October 6, 2016 STATEMENT GAME
Illini women upset Wolverines
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The Illinois Fighting Illini snapped a five-match winless streak with a 3-0 victory over No. 19-ranked Michigan in a Big Ten Conference match Thursday night.
September 11, 2016 SUMMER'S DAY
Fighting Illini edge Evansville
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Senior Summer Schafer scored her second game-winning goal of the season as the Illinois Fighting Illini took a 1-0 win over Evansville Sunday.
August 19, 2016 SENIOR SCORES
Fighting Illini open with dominant victory
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Seniors Summer Schafer and Alia Abu-Douleh scored their first career goals as the University of Illinois Fighting Illini blanked Morehead State, 2-0, in both teams’ season-opener Friday night.
February 4, 2016 FIGHTING ILLINI RECRUITS
Illinois announces seven commitments
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The Fighting Illini announced Thursday the addition of Alicia Barker (Woodville, Wash.), Alexandra Carrier (Cincinnati, Ohio), Jaelyn Cunningham (Reynoldsburg, Ohio), Taylor Haynes (Rowlett, Texas), Kelly Maday (Winnetka, Ill.), Lauren Smitherman (Oklahoma City, Okla.) and Arianna Veland (Elkhorn, Neb.) for upcoming season.
October 15, 2015 WAITING TOO LONG
Fighting Illini fall to Iowa, 1-0
CHAMPAIGN, Ill.--The Illinois Fighting Illini extended their winless streak to four games, losing by shutout for the first time this season, 1-0, to Iowa in a Big Ten Conference match Thursday night.
September 27, 2015 FLIPPING
Breece, Fighting Illini take 2-1 win over Maryland
CHAMPAIGN, Ill.–Senior Nicole Breece set up the opening goal with a flip throw-in, then decided the match with a 108th-minute score, her first game-winner of the season, as Illinois defeated Maryland, 2-1, in a Big Ten Conference game Sunday.
September 24, 2015 UNSTUCK
Fighting Illini snap Rutgers' shutout streak, 2-1
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The Illinois Fighting Illini handed No. 11-ranked Rutgers its first loss of the season, snapping the Scarlet Knights' 770-minute shutout streak in taking a 2-1 win in a Big Ten Conference game Thursday.
September 20, 2015 SLOWING DOWN
Fighting Illini dropped by Purdue, 3-1
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.- After a strong start to the season, the Illinois Fighting Illini women's team continued to struggle in Big Ten Conference play, dropping a 3-1 decision to Purdue Sunday.
September 18, 2015 NO GOALS
Fighting Illini stretch shutout streak, tie Indiana
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The University of Illinois Fighting Illini stretched their shutout streak to 314 consecutive minutes, but failed to score for the first time this season in playing to a 0-0 tie with Indiana in the teams' Big Ten Conference opener Friday night.
August 5, 2015 BACK ON THE LIST
Illini's Flaws on Hermann Watch again
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – University of Illinois redshirt senior Jannelle Flaws has been named to the Missouri Athletic Club's Hermann Trophy Watch List. Flaws is one of 28 Division I women's soccer players to be recognized on the list, and this marks the second consecutive season she has been recognized for the honor.
October 24, 2014 SILENCING SPARTY
Illinois tops MSU 2-0
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – The freshman combination of Kara Marbury and Emily Osoba proved lethal for Michigan State Friday night. Each player tallied a goal to lead the Illini to a 2-0 win over the Spartans.
October 17, 2014 SPOIL ALERT
Rutgers tallies late in 2-1 win over Illinois
PISCATAWAY, N.J. – The Fighting Illini fell short in their inaugural meeting with Rutgers Friday night. An 86th minute goal by Rutgers Amy Pietrangelo spoiled the outing for Illinois, handing the visitors a 2-1 loss.
September 27, 2014 DOMINATING
Flaws tallies two, Illinois wins 4-1
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Jannelle Flaws did it again. Flaws tallied two goals to lead the No. 19 Illinois women’s soccer team to a 4-1 win over Ohio State. Flaws tallied multiple goals for a record-setting fourth consecutive game. She now leads the Big Ten with 13 goals.
September 21, 2014 UNSTOPPABLE
Flaws tallies hat trick in 3-0 Illini win
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Illinois women’s soccer player Jannelle Flaws is simply unstoppable. Flaws netted a hat trick in under 10 minutes to lead the No. 22 Fighting Illini to a 3-0 win over Purdue.
