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Illinois' DJ Zhan crosses the finish line to win the 4x100 meter relay during the Illinois Twilight Track and Field meet at Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium on Saturday, April 12, 2014.

Several Illini compete at USA Track and Field Championships

By Masaki Sugimoto June 28, 2015

Several current and former Illini competed in the 2015 United States Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The Championships featured some of the best track and field talent from all around the U.S....

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

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

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...

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’ Ian Barnett keeps a brisk pace in the men’s 1,500-meter run at the Illinois Twilight meet on April 18.

Illini men’s track and field dominates Drake Relays

April 27, 2015

The Illinois men’s track and field team brought the Hy-Vee Cup back home for the third-straight year, finishing first at this week’s Drake Relays. Head coach Mike Turk was satisfied with his team’s...

Illinois’ DJ Zahn, Brandon Stryganek and David Kendziera sprint past the competition during the Men’s 200 Meter Dash at the Illinois Twilight meet on Saturday.

Men’s track and field prepares for Drake Relays

By Emma McGowen April 22, 2015

The Illinois men’s track and field team will travel to Des Moines, Iowa, for the 106th Drake Relays April 22-25, with different events held each day. The Illini won the Hy-Vee Cup in 2013 and tied with...

Illinois men’s track and field hosts Illinois Twilight meet this weekend

April 16, 2015

Saturday will be the first and last outdoor meet hosted by the Illinois men’s track team this spring. The Illini host the Illinois Twilight meet Saturday in the Illinois Track and Soccer Stadium. Though...

Illinois’ DJ Zhan crosses the finish line to win the 4x100 meter relay during the Illinois Twilight Track and Field meet at Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium on April 12.

Illinois men’s track heads to Jim Click Shootout

April 9, 2015

The Illinois men’s track and field team will head to Tucson, Arizona this weekend to participate in the Jim Click Shootout. The University of Arizona will play host to the event at Roy P. Drachman Stadium....

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...

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’ DJ Zahn, pictured in a meet from April 2014, was part of the 4x400 meter relay that finished with a time of 3 minutes and 6.58 seconds, the fourth-best time of the NCAA Indoor Championships over the weekend.

Illinois men’s track and field finishes 23rd at NCAA Indoor Championships

By Will Small March 16, 2015

The Illinois men’s track and field team garnered five top-15 finishes and left with three first-team All-Americans at the NCAA Indoor Championships, where the Illini finished in 23rd. “Although we...

Illini track and field send six athletes to NCAA’s

By Will Small March 13, 2015

This weekends NCAA Indoor Championships will feature a little more orange and blue than recent years. After a strong indoor season, the Illinois men’s track and field team qualified six athletes for...

Illinois' DJ Zhan crosses the finish line to win the 4x100 meter relay during the Illinois Twilight Track and Field meet at Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium, on Saturday, April 12, 2014.

Men’s Track wraps up season at NCAA Outdoor Championships

June 23, 2014

The Illinois men’s track and field team’s season came to a close June 12, but not before they left their mark on the NCAA Outdoor Championships. The championships were held at the college track mecca...

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