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No place like home for Illini soccer in lead-up to Ohio State

Jannelle Flaws heads the ball forward during the game against Maryland at Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium on Thursday. Illinois won 2-1 in double overtime.
September 30, 2015

If it were up to the Illinois soccer team, the remaining games on its schedule would be played at home. The team boasts a 6-0-0 record at the Illinois Soccer Stadium. Unfortunately, due to NCAA rules,...

Illini soccer steps up to challenge

Claire Wheatley (1) sends the ball forward during Illinois' game vs Maryland on Sunday, Sept 27, 2015. Illinois won 2-1.
September 27, 2015

A statement-making performance this week is just what the Illinois soccer team needed to prove that it still means business.The Illini returned home for two matches after a disappointing showing in Indiana...

Illinois soccer’s Breece is all about the flip

Nicole Breece performs a long throw during Friday's game against TCU.
September 22, 2015

One of the biggest challenges of playing soccer on the road is dealing with the fans. Fans will taunt, jeer and do anything possible to make the away team feel uncomfortable.While the taunts usually last...

Lack of scoring continues for Illini

Illinois' head coach Janet Rayfield instructs her team during the game against No. 20 Wisconsin at the Illini Soccer and Track Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013.
September 21, 2015

The Illinois soccer team scored an impressive 13 goals in its first four games of the season.Five matches later, the team has only tallied four more goals.A lack of scoring comes as a frustration to head...

Illinois soccer struggles in Big Ten openers

Reagan Robishaw on the sideline during the game against Northern Kentucky at Illinois Track and Soccer stadium on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015.
September 20, 2015

The Illinois soccer team was struck with an unfamiliar feeling this weekend. After outscoring opponents 16-6 in the first seven games of the season, the Illini were nearly shutout in their Big Ten season-opening...

Illinois soccer looks to carry success into Big Ten play

Illinois soccer looks to carry success into Big Ten play
September 16, 2015

The Illinois soccer team travels to Indiana this weekend to kick off Big Ten play with matches against Indiana (3-3-2) Friday and Purdue (5-2) Sunday.Illinois currently sports a favorable 6-1 record, and...

Illini soccer takeaways from this past week

Hope D'Addario takes a corner kick during Friday's game against Northern Kentucky at Illinois Soccer Stadium.
September 14, 2015

Illinois head coach Janet Rayfield and the Illini soccer team didn’t really know what to expect from Northern Kentucky before the two teams faced off Friday.As a result – in terms of preparation –...

Robishaw down and out for Illini soccer

Reagan Robishaw making a pass during Friday's win over TCU.
September 9, 2015

While the Illinois soccer team (5-1-0) scrimmaged and practiced free kicks during Wednesday’s practice to prepare for Friday’s match against Northern Kentucky (4-0-0), midfielder Reagan Robishaw limped...

Selective play paying off for Illinois soccer

Hope D'Addario sends a pass down field during Friday's game against TCU.
September 8, 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...

Illinois showcases Big Ten talent at Husky Invite

Kara Marbury attempts a pass during Illinois' win over TCU on Friday, August 28.
September 7, 2015

In terms of soccer success, the Big Ten hasn’t made much of a name for itself, but this weekend in Seattle, Hope D’Addario wanted to change that.In the past 10 years, three NCAA soccer champions have...

Soccer looks to carry success into the west coast

Jannelle Flaws throws the ball in during Friday's game against TCU.
September 3, 2015

After four games, the Illinois soccer team remains undefeated. The Illini certainly have gained some momentum and are coming off a game in which redshirt senior Jannelle Flaws became the all-time leading...

Illini of the Week September 1: Jannelle Flaws

Jannelle Flaws stands with 50 balls representing the record-setting 50 goals she has scored over her Illinois career.
September 1, 2015

Editor’s Note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down each week and decides which Illinois athlete or coach is our Illini of the Week. Athletes and coaches are evaluated by individual performance and...

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