The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

Renato Arteaga

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Runners Jon Davis and Tyler Cushing run at the Red Bird Invite on Sept 17. Davis placed third for the mens 2.5 mile run and Cushing placed 12th at the Big Ten Championship on Oct 29.

Illinois cross country finishes sixth at Big Ten Championships

The Illini cross country teams finally had another...

The Illini Cross Country team runs together while surpassing other opponents during the Illini Open Oct. 22. This is the teams first and only home meet of the season.

Illinois cross country places second at Illini Open

The Illini cross country team’s only home meet of...

Illinois cross country senior Emma Milburn runs alongside Annalyssa Crain, Rebecca Craddock, Kora Malecek, and Allison McGrath at the Red Bird Invite at ISU Sept. 17. The Illinois cross country team will hold their first invite since 2019 at the University Arboretum on Friday.

Illinois cross country to hold Illini Open for first time since 2019

 The Illini’s only home meet of the season will...

Two members of the Illinois cross country team run during the Joe Piane Invitational on Oct. 1. The team will be heading to Tallahassee, Florida for the upcoming NCAA Pre-Nationals meet on Friday in hopes of a strong start to the season.

Illinois cross country aims to bounce back at NCAA Pre-Nationals after strong start to season

The Illini cross country team will be heading to Tallahassee,...

Junior Gaby Rhodes runs onto home plate during a game against Ohio State on May 8. For the first time in over a year and a half the softball team had a home game.

Illini softball opens fall schedule with three wins as underclassmen make debuts

The Illini softball team hosted a fall home game for...

Graduate student Jon Davis runs during a match for cross country. Jon Davis started off his season with a first place win.

Men’s, women’s cross country teams take home first in Red Bird Invite

In just their second meet of the season, the Illini's...

Mens and womens cross country teams huddle up during their first meet in Walt Crawford Open at Eastern Illinois on Sept 3. The season has now started for both teams and they both are off to a strong start.

Cross country begin where they left off with first meet in the books

Both Illinois cross country teams secured a second...

Jon Davis runs cross country during a Big Ten meet. Jon Davis, and many others, prepare for the upcoming season.

Illinois returns to normal schedule with Eastern Illinois Walt Crawford Open

The Illini men's and women's cross country teams will...

Senior Tristyn Nowlin completes her last first drive at the NCAA Columbus Regional meet May 12. The Illinois womens golf team placed 13th in the tournament.

Illini finish 13th at NCAA Columbus Regional

After marching its way into the NCAA Regional tournament...

Senior Tristyn Nowlin hits the golf ball as the team places ninth in their Big Ten Championships. Tristyn finished 22nd in the tournament.

Illini finish ninth at Big Ten Championship

The Illinois women’s golf team placed ninth out of...

The Illinois womens golf team poses for a photo on a golf green. The team will be traveling to Maineville, Ohio in just a few days for the Big Ten Championship.

Illinois golf set to begin postseason play with Big Ten Championship

The postseason battle has just begun for the Illinois...

Senior Tristyn Nowlin swings her club on a cool day. The Illinois womens golf team came in sixth place at the Indiana Invitational while Nowlin came in fourth individually.

Illini place sixth, Nowlin comes in fourth at Indiana Invitational

The Illini’s women's golf team had its second-best...

Junior Crystal Wang finishes a swing on a sunny day. The womens golf team will play their final regular-season tournament of the year this weekend in Bloomington, Indiana for the Indiana Invitational.

Illinois closes out regular season with trip to Indiana

The Big Ten Championships were less than two weeks...

Senior Tristyn Nowlin squats down to plan her putt on the green. Nowlin prepares for a professional golfing career in her fifth year on the Illini women’s golf team.

Nowlin uses fifth season, program’s resources to pursue professional career

As last year’s golf season was winding down with...

Senior Tristyn Nowlin begins a put during a match on a warm day. The Fighting Illini women’s tennis team placed fifth at the Clemson Invitational with Nowlin tying for third place individually.

Illinois places fifth at Clemson Invitational

Even with inclement weather suspending the tournament...

Junior Crystal Wang completes a swing during the third round of the NCAA championships on May 20, 2019. Tristyn Nowlin and Crystal Wang hope for a successful weekend in Sunset, South Carolina for the Clemson Invitational.

Nowlin, Wang hope for success at Clemson Invitational

Women’s golf head coach Renee Slone and her team...

Senior Tristyn Nowlin crouches down to observe a putt during a golf match. Nowlin and Crystal Wang tied for eighth place at the Briar’s Creek Invitational in South Carolina and the Illini came in 11th place overall.

