Sept. 20, 2010
NIU Scholar Athletes of the Week (Sept. 6-12)
Name: Chandler Harnish
Major: Business Management
Chandler Harnish rushed for a career-high 178 yards on 21 carries and a touchdown, while passing for 146 yards and a touchdown with 14 completions on 25 passing attempts in the Huskies’ 23-17 win over North Dakota. His rushing total was the most by a Huskie quarterback since Stacey Robinson rushed for 308 yards on Oct. 6, 1990, versus No. 24 Fresno State. He broke off a career-high 40-yard run for a touchdown in the fourth quarter.
Name: Courtney Oldenburg
Sport: Cross Country
Courtney Oldenburg competed in the third annual Huskie Open this past Saturday, where the Huskie finished fourth, out of 135 athletes, in the five-kilometer race with a time of 18:54.71. The sophomore's 5k time helped her claim the top spot for Northern Illinois for the second-straight competition this season.
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