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Huskie briefs for 5/01/12

By Dustin King | April 30, 2012

NIU baseball’s Kyle Glancy and women’s golf’s Kelsie Passolt were named the NIU Scholar Athletes of the Week for April 23 through April 29, according to a press release. Glancy, a senior marketing major, earned two saves over the weekend against...

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...

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...

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...

Huskies host NIU Open

By Katie Leb | April 25, 2011

DeKALB | Sprinting events highlighted a successful Huskie Open for the NIU track and field team on Saturday. The Huskies came away with nine event wins, while also claiming the top four spots in both the 100 and 200-meter dashes. "One thing they do a...

Track hosting meet this weekend

By Katie Leb | April 21, 2011

NIU's track and field team is staying home this weekend to host the Huskie Open at the Soccer and Track & Field Complex.The open usually serves as the lone home meet for the Huskies, but this year NIU will also host the MAC Championships in May.The...

Faceoff: Which spring sport will be most successful?

By Katie Leb and Jimmy Johnson | February 21, 2011

Katie Leb: Snow's melting and the world is beginning to be a happy place again. It must mean that spring sports are hitting the field. I for one am pumped to get out in the fresh air and watch some competitive sports. Jimmy Johnson: I am too, Katie. I...

Rasheta Butler breaks records

By Andrew Singer | February 15, 2011

Fifty-one school records stood when Connie Teaberry took over the NIU Track & Field team. Seven years later, all but eight have fallen.Teaberry participated in the 1992 Olympic trials, but success in DeKalb didn't come automatically to the former...

Huskie Briefs: February 1

By Craig Pinson | February 1, 2011

Track continues assault on record booksAn old saying states that records are meant to be broken. NIU track and field is doing exactly that this year.At Saturday's IWU Invitational held in Marion, Ind., the Huskies clocked five first-place performances,...