Track and Field

Track and Field

Howell keys softball

TAMPA, Fla. — Hope Howell drove in two runs, leading Illinois to a 6-4 softball victory against South Florida on Friday at the Wilson Tournament.

The Illini (4-2) lost 4-1 to Hofstra in their tournament opener.

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Bizzarri sets school record

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – In her first competition since November, Angela Bizzarri set an Illinois record in the 3,000 meters at the Meyo Invitational on Saturday.

Wrestlers rally past Wildcats

CHAMPAIGN – No. 15 Roger Smith-Bergsrud's last-second takedown lifted him to a 3-1 victory at 165 pounds Friday night against Northwestern's Dominic Marella and helped the ninth-ranked Illinois wrestlers rally for a 22-13 victory against the No. 16 Wildcats.

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Riley, past greats steal show

Ugiagbe helps UI women complete home team sweep

CHAMPAIGN – Saturday's gathering at the UI Armory included former Illini track greats, both coaches and athletes.

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Gymnast, runner grab honors

CHAMPAIGN — Illinois’ Sarah Schmidt was named Big Ten Gymnast of the Week after winning two individual events in the 19th-ranked Illini’s upset of No. 11 Penn State on Saturday.

UI tennis picking up steam

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.