blog postsIllini in NicaraguaMay 22, 2017 10:00 am0 views At the stadium, we interacted and played with the local girls as the Nicaraguan SWB coaches ran practice. We did passing patterns, scrimmages, and technical dribbling drills. Late push sends Men's Golf to 10th straight NCAA ChampionshipMay 18, 2017 8:00 am4 views Fighting Illini men's golf will make its 10th consecutive appearance at the NCAA Championships May 26-31 after a third-place finish at the NCAA West Lafayette Regional.Baseball: Final regular season home series is Thursday-SaturdayMay 17, 2017 12:30 pm0 views The Illinois baseball team finishes the regular season Thursday-Saturday with a three-game series against visiting Iowa.Illinois Football mini-plans are available nowMay 16, 2017 12:30 pm0 views Both the two- and three-game mini-plans offer seats in the Horseshoe seating area of Memorial Stadium and limited quantities are availableIllini Softball makes it back-to-back NCAA Tournament berthsMay 15, 2017 9:00 am0 views For the sixth time in program history and the second consecutive season, the Illinois softball team earned a berth into the 2017 NCAA Tournament and was selected as one of the 32 at-large bidsWomen's Golf: Liu, Park lead Illinois at Albuquerque RegionalMay 11, 2017 8:00 am2 views The Illinois women's golf team finished in 11th place at the Albuquerque Regional on Wednesday, recording a 901 (+37) after three rounds of play.Illini Softball earns four seed in Big Ten tournamentMay 9, 2017 9:15 am0 views The Illini will have a first-round bye after securing one of the top four seeds and will play the winner of fifth-seeded Nebraska and No. 12 seed Penn State on Friday (May 12)Skonieczny’s walk-off homer sends Illinois to series winMay 8, 2017 10:45 am0 views Skonieczny's second homer of the season came with two outs on a 0-2 count and the teams already seven minutes past Maryland's predetermined travel curfew.Illini Football teams up wtih Garth Brooks for youth campMay 4, 2017 9:30 am6 views Teammates will continue to partner with Brooks to hold youth sports camps at every city on his World Tour.Illinois sweeps Big Ten Men's Golf honorsMay 3, 2017 8:30 am2 views Head Coach Mike Small, Big Ten Men's Golf Coach of the Year; junior Dylan Meyer, Player of the Year; Michael Feagles, Freshman of the Year.Donnelly selected to U.S. Collegiate National Volleyball teamMay 2, 2017 9:00 am0 views Illini junior Brandi Donnelly is one of 36 players who will train and complete as part of the U.S. Collegiate National Team-Minneapolis program, USA Volleyball announced Monday.Men's Golf wins third straight Big Ten championshipMay 1, 2017 9:45 am0 views The Illini finished 16 strokes ahead of runner-up Northwestern to earn the program's eighth Big Ten title in the last nine seasons. The team score marks a new Big Ten Championships recordIllinois tennis begins Big Ten tournament play FridayApr 28, 2017 9:30 am2 views The Illinois Fighting Illini begins play at the 2017 Big Ten Tournament on Friday at 3:30 p.m. CT from the Schwartz Tennis Center in West Lafayette, Ind.Coach Underwood’s first signee is Mr. Basketball Mark SmithApr 27, 2017 9:30 am0 views Less than six weeks on the job, new Illinois head coach Brad Underwood has made a major first statement on the recruiting trail with the signing of 6-4 guard Mark Smith (Edwardsville, Illinois) to a national letter of intent.Illini Baseball scores five in the eighth Tuesday to beat Bradley 8-6Apr 26, 2017 9:00 am0 views Illinois (16-22) scored its five eighth-inning runs on five hits, including a leadoff double by Tyler Engel.Nicklas, Abrams take home spirit awards at the OskeesApr 25, 2017 10:30 am2 views The award goes to a male and female student-athletes who best exemplify the spirit, courage, effort and dedication of the Fighting Illini.Softball's 10-game win streak snapped by CornhuskersApr 24, 2017 8:15 am0 views The Illini - who took the series with two wins earlier in the weekend - are still 34-11 overall and 12-3 in the Big Ten Conference.Women's Golf set for Big Ten ChampionshipsApr 21, 2017 11:00 am1 views The Illinois women's golf team will play in the Big Ten Women's Golf Championships in Mainesville, Ohio, this weekendEvans’ homer caps eighth-straight win for Illini SoftballApr 20, 2017 11:30 am0 views For the eighth-straight game, the Illinois softball team (32-10) left the field as the victors with an 8-2 win over Butler on Wednesday night at Eichelberger Field.Illini Softball, ranked in top 25, host Butler Wednesday eveningApr 19, 2017 8:45 am0 views The newly ranked No. 25 Illinois softball team welcomes in Butler to Eichelberger Field for a midweek contest on Wednesday (April 19). First pitch is set for 5 p.m. Farina snags Big Ten Softball Player of the Week honorsApr 18, 2017 2:30 pm1 views The Rolling Meadows, Ill., native had a standout week with a .636 batting average (7 for-11), including a pair of doubles, four RBI, two runs scored and nine total bases.Yalowitz drives in four, Illini Baseball takes series from NorthwesternApr 17, 2017 8:15 am0 views Jack Yalowitz homered and drove in four runs Sunday to lead the Illinois baseball team to a 10-8 win over Northwestern.Big fourth inning leads Illini Softball to 5-2 win over SIUEApr 13, 2017 9:00 am0 views The Fighting Illini softball team earned their fourth-straight Wednesday night. A four-run fourth inning propelled Illinois to a 5-2 win over SIUE at Eichelberger FieldIllinois Baseball takes extra-inning game 6-5 at Illinois StateApr 12, 2017 8:45 am4 views Illinois infielder Tyler Engel delivered a pinch hit sac fly in the 10th inning Tuesday to score the winning run in a 6-5 victory at Illinois State.Illini Softball earns series sweep with 7-6 win over BoilermakersApr 10, 2017 8:30 am0 views The Fighting Illini softball team earned their second Big Ten Conference series sweep after defeating Purdue. With their third-straight win, the Illini improve to 27-10, 7-2 in the Big Ten.Men's Gymnastics defend home turf at Big Ten ChampionshipsApr 7, 2017 10:00 am13 views The Illinois men's gymnastics team host the 2017 Big Ten Men's Gymnastics Championships at State Farm Center on Friday and Saturday, April 7-8.Illinois No. 11 in AP Top 100 programs of all-time listApr 5, 2017 8:30 am0 views The Fighting Illini basketball program has been ranked as the No. 11 college basketball program of all-time by the Associated Press. Illinois is the second-highest Big Ten program, behind only Indiana (No. 6). Mannie Jackson elected to Basketball Hall of FameApr 4, 2017 8:45 am3 views Former Fighting Illini star Mannie Jackson is a 2017 inductee into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, part of an 11-member class to be enshrined Sept. 8 in Springfield, Massachusetts.Women's Basketball coach Nancy Fahey: A proven winnerApr 4, 2017 8:30 am0 views A Hall of Fame coach, Fahey has won five Division III National Championships and boasts more than 730 career victories. The Illini are in good hands under Fahey's direction.Illini Baseball sweeps Indiana StateApr 3, 2017 8:00 am0 views Pat McInerney homered for the third straight game Sunday to lead the Illinois baseball team to a 5-2 win over Indiana State. The Illini swept the three-game series from the Sycamores.