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Whyte places in the top 20 at the NCAA Championships

Whyte places in the top 20 at the NCAA Championships

By Maddie Barrett | June 11, 2019

Senior jumper Jehvania Whyte competed in the NCAA Championships on Saturday and finished within the top 20 in the triple jump.Whyte posted a mark of 12.84 meters on her third jump, but was unable to advance into the top nine to the second round of the...

Track and Field quartet set for NCAA West Preliminary

By Maddie Barrett | May 23, 2019

DeKALB — Four Huskies will compete in the NCAA West Preliminary Round beginning on Thursday and ending on Saturday. The three-day meet will be held in Sacramento, California. Among those competing are junior multi-event runner Remy Amarteifio, junior...

Jehvania Whyte wins the silver medal in Jamaica

By Northern Star Staff | July 2, 2018

After achieving All America honors and a seventh place finish at the NCAA Track and Field Championships on June 9, NIU junior jumper Jehvania Whyte continues to add to her impressive resume.Whyte earned the silver medal in the triple jump at the Jamaican...

Track team set for outdoor season

By Jayce Eustice | March 22, 2018

DeKALB — The track and field team finished the indoor season with junior jumper Jehvania Whyte’s performance at the NCAA indoor championships March 10 in College Station, Texas. The Huskies then began preparing for the outdoor season, which will beginSaturday.Head...

Jumper Jehvania Whyte lands MAC champion

By Jayce Eustice | February 26, 2018

Junior jumper Jehvania Whyte was a force to be reckoned with in her events, while the track and field team took seventh place Saturday in the Mid-American Conference Indoor Championships.Whyte won the triple jump with a jump of 13.13 meters, setting her...

Track and Field takes third in Michigan

By Jayce Eustice | February 12, 2018

DeKALB — Junior jumper Jehvania Whyte continued to impress, as the Huskies took third place at the Grand Valley State University Big Meet Saturday in Allendale, Michigan.Whyte won the long jump with a final jump of 5.80 meters and took second in the...

Track and Field continues strong season

By Jayce Eustice | February 4, 2018

DeKALB — Another meet, another broken record for junior jumper Jehvania Whyte, as she jumped 12.74 meters in the triple jump Saturday at the Meyo Invitational. She broke her own school record for the fourth consecutive week.The Huskies faced off against...