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Men’s track and field dominates Illini Classic

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.
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...

Illini men’s cross-country season ends at Regionals

November 15, 2014

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...

Illinois finishes 12th in Greater Louisville Classic

October 6, 2014

In a meet meant to give younger runners race experience and return a couple of runners coming off of injuries, Illinois men’s cross-country head coach Jake Stewart was satisfied with his team’s 12th...

Illinois men’s cross-country ready for Roy Griak Invitational

The Fighting Illini men's track and cross-country team start their race during the Illini Challenge at the UI Arboretum on Aug. 29. After a three week break, the Illini will head to the Roy Griak Invite in Minnesota on Saturday.
September 25, 2014

After three weeks off from competing, the Illinois men’s cross-country team will face 30 other teams Saturday at the Roy Griak Invitational in Minneapolis. “We’re going to see a lot of different...

Illini men’s Cross Country kick off season with Illini Challenge

August 28, 2014

The Illini men’s cross-country team has won the season opening Illini Challenge nine years in a row. After a long summer of training, they’ll try to make it ten. “Even though it’s a first early...

Illini men’s track and field team opens outdoor season at Louisville

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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