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NIU track and field: Huskies find weekend success

By Northern Star staff | April 27, 2015

Track and field produced four top-five finishes and eight top-10 finishes over the weekend at the 121st Penn Relays.Senior Latesha Bigby won the heptathlon with an NIU school record and personal best mark of 5,146 points scored. Freshman Kelsey Hildreth...

NIU track and field earns four Academic All-MAC honors for first time

By Northern Star staff | April 21, 2015

Four track and field student-athletes were named to the Academic All-MAC Team for the indoor season, the conference announced Friday.Seniors Julianne Cronin and Alexandra Schad and sophomores Logan Tillmon and Alexandria Isom were recognized for their...

Track and field finds stride over weekend

By Rhema Rhea | April 20, 2014

Track and field delivered on high expectations with multiple personal bests, nine event titles and multiple qualifiers for the MAC Outdoor Championships.The Huskies started their weekend at the Mt. SAC Relays Friday in Walnut, Calif. Saturday, they competed...

Track hits mark at UTEP Invitational

By Rhema Rhea | April 13, 2014

Track and field sent two runners to the Chicagoland Championships while the rest of the team headed to the UTEP Invitational in Texas this weekend.Head coach Connie Teaberry said the team did well despite problems traveling.“This was a tough weekend...

Track and field places third in Ball State Quadrangular

By Rhema Rhea | February 23, 2014

Track and field had one more chance for competition before next weekend’s MAC Indoor Championships when it traveled to Muncie, Ind., for the Ball State Quadrangular over the weekend.NIU left with a 115.50-point, third-place finish, beating out Miami...

Track and field place high

By Rhema Rhea | January 26, 2014

Track and field traveled to Madison, Wis., for the Wisconsin Elite Invitational where they had 11 athletes finish in the top five in their events this weekend.In the second non-scoring meet of the indoor season, NIU had eight Huskies who recorded personal...