FEATURED IN THE BEACON NEWS

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Wiz - Beacon-News.jpgAfter going off for a career-best 39 kills Saturday at Toledo, the nation's kills leader Lauren Wicinski was featured by Rick Armstrong in the Beacon News on Sunday.  Click here to read.

WICINSKI & HOFFMAN MENTIONED IN CHICAGO TRIBUNE

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NIU volleyball's Kristin Hoffman and Lauren Wicinski were both mentioned by the Chicago Tribune Tuesday for being named to the Preseason All-Mid-American Conference Team.  Click the links for more info.

Angelos & Wicinski Go Abroad Today

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Wiz-Angelos Chronicle.jpgNIU volleyball sophomores Sarah Angelos and Lauren Wicinski are headed to Europe today.  The second-year duo will be traveling to Pula, Croatia, for the seventh annual European Global Challenge on July 17-22 as members of the USA Volleyball A2 Junior National Team.

Angelos and Wicinski will participate in a three-day training camp with Great Britain's Senior Women's National Team, which is set to compete in the 2012 London Olympics, before heading to the 2011 European Global Challenge to face some of the world's top national, collegiate and club teams.

Recently, the Daily Chronicle's Ryan Wood caught up with both Huskies before they left.  Click here to read today's article about Angelos and Wicinski's unique trip.

Also, be sure to come back to NIUHuskies.com in the upcoming weeks to see video footage of their trip.

ESPN TAKES NOTICE OF WIZ

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Any of NIU's opponents thus far, much of the Northern Illinois region, and the Mid-American Conference are well aware of the impact that freshman outside hitter Lauren Wicinski (Geneva, Ill./Geneva) has had on the Huskies.  The leader in points, kills, and aces during NIU's school record 23-2 run ranks No. 1 in all three categories among freshman in the nation.  A few features have been done by local media outlets, but now, ESPN has taken notice, giving "Wiz" a shout-out in its weekly update on the college volleyball scene.  Here's the link, check it out.