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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: Huskies break 4 outdoor school records

By 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...

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

By 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...

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 places 1st at Cougar Classic

By Rhema Rhea | March 23, 2014

Track and field showcased its talents during the first outdoor meet and took care of business at the eight-team Cougar Classic en route to its first meet title of the season over the weekend.The Huskies’ win in Edwardsville marked the first time this...