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Illini men’s track led by Viney at Stanford Invite

Illinois' Molefi Maat runs the 60 meter dash during the Orange and Blue meet on Saturday, February 20, 2016. Molefi won the 60 meter dash with a time of 6.84 seconds.
April 3, 2016

@IlliniMTrack kick their outdoor season off with a decent performance at Stanford Invite. #IlliniIn a season with many key athletes under redshirt, Illinois men’s track went into their weekend meet in...

Illini mens track kick off outdoor season at Stanford Invite

Illinois' Dylan Lafond competes in the 3000 meter run during the Orange and Blue meet on Saturday, February 20, 2016.
March 30, 2016

Tweet: .With a roster missing some of their best athletes @IlliniMTrack heads to California for the Stanford Invite. #IlliniAfter an indoor season where the Illinois men’s track team struggled to stand...

Wells impresses at national championships for Illini men's track

Illinois' Dylan Lafond competes in the 3000 meter run during the Orange and Blue meet on Saturday, February 20, 2016.
March 13, 2016

Dylan Lafond and Jonathan Wells AGcapped their seasons off in Birmingham, Alabama on Friday at the NCAA Indoor Championships.Wells walked away with the better performance of the two, placing eighth in...

Illinois men’s track caps off season at Orange and Blue Open

Illinois' Molefi Maat runs the 60 meter dash during the Orange and Blue meet on Saturday, February 20, 2016. Molefi won the 60 meter dash with a time of 6.84 seconds.
February 21, 2016

In the 3000 meters, Dylan Lafond, Ian Barnett and Jesse Reiser had separated themselves from the pack.AGEach runner seemed to be on pace to finish just beyond eight minutes, when, halfway through the race,...

Illinois men’s track cools down at Orange and Blue Open

February 17, 2016

TWEET: With a week until the Big Ten Championships, @IlliniMTrack takes a breather at the Orange and Blue Open. #IlliniBy Will MostStaff writerAfter about a month and a half, the Illini men’s track team’s...

Illini men’s track thrills and disappoints at Husker Invite

February 7, 2016

When Jonathan Wells was asked whether he would be able to compete at the level of some of his nationally ranked opponents in Nebraska, he responded quickly and bluntly that they would have to compete at...

Illini men’s track banking on success in Nebraska

February 4, 2016

Check out the Radio Feature on Mo Maat by Will Gerard here.After one of its most challenging meets of the year in Lexington, Kentucky, the Illinois men’s track team got a weekend to relax and recuperate...

Wells on his way for Illinois men's track and field

January 27, 2016

Illinois men’s track head coach Mike Turk talks about sophomore Jonathan Wells differently from the way coaches usually talk about their athletes. Coaches liken their athletes to gym rats with considerable...

Illini men's track takes small victories in Lexington

January 24, 2016

There was no true winner at the end of the Rod McCravy Memorial Invite this weekend, although some members of the Illinois men’s track and field team shone individually — the meet didn’t involve...

Mike Turk wins Doc Counsilman Science Award

June 29, 2015

Illinois track and field head coach Mike Turk won the 2014 Doc Counsilman Science Award. The award is given to a coach that use science and technology as a key to their coaching, according to a press...

Illinois men’s track and field looks sharp in final meet before Big Ten Outdoor Championships

Illinois' Davis Fraker winds up for the throw during the hammer throw event at the Illinois Twilight meet on April 18.
May 4, 2015

With the Big Ten Outdoor Championships less than two weeks away, little time remains for the Illinois men’s track and field team to sharpen its skills. Despite the fact that there was no team competition...

Illinois men’s track and field prepares for Musco Twilight

Illinois’ Mitch Mammoser releases the pole as he swings over the bar during the poll vault event at the Illinois Twilight Meet.
April 30, 2015

Following its biggest win of the season at Drake Relays and two weeks away from the Big Ten Championships, this weekend is a different one for the Illinois men’s track and field team. The Illini will...

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