The Daily Illini

Illini golf win NCAA regional

Illini junior Brian Campbell took home individual honors in the 54-hole tournament. The Illini won the NCAA regional Saturday, securing their spot in the NCAA Championships.

By Johnathan Hettinger

May 19, 2014

The Illinois men’s golf team is back where it’s supposed to be. Two weeks after finishing second in the Big Ten Championship, breaking a five-year winning streak, the Illini won their NCAA regional on Saturday, guaranteeing a spot in the NCAA Championships for the seventh straight year. The Sugar Grove, Illi...

Illini coach of the year: men’s tennis’ Brad Dancer

Illinois Men's Tennis Head Coach, Brad Dancer talks to juniors Ryan Rowe, left, and Brandon Davis, right, during their doubles match against Duke at Atkins Tennis Center in Urbana on Friday, February 2. Illinois beat Duke 6-1.

May 14, 2014

Entering his ninth season as the men’s tennis head coach at Illinois, Brad Dancer was standing firmly at the crossroads of high expectations and glaring questions.  His roster possessed no seniors, but he did have the reigning Big Ten Freshman of the Year, Jared Hiltzik, returning and Second-Team All Big Te...

Farris Gosea’s unlikely road to the top

Over the past three years this Welsh player worked his way up from the bottom of the lineup to the Big Ten Player of the Year.

April 30, 2014

Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down Sunday nights and decides which Illinois athlete or coach is our Illini of the Week. Athletes and coaches are evaluated by individual performance and contribution to team success. Farris Gosea has taken a far different path to Illinois than any other ...