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Senior track star looks back at career

By Ed Rietveld | May 1, 2013

Megan Gregory, a senior sprinter and hurdler, is nearing the end of an outstanding career as a Huskie. Gregory, a Chicago native, holds the school record in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.49, which was good enough to win the conference title at...

Track and field has strong showing at home tournament

By Ed Rietveld | April 21, 2013

Track and field team took full advantage of being at home this weekend as the Huskies came away with nine event titles at the Huskie open, five on the track and four in the field. Megan Gregory, senior sprinter and hurdler, came away with two titles on...

Track and field finishes seventh in Jack Johnson Classic

By Ed Rietveld | January 21, 2013

Over the weekend, track and field traveled to the Twin Cities to take part in the Jack Johnson Classic hosted by the University of Minnesota. NIU finished seventh out of ten with 25 points. The Golden Gophers won the event, while the Bisons of North Dakota...

Track and field wins Chicagoland Championships

By James Cantagallo | April 8, 2012

The cool temperatures didn’t have an affect on the NIU track and field team, as they won the Chicagoland Championships hosted by the University of Chicago Friday. The Huskies won six event titles and finished with 174 team points. The next closest team...

Kellyman, Gregory highlight track and field at MAC Indoor Championships

By Dustin King | February 26, 2012

Chanel Kellyman and Megan Gregory’s gold medal performances highlighted NIU track and field’s run at the MAC Indoor Championships held in Akron, Ohio this weekend. The Huskies finished in seventh place overall with a score of 48 points, which is the...

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...