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Illini women's cross-country's Schneider heads to NCAA Championships

By Mike Gasick November 18, 2015

Tweet: Schneider heads to final race of her college career. @IlliniWXC #IlliniBy Mike GasickStaff writerSaturday, Illinois women’s cross-country runner Alyssa Schneider will put a close to her cross-country...

Schneider qualifies for NCAA Championships

By Mike Gasick November 15, 2015

At the NCAA Midwest Regional on Saturday, Alyssa Schneider showed how much she wants to compete in one more collegiate cross-country race.The redshirt senior continued her torrid pace after taking two...

Illini women's cross-country to compete in NCAA Regional Championships

By Mike Gasick November 11, 2015

Tweet: @IlliniWXC to compete in NCAA Regionals on Friday. #IlliniBy Mike GasickAlyssa Schneider isn't done yet.After finishing third at the Big Ten Championships in Evanston, Illinois, the redshirt...

Big chance for the Illini to succeed at conference championship

By Will Most October 28, 2015

The Illinois men’s cross-country team came full circle this fall, beginning its season with the Illini Challenge and ending with the Illini Open, both run at the Illinois Arboretum. But now, the Illini...

New faces compete for women's cross country at Illini Open

By Mike Gasick October 25, 2015

The Illinois women’s cross-country team entered Friday’s Illini Open without many of its top runners.Redshirt senior Alyssa Schneider, juniors Hanna Winter and Valerie Bobart and redshirt sophomore...

Audrey Blazek(251) and Denise Branch(253) keeping their pace steady at the Illini Challenge 2015 at the Arboretum on September 4.

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,...

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...

Valerie Bobart(252) keeping her cool at the Illini Challenge 2015 at the Arboretum on September 4.

For Illini cross-country’s Bobart, running opens doors

By Mike Gasick September 29, 2015

Whether it be a new food item, school club or sport, college students have been accustomed to hearing the phrase, “It’s always good to try new things,” from parents, teachers and friends.For Illinois...

Schneider sets personal record at ISU Invitational

By Mike Gasick September 16, 2015

Alyssa Schneider — Illinois’ top runner — just keeps getting better.Building off her strong performance at the season-opening Illini Challenge, the fifth-year senior completed the best race...

Illini women's track and field leans on individuals for success

By Zoe Kaler May 10, 2015

The Illinois women’s cross country team won three meets during the season: the Illinois State Invite, the Bradley Invite and the Illini Open.Senior Alyssa Schneider was a key performer this season. She...

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' Jennifer DeBellis attempts to vault over the pole during the Orange & Blue meet at the Armory on Saturday, Feb. 21. Illinois' women's team won 1st place out of 5.

Illini women’s track and field look for strong showing at EIU Big Blue Classic

By Alex Wallner April 1, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team will compete in the Eastern Illinois University Big Blue Classic this weekend in Charleston, Illinois — its first appearance in the meet since the 2011-12...

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