Furnal joins Jacobs and pitching coach Monica Wright on the Panther staff that earned 2021 Missouri Valley Conference Coaching Staff of the Year honors.
Jacobson is the winningest coach in UNI history with 301 victories and a .605 winning percentage. Under his guidance, the Panthers have earned three regular-season MVC titles, including the 2019-2020 season and four Arch Madness championships.
Jacobs and his staff were named the Missouri Valley Conference Coaching Staff of the Year for the fourth time in his tenure and the Panthers won 30 games for the sixth time under Jacobs' leadership.
UNI will make its third overall appearance in the NCAA tournament Friday when it plays in-state rival Iowa State, in Columbia where the Cyclones and Panthers will join Missouri and Illinois-Chicago in a regional.
Harness allowed just four base runners as the Salukis improved to 37-14.
Kelley’s bloop to left-center fell in front of Missouri State’s centerfielder allowing Sammey Bunch to scamper home with the game-winning run in a 3-2 victory at the University of Evansville’s softball complex.
Kamryn Shaffer blasted a grand slam as part of an eight-run fourth inning that helped lift Northern Iowa to a 13-5, six inning.
The Panthers won two of three from the Ramblers to improve to 21-4 overall and 11-4 in the MVC.
St. Louis health officials put stop to Northern Iowa's quarterfinal game with Drake Friday after a positive COVID-19 test.
The Northern Iowa men's basketball team made it three straight wins over Illinois State on Thursday night, this one the biggest as it came in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament.
Bowen Born joins Eric Coleman, Seth Tuttle and AJ Green has Panthers to have earn Missouri Valley Conference men's basketball Freshman of the Year honors.
It was the final home game of senior Megan Maahs career. She had nine points and eight rebounds and now has 1,067 career points and 830 career rebounds.
UNI and Illinois State will play for the third straight time Thursday in opening round of Arch Madness.
CEDAR FALLS – Brendan Safley in the pole vault and Darius King in the shot put gave Northern Iowa individual wins Saturday at the Missouri Val…
Karli Rucker led all scorers with 19 points and she also dished out seven assists.
UNI (5-6 overall, 5-3 MVC) had to rally to win game three, 29-27, before finishing off the comeback with 25-23, 15-13 wins in the final two games.