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Strong winds can't slow down women's track and field

Strong winds can't slow down women's track and field

By Jacob Diaz

April 3, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Illinois women’s track and field team battled gusty winds all weekend at the Big Blue Classic hosted by Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.ej Despite the conditions, the team continued to show improvement and 10 Illini athletes finished in the top five of their events.ejJunior Kandie Blo...

Illinois hockey completes sweep of Illinois State

By Ethan Swanson

February 14, 2016


Filed under Sports

Sitting a single point outside the 20 qualifying spots for the ACHA national tournament in March, Illinois (18-13-3) needed to win – and win big – against in-state rival Illinois State (12-22-4) Saturday.“There are three teams within a point ahead of us,” sophomore forward James Mcging said....

UI maintains Moody's credit rating despite budget

UI maintains Moody's credit rating despite budget

By Stephen Nye

November 4, 2015


Filed under News

Six Illinois public universities credit ratings were recently lowered by Moody’s Investor Service, although the University and Illinois State University managed to avoid credit rating downgrades.Moody’s Investor Service rates organizations such as countries, states and universities on a scale from Aaa ...

Illinois women’s tennis’ Baillon impresses against former team

Illinois women’s tennis’ Baillon impresses against former team

By Cole Henke

January 26, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

The second half of a doubleheader for Illini women’s tennis Sunday featured Illinois’ sophomore transfer Madie Baillon taking on her old team, the Illinois State Redbirds. Baillon, who only played doubles in the second match, left no time for any nostalgia, as she and her partner Alexis Casati won ...

Illinois women’s tennis moves past fall struggles

Illinois women’s tennis moves past fall struggles

By Cole Henke

December 16, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

In August, the Illinois women’s tennis coach Michelle Dasso said the fall season is really all just a preparation period for the spring season and Big Ten play. As the team heads into winter break, this still holds true for Dasso and her team. The team did not perform up to expectations toward the...

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