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Four track, field athletes earn Academic All-MAC recognition

Juliane Totzke
Northern Illinois University seniors Rebecca Cronin (Bartlett, Ill./Bartlett), Natalie Tarter (Batavia, Ill./Batavia) and Juliane Totzke (Grafenroda, Germany/ Carl Zeiss Gymnasium) and junior Alexandra Schad (Milwaukee, Wis./Milwaukee Lutheran) were named to the Mid-American Conference’s Academic All-Conference Team, the conference office announced Tuesday. In addition, Michaela Dwyer (Arlington Heights, Ill./John Hersey), Erica Miller (Geneva, Ill./Geneva), Ali Olson (New…

High jumper Claudette Day ties for 21st at NCAA championships

Claudette Day
The Northern Illinois University track and field team capped its season Saturday at the NCAA National Championships, as freshman Claudette Day (Belleville, Ill./Belleville West) tied for 21st in the high jump. After having a superb showing two weeks prior at the NCAA West Preliminary Round to get to Oregon, Day was unable to get that same…

Claudette Day qualifies for NCAA championships in high jump

Claudette Day
Freshman Claudette Day (Belleville, Ill./Belleville West) made history for the NIU track and field team Saturday at the NCAA West Preliminary Round by qualifying for the national championship meet in the high jump. Day tied for 11th in the event at 5-07.75 (1.72m), but earned one of the final two qualifying spots via a jump-off. She…

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