The Daily Illini

Schneider head to nationals for Illini cross-country

November 21, 2013

Alyssa Schneider will look to build upon momentum from the NCAA regional as she prepares to run in the NCAA Championships on Saturday. The sophomore Schneider was projected to finish in the twenties but ended up finishing fifth overall at regionals.  “I was surprised to finish as well as I did,...

Illinois women’s cross-country team finishes 8th, Schneider qualifies for nationals

By Michal Dwojak

November 18, 2013

Sophomore Alyssa Schneider finished fifth overall and qualified for the NCAA national meet as the Illinois women’s cross-country team placed eighth in a field of 30 at the NCAA Midwest Regional meet on Friday. “I’m really happy and excited for Alyssa,” head coach Scott Jones said. “She ran a...

Poor Big Ten finishes motivates women’s cross-country at regionals

By Michal Dwojak

November 14, 2013

The Illinois women’s cross-country team will use its finish at the Big Ten Championships as motivation at the NCAA Midwest Regional meet this Friday. “We were disappointed with our finish at Big Tens,” sophomore Amanda Fox said. “We plan on using this disappointment to push us to compete at r...