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Meghan Heuer
The Northern Illinois cross country team closes out its regular season Friday, Oct. 18, with a trip to Peoria for the Bradley Pink Classic. The meet begins at 3 p.m. on the Newman Golf Course. NIU will run at 5:05 p.m. in the women’s 6K championship race. “This Friday, it’s important that we establish a...
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...
Ali Olson
The Northern Illinois cross country team got its season started right Friday at the NIU North 40, as they defeated Division III power North Central in a dual-scored meet. NIU placed six runners in the top seven, including first place finisher Leah Raffety and runner up Ali Olson. “I really liked seeing the girls being...
Claire McAuley
Members of the Northern Illinois cross country team kick off their 2013 season Friday, Sept. 6, as they host the fifth annual NIU Open at the NIU North 40. The meet begins at 6 p.m. with the women’s 5K being the lone race of the event. The Huskies will face Division III power North Central...
For the first time in school history, the Northern Illinois women’s cross country program has earned a Public Recognition Award from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for achieving an Academic Progress Rate (APR) that ranks in the Top 10 percent of all NCAA women’s cross country teams this year. The NCAA released its list...
Ali Olson
The Northern Illinois cross country team was named an All-Academic team by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), the association announced Tuesday. In order to qualify, a team must have competed and compiled a team score at a 2012 NCAA Regional Championship, along with having a minimum 3.0 grade...
Courtney Oldenburg
Northern Illinois senior Courtney Oldenburg was named to the Cross Country Academic All-Mid-American Conference Team, the league office announced Tuesday. Oldenburg, a native of West Salem, Wis., was named to the team for the third time in her career after posting a 3.864 GPA in nursing. She also earned her bachelor’s degree from NIU in December. “I’m...
Courtney Oldenburg
The Northern Illinois cross country team saw its season come to a close Friday afternoon at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships with a 27th place team finish. In the final team standings, the Huskies topped in-state foes DePaul and SIU-Edwardsville, in addition to UMKC and Creighton. Yet, the team’s performance was hampered by an illness...
Jamie Burr
The Northern Illinois cross country team will continue their postseason Friday, Nov. 9, when it competes in the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships in Springfield, Mo. The women’s 6K race begins at noon on the Missouri State Cross Country Complex with berths to the NCAA National Championships on the line. “We’re looking to finish the season...
Courtney Oldenburg
The Northern Illinois cross country team finished in 11th place Saturday morning at the MAC Championships in Grand Island, N.Y. The Huskies totaled 277 points on the day, beating out Western Michigan in the final standings. Toledo won the women’s title for the fifth consecutive year, beating out Miami (Ohio) and Ohio for the conference...
Courtney Oldenburg
Senior Courtney Oldenburg rewrote the Huskie cross country record books again Friday in Peoria, Ill., as she broke the school 6K record at the Bradley Classic. Alongside Oldenburg were sophomore Jamie Burr and freshman Ali Olson, both of whom finished in the top 60 in the 222-runner field. Yet, the Huskies could only manage a...
Courtney Oldenburg
The Northern Illinois cross country team returned to the course Saturday with an 11th place team finish in the 51-team field. The team placing was nine spots better than how they did at the same meet in 2011. In addition, the Huskies finished eighth among U.S. colleges, beating out schools such as Western Michigan, Northern...
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