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

Rachel Spencer

Rachel Spencer, Assistant Sports Editor

My name is Rachel Spencer and I’m currently majoring in English. I started working at The Daily Illini second semester of my freshman year. During that time, I covered women’s golf and the following fall I was a beat reporter covering volleyball. I also briefly worked on softball before being hired as Assistant Sports Editor. When I’m not in the Illini Media office, you can spot me in the English Building doing English Major Things or singing at the Krannert Center with Women’s Glee Club. My favorite sport is golf and visiting Augusta National Golf Club is at the top of my“sports bucket list.” I’m extremely excited to see what this year will bring and can’t wait to see what lies in store for me and the entire sports staff.

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Content by Rachel Spencer
Illinois wide receiver Trevon Sidney runs for a season-opener touchdown against Akron on Aug. 31. Sidney sustained an injury on his left leg on Oct. 5, ending his 2019 season.

Sidney ends first Illini season early

Transfer wide receiver suffers severe leg injury in Minnesota matchup
October 24, 2019
Illinois outside hitter Jacqueline Quade (7) celebrates during the match against Northern Iowa at Huff Hall on Sept. 14, 2018. The Illini won 3-0.

Quade rules the court

September 26, 2018
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