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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.

By Zoe Kaler

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 and 23 top-10 finishes.   Last week, distance coach Scott Jones predicted that the team would se...

Illini women’s track and field prepare for Billy Hayes Invitational

May 1, 2014

The Illinois women’s track and field team will travel to Bloomington, Indiana, this weekend to compete in the Billy Hayes Invitational, the team’s last meet before Big Ten Outdoor Championships. As the season is drawing closer to its championship stage, the Orange and Blue are focused on making sur...

Illinois women’s track finishes 17th at Drake Relays

April 28, 2014

After winning the Hy-Vee Cup at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa, last year, the Illini fell short of a repeat performance and finished well behind first place Baylor. The team scored five top-five finishes for a 17th place finish, and placed in some events that were not part of the Hy-Vee Cup. ...

Illinois women’s track and field post 4 top-5 finishes at LSU Alumni Gold meet

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.

April 21, 2014

The Illinois women’s track and field totaled four top-five finishes at the LSU Alumni Gold meet Saturday. The Illini were up against a field that included three teams ranked in the top-10 nationally. With numerous members of the team taking the week off in preparation for Drake Relays next weekend, the ...

Illinois women’s track and field to compete in LSU Alumni Gold Meet

April 18, 2014

The Illinois’s women’s track and field team will send 14 athletes to Baton Rouge, La., this weekend to compete in the LSU Alumni Gold meet. They will also send one athlete, pole vaulter Jennifer DeBellis to Lexington, Ky., to compete in the Kentucky Invitational. Though the team will be split up at different meets and num...