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Illinois women's golf dominates Illinois State in match-play event

By Benjy Sabitt

February 15, 2016

The Illinois women’s golf team won for the eighth-straight year at the Illinois Challenge, a match-play exhibition against Illinois State, over the weekend.EJBut things were a bit different this season: The Illini didn’t drop a match to the Redbirds for the first time in the competition’s history....

Illinois women’s golf team starts spring season with annual exhibition

By Benjy Sabitt

February 11, 2016

Tweet: Spring season begins Saturday for women's golfThe Illinois women’s golf team is back in action Saturday, after more than three months off.Illinois will travel to Venice, Fla. to face Illinois State in The Illinois Challenge for the eighth consecutive year. The Illini have won all eight tim...

Illinois women’s golf finishes fifth at last tournament of fall

By Ryan Wilson

October 28, 2015

The University of Illinois women’s golf team ended its fall season with a fifth-place finish at the Palmetto Intercollegiate, after shooting a 23-over 887.Jan Prapassarangkul led the Illini in third place at 1-over. With a tournament-best 44 pars, it was Prapassarangkul’s best finish since f...

Illinois women's golf team finish ninth at Cardinal Cup

By Ryan Wilson

October 21, 2015

The University of Illinois women’s golf team tied for ninth place at 39-over 903 at the University of Louisville’s Cardinal Cup. It was the Illini’s third top-10 finish of the season and first since their sixth place finish at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate on Sept. 21 and 22.“Overall, we put together some solid rounds at th...

Texas trip tough on Illini women's golf

By Ryan Wilson

October 7, 2015

The Illinois women’s golf team opened this season with two-straight top-10 finishes. But at the Jim West Challenge, the team didn't rank in the top 10 after any round. “We didn’t take advantage of our opportunity holes for birdies,” head coach Renee Slone said. Illinois shot 37-over 908 at...

Illini battling tough competition, heat at Jim West Challenge

By Ryan Wilson

October 4, 2015

The Illinois women's golf team had a week to prepare for the 2015 Jim West Challenge, but it still won’t be easy for the Illini to finish atop the leaderboard at the tournament.RBFor the second-straight week, the Illini are competing in Bermuda grass, which is thicker than the grass o...

Illini women’s golf getting distracted to prepare for Jim West Invitational

By Ryan Wilson

September 30, 2015

It’s been a week since the Illinois women’s golf team’s eighth-place finish at the Mercedes-Benz Invitational. Now the Illini head to Boerne, Texas, for the Jim West Invitational, and in preparation, they’re purposely getting distracted.Junior Stephanie Miller made up fake rules during practice ...

Illinois using breaks in tournaments to learn courses

By Ryan Wilson

September 27, 2015

The Illinois women’s golf team had only two days to practice for its debut at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Challenge in Knoxville, Tennessee, last week. The team competed against three teams ranked in Golfweek’s top-30, including the host, Tennessee, who was ranked ninth in the nation going into...

Miller and Singhsumalee boost Illini women’s golf’s chemistry

By Ryan Wilson

September 24, 2015

Stephanie Miller, a junior on the Illinois women’s golf team, joked about dumping dried Korean squid down teammate Bing Singhsumalee’s bag Tuesday. “It’ll smell like fish for a while,” Miller said, jokingly. “Yum!”It’s not hard to notice Singhsumalee and Miller’s friendship, which sta...

Illinois takes swing at new — yet old — grounds in Knoxville

By Ryan Wilson

September 20, 2015

TWEET: The Illini are new to Knoxville, so coach Renee Slone and her husband are advising the team to focus on its short game.

Led by Singhsumalee, Illini finish third in Minnesota

By Ryan Wilson

September 16, 2015

Bing Singhsumalee began her Illinois career with a near record-breaking performance.Singhsumalee shot a 6-under 66 in her first round as a college golfer. That tied Seul Ki Park and Becky Beach for the lowest single round in Illinois women’s golf history.“That was cool, especially for my fir...

Experience and young talent collide for Illini women's golf

By Lauren Mroz

August 17, 2015

The Illini women’s golf team was dependent on young blood last season. They welcomed three freshmen to Renee Sloan’s team: Dana Gattone, Grace Park and Jan Prapassarangkul. Though it fielded a team with such little collegiate experience, Illinois still managed to make several revisions in the schoo...

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