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Several Illini compete at USA Track and Field Championships

Illinois' DJ Zhan crosses the finish line to win the 4x100 meter relay during the Illinois Twilight Track and Field meet at Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium on Saturday, April 12, 2014.

By Masaki Sugimoto

June 28, 2015

Several current and former Illini competed in the 2015 United States Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The Championships featured some of the best track and field talent from all around the U.S. The tournament could also be an indicator for the American spots at Rio 2016.  There were ni...

Illinois men’s track and field wins third meet of outdoor season

Joe McAsey (600) runs in the 1 Mile Event during the Orange and Blue Open at the Armory on Saturday Feb. 4, 2012.

April 13, 2015

The Illinois men’s track and field team had seven first-place finishes Saturday, contributing to its third outdoor competition victory of the season at the Jim Click Shootout in Tucson, Arizona. In the event hosted by the University of Arizona, the Illini competed in a field that included Arizona, Purdue,...

Illinois men’s track and field finishes 23rd at NCAA Indoor Championships

Illinois’ DJ Zahn, pictured in a meet from April 2014, was part of the 4x400 meter relay that finished with a time of 3 minutes and 6.58 seconds, the fourth-best time of the NCAA Indoor Championships over the weekend.

By Will Small

March 16, 2015

The Illinois men’s track and field team garnered five top-15 finishes and left with three first-team All-Americans at the NCAA Indoor Championships, where the Illini finished in 23rd. “Although we fell just short of our program goal of a top-20 finish, we are pleased with 23rd place as a team,”...

Barnett breaks 30-year-old school record at Rod McCravy Memorial Meet

By Will Small

January 26, 2015

Head coach Mike Turk was a pretty big fan of the Illinois men’s track team after its weekend success at the Rod McCravy Memorial Meet. “It was a great meet with a bunch of highly ranked teams and I feel like we competed really well,” Turk said. “We showed we truly are a well-rounded team.” Ju...

Men’s Track wraps up season at NCAA Outdoor Championships

Illinois' DJ Zhan crosses the finish line to win the 4x100 meter relay during the Illinois Twilight Track and Field meet at Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium, on Saturday, April 12, 2014.

June 23, 2014

The Illinois men’s track and field team’s season came to a close June 12, but not before they left their mark on the NCAA Outdoor Championships. The championships were held at the college track mecca of Hayward Field in Eugene, OR. Six Illini athletes competed at the Championships following their succe...

Illini finish 2nd at Outdoor Big Tens

By Daily Illini Staff Report

May 19, 2014

The Fighting Illini Men’s track and field team placed second at the 2014 Big Ten Outdoor Championships. The team totaled 109 points, which is, to record, the highest team finish since 1994.  Three Illini were crowned conference champions, as Stephon Pamilton and Vanier Joseph successfully defended ...

Illinois men’s track and field takes third at Musco Twilight

Illinois sprinter Vanier Joseph only competed in one event over the weekend after a standout performance at the Drake Relays last weekend. The Musco Twilight was Illinois’ final regular season meet.

By Christopher Kennedy

May 5, 2014

The Illinois men’s track and field team took third at Iowa’s Musco Twilight Meet this weekend in its final competition before the Big Ten championships.  The meet also gave the No. 14 Illini a final preview of some teams they’ll see at the conference meet. They went up against fellow Big Ten fro...

Illinois men’s track and field ties for 1st at Drake Relays

Illinois' Cam Viney goes over the final hurdle of the 110 meter hurdle event during the Illinois Twilight Track and Field meet at Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium, on April 12.

By Christopher Kennedy

April 28, 2014

The Illini men’s track and field team watched some of the best athletes in the world compete at the 105th Drake Relays this weekend. Besides collegiate competitors, the Drake Relays featured Olympians and world championship-caliber athletes. But the world’s best couldn’t steal the show from the Illi...