The Daily Illini

Women's cross-country set for in Illini Open

By Mike Gasick

October 21, 2015

The Illini women's cross-country team entered last week’s Pre-Nationals race without star redshirt senior Alyssa Schneider.Schneider had been dealing with a lingering minor toe injury, and head coach Scott Jones decided to keep her out of the race for precautionary reasons. The team will again ...

Illinois men’s cross-country fails to place at Illini Open

Illinois' Alex Gold (207), freshman, keeps a brisk pace at the Illini Open 2014 at the Arborteum on October 25th.

October 27, 2014

In its final regular season meet at the Illini Open, the Illinois men’s cross-country team did not place. Only three Illini runners finished the race. The NCAA requires a minimum of five runners to finish for a team to place. Bradley took first in the four-team field, excluding Illinois.  However,...

Men’s cross-country, Markham prepare for Illini Open

The Fighting Illini mean's track and cross country team start their race during the Illini Challenge at the UI Arboretum on Aug. 29, 2014. The women's cross country placed second with a combined total of 31 points.

By Matt Gertsmeier

October 23, 2014

For most of the Illinois men’s cross-country team, the Illini Open means a chance to run in front of friends and family. However, for junior Liam Markham, his family will be just as far away as they are when Illinois races in Minnesota.  Friday’s Illini Open will be the final meet of the regular se...

Men’s Track wraps up season at NCAA Outdoor Championships

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.

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 of Hayward Field in Eugene, OR. Six Illini athletes competed at the Championships following their succe...

Illinois women’s track continues success in the Illini Classic

By Nicholas Fortin

January 21, 2014

The Illinois women’s track team started its indoor season with two impressive performances at home. After taking nine individual titles in the season-opening Illini Open, the team finished first in a 10-team field at the Illini Classic on Saturday. “It was a great day and a great meet,” head coach ...

Hiltzik, Kopinski shine for men’s tennis at Illini Open

January 21, 2014

The No. 22 Illinois men’s tennis team shone as brightly as the Florida sun at the three-day Illini Open in Ft. Myers, Fla., last weekend. In the prelude to their dual season, the Illini’s top two singles players both dominated their competition with 3-0 records. No. 4 sophomore Jared Hiltzik sank his c...

Illini take 7 titles in season opener

By Thomas Donley

January 16, 2014

The Illinois men’s track and field team got its season underway at the Illini Open on Saturday, Jan. 11, at the UI Armory. Seven Illini earned first place in their respective events, while another 11 placed in the top three in theirs. “We had a really good opening meet,” head coach Mike Turk sa...