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Illini hope for strong start to the outdoor season

By Jacob Diaz March 17, 2016

Tweet: [email protected] will start the outdoor season this weekend against tough group of opponents. #IlliniThe Fighting Illini women's track team hopes to put its best foot forward at this weekend's...

Seymour hopes to continue strong streak at nationals

By Jacob Diaz March 10, 2016

Illini sophomore hurdler Pedrya Seymour has had a good month.Three weeks ago at the Orange and Blue Open, she matched her personal best in the 60 meter hurdles — 8.21 seconds — en route...

Illinois' Kandie Bloch-Jones (477) prepares to warm-up at the Orange & Blue meet at the Armory on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. 

Richartz and Bloch-Jones head to the NCAA Outdoor Championship

By Zoe Kaler May 31, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team traveled to Austin this past weekend for the NCAA Division I Track and Field West Preliminary Round.Senior Stephanie Richartz and sophomore Kandie Bloch-Jones...

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. 

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

By Zoe Kaler 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' Kandie Bloch-Jones hits the bar in the high jump event during the Illinois Twilight Track and Field meet at Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium, on Saturday, April 12, 2014.

Illini women’s track and field finishes last at Jim Click Shootout

By Alex Wallner April 13, 2015

With the Big Ten Outdoor Championships just one month away, the Illinois women’s track and field team won three event titles at the Jim Click Shootout on Saturday in Tucson, Arizona. Junior Britten Petrey...

Illinois' Hanna Winter (503) runs for the finish line during the 1 Mile Run event at the Orange & Blue meet at the Armory on Saturday, Feb. 21. Illinois' women's team won 1st place out of 5.

28 top-10 finishes for Illinois track and field at Vanderbilt invite

By Alex Wallner March 30, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team wrapped up its second outdoor event Saturday — the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational in Nashville, Tenn. The meet wasn’t scored for teams, but the Illini...

Illini women’s pole vaulter Richartz earns 3rd at NCAA Indoor Championships

By Alex Wallner March 16, 2015

Stephanie Richartz accomplished yet another feat in her historic Illinois career at the NCAA Indoor Women’s Track and Field Championships in Fayetteville, Arkansas, over the weekend. The senior was named...

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

By Alex Wallner 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...

Illini women’s track and field set to put finishing touches on season

May 14, 2014

After losing several key members of last year’s team due to graduation, transfers and medical redshirts, the Illinois women’s track team battled against adversity and made the most of their season. The...

Illinois' Jesica Ejesieme takes her last few strides before finishing the 100 meter hurdle event during the Illinois Twilight Track and Field meet at Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium on April 12.

Illinois women’s track and field win three events at Billy Hayes Invitational

May 5, 2014

The Illinois women’s track and field team finished with three event titles at the Billy Hayes Invitational over the weekend. The meet held in Bloomington, Indiana, was the final of the regular season...

Illinois women’s track and field gear up for Drake Relays

April 24, 2014

The Illinois women’s track and field team will travel to Des Moines, Iowa, this weekend to compete in the Drake Relays. The event, known for being an extremely competitive and exclusive meet, will feature...

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.

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

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...

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