The Daily Illini

Women's cross-country finishes 43rd in "disappointing" meet at Pre-Nationals

Women's cross-country finishes 43rd in "disappointing" meet at Pre-Nationals

By Mike Gasick

October 18, 2015

The Illinois women’s cross-country team had to work hard to get to the top-tier team race at this year’s Pre-Nationals meet.After a solid performance at last month’s Roy Griak Invitational in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the Illini qualified for the top-tier race to compete against higher-level compet...

Illini women’s cross country places ninth at Roy Griak Invitational

Illini women’s cross country places ninth at Roy Griak Invitational

By Mike Gasick

September 28, 2015

In 2014, the Illinois women’s cross-country team headed to the Roy Griak Invitational in Minneapolis, and left disappointed.The team placed ninth out of 26 teams at Saturday’s meet, improving on last year’s 18th-place performance at the course, and head coach Scott Jones was pleased with the results.&nb...

Illinois women’s cross-country finishes 18th at Roy Griak Invite

September 28, 2014

Fresh off of a win at the Illinois State Invite two weeks ago, the Illinois women’s cross-country team traveled to Minnesota on Sunday to compete in the Roy Griak Invite.   The Illini finished in 18th place in what was their first time competing at the 35-team event. No. 3 Michigan State won and ...

Basting leads cross-country to 7th-place finish

By Matt Gertsmeier

September 28, 2014

Bryce Basting has competed in many races during his collegiate career. Saturday, however, was different. For Basting, Saturday’s race was his first-ever wearing the Illinois orange and blue. Basting, a transfer from Eastern Illinois, finished second for the Illini and 20th overall in the Roy Griak Inv...