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Illinois wrestling begin season

By Lauren Mroz

November 5, 2015

The Illinois wrestling team begin its 2015-16 season in Ypsilanti, Michigan, this weekend at the Eastern Michigan Duals. This year’s team returns seven of last year’s starting lineup that finished 11th at the NCAA Championships and sixth at the Big Ten Championships. Headlining this year’s team ...

Martinez dominates 2015 for Illini Wrestling

By Ethan Swanson

May 10, 2015

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...

Illini of the Week Jan. 28: Isaiah Martinez

Illini of the Week Jan. 28: Isaiah Martinez

By Ethan Swanson

January 28, 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 contribution to team success. For the past two years, Illinois has claimed a national champion in w...