CHAMPAIGN — Midfielder Vanessa DiBernardo scored on a penalty kick to give Illinois a 1-0 lead, but Northwestern staged a dramatic comeback Thursday night in the Big Ten soccer match.
The Wildcats’ Georgia Waddle tied the match with nine minutes left and Kate Allen converted a penalty kick with four seconds left to give Northwestern a 2-1 victory.
PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. — Illinois’ Rachael White and Melissa Kopinski defeated two Top 10 doubles teams Thursday and advanced to the quarterfinals of the ITA All-American Championships.
“Rachael and Melissa are keeping everything really simple and are executing well,” UI assistant tennis coach Georgia Rose said.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Illinois continued its mastery of Indiana on Friday.
Today awaits a bigger challenge across the border.
CHAMPAIGN — Penn State scored in the opening minute, sending the 11th-ranked Nittany Lions to a runaway 4-0 victory Sunday against the Illinois soccer team.
Penn State led 3-0 at halftime, outshooting the Illini (5-4-1, 2-1 Big Ten) 10-4.
CHAMPAIGN — Freshman Taylore Peterson notched her second goal of the season, snapping a scoreless match in the second half and lifting Illinois to a 1-0 Big Ten victory against Ohio State.
Kassidy Brown and Nicole Breece assisted for the Illini, who improved to 5-3-1 and 2-0-0 in league play,
CHAMPAIGN — It took one shot for the Illinois soccer team to realize how much it missed Vanessa DiBernardo.
The Illini struggled to score in the nonconference portion of their schedule, racking up just six goals in seven matches — including three in one match.