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Kelsey Hildreth
Kelsey Hildreth (Byron, Ill./Byron) of the Northern Illinois University women’s track and field team broke the NIU school record in the 3K distance run in her collegiate track debut. Several other Huskies also produced personal-best performances Saturday afternoon at the Gene Edmonds Cup Invitational at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind. Hildreth, who finished as...
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...
NIU 4x800 relay team
The Northern Illinois University track and field team ended its stay in Philadelphia with another record-setting performance Saturday as the Huskies shattered the school record in the 4×800 relay at the Penn Relays. Ali Olson (New Auburn, Wis./Bloomer), Meghan Heuer (St. Charles, Ill./North), Jamie Burr (Onalaska, Wis./Onalaska) and Julianne Cronin (Bartlett, Ill./Bartlett) teamed up to...
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...
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...
Meghan Heuer
The Northern Illinois University track and field team scored points in six different events – including three top-five finishes – Saturday, as they wrapped up competition at the 2014 Mid-American Conference Indoor Championships. The Huskies finished in 10th place with 37 points, which is the second-most points ever scored by NIU at the MAC indoor meet. Kent...
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...