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Illinois women’s golf struggles on many levels

By Lucas Wright

April 28, 2015


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It’s no secret that the Illinois women’s golf team has had its struggles throughout the season. However, its difficulties during the spring have centered around the difficult schedule. The Illini come into this week as the 65th-ranked team in the nation — they have not risen higher than 60th al...

Illini women’s golf finish 9th at Big Ten Championship

By Lucas Wright

April 27, 2015


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Another Illinois women’s golf freshman stepped up in a big way this weekend at the Big Ten Championship. Freshman Jan Prapassarangkul led the Illini wire-to-wire, posting a first-round score of even par to put her in the top-15 going into round two at The Fort Golf Course in Indianapolis. She stumbl...

Illinois women’s golf to compete at Big Ten Championship

By Lucas Wright

April 23, 2015


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The Illinois women’s golf team will compete as the sixth seed at the Big Ten Tournament on April 24-26. The team is coming off three-straight top-six finishes. The tournament will be held at The Fort Golf Course in Indianapolis, Indiana, a neutral site. The Illini have not played the course before, ...

Illini women’s golf gets back in action in Ohio

By Lucas Wright

April 16, 2015


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Illinois women’s golf head coach Renee Slone will lead her team into its final regular season tournament this weekend at the Lady Buckeye Spring Invitational. The Illini will face a tough task against a field filled with Big Ten teams on a difficult course. The Scarlet Course in Columbus, Ohio, was de...

Illini women’s golf seniors provide chemistry, leadership

Illini women’s golf seniors provide chemistry, leadership

By Lucas Wright

April 14, 2015


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Talented seniors and juniors are becoming more rare to find in college sports: high-profile student-athletes pro after a year or two, leaving collegiate teams younger and more inexperienced than ever. Lost amidst the one-and-dones are the longtime members of teams, who have dedicated their college career...

Illini women’s golf finds recruiting pipeline through Thailand

Illini women’s golf finds recruiting pipeline through Thailand

By Lucas Wright

March 17, 2015


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A six-hour flight from Bangkok to Tokyo, usually a few-hour layover, a 12-hour overnight into Chicago and a two-hour drive to Champaign. After nearly a day-long trip and traveling halfway around the world, three Thai golfers are finally settled in at the University of Illinois, their home away from ...

Illinois women’s golf wins seventh straight Illinois Challenge

By Lucas Wright

February 3, 2015


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The Illini women’s golf team took home its seventh straight Illinois Challenge title on Sunday in Venice, Florida, beating Illinois State 8-4 in match play. The day opened with four four-ball matches, where Illinois got out to a huge lead, winning three of the four matches, and halving the remaining matche...

Illinois women’s golf takes the win at the Illinois Challenge exhibition

February 4, 2014


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The Illinois women’s golf team began its spring season with a 9.5-2.5 victory over Illinois State in the Illinois Challenge exhibition Sunday. Freshman Stephanie Miller, junior Pimploy Thirati, junior Jackie Calamaro, freshman Emily Joers, junior Erin Ahern and senior Ember Schuldt all won their ind...