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Illini finish best weekend of the season

Illinois' Ruby Rivera (42) pops up the ball during the softball game v. Purdue at Eichelberger Field on Sunday, Apr. 26, 2015. Purdue won 8-7.

By Drake Pena

March 7, 2016

After battling inconsistency in last week’s Texas Invitational, the Illinois softball team (12-7) settled in at this weekend’s Under Armour Invitational.JTThe team put together its best five-game stretch, ending the invite 4-1.JT Illinois’ four wins are a two-game improvement over last year’s show...

Illinois softball wraps up 3-1 weekend

Illinois' Allie Bauch (21) attempts to pop up the ball during the softball game v. Purdue at Eichelberger Field on Sunday, Apr. 26, 2015. Purdue won 8-7.

By Drake Pena

February 22, 2016

The Illinois softball team is two weeks into the season and already has some signature wins under its belt.AGThe first action of the season brought a victory versus a top 25 team, a feat the team did not achieve once during the previous year.Last weekend brought a trio of wins versus quality ACC opp...

Illinois softball head coach retires

Coach Terri Sullivan celebrates after winning the game against Western at Eichelberger Field on Saturday, May 7, 2011.

By Masaki Sugimoto

June 6, 2015

Terri Sullivan, the inaugural head coach for the Illinois softball program, has stepped down after 16 years at the helm. “I've always loved what I've done,” Sullivan said. “I say I've never worked a day in my life.” The announcement came Thursday morning with a release from the university’...