Illinois places 11th at Briar’s Creek Invitational

The Women’s Golf team completed their third consecutive...

Isabel Sy swings her club during a tournament in Florida in early February. The womens golf team will soon travel to South Carolina to compete in the Briars Creek Collegiate Invitational starting on Monday.

Illinois travel to South Carolina for Briar’s Creek Collegiate Invitational

After a month hiatus of competing, the Illini women's...

Junior Abigail Cabush competes in a butterfly event during competition. Cabush has been named the Illini of the Week after solid personal performances this weekend in the Big Ten Championships.

Illini of the Week: Cabush etches name into history books at Big Ten Championships

Everything about the world was up in the air. Coaches...

Junior Abigail Cabush prepares to dive in during a relay race at competition. The Illinois swim and dive team placed 12th at the Big Ten Championships this week.

Illini make history at Big Ten Championships

The Illini swim and dive team placed 12th in the 2021...

Senior Gabrielle Loeck swims during practice on Tuesday. Illinois will compete in the Big Ten Championships starting Tuesday.

Illini seniors prepare to say goodbye

With the Illini swim & dive team preparing for...

Sophomore Hannah Aegerter and Junior Abigail Cabush prepare to dive from their blocks during the a double dual meet against Wisconsin and Northwestern on Saturday.

Illini struggle in dual loss to Northwestern, Wisconsin

The Illini Women’s Swim and Dive’s...

Senior Jimena Martinez performs the butterfly stroke during competition. The Illinois swim and dive team will travel to Madison, Wisconsin this weekend to attend a tri-meet against Wisconsin and Northwestern

Illini look to carry momentum into tri-meet against Wisconsin, Northwestern

The Illini’s women's swim and dive team will travel...

Senior Jimena Martinez swims freestyle during the meet against Nebraska on Saturday.

Strong performances push Illini past Cornhuskers for first win of season

The Illini women’s swimming and diving team defeated...

Sophomore Isabelle Guerra competes at the meet against Purdue on Jan. 16.

Illinois takes on Nebraska, looks to snap five-meet losing streak

The Illini women’s swim and dive team will travel...

Junior Ashley Cabush waits in the water after one of her races during the meet against Purdue on Saturday. Cabush placed first in two of her events.

Illini fall to Boilermakers despite key performances

After nearly 11 months, the Illini women’s swim...

Senior Jonathan Wells competes in the long jump event during the Big Ten Mens Track and Field Championship on Feb. 29.

Illini of the season: All-American Wells continues success

MVP and Senior who will be missed: Jonathan Wells   Redshirt...

Senior Jonathan Wells clears the high jump bar during the Big Ten Championships in May 2015. Following six All-American recognitions, Wells reflects on the challenges amid his success.

Wells finds athletic, academic success in Big Ten career

Redshirt senior Jonathan Wells isn’t a stranger to...

Jon Davis runs on the Armory’s track for the one-mile run during the Illini Invitational.

Davis, Jazo capture individual titles at Alex Wilson Invitational

The Illinois men’s track and field team competed...

Sophomore sprinter Declan Rustay runs in the 60-meter dash at the Illini Invitational on Jan. 24. Illinois will travel to Nashville for the Music City Invitational on Friday and Saturday.

Wells leads Illini at Husker Invitational

The men’s track and field team competed at the 2020...

Cooper Jazo pole vaults at the Illini Classic on Jan. 14, 2017. The men’s track and field team will travel to Lincoln, Nebraska, to compete in the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational this weekend.

Men’s track and field travels to Nebraska Invitational

The No. 21-ranked men’s track and field team will...

High jumper Jonathan Wells clears the bar during the Illini Invitational on Saturday at the Armory. Wells won the high jump title at the meet.

Team to compete at Indiana Relays Friday, Saturday

The Illinois men's track and field team will compete...

High jumper Jonathan Wells clears the bar during the Illini Invitational on Saturday at the Armory. Wells won the high jump title at the meet.

Illini takes first at invitational

The Illinois men’s track and field team came in first...

Illini place ninth at NCAA Midwest Regional

Illini place ninth at NCAA Midwest Regional

The Illinois men’s cross country team’s season...

Men’s team places ninth at NCAA Midwest Regional Championship

The men's cross country team placed ninth at the 2019...

Zach Dale runs at the UI arboretum for the Illini Open on Aug. 30.

Dale posts career-best finish at Big Ten Championships

In what was one of the last cross country meets of...

Loud paves his road to success

Loud paves his road to success

This season, sophomore Irwin Loud has done nothing...

Illinois ranks No.8 after John McNichols Invitational

After a No. 6-ranking in the USTFCCCA Midwest preseason...

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