Swimming and Diving

Swimming and Diving

Gymnasts top No. 2 Michigan

CHICAGO – The No. 4 Illinois men's gymnastics team won five of six events to capture the season-opening Windy City Invitational for the second straight year.

The Illini scored 355.400 points to defeat defending national champion and No. 2 Michigan (346.100), which placed second in the six-team meet.

Volleyball turns attention to second-place Penn State

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Next up: Penn State.

The Illinois volleyball team knocked off Ohio State on Friday night 25-20, 25-17, 17-25, 27-25 to set up a showdown against second-place Penn State on Saturday night in State College, Pa.

Swimmers, divers improve to 5-0

CHAMPAIGN — The Illinois women’s swimming and diving team improved to 5-0 for the first time in 13 years Friday, beating Michigan State and Southern Illinois in the Splash Bash at the ARC Pool.

Corey Kasten claimed the 100-yard breaststroke in 1 minute, 6.19 seconds. Britni Fisher was third in 1-meter diving.

Illinois edges Toledo in pool

TOLEDO, Ohio — Illinois’ 400 freestyle relay team of Meghan Mason, Caitlin Conroy, Erin Lamb and Courtney Pope won the event and clinched the school’s swimming and diving victory against Toledo.
The Illini swimmers were clocked in 3 minutes, 32.65 seconds.

Without injured DeBruler, Illini can't complete rally

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Illinois returns from its two-game road trip still in first place in the Big Ten.

Just not alone.

Dee Brown, Brian Cardinal join Mavs

DALLAS – Brian Cardinal and Dee Brown have joined the Dallas Mavericks just in time for training camp.


Year in Review: Team report cards

Softball A T-Second — 45-win team set program mark for winning percentage

Year in Review: Best and worst


Assembly Hall naming rights to BP

Cappetta sparks baseball victory

CHAMPAIGN — Right fielder Pete Cappetta went 2 for 4 with a homer and three RBI, leading Illinois to a 6-1 baseball victory against Western Michigan on Tuesday at Illinois Field.
Five Illini pitchers combined to hold the Broncos to four hits in the nonconference contest.

Softball streak's over

COLUMBIA, Mo. – San Diego State cooled off Illinois' softball team, defeating the 21st-ranked Illini 5-3 on Sunday at Missouri's Children's Hospital Invitational to snap the squad's 10-game winning streak.

UI first baseman Meredith Hackett and third baseman Kelley Wedel each smacked home runs, but Illinois (16-2) could not overcome a five-run fifth inning by the Aztecs (15-8).