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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...
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...
Rebecca Cronin
Northern Illinois University seniors Rebecca Cronin (Bartlett, Ill./Bartlett) and Juliane Totzke (Graefenroda, Germany/Carl Zeiss Gymnasium) and sophomore Leah Raffety (Machesney Park, Ill./Harlem) has been named the the Mid-American Conference’s Indoor Track & Field Academic All-Conference Team, the league announced Tuesday. In addition, Michaela Dwyer (Arlington Heights, Ill./John Hersey), Erica Miller (Geneva, Ill./Geneva), Ali Olson (New...
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...
Eight Northern Illinois University sophomore student-athletes have been named to the newest class of “LEaD Huskies,” announced this week by NIU Faculty Athletics Representative Matt Streb and Sean T. Frazier, associate vice president and director of Athletics. The Leadership Enhancement and Development – or LEaD – Huskie program was introduced for the first time last year. The...
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...
Leah Raffety
Northern Illinois University redshirt freshman Leah Raffety (Machesney Park, Ill./Harlem) was named to the 2013 Academic All Mid-American Conference Women’s Cross Country Team, the league office announced Wednesday. Raffety, a pre-physical therapy major, earned the honor in her first season of eligibility. Her recognition also marks the fourth consecutive season in which at least one...
Claire McAuley
The Northern Illinois University cross country team saw its season come to a close Friday afternoon in Ames, Iowa, at the NCAA Midwest Regionals. As a team, the Huskies finished in 23rd place, beating out Eastern Illinois, SIU Edwardsville, DePaul, Creighton, UIC and North Dakota in the final standings. Meghan Heuer paced NIU with a...
Meghan Heuer
The Northern Illinois University cross country team kicked off their postseason schedule Saturday in Bowling Green, Ohio, at the Mid-American Conference Championship. Despite placing two runners in the top 45, the Huskies finished in 11th place in the final team standings, beating out Ball State. “Today was a disappointing finish,” said NIU head coach Greg...
Ali Olson
The Northern Illinois University cross country team begins its postseason schedule Saturday when they head to Bowling Green, Ohio, for the 2013 Mid-American Conference Championship. The women’s 6K championship race begins at 11 a.m. CT on the Forest Creason Golf Course. “Our team and staff are excited for the opportunity to compete at the MAC...
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...
Jamie Burr
The Northern Illinois cross country team took fourth place Friday at the Illinois State Invitational at the Weibring Golf Course in Normal, Ill. The Huskies placed four runners in the top 30, including a team-high 16th-place finish by sophomore Ali Olson. In the team standings, NIU placed ahead of Eastern Illinois and Northern Iowa. “We...
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