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Schneider qualifies for NCAA Championships

By Mike Gasick 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...

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

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

By Mike Gasick 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

By Mike Gasick 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...

Illini finish 43rd in "disappointing" meet at Pre-Nationals

By Mike Gasick October 18, 2015

@IlliniWXC finished 43rd at Pre-Nationals meet. #IlliniBy Mike GasickContributing writerThe Ilinois women’s cross-country team had to work hard to reach a race filled with top-tier teams at this year’s...

Illini Women's Cross Country runner Winter happy to choose running at an early age

By Mike Gasick October 6, 2015

A child’s first experiences with sports are often monumental.Maybe it was the first time they scored in a soccer match, hit a t-ball or made a basket. Popular sports like soccer, baseball and basketball...

Illinois' Stephanie Richartz releases the pole as she lifts past the bar to break her previous record with a height of 4.38 meters.

Illinois women’s track and field make strides at Drake Relays

By Zoe Kaler April 27, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team placed 11th this weekend at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa, improving on its 17th place finish a year ago.  Arkansas, ranked fifth in the NCAA, took home...

Illinois' Jennifer DeBellis attempts to vault over the pole during the Orange & Blue meet at the Armory on Saturday, Feb. 21. Illinois' women's team won 1st place out of 5.

Illini women’s track and field look for strong showing at EIU Big Blue Classic

By Alex Wallner April 1, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team will compete in the Eastern Illinois University Big Blue Classic this weekend in Charleston, Illinois — its first appearance in the meet since the 2011-12...

Illinois' Hanna Winter (503) runs for the finish line during 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.

28 top-10 finishes for Illinois track and field at Vanderbilt invite

By Alex Wallner March 30, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team wrapped up its second outdoor event Saturday — the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational in Nashville, Tenn. The meet wasn’t scored for teams, but the Illini...

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

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

By Alex Wallner 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,...

Illinois' Colette Falsey, junior, earns first place at the Illini Open 2014 at the Arborteum on Oct. 25. The Illini did not qualify for the NCAA Championships. 

Illinois women’s cross-country finish 10th at Midwest Regional

By Alex Wallner November 17, 2014

The Illinois women’s cross-country season ended with a 10th-place finish at the 28-team Midwest Regional on Friday. Only the top-two teams and top-four individuals qualified for the NCAA Championships,...

Illinois' Hanna Winter, sophomore, earns fourth place at the Illini Open 2014 at the Arboretum on October 25th.

Winter improving for Illinois women’s cross-country

By Alex Wallner November 11, 2014

Growing up in Arlington Heights, Illinois, Hanna Winter was never much of a runner. She did other things. One of those things was read, which she still does today. “Reading helps me take my mind off...

Illinois women’s cross-country placed ninth at the Big Ten Championships in Iowa City, Iowa, this weekend. Michigan State finished first and Wisconsin finished second.

Illini women’s cross-country finishes 9th at Big Tens

By Alex Wallner November 3, 2014

IOWA CITY, IOWA — The Illinois women’s cross-country team battled under tough conditions at the Big Ten Championships on Sunday in Iowa City, Iowa, but finished ninth of 14 teams. No. 1 Michigan State...

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