September 14, 2014 FLAWLESS
Janelle Flaws leads Illinois to 3-0 win
LINCOLN, Neb. – Jannelle Flaws led the Illinois women’s soccer team to a 3-0 win Sunday vs. Nebraska. Flaws tallied two goals, while Allison Stucky added a goal and an assist in the Illini’s first Big Ten win of the season.
September 5, 2014 FOUR IN A ROW
Illini earn 3-0 win to keep streak alive
MT. PLEASANT, S.C. - Illinois (4-1-0) won its fourth straight game with a 3-0 victory over College of Charleston (2-3-0) on Friday night at Patriots Point Stadium. Reagan Robishaw, Allison Stucky and Kara Marbury all tallied goals, while freshman goalkeeper Claire Wheatley notched her first solo shutout of the season.
August 29, 2014 BRACE LEADS ILLINI
Flaws second half goals earn 3-1 win
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Sophomore Allison Stucky gave the Illini an early lead and senior Jannelle Flaws put Illinois (2-1-0) back in front with two second-half goals in the 3-1 victory over Arizona State (1-1-1) on Friday night.
January 27, 2014 NEW ASSISTANT
Katie Hultin joins Illini as GK coach
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Katie Hultin has joined the University of Illinois staff as an assistant coach. Hultin joins the Illini soccer staff as the goalkeeper coach following a five-year stint with the Seattle University women's soccer team.
December 3, 2013 ALL GREAT LAKES
Flaws, DiBernardo honored by NSCAA
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A pair of Illini were named to the 2013 NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Great Lakes Region Teams announced Tuesday. Forward Jannelle Flaws earned a spot on the First Team, while midfielder Vanessa DiBernardo was picked to the Second Team, marking the senior's fourth All-Region honor.
November 24, 2013 KNOCKED OUT
Illinois falls to Boston College in NCAA 3rd round
LINCOLN, Neb. -- In its fourth Sweet Sixteen appearance, Illinois saw its NCAA Tournament run come to an end, falling 4-1 to Boston College in the Round of 16. The Illini had chances on Sunday with a 24-13 advantage in shots, but BC goalkeeper Alex Johnson made nine saves to thwart the Orange and Blue attack. Sophomore Amy Feher turned in UI's lone goal with a header near the end of the first half.
November 16, 2013 ON TO THE SECOND ROUND
Illinois beats Washington State on PKs
PULLMAN, Wash. -- On a muddy Lower Soccer Field, Illinois and No. 21 Washington State ended double overtime in a scoreless 0-0 tie, but the Illini edged the Cougars 3-1 in penalty kicks and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Freshman goalkeeper Claire Wheatley made a career-high 11 saves in regulation and two more during the shootout, and senior Vanessa DiBernardo sent the Illini to the next round with the clinching penalty kick.
October 31, 2013 BOOKING THEIR TICKET
Illinois downs Minnesota, 3-1
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- Illinois mounted a second-half comeback with three goals in less than 10 minutes and clinched a berth into next week's Big Ten Tournament with a 3-1 road victory over Minnesota in the regular season finale at Elizabeth Lyle Robbie Stadium.
October 27, 2013 FLAWS-LESS
Illinois senior sets school record
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Fighting Illini forward Jannelle Flaws set a school record and Illinois put itself in control of its own destiny for the Big Ten Tournament with a 2-0 shutout over Michigan State on Senior Day.
October 25, 2013 POWER OUTAGE
Illinois downed by Michigan, 2-0
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Illinois outshot No. 10 Michigan on Friday night, but came up short against the Wolverines, dropping a 2-0 decision at the Illinois Soccer Stadium. The Illini were shut out for the second game in a row and fell for the second time at home this season. Michigan remained in second place in the Big Ten at 7-1-1 (13-2-1 overall), while Illinois dropped to ninth in the conference standings at 3-5-1 (8-7-2 overall).
October 20, 2013 LOW FIVE
Illinois falls to Penn State, 5-0
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Illinois allowed a season-high five goals and fell 5-0 to No. 17 Penn State at Jeffrey Field on Sunday afternoon. The Illini suffered their second shutout of the season and were limited to eight shots. The Orange and Blue dropped to 8-6-2 overall and 3-4-1 in the Big Ten with three games remaining in the regular season.
October 17, 2013 SHE'S TRICKY
Flaws nets second hat trick for Illini
EVANSTON, Ill. -- Fighting Illini forward Jannelle Flaws equaled a school record and took over the NCAA lead with her second career hat trick in Illinois' 3-1 victory at Northwestern. Flaws has scored 18 goals this season, tying Emily Brown's UI record from 1999 and surpassing Cal Poly's Elise Krieghoff (16) for the top spot in the nation in 2013. Illinois earned its first Big Ten road win and improved to 3-3-1 in the conference and 8-5-2 overall.
