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Chip Shots: Stephanie Miller

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Miller.jpgGet the inside scoop on the Illinois Women's Golf team with Chip Shots - the blog that takes you behind the scenes. In this year's sixth edition, freshman Stephanie Miller talks about the team's second place finish at the Hoosier Fall Invitational.

Chlorine Chronicles: Oct. 22, 2013

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Chuang.jpgThree Illini swimmers--Cara Chuang, Stephanie Hein and Erica Lynn--are teaming up to give fans an inside look at the Illinois swimming and diving program. In the second edition, Cara Chuang talks about insightful quotes, assistant coach Alec Hayden's bad handwriting, and last weekend's double dual meet with Northwestern and Eastern Michigan. The Illini are back in action this weekend with two dual meets in Michigan. The Illini face Liberty and Michigan State in a double-dual on Friday and head to Oakland--head coach Sue Novitsky's alma mater--on Saturday.

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Weekly Update Archive | Illini in the NFL Website

Each week the Illini in the NFL update will provide coverage on how former Fighting Illini football players fared during the previous weeks. It was a good week for tight ends and running backs as both Hoomanawanui and Cumberland both reeled in four catches for 50+ yards while Pierre Thomas and Rashard Mendenhall each averaged at least four yards per carry. Meanwhile the duo of Asamoah/Allen has pushed the Chiefs to 6-0 for the first time since 2003.

Pierre Thomas, RB, New Orleans Saints - Thomas ran for 51 yards on 11 carries and caught one pass on one target for 29 yards, his longest of the season, in Sunday's last second loss at New England. Thomas averaged 4.6 yards per carry, his best outing since week 2.

Jeff Cumberland, TE, New York Jets - Once again Cumberland was productive despite a small number of targets (five) as he caught four passes for 59 yards in Sunday's loss to Pittsburgh. Cumberland has now posted 50+ receiving yards in the past two games. Watch Cumberland reel in a 29-yard reception here.

Chip Shots: Jackie Calamaro

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Calamaro.jpgGet the inside scoop on the Illinois Women's Golf team with Chip Shots - the blog that takes you behind the scenes. In this year's fifth edition, Jackie Calamaro discusses the team's big first place victory at the Diane Thomason Invitational.

Chlorine Chronicles: Oct. 9, 2013

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Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Blog Photo Size.jpgThree Illini swimmers--Cara Chung, Stephanie Hein and Erica Lynn--are teaming up to give fans an inside look at the Illinois swimming and diving program. In the first edition, Erica Lynn talks about the student-athletes' pets' relationship statuses, new assistant coach Alec Hayden's poor grammar skills, and the Orange and Blue Exhibition, which is coming up on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at the ARC pool. See you there!

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Weekly Update Archive | Illini in the NFL Website

Pierre Thomas thrived back in the state of Illinois, Jeff Cumberland and Rashard Mendenhall scored their second touchdowns of the season, and the duo of Jeff Allen and Jon Asamoah helped the Chiefs move to 5-0 to highlight Illini in the NFL in week five.

Pierre Thomas, RB, New Orleans Saints - Thomas had 94 total yards (36 rushing, 55 receiving) and two touchdowns Sunday in the Saints 26-18 win over the Bears. Thomas' 19 carries were a season high and his most since 2010. He also set a season high in catches (9), receiving yards and scores, finding the end zone on a two-yard catch and a 25-yard screen play. Watch Thomas' 25 yard TD reception and his two-yard TD reception.

Illini Ink: Sarah Fiedler

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Illini Ink - The yearly journal that takes you behind the scenes of the Illinois women's gymnastics team. In this season's second edition, senior Sarah Fiedler discusses what the Fall season means to them: finishing up routines, midterms, a beautiful campus and establishing a championship culture. 

Chip Shots: Michelle Mayer

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Get the inside scoop and peek into the lives of the Illinois Women's Golf team with Chip Shots - the blog that takes you behind the scenes. In this year's fourth edition, Michelle Mayer talks about team bonding over endurance workouts, visiting French Lick, and the new team motto.
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Weekly Update Archive | Illini in the NFL Website

Each week the Illini in the NFL update will provide coverage on how former Fighting Illini football players fared during the previous weeks. Sacks were the name of the game in week four as Whitney Mercilus, Corey Liuget, Martez Wilson and Michael Buchanan were all able to get to the quarterback at least once. In addition, Vontae Davis notched his first interception of the season for the Colts and Jeff Cumberland had a 34-yard TD catch for the Jets.

Vontae Davis, CB, Indianapolis Colts - Davis made his presence known against the Jaguars on Sunday, recording three tackles and two pass defections. Davis also reeled in his first interception of the season.

Illini Ink: Kelsi Eberly

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EberlyBlog.jpgIt's once again that time of year women's gym fans... It's time for Illini Ink - the journal that takes you behind the scenes. In this year's first edition, junior Kelsi Eberly talks about how preseason is going so far and the motivational 'word' of the season.