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Illinois men’s track and field looks sharp in final meet before Big Ten Outdoor Championships

Illinois' Davis Fraker winds up for the throw during the hammer throw event at the Illinois Twilight meet on April 18.

May 4, 2015

With the Big Ten Outdoor Championships less than two weeks away, little time remains for the Illinois men’s track and field team to sharpen its skills. Despite the fact that there was no team competition or silverware on the line, the Illini had yet another solid showing Saturday in Iowa City, Iowa, ...

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

By Christopher Kennedy

March 31, 2014

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...

Illini look to continue winning ways at Kentucky

By Thomas Donley

January 23, 2014

The No. 12 Illinois men’s track and field team will travel to Lexington, Ky., this weekend for the Rod McCravy Memorial Invitational on Jan. 24-25. This will be the Illini’s first road meet of the season.  Illinois will look to take first place as a team for the second straight meet after finishing...