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.