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Gena Jorgenson Breaks Pool Record in 1000 As Nebraska Beats Illinois 168-132

In a tightly contested Big Ten match-up, the Nebraska Huskers ultimately came out on top of the Fighting Illini by just 36 points.

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Illini Distance Duo Impacts Top-10 Lists As Illinois Tops Iowa 216-137

The Fighting Illini took down the Iowa Hawkeyes in a two-day dual, as they won all but four events on the swimming side of the meet.

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Maggie Love Wins Three Events as Purdue Beats Illinois 158.5-141.5 in Champaign

Illinois hosted Purdue for a Big Ten women’s dual meet on Saturday, falling to the Boilermakers in a 158.5-141.5 decision on their senior night.

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2022 Hawkeye Invite: Rutgers Breaks Two Program Records

Rutgers’ Rachel Kimmel set a new school record in the 100 breast, while their 200 medley relay team broke the school record for the second time this season.

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Illinois Tops Florida International in 2-Day Dual

In a two-day dual hosted by Florida International, the Illini overcame an eleven point deficit on day one to take the victory on day two.

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2022 Women’s B1G Fan Guide: Will MacNeil Propel Michigan To The Top Again?

Led by senior Maggie MacNeil and a strong freshman contingent, the Wolverines look to reclaim the Big Ten title after three straight runner-up finishes.

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Purdue Women Win 12 of 16 Against Illinois in Final Meet Ahead of Big Tens

The Boilermakers were led by Hannah Hill, Masy Folcik, and Lindsay Turner, each of whom won 2 events.

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Transfers Help lift Nebraska Over Illinois (Women Only)

Senior Madesyn Ronquillio won both backstroke events as Nebraska beat lllinois. Ronquillio was at Boise State for her first two years before trasnferring.

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Illinois Tops Big 10 Rival Iowa in Champaign

Senior Abby Cabush won both the 200 free and 100 back Saturday as Illinois dominated their Big 10 rival, the Iowa Hawkeyes at home

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University of Illinois Cancels Winter Trip to Miami, Cites COVID-19

The University of Illinois canceled its winter trip to Miami, citing concerns around the high number of COVID cases in the city.

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2021 Women’s B1G Fan Guide: Ohio State Facing a Deeper Michigan Team This Year

Ohio State’s depth took them to their first Big Ten title in years last season, but Michigan is deeper this time around. Also– what say Northwestern?

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Freshman Cara Bognar’s 3 Wins Lead Illinois to First Big Ten Victory Since 2018

The win was monumental for the Illini, marking the program’s first Big Ten dual meet victory since October 12th, 2018, when they bested Michigan State.

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Michigan State Backs Out Over COVID Issues, Purdue Women Beat Illinois 173-122

Purdue was set to host Illinois and Michigan State for a tri-meet this weekend, but MSU had to back out on Friday due to COVID-19 issues within the program.

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Tanner Edwards Breaks 100 Back Meet Record at SCHSL 4A State Meet

Edwards started his day with a lead-off split of 23.28 in the 200 medley relay, which was the fastest backstroke split in the field.

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Illinois Snags In State Junior Laurel Bludgen For Class Of 2024

With another year of high school swimming left, Bludgen will have to wait until 2020 to make her debut in Champaign.

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