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28 top-10 finishes for Illinois track and field at Vanderbilt invite

28 top-10 finishes for Illinois track and field at Vanderbilt invite

By Alex Wallner

March 30, 2015


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The Illinois women’s track and field team wrapped up its second outdoor event Saturday — the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational in Nashville, Tenn. The meet wasn’t scored for teams, but the Illini captured five event titles and 10 top-10 performances. Illinois dominated the 5,000 meters Friday — four Illini we...

Illini women’s track and field opens outdoor season at Baldy Castillo Invitational

By Alex Wallner

March 19, 2015


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The Illinois women’s track and field team will compete this weekend in Tempe, Arizona, at the Baldy Castillo Invitational. This meet marks the beginning of a two-month long race to the Big Ten Outdoor Championships. Illinois is coming off a ninth-place finish out of 14 teams at the Big Ten Indoor Champi...

Illini women’s track and field set to put finishing touches on season

May 14, 2014


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After losing several key members of last year’s team due to graduation, transfers and medical redshirts, the Illinois women’s track team battled against adversity and made the most of their season. The focus was on who’s here, not who isn’t, and thinking about what you can do to make yourself...

Illinois women’s track and field win three events at Billy Hayes Invitational

Illinois women’s track and field win three events at Billy Hayes Invitational

May 5, 2014


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The Illinois women’s track and field team finished with three event titles at the Billy Hayes Invitational over the weekend. The meet held in Bloomington, Indiana, was the final of the regular season for the Illini. “We’ve had a lot of ups and downs to our season, but it’s important to go into Big Tens on a posi...

Illinois women’s track finishes 17th at Drake Relays

April 28, 2014


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After winning the Hy-Vee Cup at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa, last year, the Illini fell short of a repeat performance and finished well behind first place Baylor. The team scored five top-five finishes for a 17th place finish, and placed in some events that were not part of the Hy-Vee Cup. ...