NEW ORLEANS, La. – Northern Michigan University Indoor Track & Field had six student-athletes earn NCAA DII All-Region honors from the United States Track & Field and Cross-Country Coaches Association.
Senior Shayla Huebner (Marquette, Mich.) can be found on the list twice as she earned All-Region both individually and as member of a relay. On her own, she earned recognition in the 800 Meter Run by breaking a school record and is ranked fifth in the region with a posted time of 2:10.17. She placed second in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships this past weekend.
She also joins junior Sydney McPeters (Sugarland, Texas), senior Paige Dutcher Williamston, Mich.) and senior Lynsey Collins (Escanaba, Mich.) as part of the 4x400 Meter Relay, as the group also earned All-Region honors, ranking second in the region. Their best time of 3:46.47 broke their own school record and is ranked eighth nationally.
Sophomore Izabelle Peterson (Marquette, Mich.) earned recognition in the 200 Meter Dash with a best time of 24.61., winning the GLIAC Championship this past weekend. That time places her fourth in the Midwest Region.
In the long jump, senior Michelle Juergen (Gau-Odernheim, Germany) was named an All-Region honoree after posting a season-best 18'9 inches to place fifth in the region.
The top-5 individuals in each event from each region earned All-Region distinction, in addition to each of the members of the regions' top-3 relay teams. The Midwest Region consists of 33 teams. The Wildcats most recently finished third at the GLIAC Championships this past weekend.