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No. 13 Illinois wrestling look to bounce back in conference play at Michigan

No. 13 Illinois wrestling look to bounce back in conference play at Michigan

By Alex Wallner

January 15, 2016


Filed under Sports

After dropping the first two duals of its Big Ten season, the No. 13 Illinois wrestling team heads to Ann Arbor, Michigan, for a top-15 dual against No. 10 Michigan.The Illini will also face Michigan State on Sunday in East Lansing, Michigan.Illinois began the Big Ten slate with two tough opponents – No. 11...

Our kind of thing: the Fighting Illini family

By Alexis Casati

November 15, 2015


Filed under Sports

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 that are able to do justice to just how amazing an experience it is.But balancing all of these feel...

Martinez dominates 2015 for Illini Wrestling

By Ethan Swanson

May 10, 2015


Filed under Sports

For Illinois wrestling, 2014-15 marked the beginning of one stellar career and the end of another.The Illini (13-5, 6-3 Big Ten) experienced its fair share of success this season, registering three more wins than the team did in 2013-14 and capturing sixth and 12th place finishes at the Big Ten Champio...