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Illini’s men's cross-country season highlighted by second-place finish at Big Ten Championships

December 9, 2015

By Will MostStaff writerAfter a few years of struggling to make a name for itself in not only the NCAA but the Big Ten, the Illinois men’s cross-country team had a breakthrough season that ended second...

Lafond prepares for NCAA Championships

November 19, 2015

With its eighth place team finish at the Midwest Regionals last weekend, the 2015 Illinois men’s cross country season is complete with the exception of one member of head coach Jake Stewart’s team....

Our kind of thing: a Fighting Illini family

Our kind of thing: a Fighting Illini family
November 17, 2015

Being a student-athlete is a tricky thing. It’s an emotional thing, it’s a mental thing, and it’s a physical thing.And as surprising as this may sound, I haven't found many outside of college sports...

Illinois men's cross-country season ends on a sour note

November 16, 2015

After a thrilling finish at the Big Ten Championship — where they took second — the No. 19 Illini men's cross-country eighth-place finish in the Midwest Regionals effectively ends the...

?Illini men’s cross-country look to continue strong season

November 11, 2015

After the Illinois men's cross country team slowly realized that they had taken second in the Big Ten Championship, the joy spread across the team's faces was evident. Suddenly, the team's season...

Illinois men's cross-country take second at Big Ten Championships

Illinois' Dylan Lafond during the Big Ten men's cross-country championship in Evanston, Illinois, on Sunday. Lafond finished third and helped the Illini end the meet in second.
November 1, 2015

With just about a hundred meters left in the race, freshman Dan Lathrop kicked into a higher gear and started accelerating towards the finish line.With just about every other stride he passed his opponents,...

Big chance for the Illini to succeed at conference championship

October 28, 2015

The Illinois men’s cross-country team came full circle this fall, beginning its season with the Illini Challenge and ending with the Illini Open, both run at the Illinois Arboretum. But now, the Illini...

October 25, 2015

Jannelle Flaws, Nicole Breece, Aliina Weykamp and Anastasia Medellin were all honored for senior night before the Illini soccer game against Northwestern on Saturday. But it was the only celebrating the...

IIllini Open offers a final breather before Big Ten Championships

October 21, 2015

After a long and challenging road stint, the Illini are coming home for the first time since their season opener, the Illini Challenge. While the Illini Open might seem like an opportunity for what is...

Illinois men's cross country runs two different meets with mixed results

D. Lathrop(288), G. Lee(289), Z. Smith(293), and B. Magnesen(290) taking the lead together during the first pass at the Illini Challenge 2015 at the Arboretum on September 4.
October 18, 2015

Going into the weekend, the Illini men’s cross country team had visions of major success for both the Adidas Wisconsin Invite and the Bradley Classic.The invite offered Illinois a chance to prove that...

Illini finish 43rd in "disappointing" meet at Pre-Nationals

October 18, 2015

@IlliniWXC finished 43rd at Pre-Nationals meet. #IlliniBy Mike GasickContributing writerThe Ilinois women’s cross-country team had to work hard to reach a race filled with top-tier teams at this year’s...

Illinois men's cross country make waves to start October

B. Magnesen(290), Z. Smith(293), A. Gold(287), G. Lee(289), D. Lathrop(288), and J. Atchison(284) crossing the finish line together ahead of the other teams at the Illini Challenge 2015 at the Arboretum on September 4.
October 5, 2015

For the Illinois men’s cross-country team, the month of October presents an opportunity to step up against top-ranked competition for the first time this season.At the Greater Louisville Classic on Saturday,...

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