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Track hits mark at UTEP Invitational

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 for the ladies,” Teaberry said. “Our travel w...

McAuley looking toward strong finish in final year

Rhema Rhea

September 23, 2013

DeKalb | Confidence and determination have been key components driving senior cross country runner Claire McAuley this season.McAuley and senior Alexis Capps are the only Huskies left on the roster who were recruited by previous cross country coach Connie Teaberry.McAuley made a splash into the top fou...

Cross country finishes season strong, despite illnesses

Sean Anderson

November 11, 2012

NIU cross country finished its season Friday at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships with a 27th place team finish. In the final team standings, the Huskies topped in-state foes DePaul and SIU-Edwardsville. Coach Greg Hipp said that illness changed the outcome for the Huskies on Friday. “It’s certa...

Two players from cross country live overseas

Sean Anderson

September 25, 2012

Most runners on NIU cross country are recruited from states in the Midwest. Junior Claire McAuley and sophomore Juliane Totzke are two exceptions. McAuley, a native of Glasgow, Scotland, set club records in the 300-meter and 1500-meter her sophomore year in high school. She was also a gold medalist for the...

Freshman File: Clarie McAuley keeps on running

Katie Leb

April 28, 2011

Coordination is a necessary skill in most athletics. Being uncoordinated, however, has led Claire McAuley not only into a sport she loves, but across the ocean to a new country. A Torrance, Glasgow native, McAuley has a general love of sports, but always felt untalented playing them. That is, until sh...