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Senior runner reflects on team, season

By Ed Rietveld | April 29, 2013

One senior member of the track program truly personifies what it means to be a student athlete, and that’s senior Jenelle McCalla. McCalla, a sprinter and hurdler, set two school records while competing in track: One in the 400 hurdles with a time of...

July 2 Huskie Briefs

By Brian Thomas | July 2, 2012

Three Huskies named to All-Mac team For the second straight season in a row, NIU track and field had three team members named to the 2012 Outdoor Track & Field Academic All-Mid-American Conference team. Senior Jenner Sio and junior Jenelle McCalla...

April 6, 2012, Chicagoland Intercollegiate Championships

NIU track and field looks to continue succes at Kansas Relays

By Dustin King | April 17, 2012

NIU track and field will look to keep continue its outdoor success with the Kansas Relays Thursday in Lawrence, Kan. The Huskies are coming off the Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational, where they finished eighth and third in the two day event. The Kansas...

Track and field takes 3rd at Lee Calhoun Memorial

By Sean Anderson | April 15, 2012

NIU track and field finished out its weekend at the Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational by taking third place. The Huskies won four events on Saturday, which propelled them to finish with 126 team points. Marquette won the meet with 202 points, while host...

Courtney Oldenburg

Track and field breaks two more records

By Sean Anderson | March 19, 2012

After its success in the indoor season, NIU track and field claimed two event titles and broke two more school records at the UCF Black & Gold Challenge Saturday. The Huskies had a 15 top-five finishes and nine personal records at the meet. In the...