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Flaws' final Illini soccer season ends in first round of Big Ten tournament

By Daniel Collins

December 9, 2015

By Daniel Collins Assistant sports editorDespite having one of the most lethal scoring options in collegiate women’s soccer, the Illini failed to execute in crucial times during this season.Illinois’ 2015 campaign started off on the right foot, but the team ultimately fell short of its goals and was ...

Illinois soccer’s offense outmatched in first half on Sunday

Illinois soccer’s offense outmatched in first half on Sunday

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...

Lack of scoring continues for Illini

Lack of scoring continues for Illini

By Jon Joffe

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 coach Janet Rayfield, not because the chances are not coming, but because her team is failing to c...

Illini soccer takeaways from this past week

Illini soccer takeaways from this past week

By Jon Joffe

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 – Illinois implemented a simple game plan.The Illini wanted to see what the Norse would give them.What Il...

Robishaw down and out for Illini soccer

Robishaw down and out for Illini soccer

By Matt Gertsmeier

September 10, 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 around the sidelines and into the team huddles with a bulky brace on her leg.The senior will unde...