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Illini women’s track and field finishes strong Saturday

Illini women’s track and field finishes strong Saturday

By Alex Wallner

April 6, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team traveled to Charleston, Illinois, over the weekend to compete in its first EIU Big Blue Classic in three years. Illinois’ 96.50 points were good for fourth at the three-day meet. The Illini placed behind Eastern Illinois, Indiana State and Southern Illin...

Smith, Stryganek, Pamilton, Zahn make up strong 4×100 for Illini

Smith, Stryganek, Pamilton, Zahn make up strong 4×100 for Illini

By Christopher Kennedy

May 7, 2014

Julian Smith, Brandon Stryganek, Stephon Pamilton, and DJ Zahn form one of the Illini track team’s most formidable forces: the 4x100 meter relay team. The squad currently stands at No. 7 in the country, and has been near the top of the rankings all season long. The 4x100 team is an event the program ...

Illini men’s track and field travels to Auburn for Tiger Track Classic

By Christopher Kennedy

April 4, 2014

After a strong showing on a cold, rainy weekend in Louisville last week, the Illini men’s track and field team travels to Auburn, Ala., this weekend for the Tiger Track Classic. “Every week in outdoor season we’re kind of holding our breath looking at the weather,” head coach Mike Turk said. ...

Illinois women’s track and field to compete in Tiger Track Classic

April 4, 2014

The Illinois women’s track and field team will travel to Auburn, Ala., this weekend to compete in the Tiger Track Classic, the team’s second meet of the outdoor season.   After receiving outstanding individual contributions from various members of the team last weekend at the Arizona State Invitat...

Bloch-Jones to represent Illinois women’s track and field at NCAA Championships

March 13, 2014

Freshman high jumper Kandie Bloch-Jones will compete this weekend at the 2014 NCAA Indoor Championships in Albuquerque, N.M. After winning a conference title two weekends ago, Bloch-Jones will be looking to add on to what has been a sensational start to her career. Already the owner of the fourth-best ...