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Despite obstacles, Illinois’ Alyssa Schneider continues to battle

Despite obstacles, Illinois’ Alyssa Schneider continues to battle

By Michal Dwojak, Assistant sports editor

November 19, 2014

She is the face of the Illinois women’s cross-country team. She is the lone runner on the team’s season poster. She has finished first for the Illini in all except one of the meets she has competed for the past two seasons. But if you saw her walking to class, you would have no idea who she is. ...

Illinois women’s cross-country to run in Illinois State Invite

Illinois women’s cross-country to run in Illinois State Invite

September 11, 2014

Head coach Scott Jones looks to use the Illinois State Invite on Friday as a start to his plan of building a strong foundation for the Illinois women’s cross-country team.  Entering his second year as head coach, Jones said Friday’s meet will be essential for long-term success.  “There’s alwa...

Poor Big Ten finishes motivates women’s cross-country at regionals

By Michal Dwojak

November 14, 2013

The Illinois women’s cross-country team will use its finish at the Big Ten Championships as motivation at the NCAA Midwest Regional meet this Friday. “We were disappointed with our finish at Big Tens,” sophomore Amanda Fox said. “We plan on using this disappointment to push us to compete at r...