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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...

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

Track and field ready for MAC Indoor Championships

By Dustin King | February 22, 2012

NIU track and field will head into the postseason this weekend with the MAC Indoor Championships in Akron, Ohio.“The team dramatically improved from last year,” said NIU coach Greg Hipp. “If we just compete like we did all season, we’ll be successful.”Western...

Huskie Briefs: April 12

By Andrew Singer | April 11, 2011

Gonzales garners MAC POTW honor Coming off a three-hit complete game shutout over the weekend, NIU starting pitcher Jeremy Gonzales was named MAC West Co-Pitcher of the Week on Monday afternoon. This is the first time in Gonzales' four years at NIU that...

NIU track benefits from sister act

By Andrew Singer | April 6, 2011

Sibling rivalries can get ugly. Yet, there are the rare sibling rivalries that can bring out the best in people. That's the type of relationship that exists between NIU track and field sisters Darren and Jenner Sio. "I think it's a great motivation teacher,"...