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Track and Field quartet set for NCAA West Preliminary

DeKALB — Four Huskies will compete in the NCAA West Preliminary Round beginning on Thursday and ending on Saturday. The three-day meet will be held in Sacramento, California. Among those competing are junior multi-event runner Remy Amarteifio, junior multi-event runner NeShay Curtis, first-year sprinter and jumper Diamond Riley and senior jumper Jehvania Whyte.

Riley and Whyte will compete in the triple jump, Amarteifio will be in the 100-meter hurdles and Curtis will take part in the 400-meter hurdles.

Head Coach Connie Teaberry told NIU Athletics that the athletes are prepared to take on the championships.

"The athletes are excited to continue their track and field season at the NCAA Preliminary Championships," said Teaberry.