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Men’s Track wraps up season at NCAA Outdoor Championships

Men’s Track wraps up season at NCAA Outdoor Championships

June 23, 2014


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The Illinois men’s track and field team’s season came to a close June 12, but not before they left their mark on the NCAA Outdoor Championships. The championships were held at the college track mecca of Hayward Field in Eugene, OR. Six Illini athletes competed at the Championships following their succe...

Illini finish 2nd at Outdoor Big Tens

By Daily Illini Staff Report

May 19, 2014


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The Fighting Illini Men’s track and field team placed second at the 2014 Big Ten Outdoor Championships. The team totaled 109 points, which is, to record, the highest team finish since 1994.  Three Illini were crowned conference champions, as Stephon Pamilton and Vanier Joseph successfully defended ...

Smith, Stryganek, Pamilton, Zahn make up strong 4×100 for Illini

Smith, Stryganek, Pamilton, Zahn make up strong 4×100 for Illini

By Christopher Kennedy

May 7, 2014


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Julian Smith, Brandon Stryganek, Stephon Pamilton, and DJ Zahn form one of the Illini track team’s most formidable forces: the 4x100 meter relay team. The squad currently stands at No. 7 in the country, and has been near the top of the rankings all season long. The 4x100 team is an event the program ...

Illinois men’s track and field ties for 1st at Drake Relays

Illinois men’s track and field ties for 1st at Drake Relays

By Christopher Kennedy

April 28, 2014


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The Illini men’s track and field team watched some of the best athletes in the world compete at the 105th Drake Relays this weekend. Besides collegiate competitors, the Drake Relays featured Olympians and world championship-caliber athletes. But the world’s best couldn’t steal the show from the Illi...

Illini men’s track shakes things up in Kentucky and hit fast marks at Mt. SAC

Illini men’s track shakes things up in Kentucky and hit fast marks at Mt. SAC

By Christopher Kennedy

April 21, 2014


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With one of the biggest meets of the outdoor season coming up next weekend in the Drake Relays, the Illini men’s track and field team split up this weekend to run two different meets with two different purposes. The top Illini distance runners traveled to the Mt. San Antonio College Relays in Walnut...

Illinois men’s track and field wins 5 events at Auburn’s Tiger Track Classic

April 7, 2014


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The Illinois men’s track and field team traveled south this weekend to Auburn’s Tiger Track Classic in Auburn, Ala. They were met with great conditions and were able to bring home five event titles and several other high finishes. “It's satisfying to come down into SEC-country and come home with a bunc...

Illini men’s track and field team opens outdoor season at Louisville

By Christopher Kennedy

March 31, 2014


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The first outdoor meet of the season presented a stark difference from running indoors. Conditions were cold, wet and windy, yet the Illini were still able to score eight event titles. “We had very adverse conditions to say the least with the weather,” head coach Mike Turk said. “We really fel...