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Audrey Blazek(251) and Denise Branch(253) keeping their pace steady at the Illini Challenge 2015 at the Arboretum on September 4.

Women's cross-country finishes 43rd in "disappointing" meet at Pre-Nationals

By Mike Gasick October 18, 2015

The Illinois women’s cross-country team had to work hard to get to the top-tier team race at this year’s Pre-Nationals meet.After a solid performance at last month’s Roy Griak Invitational in Minneapolis,...

Schneider named Big Ten Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week

By Mike Gasick September 30, 2015

Redshirt senior Alyssa Schneider was named Big Ten women's cross-country Athlete of the Week after her performance at Saturday's Roy Griak Invitational.Schneider ran the 6K course in 21 minutes and 27...

Schneider sets personal record at ISU Invitational

By Mike Gasick September 16, 2015

Alyssa Schneider — Illinois’ top runner — just keeps getting better.Building off her strong performance at the season-opening Illini Challenge, the fifth-year senior completed the best race...

Illinois' Hanna Winter (148), sophomore, and Britten Petrey (145), junior, pace themselves at the Illini Open 2014 at the Arborteum on Oct. 25th, 2014.

Illinois women’s cross-country hopes to take next step in 2015

By Alex Wallner December 16, 2014

The Illinois women’s cross-country season was marked by inconsistency. “I think the season was successful, but didn’t end the way we had hoped it would be,” junior Britten Petrey said. “Overall,...

Illinois cross-coutry’s Schmidt leaves with more than track success

By Alex Wallner December 10, 2014

Illinois women’s cross-country senior Chloe Schmidt is someone who handles her business on the course and off of it as well. The civil engineering major came to Illinois from State College, Pennsylvania,...

Illinois' Colette Falsey, junior, earns first place at the Illini Open 2014 at the Arborteum on Oct. 25. The Illini did not qualify for the NCAA Championships. 

Illinois women’s cross-country finish 10th at Midwest Regional

By Alex Wallner November 17, 2014

The Illinois women’s cross-country season ended with a 10th-place finish at the 28-team Midwest Regional on Friday. Only the top-two teams and top-four individuals qualified for the NCAA Championships,...

Illinois’ Colette Falsey sprints towards the finish line at the Illini Open 2014 at the Arborteum on October 25.

Illinois women’s cross-country ready for Midwest Regionals

By Alex Wallner November 13, 2014

The Illinois women’s cross-country team is preparing for its next big meet on Friday, the Midwest Regionals, and has some things to prove to itself and to others. The top-two teams and top-four individual...

Illinois' Hanna Winter, sophomore, earns fourth place at the Illini Open 2014 at the Arboretum on October 25th.

Winter improving for Illinois women’s cross-country

By Alex Wallner November 11, 2014

Growing up in Arlington Heights, Illinois, Hanna Winter was never much of a runner. She did other things. One of those things was read, which she still does today. “Reading helps me take my mind off...

Illinois women’s cross-country placed ninth at the Big Ten Championships in Iowa City, Iowa, this weekend. Michigan State finished first and Wisconsin finished second.

Illini women’s cross-country finishes 9th at Big Tens

By Alex Wallner November 3, 2014

IOWA CITY, IOWA — The Illinois women’s cross-country team battled under tough conditions at the Big Ten Championships on Sunday in Iowa City, Iowa, but finished ninth of 14 teams. No. 1 Michigan State...

The Illinois men’s cross-country team starts off strong at the Illini Open 2014 at the Arborteum on Saturday. The team will compete for the Big Ten Championship on Sunday.

Schneider leads women’s cross-country into Big Tens

By Alex Wallner October 30, 2014

Alyssa Schneider is the Illinois women’s cross-country team’s best runner and as the team prepares for the Big Ten championships on Sunday in Iowa City, Iowa, she is aiming for a strong finish, something...

Illinois women’s cross-country host Illini Classic

October 23, 2014

The Illinois women’s cross-country team returns to the Illinois Arboretum on Friday for the Illini Classic. This weekend is the last competition for Illinois before the Big Ten championships in Iowa...

Illinois women’s cross-country wins at the Bradley Invite

October 20, 2014

Following a two-week layoff, the Illinois women’s cross country team won the 30-team Bradley Invite on Friday. Alyssa Schneider had the Illini’s top finish with a time of 20 minutes, 49 seconds, which...

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