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Illinois women’s track heads to Drake Relays

Illinois’ Stephanie Richartz propells herself into the air during the pole vault event at the Illinois Twilight meet on Saturday.

April 22, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team will participate in the 106th Drake Relays April 22-26 at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa. The field consists of seven top-25 teams: No. 5 Arkansas, No. 7 Georgia, No. 9 Baylor, No. 11 Oklahoma State, No. 18 Texas Tech, No. 21 Missouri and No. 24 Notre Dame...

Illinois women’s track and field win three events at Billy Hayes Invitational

Illinois' Jesica Ejesieme takes her last few strides before finishing the 100 meter hurdle event during the Illinois Twilight Track and Field meet at Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium on April 12.

May 5, 2014

The Illinois women’s track and field team finished with three event titles at the Billy Hayes Invitational over the weekend. The meet held in Bloomington, Indiana, was the final of the regular season for the Illini. “We’ve had a lot of ups and downs to our season, but it’s important to go into Big Tens on a posi...

Illinois women’s track finishes 17th at Drake Relays

April 28, 2014

After winning the Hy-Vee Cup at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa, last year, the Illini fell short of a repeat performance and finished well behind first place Baylor. The team scored five top-five finishes for a 17th place finish, and placed in some events that were not part of the Hy-Vee Cup. ...

Illinois women’s track and field post 4 top-5 finishes at LSU Alumni Gold meet

Illinois' Britten Petrey runs the 3000-meter Steeplechase during the Illinois Twilight Track and Field meet at Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium on Saturday, April 12.

April 21, 2014

The Illinois women’s track and field totaled four top-five finishes at the LSU Alumni Gold meet Saturday. The Illini were up against a field that included three teams ranked in the top-10 nationally. With numerous members of the team taking the week off in preparation for Drake Relays next weekend, the ...

Ebertfest 2014 about celebration, appreciation

By Daily Illini Editorial Board

March 19, 2014

Since 1999, Roger Ebert, the late, famed film critic and former editor-in-chief of The Daily Illini, has been hosting Ebertfest, formerly Roger Ebert’s Overlooked Film Festival, in collaboration with the University of Illinois. This year’s festival will be the first without the Urbana-native, an...