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Illini golf win NCAA regional

Illini golf win NCAA regional

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

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

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

Farris Gosea’s unlikely road to the top

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 ...