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Illinois' Eric Cruickshank carries the puck up the ice during the game against Lindenwold University at the Ice Arena on Saturday, January 30. The Illini lost 4-1.

Illinois hockey hoping for a rebound year

By Stephen Cohn, Staff writer August 22, 2016

Illinois hockey is healthier and more experienced in 2016, after fighting through senior captain John Olen’s injuries last February. “Right now, the focus is baby steps,” junior forward Eric Cruickshank...

Illinois starting pitcher Cole Bellair delivers the pitch during game three of the series against Penn State on Saturday, March 26. The freshman pitched 8 innings and only giving up one run on six hits in the Illini's 5-3 loss.

Illini baseball face in-state opponent Tuesday

By Cole Henke April 11, 2016

Tweet: [email protected] freshman Cole Bellair is still adjusting to life as a starter. Last season, the prospect of the Illinois baseball team going up against Illinois State’s pitcher Jacob Hendren would...

Illinois' Brian Page swings for the ball during the match against Wisconsin at the Atkin's Tennis Center on Sunday, April 3. The Illini won 4-0.

Illinois men's tennis extends winning streak with wins over Iowa and Nebraska

By Alex Wallner April 10, 2016

The red-hot, No. 15 Illinois men’s tennis team extended its five-match winning streak to seven this weekend against No. 63 Iowa and unranked Nebraskamk.With the two victories, the Illini improved...

Illinois' head coach Dan Hartleb watches on from the dugouts during the game against Lindenwood University at Illinois Field, on Wednesday, March 18, 2015.

Illinois baseball unable to capitalize on key opportunities in rubber match

By Cole Henke April 10, 2016

Tweet: Despite the opportunity, @Illinibaseball could not capitalize when they needed to and lost in its matchup with Iowa.The Illinois baseball team had a chance to take back the lead against the...

Illinois men’s track places second at Gibson Invitational

By Will Most April 10, 2016

Tweet: [email protected] fought tough weather to place second in the Gibson Invitational with young core. #IlliniWith awful on-and-off weather this past weekend, Illinois men's track head coach Michael...

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By Alex Wallner April 10, 2016

Alex Diab at his practice.

Illinois’ Diab named Big Ten still rings champion

By James Boyd April 5, 2016

BY Tweet: [email protected]’s @alex_diab10 is our #IOTW after being named Big Ten still rings champion. #IlliniJames BoydStaff WriterHis teammates call him a dad. His school calls him an Illini. The Big Ten...

Illinois’ Jason Goldstein hits a solo home run to left field  during game one of the team's doubleheader against Penn State at Illini Field on Saturday, March 26. The Illini won game one 6-1 and lost game two 5-3.

Illinois baseball takes on Eastern Illinois at Illinois Field

By Cole Henke April 4, 2016

Quinten Sefcik will make his first career start for @IlliniBaseball against Eastern Illinois Tuesday #IlliniThe Eastern Illinois baseball team will make the trip up I-57 to take on Illinois' baseball team...

Illinois men’s golf finish strong, win 3M Invitational

By Ryan Wilson April 3, 2016

This weekend, the Illinois men’s golf team secured its first win in the last month. This win came in the 3M Augusta Invitational against 14 other teams — nine of which ranked in Golfweek’s...

Illinois' Aleks Vukic returns the ball during his singles match agaisnt Wisconsin's Josef Dodridge. Vukic won his singles match 6-2, 6-1 and the team defeated the Badgers 4-0.

Illini men's tennis earn fifth straight sweep

By Alex Wallner April 3, 2016

Sunday afternoon, No. 15 Illinois men’s tennis played not one, but two matches inside the Atkins Tennis Center.ej In the first game of the doubleheader, the Illini took on No. 30 Wisconsin.ej The Badgers...

Illinois' Alex Diab performs his routine at the meet against Michigan on March 12, 2016.

Illinois men’s gymnastics finish runner-up to Ohio State

By James Boyd April 3, 2016

Once again, the Illinois men’s gymnastics failed to capture the top trophy in the Big Ten championships this past weekend.Finishing runner-up to Penn State in last year’s championships, the Illini...

Illinois' Julian Childers celebrates after scoring a point in his doubles match against Notre Dame at the Atkins Tennis Center on Friday, January 22, 2016. Illinois won 4-0.

Illini men’s tennis look for revenge against Minnesota

By Alex Wallner March 30, 2016

Tweet: [email protected] looks to avenge last season’s loss to Minnesota on Friday.The Illinois men’s tennis team faces Big Ten foe Minnesota on Friday at Atkins Tennis Center and will be the Illini’s...

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