The Daily Illini

Illinois women’s tennis moves past fall struggles

Illinois’ Madie Baillon hits the ball back during the Midwest Tennis Regionals at Atkins Tennis Center on Oct. 17.

By Cole Henke

December 16, 2014

In August, the Illinois women’s tennis coach Michelle Dasso said the fall season is really all just a preparation period for the spring season and Big Ten play. As the team heads into winter break, this still holds true for Dasso and her team. The team did not perform up to expectations toward the...

Illinois baseball loses 2 of 3 to Southern Illinois to end road stretch

Illinois' Ryan Castellanos (20) throws a pitch during the game against Oakland, held at Illini Field on Sunday, Mar. 31, 2013.

March 16, 2014

With two outs and the bases loaded at the top of the ninth inning against Southern Illinois, leadoff hitter Will Krug stepped to the plate and seemed poised to help the Illinois baseball team win its second series of the season. With a 1-2 count, though, Krug swung on an inside fastball, forcing a fielder’s choi...