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Illinois women's golf posts third place finish

By Benjy Sabitt

March 31, 2016


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Tweet: Illini Women's golf posts second consecutive top-five finishAfter a mediocre start to the beginning of the spring season, the Illinois women’s golf team appears to have found its rhythm. The Illini are coming off a busy two-week stretch, which started with the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitat...

Illinois women's golf finishes 11th in Westbrook Spring Invitational

By Benjy Sabitt

February 23, 2016


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Tweet: Illini looking toward future after Westbrook Spring InvitationalIllinois women’s golf didn’t finish quite as well as the golfers hoped at the Westbrook Spring Invitational in Peoria, Arizona.The Illini took away a lot of positives from the annual invitational, which included a ...

Illinois women's golf dominates Illinois State in match-play event

By Benjy Sabitt

February 15, 2016


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The Illinois women’s golf team won for the eighth-straight year at the Illinois Challenge, a match-play exhibition against Illinois State, over the weekend.EJBut things were a bit different this season: The Illini didn’t drop a match to the Redbirds for the first time in the competition’s history....

Illinois women’s golf finishes fifth at last tournament of fall

By Ryan Wilson

October 28, 2015


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The University of Illinois women’s golf team ended its fall season with a fifth-place finish at the Palmetto Intercollegiate, after shooting a 23-over 887.Jan Prapassarangkul led the Illini in third place at 1-over. With a tournament-best 44 pars, it was Prapassarangkul’s best finish since f...

Illinois women's golf team finish ninth at Cardinal Cup

By Ryan Wilson

October 21, 2015


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The University of Illinois women’s golf team tied for ninth place at 39-over 903 at the University of Louisville’s Cardinal Cup. It was the Illini’s third top-10 finish of the season and first since their sixth place finish at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate on Sept. 21 and 22.“Overall, we put together some solid rounds at th...

Illini women’s golf getting distracted to prepare for Jim West Invitational

By Ryan Wilson

September 30, 2015


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It’s been a week since the Illinois women’s golf team’s eighth-place finish at the Mercedes-Benz Invitational. Now the Illini head to Boerne, Texas, for the Jim West Invitational, and in preparation, they’re purposely getting distracted.Junior Stephanie Miller made up fake rules during practice ...

Led by Singhsumalee, Illini finish third in Minnesota

By Ryan Wilson

September 16, 2015


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Bing Singhsumalee began her Illinois career with a near record-breaking performance.Singhsumalee shot a 6-under 66 in her first round as a college golfer. That tied Seul Ki Park and Becky Beach for the lowest single round in Illinois women’s golf history.“That was cool, especially for my fir...

Illinois women’s golf trending in right direction

By Lucas Wright

May 10, 2015


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By Lucas WrightStaff writerThe Illini women’s golf team struggled through the 2014-15 season, but saw improvement from last year’s less-than-stellar campaign.The team came into the season with little playing experience, routinely starting three freshmen and two sophomores. However, periodically a few...

Illinois women’s golf struggles on many levels

By Lucas Wright

April 28, 2015


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It’s no secret that the Illinois women’s golf team has had its struggles throughout the season. However, its difficulties during the spring have centered around the difficult schedule. The Illini come into this week as the 65th-ranked team in the nation — they have not risen higher than 60th al...

Illini women’s golf finish 9th at Big Ten Championship

By Lucas Wright

April 27, 2015


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Another Illinois women’s golf freshman stepped up in a big way this weekend at the Big Ten Championship. Freshman Jan Prapassarangkul led the Illini wire-to-wire, posting a first-round score of even par to put her in the top-15 going into round two at The Fort Golf Course in Indianapolis. She stumbl...

Illinois women’s golf to compete at Big Ten Championship

By Lucas Wright

April 23, 2015


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The Illinois women’s golf team will compete as the sixth seed at the Big Ten Tournament on April 24-26. The team is coming off three-straight top-six finishes. The tournament will be held at The Fort Golf Course in Indianapolis, Indiana, a neutral site. The Illini have not played the course before, ...

Illini women’s golf gets back in action in Ohio

By Lucas Wright

April 16, 2015


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Illinois women’s golf head coach Renee Slone will lead her team into its final regular season tournament this weekend at the Lady Buckeye Spring Invitational. The Illini will face a tough task against a field filled with Big Ten teams on a difficult course. The Scarlet Course in Columbus, Ohio, was de...

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