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Illinois' Sara McKeeman propels herself into the air during the pole vault event at the Orange and Blue meet on Saturday, February 20, 2016. Blaze placed third in the pole vault with a height of 3.97 meters.

Strong winds can't slow down women's track and field

By Jacob Diaz April 3, 2016

The Illinois women’s track and field team battled gusty winds all weekend at the Big Blue Classic hosted by Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.ej Despite the conditions, the team continued...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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