The Daily Illini

Schneider leads the way for 2016 Illinois women’s cross-country

May 8, 2016

The 2015 Illinois women’s cross-country team improved on many of its individual and overall  performances from the 2014 season. The Illini opened their season by competing in the Illini Challenge, where the team finished first out three teams. Redshirt senior Alyssa Schneider led the way for the t...

Illini men's cross-country hope to bounce back after disappointing 2014

By Emma McGowen

August 25, 2015

After coming in fifth place at the NCAA Midwest Regional meet last season, the Illinois men’s cross-country team trained throughout the summer with the hope of finishing in better standings at the Big Ten Championships this year and making it to Nationals.With last season having been plagued by injuries, includi...

Markham, McDonnell return for Greater Louisville Classic

By Matthew Gertsmeier

October 2, 2014

At 6:30 a.m., while most Illinois students are still slumbering in dreamland, Liam Markham and the Illini men’s cross-country team have just started practice. This week, the team’s focus at practice has revolved around the Greater Louisville Classic, scheduled for this Saturday in Louisville, Ken...

‘Yoga in the Gallery’ class brings zen to Illini Union

By Stephanie Kim

September 10, 2014

For the first time, students will be able to gaze at portraits in the Illini Union Art Gallery — while doing yoga. The Illini Union Board, in collaboration with Campus Recreation, will provide a free yoga class with a certified instructor from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. The class is a part o...

Cross-country coach returns to hometown in Washington for meet

By Christopher Kennedy

September 4, 2014

Jake Stewart is returning home. Born and raised in Kelso, Washington, he grew up as much at his home as he did at Tam O’Shara Park, where the Kelso High School Hilanders’ cross-country course lies. He spent hours on long bus rides through the Cascades to the Washington State Meet and on runs after ...