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Jan
27

Illini Pride Newsletter

Trivia Night

Thursday 7:00pm at Legends Bar

Test your trivia knowledge at Legends on Thursday from 7:00-9:00pm! The winning team will be awarded bragging rights and some awesome Illini prizes! Join the Facebook event here. There may be special guests

Bring your Illini Pride card and get 50% off appetizers with the purchase of any drink!


Net Nuts: Duke, UNC, and KAM'S

Friday and Saturday 6:00pm at Atkins Tennis Center

Men’s Tennis plays #12 Duke on Friday at 6:00pmand #7 UNC on Saturday at 6:00pm. Fans of these schools have been mean and nasty in the past, so this is our turn to get revengeOn Friday the first 100 fans will get t-shirts and the first 200 fanswill get pizza. KAM’s is having drink and food specials before the match and will send shuttles to the gameOn Saturday, the first 200 fans will also get pizza! The players have requested a massive turnout, so tell your friends!


Flip Crew: Minnesota and Penn State

Saturday 4:00pm at Huff Hall

Come join Flip Crew on Saturday for the first Men and Women's combined meet against Minnesota and Penn State! The match is dedicated to fighting breast cancer, so come decked out in your best pink attire. There will be tacos for Illini Pride members and DIA gifts for the first 1,000 fans!


Blue Crew: Wisconsin

Sunday 2:00pm at State Farm Center

Women’s Basketball takes on Wisconsin this Sundayafternoon. We will be providing McDonald's Chicken McNuggets for everyone in Blue Crew! As always, make sure that you get your ticket from the trailer and enter through the Main West door.


Pool Sharks: Michigan State

Saturday 12:00pm at ARC Pool

This Saturday, Women’s Swimming and Diving are taking on Michigan State. This is Senior Night and your last chance to witness greatness in the pool. Come out to cheer on the ladies, have snacks, and try your luck at our raffle!


World Tour Standings

1) Brandon Heidinger - 20
2) Becky Lankford - 19
3) Drake Kurtenbach - 18
4) Matt Kosky - 15
5) Anthony Spiezia - 14
5) Hannah Dougherty - 14
7) Rommel Taylor - 13
7) Mark Garofalo - 13
9) Brett Wolf - 12
10) Becca Golden - 11
10) Heather Newman - 11
10) Emily Seyforth - 11
10) Taquera Taliaferro - 11


Weekend Recap

#11 Men's Tennis beat #6 Baylor and swept both Green Bay and Ball StateRoss Guignon and Tim Kopinski are ranked the #3 doubles team in the nation!

Swimming and Diving beat Nebraska 171-129 at their annual Splash Bash

Women's Basketball lost to Northwestern 68-67 and Michigan 70-57Jacqui Grant recorded two double-doubles! 

Last week Men's Basketball beat Purdue 66-57 but fell to Minnesota 79-71Nnanna Egwu broke the school's blocked shots record!

#11 Women's Gymnastics barely lost to #4 Michigan on Sunday. They are still #3 in the Big Ten

On Friday, #4 Men's Wrestling lost to Nebraska 22-9, but snapped their losing streak by beating Northwestern 31-9.

Women's Tennis swept both ISU and UIC on Sunday

Jan
17

Winter Break Recap

The Wrestling Team is off to a great start this season, placing second out of 59 teams at the Midlands Championships as well as taking down Rutgers and Indiana last week. They take on two top-five opponents in Iowa and Minnesota this weekend!

Women's Basketball is off to a strong start in B1G play, capturing their first win at Penn State in 16 years, and defeating #22 Iowa over break! They return to the State Farm Center on January 22nd to take on Northwestern.

Both Gymnastics teams secured wins in their first meets of the seasons. The men took down UIC on the 9th, while the women bested Central Michigan on the 11th. The men's team returns to Huff on January 31st against Minnesota.

Dec
26

Heart of Dallas Bowl

The fighting Illini are going to Texas to take on Lousiana Tech on December 26 in the Heart of Dallas Bowl! And you are more than welcome to join! Student tickets are $25 for one ticket per account, each additional ticket will be $75. Unfotunatly because of the distance there will not be transpotation arrangements made by Block I. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't join us in Texas. Visit the Block I Facebook page for additional information and access to the site to to order your tickets (or type http://bit.ly/1o2JcW5 into your search engine). See you in Dallas!

Dec
14

Illini Pride Shopping Night!

When: Sunday December 14th
Time: 3pm - 8pm
Discounts: Everything in the store will be on sale! 30% - 50% off regular priced items. Also, opportunities to take an additional % off already markdowned prices will be available
There will be popcorn and other finger food available as well as soda & water.
Not only will you get exclusive deals as Illini Pride members you also get the chance to win up to $1000 by shopping at Game Day!
Game Day has been tracking your purchases when you use your Illini Pride card at the checkout throughout the academic year and will be awarding cash prizes to the top three finishers come early May. First place wins $1000 - Second $750 - Third $250.