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Illinois' Ali Bastianelli (5) attempts to spike the ball during the match against Northwestern at Huff Hall on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015. Illinois won 3-1.

Illinois volleyball decimates Rutgers in three sets.

By Daniel Dexter November 15, 2015

The Illinois volleyball team plays some of the best teams in the country week-to-week — that’s the nature of the Big Ten — but playing Rutgers is a bit of an exception.Saturday, the No. 17...

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No. 13 Illinois volleyball returns to Huff Hall after five weeks on road

By Eli Schwadron October 6, 2015

Five weeks on the road can take its toll.The No. 13 Illinois volleyball team (11-4)ss has strictly played away matches since the Big Ten/Pac 12 Challenge in University Park, Pennsylvania on Sept. 4-5.At...

Illinois' head coach Kevin Hambly talks to Morganne Criswell (1) during the game against Rutgers at George Huff Hall, on Saturday, Sept. 27th. The Illini won 3-0.

No. 7 Illini face tough road test at No. 19 Wisconsin

By Eli Schwadron September 30, 2015

The No. 7 Illinois volleyball team’s wins against Maryland (10-6) and Rutgers (3-11) over the weekend were near-mirror images of last season’s opening two Big Ten matches. Like last year, the Illini...

Illinois' Michelle Strizak (4) attempts to spike the ball during the game versus Miami at Huff Hall on Saturday, August 29, 2015.The Illini won 3-0.

Illinois volleyball starts Big Ten play undefeated

By Daniel Dexter September 27, 2015

The No. 9 Illinois volleyball team (11-2) started off Big Ten play with two convincing sweeps of conference foes, Maryland and Rutgers.Illinois went on the road for a fourth-consecutive weekend to take...

Illinois' Brandi Donnelly (3) serves the ball during the game vs Louisville  at Huff Hall on Friday, Aug. 28, 2015.  Illinois won 3-0.

No. 9 Illini to face Maryland and Rutgers this weekend

By Eli Schwadron September 24, 2015

Rutgers and Maryland are out for revenge.Illinois swept Maryland and Rutgers at Huff Hall in the opening two matches of conference play last season. Double-doubles from outside hitter Jocelynn Birks (15...

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