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Kelsey Hildreth
Kelsey Hildreth (Byron, Ill./Byron) of the Northern Illinois University women’s track and field team broke the NIU school record in the 3K distance run in her collegiate track debut. Several other Huskies also produced personal-best performances Saturday afternoon at the Gene Edmonds Cup Invitational at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind. Hildreth, who finished as...
Latesha Bigby. Photo credit: Jorge Salgado
The Northern Illinois University track and field team set two more school records Saturday in Athens, Ohio, as they closed out the 2014 Mid-American Conference Outdoor Championships. NIU finished ninth place in the team standings with 42 points, edging out host Ohio by one point and Toledo by five. Kent State took home the team...
Sidra Sherrill
The Northern Illinois University track and field team closed the regular season with a bang Saturday in Madison as they broke two school records at the Wisconsin Open. Meghan Heuer (St. Charles, Ill./North) set a new NIU record in the 800 meters, while Sidra Sherrill (Fort Wayne, Ind./Northrop) posted a new standard in the discus....
NIU 4x800 relay team
The Northern Illinois University track and field team ended its stay in Philadelphia with another record-setting performance Saturday as the Huskies shattered the school record in the 4×800 relay at the Penn Relays. Ali Olson (New Auburn, Wis./Bloomer), Meghan Heuer (St. Charles, Ill./North), Jamie Burr (Onalaska, Wis./Onalaska) and Julianne Cronin (Bartlett, Ill./Bartlett) teamed up to...
Meghan Heuer
Following strong performances in the heptathlon, the Northern Illinois University track and field team kept the momentum going Thursday at the Penn Relays by breaking the school record in the distance medley relay. Ali Olson (New Auburn, Wis./Bloomer), Julianne Cronin (Bartlett, Ill./Bartlett), Rebecca Cronin (Bartlett, Ill./Bartlett) and Meghan Heuer (St. Charles, Ill./North) teamed up to...
Juliane Cronin
The 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, Ill./Bartlett) and the 4×400 relay...
Rebecca Cronin
In their final tune-up prior to this weekend’s Mid-American Conference Indoor Championships, the Northern Illinois University track and field team won four event titles and secured one last MAC automatic berth Friday at the Ball State Quadrangular. In the team scores, the Huskies finished third in the four-team meet, beating out Miami (Ohio). Western Michigan...
Sidra Sherrill
Following several quality performances Friday, the Northern Illinois University track & field team closed the Indiana Relays Saturday with multiple personal records and a school record-tying performance. Freshman Claudette Day (Belleville, Ill./Belleville West) headlined the day by matching the NIU record in the long jump, while three other Huskies set new PRs in their respective...
Connie Teaberry
The Northern Illinois track and field and cross country teams announced the signing of 11 athletes Wednesday to their recruiting class of 2013. Of the 11 signees, seven come from the state of Illinois. Additionally, two come from Minnesota and one each from Missouri and Canada. “The staff is excited about the 2013-2014 National Letter...