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Illinois swimming wraps up regular season with a loss to Arkansas

By Drake Pena

January 31, 2016

The Illinois swimming and diving team ended its dual season with its toughest opponent to date.No. 22 Arkansas has been strong all season long. The Razorbacks ended their season with a 9-1 record in the SEC — a conference that has 10 of its 14 schools ranked in the top-25 teams in the country, ...

Illinois swimming and diving erases 15-point deficit, defeat FIU

By Drake Pena

November 9, 2015

The Illinois swimming and diving team returned to action this past weekend for a two-day meet versus Florida International University. The teams participated on Friday and Saturday in a showdown that came down to the last few events.Head coach Sue Novitsky said her team passed up a few opportunities...

Illinois swimming and diving looks to continue best start in five years

By Drake Pena

November 5, 2015

The Illinois swimming and diving team compete against Florida International University on Friday.Head coach Sue Novitsky knows her team is fatigued from the long stretch of competition its been on, however she is hopeful her team can remain resilient.“We are little banged up right now,” Novitsky said “It’s ...

Illinois swimming and diving prepares for final home meet of season

By Drake Pena

October 28, 2015

The Illini have a lot of miles to travel before their season concludes.With meets scheduled all around the country, ranging from Miami to Coronado, California, the Illini will embark on a cross-country tour, to face both Big Ten rivals, and unfamiliar foes like the Georgia, and Arkansas.Head coach Su...

Illinois dominates Dual Meet Spectacular

Illinois dominates Dual Meet Spectacular

By Drake Pena

October 18, 2015

With proud family members in attendance, the Illinois swimming and diving team did not disappoint in its first competitive meets of the season.The Illini won each of their meets in dominant fashion, beating Western Illinois, Olivet Nazarene and Eastern Illinois by scores of 366-69, 338-101, and 371-...

Illinois swimming and diving tests the waters in first meet of the season

By Drake Pena

October 5, 2015

The Illinois swimming and diving team began the season with its annual Orange and Blue intra-squad meet Oct. 2 at the ARC swimming pool.SOWith both teams evenly split up with a mixture of upperclassman and freshman, the Blue team left the pool victorious with a 121-98 win.The event not only brought mu...

Illinois men’s gymnastics disappoints at Minnesota

Illinois men’s gymnastics disappoints at Minnesota

By Kieran Hampl

February 4, 2014

The No. 8 Illinois men’s gymnastics team got off to a hot start this season defeating some of the top teams in the Big Ten, but that momentum came to an end with a disappointing loss Saturday against No. 7 Minnesota.  In a three-team meet against Minnesota and No. 10 Nebraska, the Illini finished second ...