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NIU Athletics’ Coffee With Carlsen Series

December 10, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am

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Every month on the second until February 11, 2020

The Northern Illinois University Athletics Department will host five dates for the 2019-20 Coffee With Carlsen series:


Oct. 8 – Julie Colhoff (Women’s Soccer) and Ray Gooden (Volleyball)

Nov. 12 – Kim Kester (Women’s Golf) and Eric Burns (Women’s Tennis)

Dec. 10 – Sam Morreale (Gymnastics)

Jan. 14  – Adrian Myers (Cross Country) and Connie Teaberry (Track & Field)

Feb. 11 – Christina Sutcliffe (Softball)

It will be held at Faranda’s Banquet Center (302 Grove Street) in downtown DeKalb. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. with the program beginning at 8 a.m.

Each event will include a head coach from NIU’s women’s sports programs in addition to Coach Carlsen and members of the women’s basketball staff.

The event includes breakfast, chalk talk, a meet and greet with guests, and a raffle to win exclusive prizes. For this year’s series, attendees can purchase a “Coffee With Carlsen Membership Card” for $50, which includes entrance into all five events as well as a “Coffee With Carlsen” coffee mug. The single-event price for Coffee With Carlsen is $12.

Season ticket pricing for the 2019-20 NIU women’s basketball season begins at just $35 with great seats available throughout the arena. Reserved seats are $50 for all 14 home games, including all four games of the Compass Challenge (Dec. 19-20) featuring NIU, Eastern, Western and Southern Illinois, and non-conference match-ups with Harvard (Nov. 5) and Drake (Dec. 29) in addition to the MAC home slate. NIU faculty and staff, NIU Alumni Association or Varsity Club members and senior citizens can purchase women’s basketball season tickets for $40.

Courtside seats are available for the 2019-20 NIU women’s basketball season. These seats put fans on the court for an unmatched view and experience of the game.  Courtside seats are $200 each, which includes the cost of the season ticket plus a $150 per seat donation. For more information on women’s basketball courtside seats, call the Huskie Athletic Fund at 815-753-PACK (7225).

The Huskies open the 2019-20 season on Oct. 29 with an exhibition game against Judson University at the Convocation Center at 6 p.m.


December 10, 2019
7:30 am - 9:00 am
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302 Grove St, DeKalb, IL 60115 United States
(815) 981-3304


NIU Athletics