University of Illinois volleyball team members line up Thursday around the circle drive on the east side of the State Farm Center to wave at Illini Networkers members during a car parade to salute the players. Illinois volleyball fans got their first look at the team Thursday — albeit in a s…
Celebrating her birthday on Sunday is former Illinois volleyball superstar Colleen Ward Barone. An All-American in each of her two seasons — first-team in 2011 and second-team in 2010 — her efforts helped lead Illinois to the national championship match during her senior campaign.
On this date 73 years ago today in University of Illinois football history — Sept. 27, 1947 — the defending Big Ten and Rose Bowl champions opened their season with a less-than-impressive 14-0 victory over the Pitt Panthers at Memorial Stadium
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There was no doubt in Mike Hebert’s mind who the University of Illinois volleyball program’s most important player was in his early years as UI’s head coach.
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'It is going to be very, very disappointing to our student-athletes who are here to compete as well as for our fans who have been so very, very supportive to our athletic programs over the years,' Illinois Chancellor Robert Jones said
Top moments? Top performances? There were plenty of them. Beat writer Scott Richey highlights the best and brightest teams, coaches and athletes from the past 12 months on the Illinois athletics scene — and also looks ahead to what is sure to be an unprecedented year due to the COVID-19 pandemic