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NIU track and field: Huskies takes on in-state schools at EIU Big Blue Classic

Northern Star staff

April 3, 2015

Track and field will compete in Illinois for the third time this year and the first time during the outdoor season.The Huskies head to the EIU Big Blue Classic 2 p.m. today and 10 a.m. Saturday in Charleston. Eastern Illinois hosts the meet.Other in-state teams that will be present include Illinois, Brad...

NIU track and field: Huskies break 4 outdoor school records

Frank Gogola

March 30, 2015

Track and field set four outdoor school records over the weekend as the team competed in a pair of meets in the Lone Star state.The Huskies broke two outdoor program records at the Texas Relays in Austin, Texas, and two more records at the Bobcat Invitational in San Marcos, Texas.Texas RelaysSenior s...

NIU track & field: Huskies sweep MAC Athlete of Week awards

Freshman A’Iesha Irvin-Muhammad has been a standout for track and field this season. She qualified for the MAC Indoor Championships in her second meet of her career, the Illini Classic on Jan. 18.

Northern Star staff

March 25, 2015

The Huskies swept the MAC track and field weekly awards for the first time in program history Wednesday.Senior thrower Sidra Sherrill was named MAC Women’s Field Athlete of the Week and sophomore sprinter A’Iesha Irvin-Muhammad earned MAC Women’s Track Athlete of the Week honors for their perform...

NIU track and field: Huskies head to Texas Relays

Northern Star staff

March 25, 2015

Track and field will look to continue its strong start to the outdoor season when it heads to the Lone Star state today.NIU will participate in the 88th edition of the Texas Relays, starting 10:30 a.m. today and running through Saturday at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas.The Huskies are coming of...

NIU track & field: Huskies notch 8 wins in 1st outdoor season event

Frank Gogola

March 23, 2015

Track and field started its outdoor season on the right foot, winning eight events over the weekend.NIU picked up the eight victories while going up against Milwaukee, Drake and host school St. Louis on Friday and Saturday at the SLU Medical Center Stadium in St. Louis.NIU’s eight event wins came in ham...

NIU track and field: Huskies post historic finish at MAC Indoor Championships

Frank Gogola

March 2, 2015

Track and field finished in fourth place and had three event victories as it enjoyed an historic weekend at the MAC Indoor Championships.The Huskies’ 79 team points was good for fourth out of 12 teams Friday and Saturday in Mount Pleasant, Mich. It’s the highest point total and highest finish in schoo...

NIU track and field: Claudette Day wins pentathlon, Huskies third after Day 1

NIU track & field | Claudette Day

Northern Star staff

February 28, 2015

Track and field sits in third place at the MAC Indoor Championships after the first day, which was highlighted by sophomore Claudette Day’s first-place finish in the pentathlon.The Huskies racked up 25 team points Friday in Mount Pleasant, Mich. The two-day championships conclude today.Day scored...

NIU track and field: Huskies ready for MAC Indoor Championships

Frank Gogola

February 26, 2015

For track and field, the MAC Indoor Championships is all a mental competition.The Huskies conclude the indoor portion of their schedule Friday and Saturday at the MAC Indoor Championships in Mount Pleasant, Mich. There will be 18 Huskies participating in 16 events.“It’s a solid conference,” said ...

NIU track and field: Claudette Day named MAC Women’s Track Athlete of Week

NIU track & field | Claudette Day

Frank Gogola

February 25, 2015

Claudette Day, track and field sophomore multi-events athlete, was named MAC Women’s Track Athlete of the Week, the conference announced today.Day topped her own school indoor record for the 60-meter hurdles Saturday at the Orange and Blue Open in Urbana. Her time of 8.34 seconds broke her previous reco...

NIU track and field: Claudette Day breaks own school record

Northern Star staff

February 23, 2015

Claudette Day, sophomore track multi-events athlete, took less than one month to reset NIU’s 60-meter hurdles record.Day ran the 60-meter hurdles in a time of 8.34 seconds Saturday at the Orange & Blue Open at the Illinois Armory in Urbana.Day previously set the school record for the 60-meter hurd...

NIU track & field: Huskies notch 11 top-10 finishes at Purdue

Northern Star staff

February 16, 2015

Track and field continued its preparation for the upcoming MAC Indoor Championships this weekend at the Fred Wilt Invitational hosted by Purdue.The Huskies produced 11 top-10 finishes Friday and Saturday in West Lafayette, Ind. They’ll have one more event ­— Saturday at the Alex Wilson Invitati...

NIU track & field: Huskies head to Fred Wilt Invitational

Northern Star staff

February 13, 2015

Track and field looks to continue its run on knocking down records this weekend.The Huskies will participate in the Fred Wilt Invitational, hosted by Purdue, all day Saturday in West Lafayette, Ind. NIU will take on Purdue, Ball State, Indiana State, Missouri State, Southern Illinois, Butler, Indiana-Pu...