The Daily Illini

Men’s cross-country finishes second against Portland

By Christopher Kennedy

September 8, 2014


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The Illini men’s cross-country team flew across the country this weekend to run against the No. 7 Portland Pilots. Portland won with a low score of 19, besting the Illini’s 36 in a meet where neither team ran at full strength. Several Illini are yet to make their season debut and only one of Portl...

Illini men’s Cross Country kick off season with Illini Challenge

By Christopher Kennedy

August 28, 2014


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The Illini men’s cross-country team has won the season opening Illini Challenge nine years in a row. After a long summer of training, they’ll try to make it ten. “Even though it’s a first early season meet, we still want to win,” said junior Paul Zeman. “Big summer of training ... We’re r...

Illini men’s cross-country’s veteran squad full of potential

By Christopher Kennedy

August 25, 2014


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Last year, the Illinois men’s cross-country team entered the national rankings for the first time in 16 years. Its stay in the polls only lasted two weeks.   Look for them to stick around much longer this year.  The entire top seven from the Big Ten Championship and NCAA Regional lineups returns...

Illini men’s track and field travels to Auburn for Tiger Track Classic

By Christopher Kennedy

April 4, 2014


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After a strong showing on a cold, rainy weekend in Louisville last week, the Illini men’s track and field team travels to Auburn, Ala., this weekend for the Tiger Track Classic. “Every week in outdoor season we’re kind of holding our breath looking at the weather,” head coach Mike Turk said. ...