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Illini look to learn from recent losses

Illini look to learn from recent losses

By Jared Farmer, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under Hockey, Men's Sports, Sports

The road wasn’t friendly to the Illini hockey team this past weekend. Going into last Thursday’s match against Minot State, the Illini held on to their No. 3 overall ranking in the ACHA but came out of the weekend with three straight losses to the Minot State Beavers and the Jamestown Jimmies. ...

Illini focused on individual growth at first home meet

Illini focused on individual growth at first home meet

By Ashleigh Lefevre, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Sports, Women's Sports

The Illinois cross country team is set to host its first home meet of the season at the University Arboretum on Friday. The women’s 5K race will kick off at 4 p.m., followed closely by the men’s 8K at 4:40 p.m. Used as a course since 2003 and having served as the site for the 2011 Big Ten Cross Coun...

Purdue dominates Illinois in every aspect

Purdue dominates Illinois in every aspect

By Gavin Good, Staff writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Sports

On Homecoming Saturday, Purdue outclassed Illinois across the board of the game. The result was a 46-7 loss in front of a packed student section. The Illini have dropped to 3-3 on the season with a 1-2 record in Big Ten play.  Running struggles Sophomore running back Mike Epstein had one carry against the Bo...

Cardinal Cup will pose new challenges for team

Cardinal Cup will pose new challenges for team

By Contributing Writer, Gabby Hajduk

October 18, 2018


Filed under Golf, Sports, Women's Sports

Coming off a record-breaking performance at the Illini Women’s Invitational, the No. 20 Illinois women’s golf team is set to compete at the Cardinal Cup this weekend. The University of Louisville hosts the annual tournament in Simpsonville, Kentucky. Last year at the Cardinal Cup, the team finished second in a f...

Quade continues to reach new heights

Quade continues to reach new heights

By Rachel Spencer, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball, Women's Sports

When a program is as prominent as No. 7 Illinois volleyball is in 2018, it’s hard to pick any one player who stands out. But week after week, one name continues to rise to the top of the box score — junior Jacqueline Quade has played a crucial role throughout the 2018 volleyball season. Whether...

Illinois to work on improving defense

Illinois to work on improving defense

By Tatiania Perry, Staff writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports, Top Stories

Illinois football travels to Camp Randall Stadium on Saturday to take on No. 23 Wisconsin with both teams coming off lopsided defeats. The Illini suffered a devastating 46-7 loss to Purdue at home, while the Badgers fell 38-13 at No. 6 Michigan. After being the first on the board last Saturday, t...

Women’s golf breaks records at Medinah

Women’s golf breaks records at Medinah

By Gabby Hajduk, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Golf, Women's Sports

The Illinois women’s golf team hosted their first tournament in 10 years in Medinah at the beginning of the week. The team continued its solid start to the season, finishing third, below Purdue and Kent State. Along with the team's top-3 finish in a competitive field, the Illini broke multiple records....

Illini improve tournament chances with double-overtime win

Illini improve tournament chances with double-overtime win

By Satvik Sethia, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Sports

Illinois' conference game against Indiana University on Sunday was historic for more than one reason. The Illini shut the Hoosiers out 1-0, improving their position from seventh in the standings and granting them the chance to advance to the Big Ten Tournament. The game also marked their departur...

Men’s club volleyball bonds as they prepare for the season

Men’s club volleyball bonds as they prepare for the season

By JJ Kim, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Club Sports, Men's Sports, Sports, Top Stories

The Illinois men's volleyball team may not be an official division one team, but much like one, the team treats its newest members with a warm welcome.  Rookies have to sing during warm ups, giving players a chance to show off their voices before they take the court.  “We’ve sung ‘Hak...

Press Box Bundle: Illinois vs. Purdue

Press Box Bundle: Illinois vs. Purdue

By Eli Schuster, Sports Editor

October 16, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's Sports, Sports

Daily Illini Game Day Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/user-296791221/purduepod Video Recap: https://youtu.be/mq5TdbBi1x8 First half observations: *Insert that escalated quickly gif here* After the Illini were forced to punt on their opening possession, the defense put up the best drive it would h...

Illinois men’s cross country takes third at Bradley Pink Classic

Illinois men’s cross country takes third at Bradley Pink Classic

By Jonah Pérez, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Men's Sports, Sports

The No.7 regionally-ranked Illini improved at the Ideal Rentals Bradley Pink Classic on Friday at Bradley University in Peoria, where they placed 3rd out of 33. “It went really well,” head coach Sarah Haveman said. “We’re pleased with how they were able to work through the race and find each...

Men’s Golf wins second consecutive tournament at Notre Dame

Men’s Golf wins second consecutive tournament at Notre Dame

By Brendyn Jones, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under Golf, Men's Sports, Sports, Top Stories, Uncategorized

No.17-ranked Illinois looked to build off its first place performance at the Macdonald Cup at Notre Dame over the weekend. The Illini achieved their second-consecutive first place outing at the Fighting Irish Classic. The Illini faced six other Big Ten teams in the tournament and comfortably defeated...

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