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Schneider qualifies for NCAA Championships

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...

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

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

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

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

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 women’s track and field make strides at Drake Relays

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

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

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.
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...

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

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

Illinois' Hanna Winter (148), sophomore, and Britten Petrey (145), junior, pace themselves at the Illini Open 2014 at the Arborteum on Oct. 25th, 2014.
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 women’s cross-country finish 10th at Midwest Regional

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. 
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,...

Winter improving for Illinois women’s cross-country

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

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

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.
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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