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Women’s golf finishes seventh at Big Ten championships

Women’s golf finishes seventh at Big Ten championships

Gavin Good, Assistant sports editor
April 25, 2017
Filed under Golf, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Sports

The Illinois women's golf team finished the first round of the Big Ten championships in seventh place, and the Illini remained in that spot when the final ball was struck. Two individuals managed top-25 finishes, as junior Chayanid Prapassarangkul and freshman Swing Liu tied for 21st, each shooting...

Illinois women’s golf heads to Big Ten championship

Illinois women’s golf heads to Big Ten championship

Tatiania Perry, Staff writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under Golf, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Sports

All 14 Big Ten women's golf teams will compete in a three-day meet for the conference title this weekend in Cincinnati, Ohio. Eighteen of last season's top-20 finishers are returning this year, including Purdue's August Kim, Ohio State's Katja Pogacar and Wisconsin's Brooke Ferrell — the trio finished...

Illinois women’s golf takes third place in Meadow Club Women’s Intercollegiate

Illinois women’s golf takes third place in Meadow Club Women’s Intercollegiate

Jacob Lewis, Staff writer
March 9, 2017
Filed under Golf, Sports, Women's Sports

The Illinois women’s golf team traveled to Fairfax, California, on Monday to compete in the Meadow Club Women's Intercollegiate tournament. The Illini finished in third place, carding a total score of 881 (17-over par) This was the first time the Illini have competed in this tournament. Head...

Illinois women’s golf finishes fourth at Westbrook Spring Invitational

Illinois women’s golf finishes fourth at Westbrook Spring Invitational

Jacob Lewis, Staff writer
March 1, 2017
Filed under Golf, Sports, Women's Sports

The Illinois women’s golf team started its spring season off with a top-five finish in the Westbrook Spring Invitational in Peoria, Arizona. The Illini finished in fourth place with a score of 871, good for their fifth-best three-round score. Tristyn Nowlin led the Illini with her standout performance....

Illini optimistic about spring season start at Arizona invitational

Illini optimistic about spring season start at Arizona invitational

Jacob Lewis, Staff writer
February 23, 2017
Filed under Golf, Sports, Women's Sports

The Illinois women’s golf team will start its spring season this weekend, participating in the Westbrook Spring Invitational in Peoria, Arizona. Bing Singhsumalee, a sophomore who secured Second Team All-Big Ten honors last year, said she is happy to get the season going. “It’s the first one of t...

Illinois women’s golf looks to build on standout Singhsumalee

Illinois women’s golf looks to build on standout Singhsumalee

Thoms Polcyn, Assistant sports editor
August 24, 2016
Filed under Golf, Sports, Uncategorized, Women's Sports

The Illinois women's golf team won't officially start until mid-September, but the program is ready to get its season started. On Sept. 12, the Illini will open up their season in Knoxville, Tennessee, for the Mercedes-Benz collegiate tournament. This will be the second-straight season that the...

Women’s golf to hold second pro-am tournament

Daily Illini Sports Staff Report
July 13, 2016
Filed under Golf, Sports

Illini women’s golf will have their second annual Pro-Am in October. The proceeds will go to the golf team. The tournament will feature three amateurs that will play with Illini athletes that compete in the pros "It is a special opportunity for us to meet and spend time with our sponsors who ha...

Illinois win NCAA Regional behind Florida’s falter

Illinois win NCAA Regional behind Florida’s falter

May 20, 2016
Filed under Golf, Golf, Sports, Top Stories

Golf is a long game. It lasts two- to three-straight days — sometimes four — and it’s a daylong affair. But like any sport, the game can change in a matter of minutes. The Illinois men’s golf team had one of these late-game turning points in its NCAA Regionals win on Wednesday in Kohler, Wisconsin. T...

Young Illinois women’s golf team appears to have promising future

Young Illinois women’s golf team appears to have promising future

May 8, 2016
Filed under Golf, Sports, Women's Sports

Despite a disappointing end to its season, the Illinois women’s golf team has a lot to look forward to. The team was not selected to participate in the NCAA Regional Tournament despite a fourth-place finish in the Big Ten championships after being given an eight seed. Although not selected, Illinois’...

Illinois women’s golf look to build on consecutive top-five finishes

Benjy Sabitt, Staff writer
April 10, 2016
Filed under Golf, Sports, Women's Sports

After three tournaments in four weeks, the Illinois women’s golf team is coming off back-to-back top-five finishes. The Illini endured a lot of traveling, going between Georgia and Hawaii during the busy four-week span. Over the past two tournaments, the team has finished in fifth and t...

Meet your new Illinois athletic director: Josh Whitman

Michal Dwojak, Staff writer
February 18, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Basketball, Cross Country, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Golf, Gymnastics, Gymnastics, Soccer, Softball, Sports, Swim & Dive, Tennis, Tennis, Track & Field, Track & Field, Volleyball, Wrestling

Now that the University of Illinois has announced that Josh Whitman will be the school’s next athletic director, it’s a good time to learn who the new leader of Illinois athletics is. Whitman’s ties to Illinois started in 1997 when he first lined up at tight end for Ron Turner. He finish...