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Kurtis Luedtke
Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill., the “Home of the Huskies,” will be the site of a NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Regional hosted by Northern Illinois University from May 15 to 17, 2014, the NCAA announced Thursday. The NCAA Regional will be the second held at the course, which was rated No. 58...
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NIU has reached a new high-water mark in graduating its student-athletes, according to Thursday’s release of the Graduation Success Rate report from the National Collegiate Athletic Association. At 83 percent, Northern Illinois’ latest overall Graduation Success Rate (GSR) – which includes student-athletes who entered NIU between 2002-2003 and 2005-06 – is the highest in school...
Kristin Hoffman
Northern Illinois volleyball player Kristin Hoffman has been selected by the Mid-American Conference as the MAC’s nominee for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award. As team captain, Hoffman helped lead the Huskies to the claim the MAC regular season title this past season. She became the first Huskie to be named MAC Setter of...
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For the seventh consecutive year, all 17 of Northern Illinois University’s sports programs have exceeded the academic standards measured by the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Academic Progress Rate (APR) according to the 2012 APR report released today by the organization. The APR has become the primary tool used by the NCAA to judge a team’s...
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Nine NIU student-athletes attended the 2012 NCAA Career in Sports Forum, which took place from June 7 through June 10 in Indianapolis. Matt Battaglia (football), Brittney Callahan (women’s basketball), Daniel Green (football), Chanel Kellyman (track & field), Claire McAuley (cross country/track & field), Sara McLaughlin (women’s tennis), Logan Pegram (football), Danny Pulliam (women’s basketball) and...
Rasheta Butler
The Northern Illinois 4×100 relay of Chanel Kellyman, Janay Mitchell, Roneisha Frye and Rasheta Butler posted a solid performance Saturday at the NCAA West Preliminary Round, but fell one spot shy of moving on to the NCAA Championships. The quartet crossed the finish line in fourth place in the third heat and 13th overall with...
Roneisha Frye
The Northern Illinois track and field team continued its run Friday night at the NCAA West Preliminary Round with two strong individual performances. However, Roneisha Frye fell a fraction of a second short in the 100 hurdles, while Janay Mitchell was eliminated in the 200 meters. “The ladies had solid races tonight,” said Huskie head...
Janay Mitchell
The Northern Illinois track and field team opened their weekend Thursday at the NCAA West Preliminary Round with Janay Mitchell as the lone Huskie competing. “Janay gave a good effort today, but we needed an excellent effort to run with the ladies that competed tonight,” said Huskie head coach Connie Teaberry. “She is disappointed, but...
Rasheta Butler
The Northern Illinois track and field team opens up NCAA competition this week with the NCAA West Preliminary Round in Austin, Texas. The meet runs from Thursday, May 24, through Saturday, May 26, at Texas’ Mike Myers Stadium. The Huskies will be represented with a program-high four entries in the meet, as Janay Mitchell competes...
Roneisha Frye
The Northern Illinois track and field team will have a program-record four entries in the NCAA West Preliminary Round from Thursday, May 24, through Saturday, May 26, the NCAA announced Thursday. Janay Mitchell will compete in both the 100 meters and 200 meters, while Roneisha Frye runs in the 100 hurdles and the quartet of...
Kim Gotlund
Northern Illinois gymnasts Kim Gotlund (Wadsworth, Ill./Warren Township HS) and Tanya Rachan (Lowell, Ind./Hanover Central HS) had mixed results in representing the Huskies in the 2012 NCAA Gymnastics Champaign Regional on Saturday at the University of Illinois’ Assembly Hall. Representing NIU with two competitors in the NCAAs for the first time since 2009, Gotlund had...
Tanya Rachan
Senior Tanya Rachan (Lowell, Ind./Hanover Central HS) and sophomore Kim Gotlund (Wadsworth, Ill./Warren Township HS) are set to represent Northern Illinois at the 2012 NCAA Gymnastics Champaign Regional Saturday, April 7, beginning at 4 p.m. (CT) at Assembly Hall on the University of Illinois campus. Rachan is the lone event specialist on floor exercise, while...
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