October 13, 2013 NO FLAWS IN HER GAME
Illinois defeats Wisconsin, 3-2
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- University of Illinois forward Jannelle Flaws scored twice and sophomore Taylore Peterson put the Illini on the board with a penalty kick in the Illini's 3-2 win over No. 20 Wisconsin on Saturday night.
October 4, 2013 RARE POWER OUTAGE
Illinois suffers first shutout loss
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- For the first time this season, Illinois was held scoreless, falling 1-0 to Purdue at the Boilermaker Soccer Complex on Friday night. Redshirt-junior Jannelle Flaws led the Illini with six shots in the defensive battle that saw the Boilermakers outshoot the Orange and Blue by one, 14-13.
September 29, 2013 COMEBACK KIDS
Illinois rallies past Nebraska
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Illinois mounted a second-half comeback and tied it thanks to two goals by redshirt-junior Jannelle Flaws, but Nebraska tallied the game-winning goal in the 61st minute, as the Illini fell 3-2 to the Huskers in front of 1,526 fans at SoccerFest on Sunday. Flaws scored twice in under a minute and a half, giving her 12 goals on the season, which is tied for the most in the Big Ten.
September 27, 2013 BIG, BIG TEN WIN
Illinois beats Iowa, 2-1
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- In a physical Friday night match at the Illinois Soccer Stadium, the Illini captured their first Big Ten win with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Iowa. Redshirt-junior Jannelle Flaws scored her team-high 10th goal in the eighth minute, while junior Allie Osoba knocked in the game winner in the 53rd minute off the flip throw-in by senior Megan Pawloski. Freshman goalkeeper Claire Wheatley also made a game-saving stop in the 71st minute on an Iowa penalty kick.
September 20, 2013 ILLINOIS DRAWS OHIO STATE
Teams play to 1-1 stalemate
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Illinois jumped out to a quick 1-0 advantage and led for nearly 80 minutes, but Ohio State scored in the 84th minute, which sent the Big Ten opener to overtime, where it ended in a 1-1 draw. Redshirt-junior Jannelle Flaws tallied her team-high ninth goal in the seventh minute and registered a game-high six shots, putting four on frame. UI has played four overtime games in its first nine contests, marking the most in program history to start the season.
September 15, 2013 FIRST CLEAN SHEET
Illinois defeats FIU, 4-0
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Illinois' first shutout of the season was highlighted by a pair of goals from both sophomore Reagan Robishaw and senior Megan Pawloski in a 4-0 victory over Florida International on Sunday afternoon. The Illini outshot the Panthers 29-7 in a physical match that featured a 15-6 difference in fouls by FIU. UI moved to 4-0 at home and 5-2-1 overall following its final non-conference contest, while FIU dropped to 2-5.
September 13, 2013 BACK-TO-BACK
Illinois earns second come-from-behind win
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- llinois earned its second come-from-behind victory thanks to three second-half goals on Friday night, topping Indiana State, 3-2. The Illini trailed 1-0 at halftime, but stepped up their play on both sides of the ball in the second half, putting up three goals on the newly unveiled scoreboard and holding Indiana State to just three shots. The Orange and Blue remained undefeated at home (3-0) and improved to 4-2-1 overall, while the Sycamores dropped to 2-4.
September 8, 2013 WORKING OVERTIME - AGAIN
Illinois ties Arizona, 1-1
TEMPE, Ariz. - For the second time this weekend, Illinois went to double overtime, but this time the Illini finished in a 1-1 tie against Arizona in their final game at the Sun Devil Classic on Sunday. Illinois' lone goal came off a strike by senior Vanessa DiBernardo in the 64th minute, but the Wildcats responded in the 82nd minute with their only goal off a penalty kick.
September 4, 2013 MORE HONORS FOR FLAWS
Illinois forward named Big Ten Offensive Player of Week
PARK RIDGE, Ill. - Redshirt-junior Jannelle Flaws was named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week for the first time in her career, announced the conference office Tuesday. The Glenview, Ill., native scored four goals on 13 shots in Illinois' pair of wins over the weekend, which included her first career hat trick on Sunday against Illinois State.
