Illini to Face Purdue in Big Ten Tournament Opener

Softball | 5/3/2015

Illinois claimed the #5-seed and will take on #12-seed Purdue at 11 a.m. CT on Thursday, May 7, in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament. The winner advances to play #4-seed Northwestern on Friday at 11 a.m. CT.
Big Ten Tournament Bracket | Tournament Central

Illinois Conclude Regular Season in Fifth Place

Softball | 5/3/2015

Early control issues proved too much of a set back, as Nebraska claimed the regular-season finale, 9-1, in five innings. Illinois finished fifth in the Big Ten and will face the #12-seed on Thursday, May 7, to open the Big Ten Tournament. | Box Score (PDF)

Three-Bomb Third Sinks Huskers, 12-10

Softball | 5/2/2015

The Fighting Illini went deep three times in the third inning to take an early 10-0 lead, and another jack in the top of the seventh thwarted the Huskers' valiant comeback, as the Orange and Blue evened the Big Ten series with a 12-10 victory on Saturday.
Box Score (PDF)

Big Fourth Inning Leads Huskers Past Illini in Series Opener

Softball | 5/1/2015

The Illinois defense limited the hot-hitting Huskers to just four hits, but too many walks in the fourth inning allowed Nebraska to take down the Illini, 8-0, in five innings. | Box Score (PDF)

Softball Adds Veronica Ruelius to Incoming Class

Softball | 4/30/2015

Illinois has added outfielder Veronica Ruelius (Marengo, Ill.) for the 2015-16 season. The power-hitting left-handed hitter is a two-time all-state selection.



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