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Strong winds can't slow down women's track and field

Illinois' Sara McKeeman propels herself into the air during the pole vault event at the Orange and Blue meet on Saturday, February 20, 2016. Blaze placed third in the pole vault with a height of 3.97 meters.
April 3, 2016

The Illinois women’s track and field team battled gusty winds all weekend at the Big Blue Classic hosted by Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.ej Despite the conditions, the team continued...

New faces compete for women's cross country at Illini Open

October 25, 2015

The Illinois women’s cross-country team entered Friday’s Illini Open without many of its top runners.Redshirt senior Alyssa Schneider, juniors Hanna Winter and Valerie Bobart and redshirt sophomore...

Illinois women’s track and field finishes regular season

Illinois' Kandie Bloch-Jones leaps over the bar during the high jump event at the Illinois Twilight meet on April 18.
May 4, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team wrapped up its regular season Saturday in West Lafayette, Indiana, at the Rankin/Poehlein Invitational, hosted by Purdue. The Illini picked up seven event titles...

Illini women’s track and field heads to Rankin/Poehlein Invitational

Illinois’ pole vaulter Jennifer DeBellis attempts to clear the bar during the Illinois Twilight invite at The Illinois Track and Soccer Stadium on April 18. 
April 30, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team was originally scheduled to compete at the Bill Hayes Invite in Bloomington, Indiana, this weekend, but due to the possibility of the invite not having enough...

Illinois women’s track and field make strides at Drake Relays

Illinois' Stephanie Richartz releases the pole as she lifts past the bar to break her previous record with a height of 4.38 meters.
April 27, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team placed 11th this weekend at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa, improving on its 17th place finish a year ago.  Arkansas, ranked fifth in the NCAA, took home...

Illinois women’s track heads to Drake Relays

Illinois’ Stephanie Richartz propells herself into the air during the pole vault event at the Illinois Twilight meet on Saturday.
April 22, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team will participate in the 106th Drake Relays April 22-26 at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa. The field consists of seven top-25 teams: No. 5 Arkansas, No. 7...

Illini women’s track and field finishes strong Saturday

Illinois' Britten Petrey runs the 3000 meter Steeplechase during the Illinois Twilight Track and Field meet at Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium, on Saturday, April 12, 2014.
April 6, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team traveled to Charleston, Illinois, over the weekend to compete in its first EIU Big Blue Classic in three years. Illinois’ 96.50 points were good for fourth...

Illini women’s track cruises to a win at Illini Open

January 20, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team started the indoor season well in its first two meets of the season over winter break. The Illini began the indoor season in Iowa City, Iowa, for a dual match...

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