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Schneider qualifies for NCAA Championships

November 15, 2015

At the NCAA Midwest Regional on Saturday, Alyssa Schneider showed how much she wants to compete in one more collegiate cross-country race.The redshirt senior continued her torrid pace after taking two...

Illini women's cross-country to compete in NCAA Regional Championships

November 11, 2015

Tweet: @IlliniWXC to compete in NCAA Regionals on Friday. #IlliniBy Mike GasickAlyssa Schneider isn't done yet.After finishing third at the Big Ten Championships in Evanston, Illinois, the redshirt...

Illinois women's cross-country team heads to Evanston to compete in Big Ten Championships

Britten Petrey(257) and Kim Seger(259) picking up the pace during warmups at the Illini Challenge 2015 at the Arboretum on September 4.
October 28, 2015

Illinois women’s cross-country Head Coach Scott Jones gave many of his top runners the day off at last week’s Illini Open.The decision gave the team an extra week of rest in preparation for this week’s...

New faces compete for women's cross country at Illini Open

October 25, 2015

The Illinois women’s cross-country team entered Friday’s Illini Open without many of its top runners.Redshirt senior Alyssa Schneider, juniors Hanna Winter and Valerie Bobart and redshirt sophomore...

Women's cross-country finishes 43rd in "disappointing" meet at Pre-Nationals

Audrey Blazek(251) and Denise Branch(253) keeping their pace steady at the Illini Challenge 2015 at the Arboretum on September 4.
October 18, 2015

The Illinois women’s cross-country team had to work hard to get to the top-tier team race at this year’s Pre-Nationals meet.After a solid performance at last month’s Roy Griak Invitational in Minneapolis,...

Illinois women’s track and field finishes regular season

Illinois' Kandie Bloch-Jones leaps over the bar during the high jump event at the Illinois Twilight meet on April 18.
May 4, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team wrapped up its regular season Saturday in West Lafayette, Indiana, at the Rankin/Poehlein Invitational, hosted by Purdue. The Illini picked up seven event titles...

Illini women’s track and field heads to Rankin/Poehlein Invitational

Illinois’ pole vaulter Jennifer DeBellis attempts to clear the bar during the Illinois Twilight invite at The Illinois Track and Soccer Stadium on April 18. 
April 30, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team was originally scheduled to compete at the Bill Hayes Invite in Bloomington, Indiana, this weekend, but due to the possibility of the invite not having enough...

Illini women’s track looks to bounce back at home meet

Illinois’ Kandie Bloch-Jones prepares to warm-up at the Orange & Blue meet at the Armory on Feb. 21. At last year’s Twilight meet, Bloch-Jones took first place in the high jump.
April 16, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team competes this weekend at the Illinois Twilight meet in its only home meet of the outdoor season at the Illinois Track and Soccer Stadium. The Illini are coming...

Illini women’s track and field aim for more individual bests this weekend

Illinois' Colette Falsey (485) runs in the 1 Mile Run event at the Orange & Blue meet at the Armory on Saturday, Feb. 21. Illinois' women's team won 1st place out of 5.
April 9, 2015

After competing just a few miles away last weekend, the Illini women’s track and field team will be doing lots of traveling for its next meet. The team will compete in the Jim Click Shootout Saturday...

Illini women’s track and field finishes strong Saturday

Illinois' Britten Petrey runs the 3000 meter Steeplechase during the Illinois Twilight Track and Field meet at Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium, on Saturday, April 12, 2014.
April 6, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team traveled to Charleston, Illinois, over the weekend to compete in its first EIU Big Blue Classic in three years. Illinois’ 96.50 points were good for fourth...

Illini women’s track cruises to a win at Illini Open

January 20, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team started the indoor season well in its first two meets of the season over winter break. The Illini began the indoor season in Iowa City, Iowa, for a dual match...

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

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

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