CHAMPAIGN – The only head coach the Illinois softball program has known will continue in that role for at least another five years.
UI athletic director Ron Guenther announced Tuesday that Terri Sullivan's contract was extended through the 2015 season.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Rachael White and Allison Falkin will play for the USTA/ITA Midwest Regional doubles title today.
The duo won twice Sunday to improve to 5-2 this season.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Thanks to second-half goals from Vanessa DiBernardo and Niki Read, the 13th-ranked Illinois women's soccer team defeated Ohio State 2-1 Thursday.
"It was a typical Big Ten battle," said Illinois coach Janet Rayfield, whose team improved to 11-2-1 and 4-1-1 in the Big Ten. "There were moments where they had momentum and earned chances while we also controlled the momentum and earned chances. We battled for the time we had possession. When we did that, those were the moments we had the momentum. We kept possession and earned chances most of the second half."
CHAMPAIGN – The question loomed over the Illinois volleyball program from the moment Laura DeBruler was lost for the season with a knee injury:
Who would step up to fill the substantial void left by the absence of the school's career kills leader?
MADISON, Wis. — Alexandra Kapicka stopped three shots for her fourth shutout of the season, but the Illini offense couldn’t find the back of the net in a 0-0 draw at Wisconsin on Sunday.
Laura Knutson had the best chance for the Illini (9-2-1, 2-1-1 Big Ten), slamming a shot off the crossbar in the first half.
CHAMPAIGN – Freshman Megan Pawloski scored twice – two minutes apart – to lift Illinois to a 2-1 victory against Indiana on Sunday.
The Illinois men's golf ran away for a 28-stroke victory Sunday at the D.A. Weibring Intercollegiate in Normal.