Janet Rayfield 9-16-14

The Illinois soccer coach talks about bouncing back from a poor performance on Thursday to beat Nebraska, and the current injuries on the team.

Jannelle Flaws 9-16-2014

The senior forward talks with Brian Moline about her two goals in a 3-0 win over Nebraska on Sunday and looks ahead to a home weekend of Big Ten games.

Soccer squad breaks into poll

CHAMPAIGN — The Illinois soccer team opened the season receiving votes in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America poll. The Illini broke into the Top 25 for the first time this season Tuesday after a 1-1 start in Big Ten play.

Allison Stucky, 9/16/2014

The sophomore midfielder talks about the Big Ten opening weekend on the road, including her goal and assist at Nebraska on Sunday.

Flaws, Stucky lead Illini to rebound win

LINCOLN, Neb. — Jannelle Flaws scored a pair of goals, Allison Stucky contributed a first-half strike and Illinois earned its first conference win of the season in a 3-0 victory over Nebraska on Sunday.

Sunday Conversation: Janet Rayfield

Now in her 13th season as the coach of the Illinois women’s soccer team, Rayfield won her 200th career game — and 155th with the Illini — in a 3-0 victory against College of Charleston.

Less of Flaws is more for UI offense

CHAMPAIGN — Illinois’ offense was Jannelle Flaws-centric last year. Tied for the national lead with 23 goals, Flaws’ scoring accounted for 43 percent of the Illini’s total goals.

Big Ten soccer breakdown

With league play kicking off this weekend, we asked beat writer Scott Richey to break down each team in the conference.

ILLINOIS (@IlliniSoccer)

RECORD: 5-1-0

SIGNATURE WIN: 3-1 vs. Arizona State

League soccer race wide open

CHAMPAIGN — Illinois soccer coach Janet Rayfield considered the top 11 spots in the Big Ten as much up for grabs as the 11 spots in her starting lineup before the 2014 season began.

Illinois Soccer - B1G Preview

Illini Week in Review