Swimming and Diving

Swimming and Diving

Petruzzello picks Illinois

CHAMPAIGN - Alyssa Petruzzello has known the University of Illinois women's swimming coach since she was a pre-teen swimming laps for a local club team.
Next season, the Centennial senior will be calling Sue Novitsky her coach.

Illini avoid roadblock

IOWA CITY, Iowa – Iowa's volleyball team has been tough at home this season, but No. 16 Illinois solved the Hawkeyes on Friday night in a Big Ten match.

Coach Don Hardin's Illini rallied for a 20-25, 25-11, 25-23, 25-22 victory, their sixth in a row and ninth in 10 matches.

Clapp, Illini off to strong start

CHAMPAIGN — The Illinois swimming and diving team jumped to a big lead on the first day of a two-day meet against Michigan State on Thursday.

The Illini compiled seven first-place finishes in 10 events to take a 120-66 advantage into tonight’s competition.

Jeff Huth's Illini Insider

News-Gazette staff writer Jeff Huth's review and preview of all things Illinois:

Swimmers enjoy home meet

CHAMPAIGN – Bismarck-Henning product Marissa Clapp enjoyed her first home meet as an Illini.

So did the many family and friends who were there to watch.

Jeff Huth's Illini Insider

Staff writer Jeff Huth’s review and preview of all things Illinois.

5 O'Clock Shadow

News you can't leave work without:

Here’s something you haven’t read in, oh, almost four years. Yep, Sue Novitsky and her Illini really do have a home meet on the schedule.

5 O'Clock Shadow

News you can't leave work without:

The UI women's swim team, on the road since fall of 2005, finally has a 50-meter pool to call its own. The Illini tonight will get the chance to take a dip in the pool during a "sneak peek" of the ARC, which will open for business Thursday.

Legends, Lists & Lore

Mike Pearson strolls down Illinii memory lane.

Future Illini wins again

CHAMPAIGN — Michelle Mehnert’s fifth consecutive win at the Champaign Park District’s Mini-Tri will be her last.
That bit of news should delight the scores of competitors who have tried unsuccessfully to keep up with the soon-to-be-Illini over the years.