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.
CHAMPAIGN — Mired in a four-match losing streak, the No. 24 Illinois volleyball team was on an urgent search to reclaim its lost mojo.
As if on cue, enter Iowa.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Goals have not been hard to come by this season for the Illini, but Friday proved to be the exception.
After Jannelle Flaws gave Illinois a 1-0 first-half lead, Illinois could not find the back of the net again in a 1-1 double-overtime tie against Ohio State in the Big Ten opener for both teams.