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Illinois Soccer Loses to Penn State, ties Ohio State

Illinois Soccer Loses to Penn State, ties Ohio State

By Claire O'Brien, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

The Illinois soccer team lost 2-1 Thursday to Penn State (10-6-1) at University Park, Pennsylvania. Illinois (8-7-0) defeated Ohio State Sunday. The Nittany Lions ended the Illini’s season last year, defeating Illinois 1-0 in the 2018 Big Ten playoffs in Indianapolis. Historically, Penn State has been a ...

Illinois splits tri-meet, earns 10 wins

Illinois splits tri-meet, earns 10 wins

By Monze Hernandez, Staff writer

October 21, 2019

Illinois traveled to Chicago last weekend to face Northwestern and the University of Illinois at Chicago for a tri-meet at the Norris Aquatic Center. Illinois beat UIC 207-92 but fell short against Northwestern 107-192. Despite splitting the weekend with one win and one loss, the Illini picked up four...

Illinois women’s XC prepares for Big Ten championships

Illinois women’s XC prepares for Big Ten championships

By Ivy Flores, Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

The Illini traveled to Peoria, Illinois, and Terre Haute, Indiana, to race in the Bradley Pink Classic at Newman Gold Course and compete at Pre-Nationals, respectively. The Illini are using each race to prepare for the Big Ten Championships and potentially Nationals. The team has noticeably improved,...

Illini volleyball struggles in weekend conference

Illini volleyball struggles in weekend conference

By Gabby Hajduk, Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

Illinois volleyball began its three-match road trip against two Big Ten opponents ranked in the top 10 on Friday in Wisconsin. After falling to the Badgers in five sets, the No. 17 Illini traveled to Minnesota on Saturday in hopes of redemption but were beaten 3-1 by the Gophers. No. 6 Wisconsin rema...

Nowlin leads on, off green in her final season with Illinois

Nowlin leads on, off green in her final season with Illinois

By Josh Pietsch, Staff Writer

October 19, 2019

Being a senior on any sports team comes with perks, including experience and leadership. But on the Illinois women’s golf team, there’s only one golfer with the senior title: Tristyn Nowlin. Nowlin, a kinesiology major from Richmond, Kentucky, is the only four-year collegiate golfer on the team...

Illini prepare to play three top-10 teams

Illini prepare to play three top-10 teams

By Brendyn Jones, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

The No. 17 Illinois volleyball team (9-6, 4-2) is halfway through its season, and over the next week, the team will travel to face three top-10 teams in six days. Illinois will start the stretch off on Friday at No. 6 Wisconsin Badgers (10-4, 6-0), who’s most notable win came in sweeping the then...

Allison brings versatile talent from Auburn to Champaign

Allison brings versatile talent from Auburn to Champaign

By Brendyn Jones, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

Sophomore transfer Mica Allison is halfway through her first season with the Illini and just completed a four-match stretch where she consistently played hitter, a position she hasn’t played her whole college career so far. At Auburn University, Allison made the All-Freshman Southeastern Conference...

Shegos prepares for Big Ten Championships and Zones competition

Shegos prepares for Big Ten Championships and Zones competition

By Angelle Cortes, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

The Illinois swim and dive team started off the season with a 192-107 win against Indiana State Friday. The following day, the team competed against Big Ten opponent Northwestern and the University of Illinois Chicago in a tri-dual meet. The team swept University of Illinois at Chicago 207-92 but fell to ...

No. 20 Illinois set to run at Bradley Pink Classic, Pre-Nationals

No. 20 Illinois set to run at Bradley Pink Classic, Pre-Nationals

By Sports Desk

October 16, 2019

The Illinois women's cross country team will travel to Peoria, Illinois, and Terre Haute, Indiana, this weekend, following the team's jump in U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association ranking from the No. 21 to No. 20 spot. Illinois also climbed to the No. 3 spot in the Midwest Regional...

Illini face fifth consecutive loss against Wolverines

Illini face fifth consecutive loss against Wolverines

By Claire O'Brien, Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

The Illinois soccer team lost to Michigan, 4-1, Friday at Demirjian Park. The loss is the Illini’s fifth consecutive. Illinois (7-6-0) last played Michigan (10-3-1) in 2017, with the Illini leaving Ann Arbor with a 3-0 loss. In Champaign, the game was very different. The first half was relatively ...

Illinois goalkeeper’s unusual path to the net

Illinois goalkeeper’s unusual path to the net

By Claire O'Brien, Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

Illinois junior goalie Elizabeth Cablk has always been a goalkeeper. She started playing soccer at a young age, and by the age of 10, she stood out among her peers in the goal. But Cablk’s earliest memory of her sport involves her being far, far away from the net. “My first soccer memory is actuall...

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...

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