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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...

Perry turns around Illinois softball in first season

May 8, 2016

There was plenty of uncertainty for the Illinois softball team entering the season. For the first time in the history of the program, the team had a new coach. Illinois had been under the guidance of...

Take a peek at Illini softball coach's record before coming to Illinois

Take a peek at Illini softball coach's record before coming to Illinois
April 11, 2016

Tyra Perry was hired as the University of Illinois’ second-ever softball head coach in June 2015. She spent the past 15 seasons as a NCAA Division I softball head coach, totaling 409 career victories at...

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.
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...

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.
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...

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April 10, 2016

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.
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...

Illinois softball shines during spring break

Illinois' Alyssa Gunther (2) swings at the ball during the softball game v. Indiana at Eichelberger Field on Sunday, Mar. 29, 2015. Illinois won 22-12.
March 27, 2016

[email protected] finishes 7-3 over spring break, and takes series against NebraskaWhile Illinois students left campus for home and various vacation destinations, the Illinois softball team played 10 games over...

Vecvanags gets pair of wins in Illinois softball's home-opening doubleheader

Illinois' Jade Vecvanags (7) pitches the ball during the softball game v. Wisconsin at Eichelberger Field on Saturday, Apr. 18, 2015. Illinois won 5-3.
March 15, 2016

Jade Vecvanags got wins in both ends of Illinois softball's Tuesday doubleheader with IUPUI, and they came under very different circumstances.The junior combined with sophomore Kate Giddens to no-hit...

Illinois softball team plays in first home games of the season in double-header against IUPUI

Illinois' Carly Thomas (25) attempts to make contact with the ball during the softball game v. Purdue at Eichelberger Field on Sunday, April 26, 2015. Purdue won 8-7.
March 14, 2016

Tweet: [email protected] looks to continue its strong play in its home opener Tuesday #Illini After winning four out of five games in Tampa Bay last week, the Illinois softball team (12-7) will play in its first...

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.
March 6, 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,...

Softball wraps up Texas Invitational

February 28, 2016

Pitching played a big role this weekend at the Texas Invitational in Austin for the Illinois softball team — a reoccurring theme so far during the young season. The team finished the...

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