Jeff Bovee

Three coaches sign contract extensions

Illinois State Director of Athletics Larry Lyons rewarded three head coaches with contract extensions in early November: head baseball coach Steve Holm, head women's basketball coach Kristen...
Illinois State track and field athlete Rachel Hickey places second for Team USA at the 2019 U20 Pan American Championships.

Hickey finishes second at Pan American U20 Championships

In her first international competition, sophomore Rachel Hickey earned a silver medal for Team USA after posting a personal-best performance in the 1,500-meter run July 21 at the Pan American...

Trio of Track & Field standouts earn All-American honors at the NCAA Championships

All three Redbirds who competed at the 2019 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships for Illinois State in Austin, Texas returned home All-Americans in their respective events.

Three Illinois State student-athletes advance to the 2019 NCAA Track & Field Championships

Jack Anstey, Sydney Laufenberg, and Kameesha Smith will represent Illinois State on the NCAA's biggest stage when they travel to Austin, Texas, for the 2019 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track &...

Redbird Women win back-to-back MVC Outdoor Track & Field titles

For the first time since 1983-84, the Illinois State women's track and field team has won back-to-back Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Track & Field titles, as the Redbirds claimed the 2019...
Indoor Track and Field Champions

Redbirds sweep MVC Indoor Championships for second-straight year

On the final day of the 2019 Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by Northern Iowa, the Redbird men's and women's teams left their mark in the Illinois State...

Redbird student-athlete runs sub-four mile at Iowa State Classic

At Saturday's Iowa State Classic, hosted by Iowa State, junior Jack Anstey accomplished a feat that had only been done once prior in Illinois State track and field history: run a sub-four mile.
Krista DeCeault runs

Redbird runner emerges from anorexia ‘black hole’ to raise awareness

On paper, Krista DeCeault’s freshman year as a Redbird runner was tremendous. She led Illinois State to its first conference championship in years, and she came in first place almost every race...
Zillmer competes in the steeplechase at Nationals.

Student-athlete makes impact on the track, in the community

But as her friends, professors, and coaches would tell you, the strides Kristen Zillmer has made in all aspects of her life while at Illinois State are the result of her tremendous character, not...