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Cross country nabs pair of honors

By Rhema Rhea | November 16, 2014

Cross country failed to send a runner to the national championship, but it did accomplish its goals of garnering at least one All-Region runner at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships.Senior Meghan Heuer and freshman Kelsey Hildreth earned All-Region...

Cross country on quest for NCAAs

By Rhema Rhea | November 13, 2014

Cross country is looking to send a runner to the NCAA National Championships for the first time in program history.Huskies runners can qualify for the national championship at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships noon Friday in Peoria. A team must...

Ask an Athlete: Cross country

By Rhema Rhea | November 3, 2014

What is your major?Freshman Kelsey Hildreth: NutritionSenior Meghan Heuer: Rehabilitation servicesRedshirt freshman Taylor Perkins: CommunicationJunior Ali Olson: Communication with a emphasis on media studiesWho is your favorite superhero?Hildreth: Elastigirl...

Cross country on to MAC title race

By Northern Star Staff | October 29, 2014

Cross country is gearing up for the MAC Championships, where it has placed 11th or 12th out of 12 MAC teams the last four seasons.The Huskies will compete in the MAC Championships, hosted by Central Michigan, 11 a.m. Saturday in Mount Pleasant, Mich.NIU...

Cross country finishes 25th of 31

By Rhema Rhea | October 5, 2014

Cross country didn’t get the help it would have liked from runners in the middle of the pack over the weekend.The Huskies placed 25th out of 31 teams Saturday at the Greater Louisville Classic in Louisville, Ky.“We continue to look pretty good up...

Cross country finishes in 3rd place

By Rhema Rhea | September 14, 2014

Cross country came out of the blocks sprinting during its season opener, notching a third-place finish out of 14 teams during the ninth annual Forest Park Festival race Friday in St. Louis.In her first career run in cardinal and black, freshman Kelsey...