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Illinois' Kandie Bloch-Jones leaps over the bar during the high jump event at the Illinois Twilight meet on April 18.

Illinois women’s track and field finishes regular season

By Zoe Kaler May 4, 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. The Illini picked up seven event titles...

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' Stephanie Richartz releases the pole as she lifts past the bar to break her previous record with a height of 4.38 meters.

Illinois women’s track and field make strides at Drake Relays

By Zoe Kaler April 27, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team placed 11th this weekend at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa, improving on its 17th place finish a year ago.  Arkansas, ranked fifth in the NCAA, took home...

Illinois’ Stephanie Richartz propells herself into the air during the pole vault event at the Illinois Twilight meet on Saturday.

Illinois women’s track heads to Drake Relays

April 22, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team will participate in the 106th Drake Relays April 22-26 at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa. The field consists of seven top-25 teams: No. 5 Arkansas, No. 7...

Illinois' Amanda Duvendak (232) runs the 200 meter dash during the Illinois Twilight Invitational at the Track and Soccer Stadium on Saturday, April 18.

Illinois women’s track finish second at Illinois Twilight

April 20, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team hosted the Illinois Twilight on Saturday and earned runner-up honors in the team race. Illinois finished with 140 points, behind team champion Western Michigan...

Illinois’ Kandie Bloch-Jones prepares to warm-up at the Orange & Blue meet at the Armory on Feb. 21. At last year’s Twilight meet, Bloch-Jones took first place in the high jump.

Illini women’s track looks to bounce back at home meet

By Alex Wallner April 16, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team competes this weekend at the Illinois Twilight meet in its only home meet of the outdoor season at the Illinois Track and Soccer Stadium. The Illini are coming...

Illinois' Kandie Bloch-Jones hits the bar in the high jump event during the Illinois Twilight Track and Field meet at Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium, on Saturday, April 12, 2014.

Illini women’s track and field finishes last at Jim Click Shootout

By Alex Wallner April 13, 2015

With the Big Ten Outdoor Championships just one month away, the Illinois women’s track and field team won three event titles at the Jim Click Shootout on Saturday in Tucson, Arizona. Junior Britten Petrey...

Illinois' Colette Falsey (485) runs in the 1 Mile Run event at 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 aim for more individual bests this weekend

By Alex Wallner April 9, 2015

After competing just a few miles away last weekend, the Illini women’s track and field team will be doing lots of traveling for its next meet. The team will compete in the Jim Click Shootout Saturday...

Illinois' Britten Petrey runs the 3000 meter Steeplechase during the Illinois Twilight Track and Field meet at Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium, on Saturday, April 12, 2014.

Illini women’s track and field finishes strong Saturday

By Alex Wallner April 6, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team traveled to Charleston, Illinois, over the weekend to compete in its first EIU Big Blue Classic in three years. Illinois’ 96.50 points were good for fourth...

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...

Illinois' Hanna Winter (503) runs for the finish line during the 1 Mile Run event at the Orange & Blue meet at the Armory on Saturday, Feb. 21. Illinois' women's team won 1st place out of 5.

28 top-10 finishes for Illinois track and field at Vanderbilt invite

By Alex Wallner March 30, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team wrapped up its second outdoor event Saturday — the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational in Nashville, Tenn. The meet wasn’t scored for teams, but the Illini...

Illini women’s track and field opens outdoor season at Baldy Castillo Invitational

By Alex Wallner March 19, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team will compete this weekend in Tempe, Arizona, at the Baldy Castillo Invitational. This meet marks the beginning of a two-month long race to the Big Ten Outdoor...

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