Division 2 Playdate 1/27-28Illinois Orange and White headed to Bloomington, Indiana for first round of conference play this semester. Click here for their schedule: http://www.miva-vball.org/files/schedule1.pdfFollow us on twitter @IllinoisMensVB to get live updates of both teams all weekend long! Go ILLINI!
Posted Jan 27, 2017, 5:20 PM by James McCabe
Big Ten Tournament Champs! Bringing the Cup back home, March 12Illinois went 5-0 on the day to bring home the cup for the first time in 3 years. The small, noisy gym in Glenview and an almost home-field advantage helped the Illini get some big pay-back wins. Results for the Tournament:Pool Play:Win vs. Northwestern (25-18) (25-10)Win vs. Minnesota (25-22) (23-25) (15-11)Quarterfinals Win vs. Michigan (25-16) (25-16)Semifinals Win vs. Wisconsin (25-22) (23-25) (15-11)Championship Win vs. Minnesota (22-25) (25-15) (15-10)This brings our season record to 48-7
Posted Oct 4, 2016, 2:00 AM by James McCabe
3rd Place at Hoosier-Illini, February 27th, 2016Illinois comes back after a tough first tournament and goes 6-1 at the Indiana hosted Hoosier-Illini and taking home 3rd place. Results from the weekend:Day 1:Win vs. Loyola University (25-14) (25-14)Win vs. Liberty (25-15) (23-25) (16-14)Win vs. Mizzou B (28-26) (25-23)Day 2:Win vs. Indiana (25-21) (24-26) (15-9)Win vs. Penn State (25-23) (26-24)Win vs. GVSU (25-18) (25-15)Loss vs. Marquette (25-20) (25-14)
Posted Oct 4, 2016, 1:47 AM by James McCabe
2016 Big Ten Round Robin: Disappointing StartIllinois had a disappointing start to it's season with a 5-4 record at the Big Ten round robin in West Lafayette, Indiana. Here are the results:Day 1:Loss vs. Wisconsin (25-19) (24-26) (13-15)Loss vs. Minnesota (23-25) (16-25)Win vs. Michigan State (25-16) (25-14)Loss vs. Michigan (19-25) (22-25)Win vs. Northwestern (25-15) (25-17)Win vs. Iowa (23-25) (25-17) (15-10)Win vs Purdue (25-20) (15-25) (15-11)Day 2:Win vs. Indiana (25-18) (25-18)Loss vs. Ohio State (20-25) (22-25)This brings our record to 37-6 overall
Posted Oct 4, 2016, 12:42 PM by James McCabe
2015 NIU Fall Classic Champs!Both Illinois teams competed this past weekend at the NIU Fall Classic. Illinois Blue won their pool with victories over Oshkosh B, Wisconsin B and Iowa State. Moving into the gold bracket, the Illini took down Calvin in the quarterfinals, Illinois State in the semi's and finished with a 3-set victory over Wisconsin to win the NIU Fall Classic.Illinois Blue finished with a 32-2 record for 1st semester winning 4 of the 5 tournaments they competed in. Stay tuned for 2nd semester!
Posted Oct 4, 2016, 12:22 AM by James McCabe