The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

Illini swimmer, Suvana Baskar, swims backstroke during the Orange and Blue meet on Oct. 9. The Illini will be competing in Indianapolis on Thursday for the House of Champions Invitational.

Illinois swim & dive wraps up fall season with House of Champions Invitational

By Jonathan Alday, Staff Writer

After a short break, the Illinois women’s swim &...

Sophomore Illini Swimming, Lily Olsen, successfully devotes her time in both academics and athletics throughout high school and within the university.

Familiar unfamiliarity: Lily Olson strives for success in athletics, academics

By Jonathan Alday, Staff Writer

The majority of Illinois’ student population consists...

Lauren Partridge and Cara Bognar chat during Illinois Orange and Blue meet on Oct. 9. The Illini beat Southern Illinois and Illinois State on Friday before falling to Vanderbilt on Saturday.

Illinois swim & dive wins in-state tri-meet, falls to Vanderbilt

By Jonathan Alday, Staff Writer

The Illini looked to finish their October meets strong...

Sophomore Cara Bognar cheers on her teammates during the Orange and Blue meet at the ARC Oct. 9. The Illinois women’s swim & dive team went 2-1 after facing off in a tri-meet against Northwestern and UIC.

Illinois swim and dive splits tri-meet with Northwestern, UIC

By Jonathan Alday, Contributing Writer

The Illinois women’s swim & dive team goes 2-1...

Illini diver Regina Meirmanova balances at the edge of a diving board during the Orange and Blue meet a the ARC Oct. 9. The Illinois swim & dive team will travel north to Evanston on Saturday in hopes of continuing their early-season momentum.

Illinois swim & dive travels north to Evanston, aims to continue early-season momentum

By Jonathan Alday, Contributing Writer

After a strong season opener with a win over Indiana...

Senior Emily Bolger does the breaststroke at the Orange and Blue meet Oct. 9. Illini swim and dive started off their season strong against Indiana State on Friday.

Illinois swim and dive starts strong in season opener against Indiana State

By Jonathan Alday, Contributing Writer

The Illinois swimming and diving team kicked off its...

The swim and dive team poses for a team photo outside of the ARC. The first event is on Oct. 9 at the ARC for the annual Orange & Blue meet.

Illinois swim and dive set for 2021-22 season

By Will Payne, Assistant Sports Editor

The Illinois swim and dive team announced its schedule...

Junior Abigail Cabush competes in a butterfly event during competition. Cabush has been named the Illini of the Week after solid personal performances this weekend in the Big Ten Championships.

Illini of the Week: Cabush etches name into history books at Big Ten Championships

By Renato Arteaga, Staff Writer

Everything about the world was up in the air. Coaches...

Junior Abigail Cabush prepares to dive in during a relay race at competition. The Illinois swim and dive team placed 12th at the Big Ten Championships this week.

Illini make history at Big Ten Championships

By Renato Arteaga, Staff Writer

The Illini swim and dive team placed 12th in the 2021...

Senior Gabrielle Loeck swims during practice on Tuesday. Illinois will compete in the Big Ten Championships starting Tuesday.

Illini seniors prepare to say goodbye

By Renato Arteaga, Staff Writer

With the Illini swim & dive team preparing for...

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