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Illinois volleyball looks for redemption at Ohio State

November 10, 2015

The Illinois volleyball team goes on the road to Columbus, Ohio, to take on Ohio State Wednesday. However, the Illini are bringing some extra commendations with them.Aside from riding a four-game winning...

No. 7 Illini volleyball commits 28 errors, falls to No. 19 Wisconsin in four sets

October 1, 2015

Redshirt junior Romana Kriskova transferred from Virginia Commonwealth to Wisconsin in 2013.Shortly after arriving in Madison, Wisconsin, Kriskova was hit by a car while riding her bicycle on campus —...

No. 7 Illini face tough road test at No. 19 Wisconsin

Illinois' head coach Kevin Hambly talks to Morganne Criswell (1) during the game against Rutgers at George Huff Hall, on Saturday, Sept. 27th. The Illini won 3-0.
September 29, 2015

The No. 7 Illinois volleyball team’s wins against Maryland (10-6) and Rutgers (3-11) over the weekend were near-mirror images of last season’s opening two Big Ten matches. Like last year, the Illini...

No. 6 Illini to face Texas Southern, UNLV, ASU this weekend

Illinois' Katie Stadick (12) and Jocelynn Birks (7) attempt to block Louisville's hit during the game vs Louisville  at Huff Hall on Friday, Aug. 28, 2015.  Illinois won 3-0.
September 16, 2015

The No. 6 Illinois volleyball team (7-1) travels to Tempe, Arizona, this weekend to play in the Red Lyon Invitational. The Illini will face Texas Southern (2-6) on Friday at 12 p.m. before Saturday’s...

Stuff Huff set for Friday for Illini volleyball

Illinois' Michelle Strizak (4) goes for an attack during the NCAA Sweet 16 match v. Florida at Hilton Coliseum on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014.  Illinois lost 3-2.
August 25, 2015

The Illinois volleyball team kicks off its 2015 campaign Friday night with the 10th annual Stuff Huff matchup against Louisville. The 7 p.m. match is the opening match of the weekend long Illini Classic,...

Five Illini athletes to watch in 2015

Jannelle Flaws (right) holds off a defender in Illinois' game against Oakland on Friday, August 24.
August 25, 2015

Friends and relatives from back home give me constant grief for the state of Illini athletics. And sometimes I agree with them. But other times, I point to five athletes, who serve as beacons of hope in...

Illinois volleyball aiming national title once again

Illinois' Joceynn Birks (7) goes for an attack during the Sweet 16 match against Florida at Hilton Coliseum on Friday.
August 17, 2015

The Illinois volleyball team is determined to kick off the 2015 season with a higher tempo and tighter defense.Illinois finished third in the Big Ten last season with a 26-8 record and trip to the Sweet...

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