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Illinois men’s track heads to the Eastern Illinois for Big Blue Classic

April 2, 2015


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The Illinois men’s track and field team heads to Charleston, Illinois, this weekend for the Eastern Illinois Big Blue Classic. Head coach Mark Turk’s team will participate Friday and Saturday in its second outdoor competition this season. The Illini throwers made the greatest impression of any group o...

Illini men’s track and field dominates in Las Vegas

By Will Small

March 30, 2015


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After wrapping up a promising indoor season earlier this month, the Illinois men’s track and field team kicked off its outdoor season with a dominating performance at the UNLV Spring Invitational on March 20-21. The Illini placed first as a team at the meet, and won numerous individual events. Whi...

Illini men’s track and field travels to Auburn for Tiger Track Classic

By Christopher Kennedy

April 4, 2014


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After a strong showing on a cold, rainy weekend in Louisville last week, the Illini men’s track and field team travels to Auburn, Ala., this weekend for the Tiger Track Classic. “Every week in outdoor season we’re kind of holding our breath looking at the weather,” head coach Mike Turk said. ...

Illini men’s track and field team opens outdoor season at Louisville

By Christopher Kennedy

March 31, 2014


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The first outdoor meet of the season presented a stark difference from running indoors. Conditions were cold, wet and windy, yet the Illini were still able to score eight event titles. “We had very adverse conditions to say the least with the weather,” head coach Mike Turk said. “We really fel...