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Size is no object for Illinois' Dana Gattone

Illini women's golfer Dana Gattone tracks a putt. Gattone stands at 4 foot 10 inches and came to Illinois from Saint Viator High School.

By Ryan Wilson

November 16, 2015

After Dana Gattone finished the 18th hole of the Illinois High School Association state championship, Saint Viator High School head coach Mick Drewes walked over to her with a University of Illinois hat, and he asked for an autograph.Gattone started crying. Her golf career at Saint Viator, a Catholic s...

Illinois women's golf team finish ninth at Cardinal Cup

By Ryan Wilson

October 21, 2015

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...

Led by Singhsumalee, Illini finish third in Minnesota

By Ryan Wilson

September 16, 2015

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...

Illini women’s golf heads into break content fall season

By Lucas Wright

December 16, 2014

The Illini women’s golf team has gone into the winter break with a successful fall season. Two victories, three Big Ten Players of the Week awards and one individual victory are just a few of the accolades this team has already achieved. Illinois opened its season with three freshmen and two sopho...

Illinois women’s golf duo to compete at regionals

May 8, 2014

Freshman Stephanie Miller was in her dorm room with her roommate, freshman gymnast Sarah Lyons, when the NCAA announced the team and individual qualifiers for golf Regionals. The two student-athletes were watching the Golf Channel awaiting results for the Illinois women’s golf team. The team itself w...

Illinois women’s golf takes fifth-place at Big Ten Championships

April 28, 2014

The Illinois women’s golf team was tied for ninth place following the first round of competition at Big Ten Championships, but the golfers’ progress throughout the weekend resulted in a fifth place finish with a total score of 913. Illinois sent a team consisting of freshmen Stephanie Miller and ...

Illinois women’s golf finishes 6th at Lady Buckeye Spring Invite

April 21, 2014

The Illinois women’s golf team had one of its best finishes of the spring after scoring a 927 to close out the regular season with a sixth-place finish at the Lady Buckeye Spring Invite at the Scarlet Golf Course in Columbus, Ohio. The Illini had six golfers play three rounds over the course of Sat...

Illinois women’s golf finishes 11th at Briar’s Creek Invitational

March 31, 2014

The Illinois women’s golf team used a strong third round to jump four spots in the standings for an 11th place finish at the Briar’s Creek Invitational at the Golf Club at Briar’s Creek in Johns Island, S.C. The Illini ended the 17-team tournament with a final score of 919, 55-over-par. Monday was t...

Illinois women’s golf places 7th at Insperity Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate tournament

March 17, 2014

The Illinois women’s golf team placed seventh out of 14 teams at the Insperity Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate tournament at the Forest Hills Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., this weekend. The competition was originally scheduled to last three days with a round of 18 holes to take place each day; however, the d...

Illinois women’s golf to continue spring play at Insperity Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate

March 12, 2014

The Illinois women’s golf team is set to compete at the Insperity Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate tournament from March 14-16 in Augusta, Ga., after nearly three weeks off.  The break has given the Illini plenty of time to improve since they last competed on Feb. 24, and they have taken advantage of th...

Illinois women’s golf takes 8th at Westbrook Spring Invitational

February 25, 2014

There was a sense of dissatisfaction present in head coach Renee Slone’s voice.  An eighth place finish for the Illinois women’s golf team was disappointing, especially for a team who finished below fifth in the fall. “We just did not bring our A-games and left a lot of shots out there,” Sl...

Illinois women’s golf begins spring competition at Westbrook Spring Invitational

February 20, 2014

The Illinois women’s golf team last competed three weeks ago at the Illinois Challenge, but it was merely an exhibition. The real competition for the spring season begins Feb. 23 when the Illini compete at the Westbrook Spring Invitational in Peoria, Ariz. This isn’t to say the Illinois Challenge...

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