In the Spotlight: April 29-May 3, 2024

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  • Just ahead of the 2024 Big Sky Tennis Championships, the No. 1 seeded Lumberjacks earned four all-conference singles awards and two all-conference doubles honors. 
    • Dani Torres and Maikel de Boes were named to the All-Big Sky Singles First Team. 
    • Dominik Buzonics and Jakub Prachar earned All-Big Sky Doubles First team honors after the pairing put up a 12-3 regular season record together, playing all matches at the No. 1.  
    • Torres and doubles partner Maciej Ziomber also grabbed All-Big Sky Doubles First Team honors for NAU, with a 12-5 record.  
  • Two members of NAU’s women’s tennis team were announced as members of the Big Sky’s All-Conference teams. 
    • Patrycja Niewiadomska was named a member of the All-Big Sky Singles First Team following a season in which she went 10-8 overall and 5-3 in conference play.  
    • Daryna Shoshyna was named to the All-Big Sky Singles Honorable Mention following a season in which she went 11-8 overall and 5-3 in conference play. 
  • Golfer Lizzie Neale will represent NAU at the regional round of the 2024 NCAA Division I Women’s Golf Championships after she won the Big Sky Conference individual title one week ago. 
  • The NAU track & field team concluded their competition at the Mt. SAC Relays with strong performances by multiple athletes in the invitational division. 
    • The women’s 4×100-meter relay team competed in the invitational, with Kyairra Reigh, Madeline Wilson, Kenashalee Kerr and LiNay Perry combining to run a time of 45.43 and place 15th. Reigh later competed in the invitational 400-meter, placing 12th with a time of 53.23. 
    • Trenton Givens finished 10th in the 110-meter hurdle invitational, finishing with a time of 14.08. 
    • Madeline Wilson placed 11th in the 200-meter invitational, running a time of 23.45. 
    • The women’s 4×400-meter relay placed fourth in the invitational, with Alaynah Reed, Wilson, Perry and Reigh running a time of 3:36.21. Their time is the second-fastest time in school history. 



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