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Our kind of thing: the Fighting Illini family

By Alexis Casati November 15, 2015

Being a student-athlete is a tricky thing. It’s an emotional thing, it’s a mental thing and it’s a physical thing.And as surprising as this may sound, I haven’t found many outside of college sports...

Illini soccer’s endurance tested in third double overtime game of season

By Matt Gertsmeier October 5, 2015

The Illinois soccer team (8-2-2) has played a lot of extra unscheduled minutes as of late.Friday’s 1-1 tie with Ohio State marked the third double-overtime game Illinois has played this season. The team...

Jannelle Flaws heads the ball forward during the game against Maryland at Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium on Thursday. Illinois won 2-1 in double overtime.

No place like home for Illini soccer in lead-up to Ohio State

By Matt Gertsmeier October 1, 2015

If it were up to the Illinois soccer team, the remaining games on its schedule would be played at home. The team boasts a 6-0-0 record at the Illinois Soccer Stadium. Unfortunately, due to NCAA rules,...

Claire Wheatley (1) sends the ball forward during Illinois' game vs Maryland on Sunday, Sept 27, 2015. Illinois won 2-1.

Illini soccer steps up to challenge

By Jon Joffe September 27, 2015

A statement-making performance this week is just what the Illinois soccer team needed to prove that it still means business.The Illini returned home for two matches after a disappointing showing in Indiana...

Illinois forward Kara Marbury shoots during the game against Northern Kentucky at Illinois Soccer Stadium on Friday. Mabury took seven shots against the Norse, playing a key role in the Illini’s offense.

Persistence pays off in Illinois soccer's victory over Northern Kentucky

By Jonathan Joffe September 13, 2015

The Illinois soccer team (6-1) looked physically outmatched against Northern Kentucky on Friday, but nevertheless handed the Norse (4-1) their first loss of the season at the Illinois Soccer Stadium. Skill...

Illini of the Week 9/24: Jannelle Flaws

Illini of the Week 9/24: Jannelle Flaws

September 24, 2014

Jannelle Flaws has had this interview dozens of times before: she talks of her injuries, her recovery and her climb to glory. With five goals in two games, and 11 goals in 10 total games this season, that...

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