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

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

By Will Small

March 16, 2015


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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,”...

Men’s Track wraps up season at NCAA Outdoor Championships

Men’s Track wraps up season at NCAA Outdoor Championships

June 23, 2014


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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...

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

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

By Christopher Kennedy

April 28, 2014


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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...

Illini men’s track and field have strong showing to win windy Twilight Invite

Illini men’s track and field have strong showing to win windy Twilight Invite

April 14, 2014


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Illinois track and field is not used to competing outdoors in front of an orange-clad crowd, and the Twilight Invite was a perfect opportunity for fans to turn out to support the team. Warm spring weather added incentive for fans to show up, but winds reached nearly 30 miles per hour when running events...

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

April 7, 2014


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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...