September 1, 2013 NO FLAWS: ILLINOIS TOPS ILLINOIS STATE
Redshirt junior nets hat trick in 5-1 win
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Junior Allie Osoba scored 16 seconds into the game and redshirt junior Jannelle Flaws netted her first career hat trick, as Illinois posted its third straight win with a 5-1 victory over Illinois State Sunday. The Illini have totaled 16 goals over their past three games, equaling the second-most in a three-game span in school history behind the record 17 goals scored in 2000.
August 21, 2013 HIGH EXPECTATIONS
Illini go into season looking to improve on last year
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A new season begins this week, but the expectations remain the same for the Illinois women's soccer team. A year after reaching the NCAA Tournament second round and Big Ten Tournament title game, the Illini are eager to reach greater heights under 12th-year head coach Janet Rayfield.
August 14, 2013 PICKED FOR THIRD
Illinois highly ranked by Big Ten coaches
PARK RIDGE, Ill. - The Big Ten Conference released its women's soccer preseason coaches' poll on Wednesday, with Illinois picked third out of 12 teams. The Illini sit behind No. 1 Penn State, the 2012 national runner-up, and No. 2 Michigan in the initial poll. Seniors Vanessa DiBernardo and Kassidy Brown and sophomore Nicole Breece were named as Preseason Players to Watch in the conference.
August 7, 2013 UNDERWAY IN CHAMPAIGN
Illini open training camp
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois soccer program began its 2013 preseason schedule with its first official team practices at the Irwin Indoor Facility and Illinois Soccer Stadium on Wednesday. A day after reporting to campus and going through initial team meetings, the Illini opened training camp with one of two scheduled fitness tests before moving into technical and position-specific drills.
February 8, 2013 INCOMING ILLINI
Seven recruits committed for 2013
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Illinois Fighting Illini coach Janet Rayfield will have seven new faces on the roster in 2013, six incoming recruits and one early enrollee who comes to UI this spring.
November 16, 2012 TARRED
Illinois eliminated by North Carolina 9-2
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -Illinois got on the scoreboard first, but North Carolina, led by two goals and an assist by Alyssa Rich scored seven times in the second half enroute to a 9-2 win in a second round NCAA tournament game at Fetzer Field Friday night.
November 10, 2012 KICKING ON
Illinois advance over Missouri
COLUMBIA, Mo. -After playing to a 1-1 draw in overtime, the University of Illinois got past Missouri 3-0 on penalty kicks Saturday at Walton Stadium to move onto the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
November 9, 2012 NSCAA HONOR AWARD
Illinois’ Rayfield is first female recipient
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Illinois coach Janet Rayfield has been selected as the recipient of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America ‘s annual Honor Award. The Honor Award is the most prestigious distinction the NSCAA presents to an individual as it recognizes the individual's contribution to the game of soccer and to the NSCAA.
November 4, 2012 BUCKEYES BIG 10 CHAMPS
Ohio State nips Illinois 2-1
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Ohio State scored two goals in a five minute span mid-way through the second half to defeat Illinois 2-1 and capture the Big Ten Women's Soccer Championship in a game played at Armstrong Stadium on the campus of Indiana University.
November 2, 2012 ITS A BREECE
Freshman's goal gives Illini Big 10 win
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Freshman Nicole Breece scored the game winner, giving Illinois a 1-0 upset win over #1 seed and #3 Nationally ranked Penn State in Friday's Big Ten Conference semi-final game played at Indiana University's Armstrong Stadium.
October 31, 2012 FIGHTING COMEBACK
Down 2-0, man down Illini advance on pks
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Man down Illinois rallied back from a two goal deficit, but came back to force overtime before eventually beating Minnesota 3-2 in penalty kicks in their opening game of the Big Ten Tournament Wednesday at Armstrong Stadium on the campus of Indiana University.
October 21, 2012 SENIOR DAY
Mutz powers Illini to 4-1 win over Nebraska
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Illinois seniors powered a 4-1 win over Nebraska on Senior Day at Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium on Sunday. Shayla Mutz scored two first half goals with Reid and Vanessa DiBernardo adding tallies in the second half.
October 18, 2012 STUNNED
Northwestern comes back to beat Illinois
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. –Northwestern converted two goals in the final nine minutes to seal a a come from behind upset over Illinois at cold and wet Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium Thursday night.
October 8, 2012 DIBERNARDO HONORED
Named co-Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week
PARK RIDGE, Ill. - Illinois' Vanessa DiBernardo posted her second career hat trick in a 3-2 come from behind win over Michigan State on Oct. 4 to move the Illini to 4-1-1 in Big Ten play. As a result, DiBernardo was recognized as player of the week by the Big Ten
September 30, 2012 DRAWN AT 1
Illini can't get past Boilermakers
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Senior Nicole Denenberg scored in the second half as Illinois came back for a 1-1 tie against Purdue at the Boilermaker Soccer Complex Sunday.
