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Illini women’s golf finish 9th at Big Ten Championship

By Lucas Wright

April 27, 2015

Another Illinois women’s golf freshman stepped up in a big way this weekend at the Big Ten Championship. Freshman Jan Prapassarangkul led the Illini wire-to-wire, posting a first-round score of even par to put her in the top-15 going into round two at The Fort Golf Course in Indianapolis. She stumbl...

Illinois women’s golf to compete at Big Ten Championship

By Lucas Wright

April 23, 2015

The Illinois women’s golf team will compete as the sixth seed at the Big Ten Tournament on April 24-26. The team is coming off three-straight top-six finishes. The tournament will be held at The Fort Golf Course in Indianapolis, Indiana, a neutral site. The Illini have not played the course before, ...

Illini women’s golf finish sixth in Ohio

By Lucas Wright

April 20, 2015

Early struggles plagued the Illinois women’s golf team this weekend during the team’s sixth-place finish at the Lady Buckeye Spring Invitational. Illinois opened the tournament with a 22-over par 310 — the second-highest score of any team in the first round. The score was also the team’s second...

Illini women’s golf gets back in action in Ohio

By Lucas Wright

April 16, 2015

Illinois women’s golf head coach Renee Slone will lead her team into its final regular season tournament this weekend at the Lady Buckeye Spring Invitational. The Illini will face a tough task against a field filled with Big Ten teams on a difficult course. The Scarlet Course in Columbus, Ohio, was de...

Illini women’s golf powered by strong freshman play

By Lucas Wright

April 15, 2015

The Illini women’s golf team has been riding the hot play of its freshmen this spring. Illinois has played in four stroke-play events this spring, and in each event a freshman has led the way. In the last two tournaments, the team’s strong play has started with freshman Grace Park, who has been ...

Illini women’s golf seniors provide chemistry, leadership

Illini women’s golf seniors provide chemistry, leadership

By Lucas Wright

April 14, 2015

Talented seniors and juniors are becoming more rare to find in college sports: high-profile student-athletes pro after a year or two, leaving collegiate teams younger and more inexperienced than ever. Lost amidst the one-and-dones are the longtime members of teams, who have dedicated their college career...

Illini women’s golf finish 5th in second-straight tournament

By Lucas Wright

April 1, 2015

Things are starting to look up for the Illinois women’s golf team following its second-straight top-five finish this week at the Intercollegiate. The Illini finished the tournament in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, with a final score of 13-over par 877. The first and second rounds were played Mo...

Illini women’s golf finishes fifth in South Carolina

By Lucas Wright

March 30, 2015

Johns Island, South Carolina was the site of a big comeback for the Illinois women’s golf team Sunday. The Illini carded a fifth-place finish at the Briar’s Creek Invitational with a 31-over par 895 — the best finish by a Big Ten team. Illinois topped Michigan State by one stroke, and finished ah...

Illini women’s golf finds recruiting pipeline through Thailand

Illinois' during the game against Nebraska at State Farm Center on March 5. The Illini won 69-57.

By Lucas Wright

March 17, 2015

A six-hour flight from Bangkok to Tokyo, usually a few-hour layover, a 12-hour overnight into Chicago and a two-hour drive to Champaign. After nearly a day-long trip and traveling halfway around the world, three Thai golfers are finally settled in at the University of Illinois, their home away from ...

Illinois women’s golf looks to get back on track

By Lucas Wright

March 2, 2015

Add another Big Ten Player of the Week award to the list for the Illinois women’s golf team this season. Freshman Jan Prapassarangkul was honored for her play last week at the Westbrook Spring Invitational. She finished with a score of 3-under par on the tournament and placed third overall. Head coa...

Illinois women’s golf wins seventh straight Illinois Challenge

By Lucas Wright

February 3, 2015

The Illini women’s golf team took home its seventh straight Illinois Challenge title on Sunday in Venice, Florida, beating Illinois State 8-4 in match play. The day opened with four four-ball matches, where Illinois got out to a huge lead, winning three of the four matches, and halving the remaining matche...

Illini women’s golf returns from break to face Illinois State

By Lucas Wright

January 29, 2015

Following a three-month hiatus, the Illini women’s golf team is back in action this weekend at the Illinois Challenge in Venice, Florida. Illinois will return from a much-needed break, during which players had time to fine-tune their games. In sophomore Stephanie Miller’s case, this was time well ...

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