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Illinois to play Nebraska in Dublin for 2021 Big-Ten season opener

Illinois to play Nebraska in Dublin for 2021 Big-Ten season opener

By DI Sports Desk

October 14, 2019

Illinois will travel to Dublin, Ireland to kick off the 2021 season, the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Monday. Illinois, Nebraska and Irish American Events Limited will bring Big Ten football to Ireland as part of the Aer Lingus College Football Series at Aviva Stadium in Dublin for...

Illinois takes down Indiana for 16th consecutive time in clean sweep

Illinois takes down Indiana for 16th consecutive time in clean sweep

By JJ Kim, Assistant Sports Editor

October 14, 2019

The No. 17 Illinois volleyball team (9-6, 4-2) took down the Indiana Hoosiers (12-7, 1-5) in a clean sweep at Huff Hall on Saturday, marking its 16th consecutive victory and a season sweep against the Hoosiers.  The match was the second time in eight days the two teams played one another,.With the...

Illini places third in home invitational, season-best finish

Illini places third in home invitational, season-best finish

By Josh Pietsch, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

The Illinois women’s golf team traveled 150 miles north of campus this week to host the Illini Women’s Invitational in Medinah, Illinois. The Illini had their best team finish so far this season, placing third out of 15 teams. Following a weekend trip to Norman, Oklahoma, where the Illini finished tied for 5...

Illini must become cohesive unit to succeed

Illini must become cohesive unit to succeed

By Tatiania Perry, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

I am not going to say this was unexpected; we knew the outcome of this game before it even started. Everyone predicted it; Michigan is a good team. Brandon Peters was our best bet against a team like Michigan, and he was out for the game on concussion protocol. Matt Robinson and Isaiah Williams...

Illinois vs. Michigan game notes

Illinois vs. Michigan game notes

By Jared Farmer, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

“Everyone could use a little bit of Illinois here and there.” That’s what Rob Stone casually said of the Illini after they were down 28-7 against the Wolverines at halftime. Following their fourth straight loss of the season, the Illini went through a rollercoaster of a game, swaying between epic ...

Illinois Men’s Golf Preview

Illinois Men’s Golf Preview

By Rich Eberwein, Contributing Writers

October 14, 2019

The Illinois golf team will travel to Carmel, Indiana, for the Crooked Stick Intercollegiate hosted by Indiana University next Monday and Tuesday. Illinois looks to improve its fall season after taking fifth place at the Olympia Fields Country Club Illini Invitational three weeks ago. With three weeks o...

Illini close in on Wolverines, fall 42-25

Illini close in on Wolverines, fall 42-25

By Miles Powers-Huang, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

Ahead of Saturday’s matchup against No. 16 Michigan, Illinois fans were fearing a scoreline similar to senior day 2018 against Iowa, especially when Illinois announced it would be donning the same uniforms it wore that day. While it looked as though things were headed the same direction early on, t...

Illini split series against Bronchos

Illini split series against Bronchos

By Carson Gourdie, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2019

Illinois traveled to Edmond to take on Central Oklahoma for a two-game series, its first road trip of the season. After two hard-fought battles, the Illini split the series, falling victim to the Bronchos in game one before exacting revenge in game two. Both games featured an offensive shootout with...

Illinois falls to Minnesota

Illinois falls to Minnesota

By Brendyn Jones, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

The No. 17-ranked Illinois volleyball team (8-6, 3-2) were on a three-match win-streak before hosting the No. 6 Minnesota Golden Gophers (11-2, 5-0) in a Wednesday night match at Huff. The Illini lost to Minnesota three sets to one, only picking up a win in the third set. In the first set of the match, I...

Loud paves his road to success

Loud paves his road to success

By Renato Arteaga, Contributing Writer

October 11, 2019

This season, sophomore Irwin Loud has done nothing but break personal records and improve on the cross country course, but the road to his recent success wasn't always sunshine and rainbows. Loud almost didn't stay on the team and injured his tibia and femur in the same leg in consecutive seasons...

Peters to face former Michigan teammates

Peters to face former Michigan teammates

By Jared Farmer, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

The weekend’s upcoming game against Michigan was one Brandon Peters had marked on his calendar. But after being sidelined at Minnesota with an injury, the transfer quarterback’s status to play against his old school remains uncertain. “He knew we were playing Michigan when we came here. Nothin...

Fabbrini leads program despite missing Division I status

Fabbrini leads program despite missing Division I status

By Carson Gourdie, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

Competing at the Division I level comes with perks. It comes with new facilities, a larger talent pool and the opportunity for the University to strengthen its brand. After years of discussion, Illinois’ club hockey team may be on the verge of enjoying these perks. Illinois’ Department of Inter...

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