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Slow start for Illini softball is not cause for panic

Illinois’ Ruby Rivera hits a ground ball to second base during game one of the doubleheader against Nebraska at Eichelberger Field on Saturday, March 26. The Illini won game one 8-3 and game two 10-2.

By Lucas Wright

April 11, 2016

Tweet: [email protected] continues to struggle in conference playBig Ten play has not been kind to the Illinois softball team so far.Coming off another series loss against the Minnesota Golden Gophers, the Illini currently sit at 3-6 in conference play.SO For most teams, this would be cause for panic, but ...

Illini softball to host struggling Rutgers

Illinois' Nicole Evans (40) sprints for first base during the softball game v. Indiana at Eichelberger Field on Sunday, Mar. 29, 2015. Illinois won 22-12.

By Lucas Wright

March 30, 2016

Tweet: [email protected] brings hot streak at the plate into this weekend against RutgersAfter nearly a week of downtime, the Illinois softball team will resume Big Ten competition this Friday at home against Rutgers.This weekend’s matchup follows some much needed rest for the Illini after playing a spri...

Illini finish best weekend of the season

Illinois' Ruby Rivera (42) pops up the ball during the softball game v. Purdue at Eichelberger Field on Sunday, Apr. 26, 2015. Purdue won 8-7.

By Drake Pena

March 7, 2016

After battling inconsistency in last week’s Texas Invitational, the Illinois softball team (12-7) settled in at this weekend’s Under Armour Invitational.JTThe team put together its best five-game stretch, ending the invite 4-1.JT Illinois’ four wins are a two-game improvement over last year’s show...