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Latesha Bigby. Photo credit: Jorge Salgado
Competing in Texas for the second time in three weekends, the NIU track and field team came away with 11 top 10 finishes Saturday at the UTEP Invitational. On the track, Latesha Bigby (Hanover, Jamaica/Butler CC) came away with three finishes of seventh or better, while three different Huskies claimed high placings in field events....
Jackie Joyner-Kersee
Six-time Olympic medalist and international track and field legend Jackie Joyner-Kersee will visit NIU Wednesday, Oct. 16, and Thursday, Oct. 17. Joyner-Kersee will speak to a variety of groups throughout the campus and community, said Connie Teaberry, NIU director of track and field and cross country. NIU Athletics will host “A Morning with Jackie Joyner-Kersee,”...
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,”...
Bill Terwilliger
Bill Terwilliger, a two-sport standout at Northern Illinois and the oldest living member of the NIU Athletic Hall of Fame, died Thursday, Jan. 26. He was 93. Terwilliger was a basketball and track and field star at NIU from 1938-41, earning three letters in basketball and four in track and field. He was elected to...