The Daily Illini

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

By Mike Gasick

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 Pre-Nationals meet.After a solid performance at last month’s Roy Griak Invitational in Minneapolis, Minn...

Illinois men’s cross country takes first in Rock Island

By Will Most

September 27, 2015

On Friday, three Illinois runners, including two returning from injuries, placed in the top-five at the Brissman-Lundeen Invite to give the Illini their first win of the season.Redshirt senior Ian Barnett, who was making his season debut after battling a sore glute, took second. Senior Jereme Atchison, w...

Top men’s cross country recruit makes his Illini debut

By Will Most

September 20, 2015

Jesse Reiser could have run anywhere. With an impressively quick 8 minute 55 second two mile and top-10 finishes in both Foot Locker Nationals and Nike Cross Nationals, freshman Reiser was in the conversation as one of the very best recruits in the nation. Of all the universities he could have attend...

Illinois men’s cross country with eyes set on the end of season

Illinois men’s cross country with eyes set on the end of season

By Emma McGowen

September 8, 2015

The Illinois men’s cross country team has a long road of meets this season, as always. But besides the events leading up to it, the Illinois runners already have their eyes set on the end of their season conference at the Big Ten Conference Championship meet on Nov. 1. Junior Dylan Lafond said the ...