The Daily Illini

Illini women's cross-country's Schneider heads to NCAA Championships

By Mike Gasick

November 18, 2015

Tweet: Schneider heads to final race of her college career. @IlliniWXC #IlliniBy Mike GasickStaff writerSaturday, Illinois women’s cross-country runner Alyssa Schneider will put a close to her cross-country career at the NCAA Championships in Louisville, Kentucky.Schneider said that she is thankful fo...

Illini finish 43rd in "disappointing" meet at Pre-Nationals

By Mike Gasick

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 Pre-Nationals meet.After a solid performance at last month’s Roy Griak Invitational in Minneapolis, Minn...

Illini Women's Cross Country runner Winter happy to choose running at an early age

By Mike Gasick

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 are outlets for children to participate in physical activity and have fun.But, for Illinois wom...

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 in the 10K race at Bradley in Peoria, Illinois. Oklahoma State and Tulsa finished first and second, respectiv...

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

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

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,...

Illini win seven-team Illini Open

Illini win seven-team Illini Open

By Alex Wallner

October 27, 2014

Another meet in the books and another win were just what the Illinois women’s cross-country team planned on. Illinois won the Illini Open on Friday over Bradley, Northwestern, Butler, Loyola, Purdue and Eastern Illinois. Junior Colette Falsey won the meet and five Illini finished in the top 10. Eve...

Illinois men’s cross-country finishes 28th at Wisconsin Adidas Invite

By Matt Gertsmeier

October 20, 2014

Illinois’ senior Jannis Toepher took a tumble Friday and Illinois did too. The Illini men’s cross-country team’s troubles at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational in Madison, Wis., began in the opening 800 meters when Toepher was tripped. Toepher, an All-Big Ten runner last year, was aiming to stay...

Markham, McDonnell return for Greater Louisville Classic

By Matthew Gertsmeier

October 2, 2014

At 6:30 a.m., while most Illinois students are still slumbering in dreamland, Liam Markham and the Illini men’s cross-country team have just started practice. This week, the team’s focus at practice has revolved around the Greater Louisville Classic, scheduled for this Saturday in Louisville, Ken...