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Illinois soccer miss out on NCAA tournament again

By Matt Gertsmeier, Staff writer

May 8, 2016

At the conclusion of the Illinois soccer team’s Big Ten Tournament 3-1 loss to Penn State back in November, head coach Janet Rayfield said her team was going to hope for the best in receiving a berth to the NCAA tournament. “We’re going to prepare as if we are in because that is certainly a possibili...

Illinois soccer’s offense outmatched in first half on Sunday

Katie Murray tries to dribble around a defender during the game against Iowa at Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium on Thursday, October 15. Illinois lost 0-1.

By Matt Gertsmeier

November 2, 2015

Tweet: [email protected] offense outmatched in first half on Sunday #IlliniThe Illini soccer team was well off its average of shot attempts in the first period off Sunday’s 3-1 loss to Penn State.SOIllinois (10-6-3) averages a little over six shots in the first half of games this season. SOIn the opening...

Illinois soccer falls to Northwestern on senior night, decrease chances of postseason play

Jannelle Flaws keeping the ball away from Northwestern during the Illinois vs Northwestern game at The Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium on October 24, 2015.

By Matt Gertsmeier

October 25, 2015

Jannelle Flaws, Nicole Breece, Aliina Weykamp and Anastasia Medellin were all honored for senior night before the Illini soccer game against Northwestern on Saturday. But it was the only celebrating the Illini would be doing all night.The Illini failed to find the back of the net, losing 2-0 to the Wildc...

Illini soccer ties with Buckeyes

By Eli Schuster

October 3, 2015

The Illini came to a stalemate against the Buckeyes.  Allison Stucky scored for Illinois while Sydney Dudley scored for the Buckeyes The Illini are still undefeated at home....

Selective play paying off for Illinois soccer

Hope D'Addario sends a pass down field during Friday's game against TCU.

By Jon Joffe

September 9, 2015

The Illinois soccer team is returning to campus with a 5-1 record following its West Coast trip this past weekend.The biggest take away that head coach Janet Rayfield alluded to was her teams’ critical decision making on the attack.“If you look at the number of shots that we’ve taken and the amount of goals w...

Familiar faces found in Illinois soccer’s win over TCU

Illinois players celebrate after a goal during Friday's win over TCU.

By Daniel Collins

August 29, 2015

It might have been the first time in program history Illinois soccer (3-0-0) faced TCU (0-3-0), but for head coach Janet Rayfield and goaltender Claire Wheatley, the match was somewhat of a reunion. For those on the Illini who didn't have ties with the Horned Frogs, the match was still one filled with mu...

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 glory is well warranted. The accolades are nothing new either; Big Ten Player of the Week, College Spo...