The Daily Illini

No tower erases high hopes for Illinois diving

By Drake Pena

November 12, 2015

The University of Illinois diving team has helped Illinois aquatics start the season off with a 7-1 record, the team’s best start since 2010-2011. The Illini managed to do this, even with the lack of a diving platform, a near essential for most diving teams.“The (divers) who do tower, I take to (...

Illinois swimming and diving mending the departure of Meng

By Drake Pena

September 24, 2015

The Illinois record books list the names of some of the greatest athletes in the school’s history. But if you skip to the chapter on swimming and diving, there’s a name you’ll repeatedly see: Alison Meng.Meng graduated from Illinois in May as the owner of four individual and two relay school re...