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Illini men’s track keeps pace at Cyclone Classic

By Will Most

February 15, 2016


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Tweet: @IlliniMTrack still struggle to find their groove before the Big Ten Championships. #IlliniThe Illinois men's track and field team got some strong individual performances in Ames, Iowa, this weekend, but couldn't pull those together into a complete team result.The Illini will host the Oran...

A little luck could have gotten Illini men’s cross-country to Nationals

December 16, 2014


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Jake Stewart may be spending this offseason looking for a good luck charm. The head coach of the Illinois men’s cross-country team watched his team fall 2,000 meters short of qualifying for Nationals, as the team ended its season by placing fifth at the NCAA Regional meet. Stewart claimed the team...

Illinois men’s cross-country ends season at Regionals

November 17, 2014


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Had Friday’s NCAA Midwest Regional cross-country meet been an 8K instead of a 10K, Illinois would have been preparing for Nationals instead of untying the shoes of another season. With 2,000 meters left in the race, the Illini were in second place, an automatic qualifying spot for Nationals. However...

Illini men’s cross-country season ends at Regionals

November 15, 2014


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The Illinois men’s cross-country team’s hope of continuing its season ended Friday when it failed to finish in the top two of the NCAA Midwest Regional. The team took fifth place out of 29 teams in the 10K race at Bradley in Peoria, Illinois. Oklahoma State and Tulsa finished first and second, respectiv...

Illinois men’s cross-country gears up for Regionals

By Matt Gertsmeir

November 13, 2014


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Brendan McDonnell ran for three years on Illinois’ club cross-country team before impressing coaches and earning a spot on the varsity team. Bryce Basting used to wear an Eastern Illinois uniform before transferring and running in an orange and blue one. Jannis Toepfer studied in the Netherlands bef...

Illinois finishes 6th at Big Tens

Illinois finishes 6th at Big Tens

November 3, 2014


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IOWA CITY, IOWA — Disappointed expressions lurked on the Illinois’ men’s cross-country team’s faces after its sixth place finish at the Big Ten Conference Championship meet on Sunday. With a chance to beat four ranked Big Ten opponents, Illinois came into the conference championship hoping f...

Illinois men’s cross-country finishes 28th at Wisconsin Adidas Invite

By Matt Gertsmeier

October 20, 2014


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Illinois’ senior Jannis Toepher took a tumble Friday and Illinois did too. The Illini men’s cross-country team’s troubles at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational in Madison, Wis., began in the opening 800 meters when Toepher was tripped. Toepher, an All-Big Ten runner last year, was aiming to stay...

Illinois men’s cross-country heads to Wisconsin Adidas Invitational

Illinois men’s cross-country heads to Wisconsin Adidas Invitational

By Matt Gertsmeier

October 16, 2014


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With a two-week break from competition, the Illinois men’s cross-country team is set to race in the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational on Friday. This will be the Illini’s toughest meet so far, going up against 19 nationally ranked opponents in the 38-team field, including conference opponents No. 9 Wisc...

Basting leads cross-country to 7th-place finish

By Matt Gertsmeier

September 29, 2014


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Bryce Basting has competed in many races during his collegiate career. Saturday, however, was different. For Basting, Saturday’s race was his first-ever wearing the Illinois orange and blue. Basting, a transfer from Eastern Illinois, finished second for the Illini and 20th overall in the Roy Griak Inv...

Reinberg focuses on LGBT community, powerful student voices

By Daily Illini Editorial Board

March 3, 2014


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Among the first priorities of candidate Nick Reinberg is an issue that’s been brought up to the trustees numerous times, reviving the Beyond Coal campaign. Yet, it’s never been from a student trustee’s vantage point. Trustees have heard from the Beyond Coal organization during the public comment sessio...