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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....
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...
Juliane Cronin
Despite 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, NIU captured five event titles and Jasmine...
Janay Mitchell
Northern Illinois senior Janay Mitchell (Teaneck, N.J./Teaneck HS) took third place in the 100 meters, added a point to the Huskies’ team total with an eighth-place finish in the 200 meters and ran on the 4 x 100 meter relay team that collected another point to lead NIU at the 2013 Mid-American Conference Championships Saturday....
Jamie Burr
NIU’s Natalie Tarter broke the school record in the heptathlon, Sidra Sherrill matched her career best in the shot put and two Huskies advanced to Saturday’s finals, highlighting Northern Illinois’ day at the Mid-American Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships Friday. Northern Illinois finished the day with two points as Tarter (Batavia, Ill./Batavia HS) took...
The Northern Illinois track and field team wrapped up two of its three meets of the busy weekend Friday with great showings at the Penn Relays and the West Chester Last Chance Qualifier. Along with one automatic conference berth, several Huskies positioned themselves well heading into the MAC Championships in two weeks. At the historic...
Megan Gregory
The Northern Illinois track and field team took third place Saturday at the Chicagoland Championships in Romeoville, Ill. The Huskies totaled 83 points in the meet to take bronze. DePaul won with 156 points, while North Central took second with a final tally of 102.50. “This weekend’s competition was a solid effort from our ladies,”...
Megan Gregory
Senior Megan Gregory highlighted the Huskies’ second day at the Texas Relays Friday, as the hurdler earned an automatic berth into May’s Mid-American Conference Championships. The Chicago native clocked in at 14.02 in the 100 hurdles prelims to place 36th overall. Within heat five, Gregory took third by easily getting past Louisiana Tech’s Bianca Jackson...
Leah Raffety
The Northern Illinois track and field team got its outdoor season off to a great start Friday with one event title and 15 top 10 finishes at the Bulls Invitational. In a field that included athletes from Michigan, Florida State, Kentucky and Rutgers, Meghan Heuer paced the Huskies with a victory in the 1500 meters,...
Chanel Kellyman
The Northern Illinois track and field team kept their record-breaking season going Friday at the Drake Relays, as the team set three new school records. The Huskies’ new standards came in the 4×100, 4×200 and distance medley relays, which now makes 22 new school records that have been set during the entire 2011-12 season. “The...
Janay Mitchell
The Northern Illinois track & field team got their outdoor season off to a quick start in Saturday with two event titles and two school records at the UCF Black & Gold Challenge. As a team, the Huskies combined for 15 top five finishes and nine personal records in the season-opening competition. “We had several...
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