Track and Field

Track and Field

Langley, Illini lead field into final round

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. – Illinois golfer Scott Langley fired a second-round 70 on Saturday and was tied for the lead at the FAU Spring Break Invitational.

As a team, the Illini held a 5-stroke advantage heading into today's final round.

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Bizzarri, Evans among qualifiers

Junior Angela Bizzarri (3,000 meters), junior Aja Evans (shot put) and the 4x400 relay of sophomore Melissa Bates, freshman Ryisha Boyd, senior Deserea Brown and senior Omoye Ugiagbe earned spots at this weekend’s NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships in College Station, Texas.

Poeta leads strong showing

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Considering the competition, Mike Poeta is impressed how his Illinois wrestling teammates fared at Saturday's Big Ten Championships.

Masheto on top of the world

AMES, Iowa — Illinois senior Gakologelwang Masheto had the best indoor 400-meter performance of his career on Saturday at Iowa State's NCAA Qualifier, finishing in 45.80 seconds to rank first in the world this season and break his own school record.

Jeff Huth's Illini Insider

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Reeser pitches in for tourney title

EDINBURG, Texas – Ben Reeser scattered six hits and allowed one earned run in 72/3 innings of work Sunday to lead the Illinois baseball team to a 3-2 win against Texas-Arlington and the Al Ogletree Classic championship.

Illini Insider

Jeff Huth's review and preview of all things Illinois

5 O'Clock Shadow

News you can't leave work without: As an Illini athlete, Tonja Buford-Bailey was a nine-time winner at Big Ten indoor track and field meets. This weekend, she’ll work the meet for the first time as Illinois’ head coach.

Wikoff powers Illini

CLEARWATER, Fla. – Brandon Wikoff homered, and Illinois broke open a close game with a five-run sixth inning en route to an 8-3 victory against Iowa on Friday in the season opener for both teams.