women’s track and field

Track, field completes run at UTEP Invitational

Latesha Bigby. Photo credit: Jorge Salgado
Latesha Bigby scores three finishes of seventh or betterCompeting in Texas for the second time in three weekends, the NIU track and field team came away with 11 top 10 finishes Saturday at the UTEP Invitational. On the track, Latesha Bigby (Hanover, Jamaica/Butler CC) came away with three finishes of seventh or better, while three different…

Track, field caps big weekend at Bobcat Invitational

Juliane Cronin
Huskies take second-place finishes in three eventsThe Northern Illinois University track and field team ended its time in Texas on a big note Saturday with several impressive performances at the Bobcat Invitational. Capping a whirlwind weekend with three meets in three days, the Huskies earned second-place finishes from Latesha Bigby (Hanover, Jamaica/Butler CC), Rebecca Cronin (Bartlett,…

Track, field wins Cougar Classic

Juliane Cronin
Freshman Jasmine Wilson qualifies for MAC Championships in javelinDespite below-average temperatures, the Northern Illinois University track and field team opened its  outdoor season Saturday at the Cougar Classic with a dominating overall performance. The Huskies easily won the team title with 216 points, outdistancing in-state rival Bradley’s score of 91 and host SIU Edwardsville’s 83. Additionally,…

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