Illini dominate the day with five teams earning wins


    (R to L) Keenan Mayo and Alex Kovacevic celebrate clinching the doubles point in the win over Kentucky.<p>{/p}

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill (WCCU) - Illinois gymnastics along with men's and women's tennis all in action at home today. All three would come away with wins.

    First, women's tennis topping Notre Dame 4-3 for their first win of the season. Their win would be followed by No. 14 Illinois men's tennis taking down Kentucky 4-1. While women's gymnastics tried to break the Huff Hall attendance record while taking down Michigan State in a night that saw many career high's set.

    Illinois also dominant on the road. Illini softball opening up the season with a pair of wins over ranked opponents at the Houston Invitational. First taking down No. 22 Oklahoma State 7-4 then defeating No. 13 Kentucky 6-5 in eight innings.

    Illinois men's golf would see a strong day as well. The Illini defeat Michigan state 3.5-2.5 to advance to the semifinals of the Big Ten Match Play Championship.

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