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Recap of NIU’s performance at Eastern Illinois University Friday Night Special

Recap of NIU's performance at Eastern Illinois University Friday Night Special

Kyle Mathas

February 23, 2020

DeKALB  — The Huskies competed in their final indoor meet before the conference championships Friday in the Eastern Illinois University Friday Night Special. The Huskies had multiple top three finishes in multiple races and in the field events. NIU had two top three finishes in the field events, ...

NIU women’s track and field team heads to two events Friday

Kyle Mathas

February 21, 2020

DEKALB — The Huskies will be splitting up this weekend to compete in the Eastern Illinois University Friday Night Special in Charleston, Illinois and the Alex Wilson Invitational in South Bend, Indiana. Both meets will start on Friday, with the Alex Wilson Invitational starting at 11:00 a.m. and the EI...

Several Huskies to compete at Meyo Invitational

Several Huskies to compete at Meyo Invitational

Kyle Mathas

February 8, 2020

DeKALB — This weekend the Huskies will be participating in the Meyo Invitational, one of the Midwest’s premier indoor track and field meets. The Huskies will be heading to South Bend, Indiana for the meet, which features some of the top teams and runners in the country. The meet will begin at 4 p.m....

NIU women’s track and field take home team title and three records

Kyle Mathas

January 26, 2020

DeKALB — The women’s track and field team won the team title and broke three facility records Saturday at Indiana State University. The Huskies had a combined team score of 179 points, just beating the Indiana State Sycamores who had 177 points.In the 60-meter dash, senior Britney Hew came in secon...

Huskies take two wins at the Fred Wilt Open, while Tutt sets a new school record in the 3000 meter

Huskies take two wins at the Fred Wilt Open, while Tutt sets a new school record in the 3000 meter

Kyle Mathas

December 14, 2019

DeKALB — The Huskies had two victories and a broken 3000 meter record last weekend at the Fred Wilt Open at the University of Purdue in West Lafayette, Indiana. The Huskies did great in long jump, where sophomore Jazmyn Smith took third place in the finals with a 5.74 meter jump, and junior Kenyae Major...

Hall of Fame includes several NIU and MAC stars

Marcel Carrasco

October 17, 2019

DeKALB — NIU’s 2019 Hall of Fame class is packed with Huskies who etched their mark in NIU athletics. Cleats, sneakers, playbooks and hurdles are mere trademarks in the careers of the history-making athletes who represented NIU. The 2019 class includes the first Huskie drafted in the WNBA, a basketball t...

New athletics ticket system set to take place this fall

New athletics ticket system set to take place this fall

Maddie Barrett

August 23, 2019

DeKALB— NIU Athletics is launching a new and convenient way to gain access into athletic events. The days of forgetting your OneCards are over, as students can now present their tickets at the gate electronically through their smartphones.All full-time graduate and undergraduate students receive fr...

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Maddie Barrett

June 11, 2019

Senior jumper Jehvania Whyte competed in the NCAA Championships on Saturday and finished within the top 20 in the triple jump.Whyte posted a mark of 12.84 meters on her third jump, but was unable to advance into the top nine to the second round of the event.Head Coach Connie Teaberry told NIU Athletics...

Huskie quartet sets records at the NCAA West Preliminaries

Huskie quartet sets records at the NCAA West Preliminaries

Maddie Barrett

May 26, 2019

DeKALB — Four members of the track and field team competed in the NCAA West preliminaries Thursday through Saturday. Many personal records were set, and Head Coach Connie Teaberry said she's proud of the athletes for what they accomplished."Having four athletes qualify for the NCAA Prelims was a gr...

Track and Field quartet set for NCAA West Preliminary

Maddie Barrett

May 23, 2019

DeKALB — Four Huskies will compete in the NCAA West Preliminary Round beginning on Thursday and ending on Saturday. The three-day meet will be held in Sacramento, California. Among those competing are junior multi-event runner Remy Amarteifio, junior multi-event runner NeShay Curtis, first-year s...

Whyte breaks school record at NIU Classic

Maddie Barrett

May 6, 2019

DeKALB — Track and Field competed at home this weekend in the annual NIU Classic. Senior jumper Jehvania Whyte concluded her final regular season with the Huskies, breaking the school long jump record with a jump of 6.04 meters.  Head Coach Connie Teaberry said the fans were key to the athlete’s...

Track and Field set for NIU Classic

Maddie Barrett

May 2, 2019

The Track and Field team competes Friday in the annual NIU Classic at the Track and Field Complex.Head Coach Connie Teaberry said the NIU Classic a big meet that the team has been looking forward to.“[The meet] is very exciting,” Teaberry said. “We get that one time for family and friends to come out...