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Illinois women’s track heads to Drake Relays

Illinois’ Stephanie Richartz propells herself into the air during the pole vault event at the Illinois Twilight meet on Saturday.

April 22, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team will participate in the 106th Drake Relays April 22-26 at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa. The field consists of seven top-25 teams: No. 5 Arkansas, No. 7 Georgia, No. 9 Baylor, No. 11 Oklahoma State, No. 18 Texas Tech, No. 21 Missouri and No. 24 Notre Dame...

Illinois women’s track finish second at Illinois Twilight

Illinois' Amanda Duvendak (232) runs the 200 meter dash during the Illinois Twilight Invitational at the Track and Soccer Stadium on Saturday, April 18.

April 20, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team hosted the Illinois Twilight on Saturday and earned runner-up honors in the team race. Illinois finished with 140 points, behind team champion Western Michigan with 179 points. Additional teams participating in the Twilight included Eastern Illinois, Bradley, ...

Illinois men’s track and field wins Illinois Twilight

Illinois' George Wanda attempts to pass the bar during the pole vault event at the Illinois Twilight Meet on the Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium on Saturday, April 18.

April 20, 2015

The Illinois men’s track and field team hosted the Illinois Twilight meet on Saturday, competing against nine other teams. The Illini took first in the meet — the team won 10 events, set two facility records, and 25 collective personal and season bests. In the 10-team field, Eastern Illinois, who p...

Illinois men’s track and field hosts Illinois Twilight meet this weekend

April 16, 2015

Saturday will be the first and last outdoor meet hosted by the Illinois men’s track team this spring. The Illini host the Illinois Twilight meet Saturday in the Illinois Track and Soccer Stadium. Though the team has limited opportunities to compete at home, the team plans to take advantage of the Il...

Illinois women’s track and field to host 1st outdoor meet since 2010

April 11, 2014

On Saturday the Illinois women’s track and field team will be competing against more than just other schools. The Illini will have to battle Illinois weather, which has proved this winter and spring it can be tough to handle. The Orange and Blue will host the Illinois Twilight, the first outdoor m...