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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...

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,...

Illini ready to grab weekend by the horns

Illinois' Breanna Wonderly (20) pitches the ball during the softball game v. Purdue at Eichelberger Field on Sunday, Apr. 26, 2015. Purdue won 8-7.
February 25, 2016

[email protected] looks to knock off another ranked foe, when it takes on No. 21 Texas in this weekend’s Texas Invitational.After representing the conference strongly in last week’s Big Ten/ACC...

Illinois softball wraps up 3-1 weekend

Illinois' Allie Bauch (21) attempts to pop up the ball during the softball game v. Purdue at Eichelberger Field on Sunday, Apr. 26, 2015. Purdue won 8-7.
February 22, 2016

The Illinois softball team is two weeks into the season and already has some signature wins under its belt.AGThe first action of the season brought a victory versus a top 25 team, a feat the team did not...

Illinois softball begins season 2-3

February 15, 2016

The Illinois softball team started its season with the JuiceBlendz FIU Invitational last weekend.JTHosted by Florida International University, Illinois had their chance to compete for the first time this...

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.
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...

Tyra Perry named softball head coach

June 24, 2015

The University announced Wednesday that Tyra Perry was named the second ever Illinois softball head coach.“I am passionate about the wonderful game of softball and will work tirelessly to help lead our...

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