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

By Will Most

February 18, 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 indoor season comes to an end at the Orange and Blue Open. Originally, Illinois was goin...

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

By Will Most

January 28, 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 work ethics. But for Turk, Wells’ determination and dedication are unparalleled.“When he c...

Richartz and Bloch-Jones head to the NCAA Outdoor Championship

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

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 were the only two Illini out of eight to advance to the NCAA Outdoor Championships that will take pl...