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Illinois’ Diab named Big Ten still rings champion

Illinois’ Diab named Big Ten still rings champion

By James Boyd

April 5, 2016

BY Tweet: [email protected]’s @alex_diab10 is our #IOTW after being named Big Ten still rings champion. #IlliniJames BoydStaff WriterHis teammates call him a dad. His school calls him an Illini. The Big Ten calls him a still rings champion.Following a weekend in which the Illinois men’s gymnastics team cam...

Illini of the Week March 16: Jonathan Wells

Illini of the Week March 16: Jonathan Wells

By Will Most

March 15, 2016

Tweet: [email protected]'s Jonathan Wells is our #Illini of the Week after his eighth place finish at NCAA Indoor ChampionshipsJonathan Wells had already topped the first two heights in the high jump. With his final jump remaining, he ran forward, leapt up and just grazed the third and final ba...

Illini of the Week March 10: Isaiah Martinez

Illini of the Week March 10: Isaiah Martinez

By Alex Wallner

March 9, 2016

Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down each week 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.On Jan. 23, Illinois wrestler Isaiah Martinez entered his match again...

Illini of the Week Feb. 25: Charlie Danielson

Illini of the Week Feb. 25: Charlie Danielson

By Ryan Wilson

February 24, 2016

Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down each week 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.Check out the Radio IOTW by Ryan Wilson here.Charlie Danielson is f...

Illini of the Week Feb.4: Chandler Eggleston

Illini of the Week Feb.4: Chandler Eggleston

By James Boyd

February 4, 2016

Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down each week 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.Chandler Egglestonch saluted the judges and went about his floor exer...

Illini of The Week Jan 27: James Mcging

Illini of The Week Jan 27: James Mcging

By Ethan Swanson

January 27, 2016

Tweet: This weeks IOTW is @IlliniHockey 's James Mcging #Illini Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down each week 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.To hear...

Illini of the Week Dec. 9: Kyley Simmons

Illini of the Week Dec. 9: Kyley Simmons

By Jon Joffe

December 9, 2015

Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down each week 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.Senior Kyley Simmons paced the Illini with 21 points on Sunday in the team...

Illini of the Week 12/2: Chatrice White

Illini of the Week 12/2: Chatrice White

By Matt Gertsmeier

December 1, 2015

Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down each week 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.In 2003, the University of Illinois’ in-state tuition was about $5,...

Illini of the Week Nov. 18: Mike Thorne Jr.

Illini of the Week Nov. 18: Mike Thorne Jr.

By Joey Figueroa

November 18, 2015

Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down each week 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.As he sat slumped in his chair during Friday’s postgame press conference, Mike ...

Illini volleyball freshman Ali Bastianelli used to fighting for what she wants

Illini volleyball freshman Ali Bastianelli used to fighting for what she wants

By Eli Schwadron

November 5, 2015

Freshman Ali Bastianelli is a 6-foot-3, tough-as-nails middle blocker who leads the Illinois volleyball team with 98 blocks on the season.The source of Bastianelli’s toughness behind the net may come as a surprise. She’s a black belt in Karate.The Marysville, Michigan native participated in martial arts fo...

Illini of the week Oct. 28: Joe Olen

Illini of the week Oct. 28:  Joe Olen

By Ethan Swanson

October 27, 2015

Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down each week 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.On Oct. 24, 2014, Central States Collegiate Hockey League rival Ohio trav...

Illini of the Week Oct. 21: Eric Cruickshank

Illini of the Week Oct. 21: Eric Cruickshank

By Ethan Swanson

October 20, 2015

Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down each week 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.If Eric Cruickshank hadn’t been involved in Illinois hockey’s weekended serie...

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