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Meghan Heuer
The Northern Illinois University women’s cross country team capped its regular season Friday afternoon with an 11th-place finish at the Bradley Pink Classic. As a team, NIU improved three spots from their finish at the same meet last year, but were edged out of the top 10 by Southeast Missouri State by 19 points. The...
Sidra Sherrill
The Northern Illinois track and field team produced several promising showings Saturday at the Illini Open in Champaign, Ill., led by Sidra Sherrill’s first place finish in the shot put. Along with Sherrill’s win, the Huskies produced 13 top five finishes and numerous personal bests. “The staff’s expectation for this competition was strong efforts, relentless...
Courtney Oldenburg
The Northern Illinois cross country team saw its season come to a close Friday afternoon at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships with a 27th place team finish. In the final team standings, the Huskies topped in-state foes DePaul and SIU-Edwardsville, in addition to UMKC and Creighton. Yet, the team’s performance was hampered by an illness...
Courtney Oldenburg
The Northern Illinois cross country team finished in 11th place Saturday morning at the MAC Championships in Grand Island, N.Y. The Huskies totaled 277 points on the day, beating out Western Michigan in the final standings. Toledo won the women’s title for the fifth consecutive year, beating out Miami (Ohio) and Ohio for the conference...
Courtney Oldenburg
Senior Courtney Oldenburg rewrote the Huskie cross country record books again Friday in Peoria, Ill., as she broke the school 6K record at the Bradley Classic. Alongside Oldenburg were sophomore Jamie Burr and freshman Ali Olson, both of whom finished in the top 60 in the 222-runner field. Yet, the Huskies could only manage a...
Courtney Oldenburg
The Northern Illinois cross country team returned to the course Saturday with an 11th place team finish in the 51-team field. The team placing was nine spots better than how they did at the same meet in 2011. In addition, the Huskies finished eighth among U.S. colleges, beating out schools such as Western Michigan, Northern...
Courtney Oldenburg
Senior Courtney Oldenburg broke the school’s 34-year-old 5K record Friday at the NIU Open as the Northern Illinois cross country team finished in third place. On the day, NIU easily defeated DePaul, UIC and Chicago State. The Huskies trailed only Northwestern and Marquette in the final standings, falling mere points behind the Golden Eagles. “I...
Courtney Oldenburg
The Northern Illinois cross country team proved how big of a difference one year could make Saturday, as they claimed the team title at the UIC Opener. Senior Courtney Oldenburg earned her first career win on the day to lead the Huskies to a first-through-fourth finish on the Horse Lake Trail. “It was an exciting...
Alexis Capps
The Northern Illinois cross country team kicks off its 2012 season Saturday when it heads to Palos Heights, Ill., for the UIC Opener. The meet begins at 10 a.m. on the two-mile Horse Lake Trail, located in the Swallow Cliff Natural Area. NIU is set to compete alongside Horizon League members UIC, UW-Milwaukee and UW-Green...
Roneisha Frye
The Northern Illinois track and field team put the finishing touches on their regular season in impressive fashion, breaking school records in all three events in which the Huskies competed. The 4×100 relay mark was broken for the second-straight day, while the sprint medley relay and triple jump standards also fell. “Today was a record...
Courtney Oldenburg
On a breezy morning in central Indiana, the Northern Illinois cross country team kicked off its postseason schedule with an 11th place showing at the MAC Championships. The finish was a one spot improvement from last season. However, the below-average temperatures and a brisk wind hindered the Huskies’ performance on the Muncie Elks Golf Course....
Courtney Oldenburg
The Northern Illinois cross country team put the finishing touches on the 2011 regular season Friday afternoon at the Bradley Classic. The Huskies placed 14th on the Newman Golf Course out of 21 teams. Among the teams NIU topped include Midwest Regional rivals Western Illinois, Creighton, UIC and SIU-Edwardsville. “We have certainly had improvements between...
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