Swimming and Diving
HOUSTON – Ashley Wright, Taylor Call and Monica Perry combined to allow one earned run on one hit in 13 innings as Illinois won twice at Saturday's Houston Invitational.
CLEARWATER, Fla. – Brandon Wikoff homered, and Illinois broke open a close game with a five-run sixth inning en route to an 8-3 victory against Iowa on Friday in the season opener for both teams.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Illinois senior Marissa Clapp, a Bismarck-Henning product, set a school record during the 200 individual medley preliminaries Thursday at the Big Ten Championships.
Ruggeri gives men's gymnastics team lift in win
CHAMPAIGN – An Illinois senior class so happy to have a home pool closed out its return season to the Athletics and Recreation Center in style Saturday.
URBANA – A day after defeating Toledo and Ball State, the No. 15 Illinois men's tennis team kept the momentum going with a 6-1 rout of No. 14 Pepperdine on Saturday at Atkins Tennis Center.
The Illini claimed all three doubles matches before No. 101 Marc Spicijaric upset Pepperdine's 57th-ranked Mahmoud Kamel in straight sets in singles action.
B.J. Futrell (125 pounds) scored a pin for the Illini, and Jimmy Kennedy (133) and Mike Poeta (157) recorded major decisions.
Marissa Clapp placed fifth in the 400-yard individual medley to lead Illinois to fourth place after the opening day of the Indiana Invitational in Bloomington, Ind. Clapp, a former Bismarck-Henning standout, was timed in 4 minutes, 23.05 seconds.