STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Illinois could have used NCAA goal leader Jannelle Flaws on Sunday against No. 17 Penn State.
Flaws was limited to 20 minutes after suffering a head injury in the first half of a 5-0 loss to the Nittany Lions in a Big Ten soccer match.
EVANSTON — Janelle Flaws’ second career hat trick gave her the NCAA lead in goals for the season (18) and lifted the Illinois soccer team to a 3-1 win against Northwestern on Thursday. Flaws’ goal total also ties Emily Brown’s 1999 school record.
CHAMPAIGN — Jannelle Flaws had two goals as Illinois ended a three-match losing streak with a 3-2 win against No. 20 Wisconsin on Saturday night at Illinois Soccer Stadium. Freshman Claire Wheatley had nine saves for the Illini, who raced to a 3-1 lead in front of 1,015 fans.
Flaws leads the Big Ten with 15 goals, three shy of Emily Brown’s single-season school record.
Watch out for flying objects. Mischievous and grotesque, the goblins are coming to spoil our fun.
It’s October. And this promises to be a challenging month for three Illini teams nursing postseason ambitions.
EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State and Illinois apparently are heading in opposite directions in volleyball.
The Spartans, who climbed six spots to No. 9 in this week’s American Volleyball Coaches Association poll, defeated the Illini 25-15, 25-18, 25-17 on Friday night.
CHAMPAIGN — Redshirt junior Jannelle Flaws scored two goals for Illinois, but Nebraska tallied the game-winner in the 61st minute, leading the Cornhuskers to a 3-2 soccer victory before 1,526 fans Sunday at SoccerFest.
Flaws has 12 goals this season, tied for most in the Big Ten.