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Illini men's track takes small victories in Lexington

By Will Most

January 24, 2016

There was no true winner at the end of the Rod McCravy Memorial Invite this weekend, although some members of the Illinois men’s track and field team shone individually — the meet didn’t involve any team scores.Illinois’ long distance unit, consisting mostly of the cross-country squad that ...

Illinois men’s cross country takes first in Rock Island

By Will Most

September 27, 2015

On Friday, three Illinois runners, including two returning from injuries, placed in the top-five at the Brissman-Lundeen Invite to give the Illini their first win of the season.Redshirt senior Ian Barnett, who was making his season debut after battling a sore glute, took second. Senior Jereme Atchison, w...

Illinois wrestling hopes to avoid a third consecutive loss

Illinois wrestling hopes to avoid a third consecutive loss

By Ethan Swanson

January 22, 2015

After a tough Big Ten road trip last weekend, which featured matches against the top two teams in the nation, Illini grapplers are thankful to be back at home. They Illini face Nebraska Friday at Huff Hall and will stay in the state for a dual meet against Northwestern in Evanston on Sunday. “It ge...

Illinois men’s cross-country fails to place at Illini Open

Illinois men’s cross-country fails to place at Illini Open

October 27, 2014

In its final regular season meet at the Illini Open, the Illinois men’s cross-country team did not place. Only three Illini runners finished the race. The NCAA requires a minimum of five runners to finish for a team to place. Bradley took first in the four-team field, excluding Illinois.  However,...

Men’s cross-country, Markham prepare for Illini Open

Men’s cross-country, Markham prepare for Illini Open

By Matt Gertsmeier

October 23, 2014

For most of the Illinois men’s cross-country team, the Illini Open means a chance to run in front of friends and family. However, for junior Liam Markham, his family will be just as far away as they are when Illinois races in Minnesota.  Friday’s Illini Open will be the final meet of the regular se...

Illinois finishes 12th in Greater Louisville Classic

October 6, 2014

In a meet meant to give younger runners race experience and return a couple of runners coming off of injuries, Illinois men’s cross-country head coach Jake Stewart was satisfied with his team’s 12th place finish in the Greater Louisville Classic meet Saturday in Louisville, Ky. “I think we did...

Illinois men’s cross-country ready for Roy Griak Invitational

Illinois men’s cross-country ready for Roy Griak Invitational

By Matt Gertsmeier

September 25, 2014

After three weeks off from competing, the Illinois men’s cross-country team will face 30 other teams Saturday at the Roy Griak Invitational in Minneapolis. “We’re going to see a lot of different teams from a lot of different parts of the country that we are not typically going to see,” said hea...