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Illinois men's cross-country searches for success at two different meets

By Will Most October 14, 2015

Just a couple weeks ago, the Illini finished fifth in the Greater Louisville Classic, a finish which made a statement that the Illini deserved to be recognized as one of the better teams in the Big Ten.lbSuccess...

Illini men's cross-country hope to bounce back after disappointing 2014

By Emma McGowen August 25, 2015

After coming in fifth place at the NCAA Midwest Regional meet last season, the Illinois men’s cross-country team trained throughout the summer with the hope of finishing in better standings at the Big...

A little luck could have gotten Illini men’s cross-country to Nationals

December 16, 2014

Jake Stewart may be spending this offseason looking for a good luck charm. The head coach of the Illinois men’s cross-country team watched his team fall 2,000 meters short of qualifying for Nationals,...

Illinois’ Jannis Toepfer (159) runs in the Big Ten Championships this weekend in Iowa City, Iowa. Toepfer placed first for the Illini and 23rd overall.

Illinois finishes 6th at Big Tens

November 3, 2014

IOWA CITY, IOWA — Disappointed expressions lurked on the Illinois’ men’s cross-country team’s faces after its sixth place finish at the Big Ten Conference Championship meet on Sunday. With a chance...

The Illinois men’s cross-country team starts off strong at the Illini Open 2014 at the Arborteum on Saturday. The team will compete for the Big Ten Championship on Sunday.

Illinois men’s cross-country to send balanced group to Big Ten’s

October 30, 2014

Jake Stewart doesn’t feel experience is going to be a deciding factor for the Illinois men’s cross-country team at the Big Ten Championships in Iowa City, Iowa, on Sunday.  Even so, his team has plenty...

Illinois' Alex Gold (207), freshman, keeps a brisk pace at the Illini Open 2014 at the Arborteum on October 25th.

Illinois men’s cross-country fails to place at Illini Open

October 27, 2014

In its final regular season meet at the Illini Open, the Illinois men’s cross-country team did not place. Only three Illini runners finished the race. The NCAA requires a minimum of five runners to finish...

The Fighting Illini mean's track and cross country team start their race during the Illini Challenge at the UI Arboretum on Aug. 29, 2014. The women's cross country placed second with a combined total of 31 points.

Men’s cross-country, Markham prepare for Illini Open

By Matt Gertsmeier October 23, 2014

For most of the Illinois men’s cross-country team, the Illini Open means a chance to run in front of friends and family. However, for junior Liam Markham, his family will be just as far away as they...

The Fighting Illini men’s track and cross country team start their race during the Illini Challenge at the UI Arboretum on Aug. 29. 

Illinois men’s cross-country heads to Wisconsin Adidas Invitational

By Matt Gertsmeier October 16, 2014

With a two-week break from competition, the Illinois men’s cross-country team is set to race in the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational on Friday. This will be the Illini’s toughest meet so far, going up...

Illinois finishes 12th in Greater Louisville Classic

October 6, 2014

In a meet meant to give younger runners race experience and return a couple of runners coming off of injuries, Illinois men’s cross-country head coach Jake Stewart was satisfied with his team’s 12th...

Markham, McDonnell return for Greater Louisville Classic

By Matthew Gertsmeier October 2, 2014

At 6:30 a.m., while most Illinois students are still slumbering in dreamland, Liam Markham and the Illini men’s cross-country team have just started practice. This week, the team’s focus at practice...

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

By Christopher Kennedy August 28, 2014

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...

Illinois men’s cross-country looks to the future with youth movement

By Thomas Donley May 14, 2014

With 17 underclassmen on the roster, it was expected for the Illinois men’s cross-country team to experience a down season while grooming its young athletes for NCAA competition. However, senior Jannis...

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