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NIUs Courtney Oldenburg keeps her pace at the NCAA Midwest Regional last fall.

Oldenburg sees success on cross country

By Sean Anderson | September 11, 2012

The cross country roster features only one senior: Courtney Oldenburg. Oldenburg has held numerous records and wins since competing in high school and is the leader for the Huskies. Oldenburg is from West Salem, Wis., where she attended West Salem High...

Cross country finishes third at NIU Open

By Sean Anderson | September 9, 2012

NIU Cross country followed up its victory last weekend with a third place finish at the NIU Open Friday, while Northwestern took home the title. Senior Courtney Oldenburg broke the school’s 34-year-old 5K record with the time of 18:07.81. Her time eclipsed...

Courtesy of NIU Media Services-NIUs Courtney Oldenburg keeps
her pace at the NCAA Midwest Regional Saturday afternoon.

NIU cross country hosts Midwest Regional

By Matt Hopkinson | November 13, 2011

On a cold and windy day Saturday, it seemed people were moving just to keep warm.In actuality, there were hundreds of participants for the Midwest Regional at NIU Saturday afternoon. NIU knew it would host the event since roughly this time last year."We...

NIU cross country places sixth in NIU open

By Jasmine Willett | September 11, 2011

NIU cross country placed sixth overall at the NIU open on Saturday.The Huskies defeated UIC, Knox College and Robert Morris University to win their invitational.NIU's Claire McAuley and Courtney Oldenburg were two of NIU's key runners who stood out in...

Huskie Briefs: Jake Coffman, cross country and men’s golf

By Andrew Singer | November 2, 2010

Coffman named POTW NIU defensive end Jake Coffman was named MAC West Defensive Player of the Week on Monday. The senior ensured a Huskies' win against Western Michigan on Saturday when he intercepted an Alex Carder pass on the Broncos final drive of...

Huskie Briefs: Men’s golf, women’s tennis, cross country

By Andrew Singer | September 14, 2010

Men's golf Earlier this week, the NIU men's golf team broke the seal on its 2010 season as it grabbed a 12th place finish at the Marshall Invitational. The Huskies were led by Bryce Emory, who enjoyed a career best performance in the final round with...

Huskie Briefs: Cross country, women’s tennis and men’s golf

By Andrew Singer | September 8, 2010

Cross Country opens season, finishes sixthLast Friday, the NIU cross country team opened its 2010 regular season with a sixth place finish at the Wisconsin Badger Classic. Sophomore Courtney Oldenburg led the way for the Huskies, with an eighth place...

Freshmen making presence known on women’s cross country team

By Katie Leb | September 1, 2010

Assistant coach Mark McConeghey knew nothing about the incoming freshmen runners on this year's NIU women's cross country team. When he took a time trial of the runners, he quickly became aware of their capabilities. "When they first came in I had no...