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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...

Illinois' Kandie Bloch-Jones clears the bar in the High Jump at the Illinois Orange and Blue meet in the Armory on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016.

Illni fail to make their mark at nationals

By Jacob Diaz March 13, 2016

In their final performance of the indoor season, Illini sophomore Pedrya Seymour and junior Kandie Bloch-Jones were pitted against the nation’s best at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships.Seymour...

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...

Three Illini win medals on final day of Big Ten Championships

By Jacob Diaz February 28, 2016

Only two Illini women's track runners qualified for the finals in their events in yesterdays preliminaries, but both juniors Nicole Choquette and sophomore Pedrya Seymour finished the day on the podiumss.Joining...

Illinois' Pedrya Seymour leaps over a hurdle during the Orange and Blue meet on Saturday, February 20, 2016. Pedrya won the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.27 seconds.

Illini women's track and field wins four events at Orange and Blue Open

By Jacob Diaz February 21, 2016

In its final meet before the Big Ten Championships next weekend, the Illini women’s track and field team claimed four event titles at the Orange and Blue Open at the Armory.Sophomore Pedrya Seymour was...

Our kind of thing: a Fighting Illini family

Our kind of thing: a Fighting Illini family

By Alexis Casati November 17, 2015

Being a student-athlete is a tricky thing. It’s an emotional thing, it’s a mental thing, and it’s a physical thing.And as surprising as this may sound, I haven't found many outside of college sports...

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...

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 women’s track and field finishes regular season

By Zoe Kaler May 10, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team wrapped up its regular season Saturday in West Lafayette, Indiana, at the Rankin/Poehlein Invitational, hosted by Purdue.ssThe Illini picked up seven event titles...

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