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Illinois looks to turn season around in NCAA tournament

Illinois looks to turn season around in NCAA tournament

By Daniel Dexter

December 2, 2015


Filed under Sports

Illinois volleyball head coach Kevin Hambly admits his team got lucky.When the NCAA tournament seeding was announced Sunday night, Illinois was placed in No. 15 Louisiville’s regional. The team will open the tournament against Southern Illinois, and will play the winner of the Louisville-Belmont mat...

Illinois volleyball features two elite freshmen in starting lineup

Illinois volleyball features two elite freshmen in starting lineup

By Daniel Dexter

September 1, 2015


Filed under Sports

The first time Illinois volleyball head coach Kevin Hambly met his starting setter Jordyn Poulter, she was 12 years old.Eight years later, she and fellow freshman middle blocker Ali Bastianelli find themselves in the starting lineup for the No. 6 volleyball team in the country.Their impact, both positive and ...

Stuff Huff set for Friday for Illini volleyball

Stuff Huff set for Friday for Illini volleyball

By Eli Schwadron

August 25, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Illinois volleyball team kicks off its 2015 campaign Friday night with the 10th annual Stuff Huff matchup against Louisville. The 7 p.m. match is the opening match of the weekend long Illini Classic, which will also feature Miami (OH) and Creighton. Illinois head coach Kevin Hambly has yet to set a starting li...