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Illinois’ Mitch Mammoser releases the pole as he swings over the bar during the poll vault event at the Illinois Twilight Meet.

Illinois men’s track and field prepares for Musco Twilight

April 30, 2015

Following its biggest win of the season at Drake Relays and two weeks away from the Big Ten Championships, this weekend is a different one for the Illinois men’s track and field team. The Illini will...

Illinois’ Watkins Maurice keeps his lead against his opponents during the Men’s 400 Meter Dash event at the Orange & Blue meet at the Armory on Feb. 21. Illinois’ men’s team won 1st place out of 4.

Illini men’s track top field at EIU Big Blue Classic

April 6, 2015

The Illinois men’s track and field team finished first in a field of 12 at EIU Big Blue Classic over the weekend in Charleston, Illinois. After finishing the first day of competition in third place on...

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

April 2, 2015

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...

Illini men’s track and field dominates in Las Vegas

By Will Small March 30, 2015

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...

Illinois men’s track looks to continue early season success

By Will Small January 22, 2015

Coming off a strong performance at the Illini Classic last weekend, the Illinois men’s track and field team looks to continue the momentum at the Rod McCravy Memorial Meet in Lexington, Kentucky, on...

Illinois’ Brandon Stryganek runs the 100 meter dash during the Illinois Twilight Track and Field meet at Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium, on April 12. The Illini won their second straight Illini Classic last Saturday.

Men’s track and field dominates Illini Classic

By Will Small January 20, 2015

Jonathan Wells tied the Illinois school record on high jump as the Illini men’s track and field team won its second straight Illini Classic on Saturday. Wells, a freshman, wasted no time etching his...

Illinois' Julian Smith starts the 4x100 meter relay during the Illinois Twilight Track and Field meet at Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium on April 12.

Smith, Stryganek, Pamilton, Zahn make up strong 4×100 for Illini

By Christopher Kennedy May 7, 2014

Julian Smith, Brandon Stryganek, Stephon Pamilton, and DJ Zahn form one of the Illini track team’s most formidable forces: the 4x100 meter relay team. The squad currently stands at No. 7 in the country,...

Illinois' Cam Viney goes over the final hurdle of the 110 meter hurdle event during the Illinois Twilight Track and Field meet at Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium, on April 12.

Illinois men’s track and field ties for 1st at Drake Relays

By Christopher Kennedy April 28, 2014

The Illini men’s track and field team watched some of the best athletes in the world compete at the 105th Drake Relays this weekend. Besides collegiate competitors, the Drake Relays featured Olympians...

Illinois' Brandon Stryganek runs the 100 meter dash during the Illinois Twilight Track and Field meet at Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium, on Saturday, April 12, 2014.

Illini head to Des Moines to compete in Drake Relays

April 24, 2014

Des Moines, Iowa doesn’t really seem like a sports-crazed city.  It is the home to the Iowa Barnstormers of the Arena Football League, the Iowa Energy of the NBA D-League, and the Cubs’ triple-A affiliate...

Illinois' Brandon Stryganek runs the 100 meter dash during the Illinois Twilight Track and Field meet at Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium on April 12.

Illini men’s track shakes things up in Kentucky and hit fast marks at Mt. SAC

By Christopher Kennedy April 21, 2014

With one of the biggest meets of the outdoor season coming up next weekend in the Drake Relays, the Illini men’s track and field team split up this weekend to run two different meets with two different...

Illinois' Brandon Stryganek runs the 100 meter dash during the Illinois Twilight Track and Field meet at Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium, on Saturday, April 12, 2014.

Illini men’s track and field have strong showing to win windy Twilight Invite

April 14, 2014

Illinois track and field is not used to competing outdoors in front of an orange-clad crowd, and the Twilight Invite was a perfect opportunity for fans to turn out to support the team. Warm spring weather...

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...

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