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NIU track and field earns four Academic All-MAC honors for first time

By Northern Star staff | April 21, 2015

Four track and field student-athletes were named to the Academic All-MAC Team for the indoor season, the conference announced Friday.Seniors Julianne Cronin and Alexandra Schad and sophomores Logan Tillmon and Alexandria Isom were recognized for their...

NIU track and field: Huskies compete at Chicagoland Outdoor Championships

By Tyler Tangney | April 10, 2015

Track and field will compete in the Chicagoland Outdoor Championships this weekend for its second-straight meet in Illinois.The meet begins noon Friday and continues 9 a.m. Saturday.Sophomore Claudette Day, senior Latesha Bigby and sophomore Logan Tillmon...

Track and Field: Field setting bar high

By Rhema Rhea | December 2, 2014

Track and field has a lot of talent throughout its roster, and one of those skilled groups is the field and multi-events athletes.Sophomore Claudette Day and senior Latesha Bigby joined the team after winter break last season. They made some of the biggest...

Track headed to 3 meets

By Rhema Rhea | April 23, 2014

Track and field will look to build on its spring success during its second-to-last tuneup before the MAC Championships.The Huskies will compete at the Penn Relays today to Saturday in Philadelphia while also sending runners to the Hillsdale GINA Relays...

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 10th in championships

By Rhema Rhea | March 2, 2014

Track and field came into the weekend with high hopes, but it couldn’t reach its goals.The Huskies set four NIU records and had three top five finishes to place 10th out of 12 teams at the MAC Indoor Championships Friday and Saturday in Kent, Ohio.“This...