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Track and Field wraps up Drake Relays and heads home

Track and Field wraps up Drake Relays and heads home

Maddie Barrett

May 2, 2019

DeKALB — The Track and Field team competed in a four-day competition in Des Moines, Iowa, last weekend at the Drake Relays. The Huskies had multiple runners set personal records and Mid-American Conference qualifying times.  Senior jumper Jehvania Whyte placed second in the triple jump with a mark...

Track and Field competes in two-meet weekend

Track and Field competes in two-meet weekend

Maddie Barrett

April 23, 2019

The track and field team competed in two meets this past weekend in Azusa, California at the Bryan Clay invitational and in Waco, Texas at the Michael Johnson invitational. The Huskies posted a number of season-best times and marks in both meets.Head Coach Connie Teaberry said she was proud of those th...

Track and field’s future is anchored by youth

Track and field's future is anchored by youth

Maddie Barrett

April 18, 2019

DeKALB — The track & field team is full of young athletes. These underclassmen have contributed top finishes and meet records in their short collegiate careers.  Head Coach Connie Teaberry said she has faith in the team for the coming years as the athletes continue to grow. “The program right now...

Track and Field battles the elements in Iowa City

First-year multi-event runner Taylor Ramsey competes in the high jump April 13 at the Musco Twilight meet in Iowa City, Iowa.

Maddie Barrett

April 15, 2019

DeKALB — The Track and Field team competed in the Musco Twilight meet Saturday in Iowa City, Iowa. Many of the athletes walked away with first place finishes. Head Coach Connie Teaberry said she was proud of the athletes’ performances despite the inclement weather.“Today tested our athletes’ me...

Track and Field earns three event wins at Gibson Invite

Maddie Barrett

April 9, 2019

DeKALB — Three members of the NIU Track and Field team won events Saturday at the Indiana State Gibson Invitational in Terre Haute, Indiana.Head Coach Connie Teaberry said she was proud of the athletes and their performances.“Today we had another great day of weather and performances,” Teaberry sai...

Track records six MAC qualifiers in double meet weekend

Maddie Barrett

April 2, 2019

DeKALB — The Track and Field team competed in the Texas relays and the Bobcat invitational this weekend. Six Huskies were automatic Mid-American Conference qualifiers. Head Coach Connie Teaberry said she is proud of the athletes and the marks they received.“This weekend we walk away from two com...

Get to know: Remy Amarteifio

Maddie Barrett

March 27, 2019

Hard work can pay off. With multiple seasons under her belt and a Mid-American Conference qualifying time during the first meet of the outdoor season, junior multi-event runner Remy Amarteifio is hungry for more. Q: How do you feel coming off a successful indoor season?A: I’m definitely very excit...

Black and Gold Invite yields two MAC qualifiers

Maddie Barrett

March 17, 2019

DeKALB — The track and field team began the outdoor season with two automatic Mid-American Conference qualifying marks from its athletes. The team competed in the University of Central Florida’s Black and Gold Invitational Friday and Saturday along with 20 other teams.Head Coach Connie Teaberry sai...

Whyte wins back-to-back MAC triple jump titles

Senior jumper Jehvania Whyte leaps through the air during the Feb. 22 Mid-American Conference Championships. Whyte would win the triple jump title for the second straight year.

Maddie Barrett

February 24, 2019

The track and field team competed in two days of events during the Mid-American Conference Championships Friday and Saturday. The girls came in seventh overall as Central Michigan took home the gold for the Chippewas. NIU set many personal records and took home two “Freshman of the Year” awards d...

Track and Field enters Indoor Championships strong

Track and Field enters Indoor Championships strong

Maddie Barrett

February 21, 2019

We’re a few days from the Mid-American Conference indoor championship for the track and field team. The ladies have stepped up to the challenge, and qualified in quite a few events. Taylor RamseyFirst-year multi-event runner Taylor Ramsey has qualified for the indoor championships in the high-jump, clearing 1.69 meters and winning the com...

Huskies compete in Grand Valley State Big Meet

Huskies compete in Grand Valley State Big Meet

Maddie Barrett

February 9, 2019

The track and field team continued their Mid-American Conference qualifying run when first-year multi-event runner Taylor Ramsey and sophomore Mackenzie Callahan both qualified for the MAC Championship Friday in the Grand Valley State University Big Meet.Ramsey posted a mark of 1.69 meters in the high j...

Amarteifio and Riley qualify for MAC during Meyo Invitational

Amarteifio and Riley qualify for MAC during Meyo Invitational

Maddie Barrett

February 3, 2019

The track and field team posted high scores at this weekend’s Meyo Invitational in South Bend, Indiana. Two runners posted Mid-American Conference qualifying times and marks, and placed high in the meet overall.Junior multi-event runner Remy Amarteifio posted the third best 60-meter dash time in th...