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Illini men’s track led by Viney at Stanford Invite

Illinois' Molefi Maat runs the 60 meter dash during the Orange and Blue meet on Saturday, February 20, 2016. Molefi won the 60 meter dash with a time of 6.84 seconds.
April 3, 2016

@IlliniMTrack kick their outdoor season off with a decent performance at Stanford Invite. #IlliniIn a season with many key athletes under redshirt, Illinois men’s track went into their weekend meet in...

Illinois men’s track caps off season at Orange and Blue Open

Illinois' Molefi Maat runs the 60 meter dash during the Orange and Blue meet on Saturday, February 20, 2016. Molefi won the 60 meter dash with a time of 6.84 seconds.
February 21, 2016

In the 3000 meters, Dylan Lafond, Ian Barnett and Jesse Reiser had separated themselves from the pack.AGEach runner seemed to be on pace to finish just beyond eight minutes, when, halfway through the race,...

Big chance for the Illini to succeed at conference championship

October 28, 2015

The Illinois men’s cross-country team came full circle this fall, beginning its season with the Illini Challenge and ending with the Illini Open, both run at the Illinois Arboretum. But now, the Illini...

Illinois men’s cross country takes first in Rock Island

September 27, 2015

On Friday, three Illinois runners, including two returning from injuries, placed in the top-five at the Brissman-Lundeen Invite to give the Illini their first win of the season.Redshirt senior Ian Barnett,...

Illinois men’s cross country with eyes set on the end of season

The men taking off at the Illini Challenge 2015 at the Arboretum on September 4.
September 8, 2015

The Illinois men’s cross country team has a long road of meets this season, as always. But besides the events leading up to it, the Illinois runners already have their eyes set on the end of their season...

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

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...

Illinois men’s track and field wins third meet of outdoor season

Joe McAsey (600) runs in the 1 Mile Event during the Orange and Blue Open at the Armory on Saturday Feb. 4, 2012.
April 13, 2015

The Illinois men’s track and field team had seven first-place finishes Saturday, contributing to its third outdoor competition victory of the season at the Jim Click Shootout in Tucson, Arizona. In the...

Barnett breaks 30-year-old school record at Rod McCravy Memorial Meet

January 26, 2015

Head coach Mike Turk was a pretty big fan of the Illinois men’s track team after its weekend success at the Rod McCravy Memorial Meet. “It was a great meet with a bunch of highly ranked teams and I...

A little luck could have gotten Illini men’s cross-country to Nationals

December 16, 2014

Jake Stewart may be spending this offseason looking for a good luck charm. The head coach of the Illinois men’s cross-country team watched his team fall 2,000 meters short of qualifying for Nationals,...

Illinois men’s cross-country ends season at Regionals

November 17, 2014

Had Friday’s NCAA Midwest Regional cross-country meet been an 8K instead of a 10K, Illinois would have been preparing for Nationals instead of untying the shoes of another season. With 2,000 meters left...

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...

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