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Eastern track, field win big in EIU Big Blue Classic

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Eastern’s Jocelyne Mendoza (11) and Grace Rowan (4) lead a pack of runners at the EIU Big Blue Classic this weekend at O’Brien Field.

Blake Faith, Track and Field Reporter

March 31, 2019

Eastern’s track and field program posted five individual first place finishes, set two new school records, and posted 15 top-three finishes, despite weather canceling some events this weekend at the EIU Big Blue Classic. “With it being a shortened meet I thought we competed very well,” track and ...

EIU track, field set to host Big Blue Classic

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Eastern’s Cedric Johnson races toward a hurdle in a meet last Spring at O’Brien Field. Eastern hosts the EIU Big Blue Classic this weekend.

Blake Faith, Track and Field Reporter

March 28, 2019

Eastern’s track and field programs  will look to bring the momentum from the Southern Illinois Bill Cornell Classic to the EIU Big Blue Classic Friday and Saturday. This will be the only home meet of the outdoor season. Track and Field Director Brenton Emanuel wants his athletes to take advantag...

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