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Illinois softball shines during spring break

Illinois softball shines during spring break

By Lucas Wright

March 27, 2016


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[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 the break.JTThe Illini first headed West on March 18-20 to compete in the San Diego Classic II h...

Illini women’s tennis’ future looks bright

By Tim Griffin

March 17, 2016


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Tweet: #Illini women’s tennis’ future looks brightWhile the Illini women’s tennis team remains one game under .500 so far this spring season, the makeup of youth on its roster gives them potential to be competitive for years to come.The Illini entered this spring with one senior, four jun...

Illinois women’s gymnastics compete in first session of Big Ten Championships

Illinois women’s gymnastics compete in first session of Big Ten Championships

By Tyler Fedak

March 16, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Big Five Meet last weekend in Columbus, Ohio, prepped the Illinois women’s gymnastics team to take on the real deal— the Big Ten Championships.Last weekend, Illinois went up against Nebraska, Michigan State, Maryland and Ohio State at the Big Five Meet. The Illini were in the running t...

Illini hurdler leaps past injuries to have a breakout season

Illini hurdler leaps past injuries to have a breakout season

By Jacob Diaz

March 16, 2016


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[email protected]'s Pedrya Seymour transitioned to the U.S. from the Bahamas and has been excellent for the #Illini since returning from injury.After she graduates from college and finishes her track career, Illini hurdler Pedrya Seymour MG wants to become a mortician.“When I was younger, I liked ...

Illinois women’s gymnastics compete in first session of Big Ten Championships

By Tyler Fedak

March 16, 2016


Filed under Sports

name staff writerThe Big Five Meet last weekend in Columbus, Ohio prepped the Illinois women’s gymnastics team to take on the real deal— the Big Ten Championships.Last weekend, Illinois went up against Nebraska, Michigan State, Maryland and Ohio State at the Big Five Meet. The Illini were in the runnin...

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

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

By Thomas Polcyn

March 14, 2016


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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 home games of the season. They will be taking on Indiana University Purdue-University Indianapolis (7...

Illinois women's golf improves, finishes eighth at 3M Augusta Invitational

By Benjy Sabitt

March 14, 2016


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Tweet: The Illini finished the first of three tournament they will play in the next three weeksThe Illinois women’s golf team wrapped up play at the 3M Augusta Invitational on Saturday afternoon, finishing eighth out of a field of 16.JTThe final round was played directly after the second round ...

O’Connor injured, Illinois women’s gymnastics place fourth in Big Five Meet

By Tyler Fedak

March 13, 2016


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Tweet: @IlliniWGym Buchanan brings home two titles from Big Five Meet #IlliniA week before the Big Ten Championships, the Illinois women’s gymnastics team got a taste of conference competition at the Big Five Meet in Columbus, Ohio.EJThe Illini led off the meet with strong performances on beam and floo...

Illni fail to make their mark at nationals

Illni fail to make their mark at nationals

By Jacob Diaz

March 13, 2016


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In their final performance of the indoor season, Illini sophomore Pedrya Seymour and junior Kandie Bloch-Jones were pitted against the nation’s best at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships.Seymour was the first of the two to compete — running the 60 meter hurdles — and she finished in 1...

Illinois wheelchair basketball teams cruise through day one at nationals

Illinois wheelchair basketball teams cruise through day one at nationals

By Tommy Polcyn

March 11, 2016


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Today, both of the Illinois wheelchair basketball teams took enormous steps towards achieving their goal of winning a national championship.The men’s and women’s teams both picked up wins and will advance to the next round. On the men’s side, the Illini came into the tournament as the fifth seed...

Illinois women's golf to compete in 3M Augusta Invitational this weekend

By Benjy Sabitt

March 10, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Illinois women’s golf team will head to a golf mecca this weekend for the 3M Augusta Invitational in Augusta, Georgia.The event will be held at Forest Hills Golf Club. Across town is the renowned Augusta National Golf Course where, in exactly month from now, the final round of The Masters will ...

Barretta thriving as Illinois women's tennis' lone senior

By Tim Griffin

March 9, 2016


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The Illinois women’s tennis team has had trouble staying consistent this spring.The Illini are 5-6 overall and 0-1 in Big Ten play — they have wins over Virginia Tech and Wisconsin, but have lost to teams like Northwestern and Notre Damemp.The team’s lone senior, Emily Barrettamp, has been th...

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