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Illinois' Hanna Winter (148), sophomore, and Britten Petrey (145), junior, pace themselves at the Illini Open 2014 at the Arborteum on Oct. 25th, 2014.

Illinois women’s cross-country hopes to take next step in 2015

By Alex Wallner December 16, 2014

The Illinois women’s cross-country season was marked by inconsistency. “I think the season was successful, but didn’t end the way we had hoped it would be,” junior Britten Petrey said. “Overall,...

Alyssa Schneider earns the first place finish during the Illini Challenge at the UI Arboretum on Aug. 29. Schneider has finished first for the Illini in all except one meet.

Despite obstacles, Illinois’ Alyssa Schneider continues to battle

By Michal Dwojak, Assistant sports editor November 19, 2014

She is the face of the Illinois women’s cross-country team. She is the lone runner on the team’s season poster. She has finished first for the Illini in all except one of the meets she has competed...

Illinois women’s cross-country placed ninth at the Big Ten Championships in Iowa City, Iowa, this weekend. Michigan State finished first and Wisconsin finished second.

Illini women’s cross-country finishes 9th at Big Tens

By Alex Wallner November 3, 2014

IOWA CITY, IOWA — The Illinois women’s cross-country team battled under tough conditions at the Big Ten Championships on Sunday in Iowa City, Iowa, but finished ninth of 14 teams. No. 1 Michigan State...

The Illinois men’s cross-country team starts off strong at the Illini Open 2014 at the Arborteum on Saturday. The team will compete for the Big Ten Championship on Sunday.

Schneider leads women’s cross-country into Big Tens

By Alex Wallner October 30, 2014

Alyssa Schneider is the Illinois women’s cross-country team’s best runner and as the team prepares for the Big Ten championships on Sunday in Iowa City, Iowa, she is aiming for a strong finish, something...

Illinois women’s cross-country host Illini Classic

October 23, 2014

The Illinois women’s cross-country team returns to the Illinois Arboretum on Friday for the Illini Classic. This weekend is the last competition for Illinois before the Big Ten championships in Iowa...

Illinois women’s cross-country prepares for the Bradley Invite

October 17, 2014

With the Big Ten championships looming, the Illinois women’s cross-country team is racking up much-needed experience The Illini have two meets before the conference championship begins, with the first...

Illinois women’s cross-country finishes 18th at Roy Griak Invite

September 29, 2014

Fresh off of a win at the Illinois State Invite two weeks ago, the Illinois women’s cross-country team traveled to Minnesota on Sunday to compete in the Roy Griak Invite.   The Illini finished in 18th...

Illinois women’s cross-country prepares for Roy Griak Invite

September 25, 2014

The Illinois women’s cross-country team looks to build on a first-place finish at Illinois State two weeks ago at Saturday’s Roy Griak Invite in Minneapolis. This will be the Illini’s first time...

Members of the Fighting Illini women's track and cross country team run the second lap of the course during the Illini Challenge at the UI Arboretum on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. The women's cross country placed second with a combined total of 31 points.

Illinois women’s cross-country to run in Illinois State Invite

September 11, 2014

Head coach Scott Jones looks to use the Illinois State Invite on Friday as a start to his plan of building a strong foundation for the Illinois women’s cross-country team.  Entering his second year...

Poor Big Ten finishes motivates women’s cross-country at regionals

By Michal Dwojak November 14, 2013

The Illinois women’s cross-country team will use its finish at the Big Ten Championships as motivation at the NCAA Midwest Regional meet this Friday. “We were disappointed with our finish at Big Tens,”...

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