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Illinois men’s track and field wins 5 events at Auburn’s Tiger Track Classic

April 7, 2014

The Illinois men’s track and field team traveled south this weekend to Auburn’s Tiger Track Classic in Auburn, Ala. They were met with great conditions and were able to bring home five event titles and several other high finishes. “It's satisfying to come down into SEC-country and come home with a bunc...

10 Sports Accomplishments

10 Sports Accomplishments

December 17, 2013

Everyone knows the ins and outs of football and men’s basketball, but Illinois is home to scores of talented athletes that deserve a little more credit. 1 | For the record Women’s basketball positively crushed Alcorn State 112-28 on Nov. 16, breaking the school record for largest margin of victory....

Toepfer disappointed with finish at nationals

By Thomas Donley

November 24, 2013

Looking to improve upon his 64th-place finish last season, Illinois senior Jannis Toepfer finished his cross-country career by placing 115th out of 253 in the NCAA National Championships in Terre Haute, Ind., on Saturday. The Bochum, Germany, native finished the 10-kilometer race in 31 minutes and 25 se...

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,...

Toepfer ends Illinois career at nationals

By Thomas Donley

November 21, 2013

Jannis Toepfer’s life has had many chapters.  Born in Germany, he moved to Japan at the age of 5 before moving back to Germany. Toepfer spent time as an exchange student in St. Louis, and did his undergraduate studies at Delft University in the Netherlands before winding up at Illinois for his last...

Illini disappointed with NCAA Midwest Regional finish

November 18, 2013

For the second time in as many races, the Illinois men’s cross-country team was disappointed with how it finished.  Coming off the Big Ten meet in which they felt they should have placed higher, the Illini, yet again, failed to live up to their own expectations Friday, taking seventh place at the N...

Illini disappointed with finish, Toepfer qualifies

November 17, 2013

For the second time in as many races, the Illinois men’s cross-country team was disappointed with how it finished. Coming off the Big Ten meet in which they felt they should have finished higher, the Illini yet again failed to live up to their own expectations Friday, taking seventh place at the NCAA...

Illini face biggest challenge yet at NCAA regional

November 14, 2013

Coming off a disappointing showing in the Big Ten Championships, the Illinois men’s cross-country team will try to bounce back at the NCAA Midwest Regional in Ames, Iowa, on Friday. The regional will be the Illini’s last chance to rebound from a fifth-place finish at the Big Ten Championships, at whi...

Illini men’s cross-country team finishes 5th at Big Ten meet

November 4, 2013

Five years ago, the Illinois men’s cross-country program would have been satisfied with a fifth-place finish at the Big Ten Championships. For the 2013 squad, the hopes were much higher. The Illini were disappointed with their fifth-place finish in the Big Ten Championships in West Lafayette, Ind., o...

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