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Crime: Arrests plagued three Illini athletics programs in 2015-16

Crime: Arrests plagued three Illini athletics programs in 2015-16

May 8, 2016

The majority of Illinois student-athletes made headlines for the right reasons in 2015-16, but six arrests stained several Illini athletic programs in the last year. Four members of the Illini men’s basketball team — one third of head coach John Groce’s allotment of scholarship players – w...

Illini anything but golden versus Gophers

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 Drake Pena

April 10, 2016

[email protected] struggle in conference series with Minnesota. #Illini After dominating Illinois State last week, Illinois softball struggled this weekend when it faced arguably its biggest challenge of the season.The Illini squared off with Minnesota in a three-game series that may prove to be pivota...

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...

Illini softball starts season Friday with new coach

Tyra Perry, Illinois' new women's softball head coach, poses in her new Illini gear at Eichelberger Field after a press conference on June 25.

By Drake Pena

February 9, 2016

Illinois softball has a new leader: Head coach Tyra Perry is set to begin her first season with the Illini after Terri Sullivan retired in June.Sullivan was the program's founding head coach. She spent 16 seasons at the program's helm and leaves her duties to Perry, who comes to Illinois from Ball Sta...