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Schneider's season sets the bar for Illinois women's cross-country team

By Mike Gasick

December 9, 2015

Tweet: Illinois women’s cross country kept improving through the season #IlliniBy Mike GasickStaff writerThe 2015 Illinois women’s cross-country team improved on many of its individual and overall performances from the 2014 season, paced by senior Alyssa Schneider, who had a career year.ssThe Illini open...

Schneider named Big Ten Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Week

By Mike Gasick

September 30, 2015

Redshirt senior Alyssa Schneider was named Big Ten women's cross-country Athlete of the Week after her performance at Saturday's Roy Griak Invitational.Schneider ran the 6K course in 21 minutes and 27 seconds, which was good for fourth overall in the 26-team race. She finished first overall at the...

Illini runner Blazek upping her contributions to team this season

By Mike Gasick

September 22, 2015

The heavy breathing, light-headedness and cramping that may affect runners during a cross-country race does not seem entirely appealing. For about 20 excruciating minutes, runners endure and try to combat these effects to cross the finish line in good standing and impressive time. So, what makes these a...

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 of her career with the Illini women’s cross country team.She finished the Country Financial ISU ...