September 28, 2012 COMEBACK KIDS
Illini women rally past Indiana
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Fighting Illini women scored twice in the final 11 minutes to snatch a 2-1 come from behind win over Indiana Friday at Armstrong Stadium.
September 23, 2012 PUNISHED BY PENN STATE
Illini fall 4-0
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Four different players scored for Penn State as the Nittany Lions handed Illinois their first home loss of the season, 4-0 at Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium Sunday afternoon.
September 16, 2012 HAPPY HOMECOMING
DiBernardo helps Illini to 2-1 win
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Megan Pawloski set up first half goals by Vanessa DiBernardo and Nicole Brecce to lift Illinois to a 2-1 win over Iowa in the Big Ten season opener at Illinois Soccer Stadium Sunday.
September 7, 2012 HOT HOKIES
Illini fall to unbeaten Virginia Tech
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - An early goal that started with a corner kick was all Virginia Tech needed to defeat Illinois 1-0 in the Wake Forest Invitational at the Spry Soccer Stadium Friday.
August 26, 2012 BLANKED BY BRUINS
Illini fall to UCLA
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - No. 5 UCLA scored two second half goals to hand No. 22 ranked Illinois their first loss of the season, 2-0 at Drake Field Sunday afternoon.
August 17, 2012 SPOTTING A WIN
PK gives Illini opening victory
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Kassidy Brown's successful penalty kick, along with a defense that would not budge, gave Illinois a 1-0 win over Western Michigan Broncos Friday night.
June 25, 2012 SELECTED BY CANADA
Illini’s Zurer picked for Olympics
OTTAWA, Ontario – Former Illinois soccer All-American Emily Zurrer (2005-08) was named a member of the Canadian Women’s National Team for the 2012 Olympic Games. Zurrer is one of three center backs and seven total defenders joining the squad for competition as chosen by head coach John Herdman, with the women’s tournament being held from July 15 – Aug. 9.
June 1, 2012 TOUGH SCHEDULE
Illinois slate includes 7 NCAA teams
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – University of Illinois 2012 schedule includes contests against seven NCAA Tournament participants from one year ago and six more teams that made appearances in their postseason conference playoffs.
February 20, 2012 SPRING SLATE
Illinois to play four games
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. –The University of Illinois has set a four game spring schedule featuring familiar opponents that follows the Illini's annual indoor tournament.
February 4, 2012 SIX SIGNEES
Illinois brings in new recruits
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Illinois soccer head coach Janet Rayfield announced six members of the 2012 signing class. The newcomers to the Illini Soccer Family include Nicole Breece, Amy Feher, Anastasia Medellin, Taylore Peterson, Reagan Robishaw and Tailor Smith.
December 16, 2011 NEW RECRUIT
Illini get transfer from Miami
CHAMPAIGN,Ill. – Illinois has a new recruit. Defender Shannon Roche is transferring to Champaign after spending her freshman season at the University of Miami.
December 14, 2011 NSCAA NOD
DiBernardo second team All-American
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Illinois soccer sophomore Vanessa DiBernardo (Naperville, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) received Second Team All-America recognition from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
December 13, 2011 REGIONAL HONORS
Illini trio on All Great Lakes team
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Illinois soccer seniors Jenna Carosio (Novi, Mich./Novi) and Marissa Mykines (Spokane, Wash./Mead) and sophomore Vanessa DiBernardo (Naperville, Ill./Waubonsie Valley) each took home National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-Region honors.
December 6, 2011 COLLEGE BOOT SPOTLIGHT: VANESSA DiBERNARDO
Meet the candidates, and vote
Illinois midfielder Vanessa DiBernardo (Naperville, Ill./Waubonsie Valley HS/ASC Eagles) was named Big Ten Midfielder of the Year and a First Team All-Conference selection after leading the Fighting Illini in points (35) and goals (15) this season. She also is one of four nominees for Chicagoland Soccer News’ women’s college player of the year, and a regional nominee for the Soccer News Net Women’s College Boot, recognizing the national player of the year.
December 3, 2011 COACHING HONOR
Illini’s Rayfield tops in region
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – University of Illinois soccer head coach Janet Rayfield earned the NSCAA/Mondo Great Lakes Coach of the Year honor for the second consecutive season, as announced by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America on Saturday afternoon.
November 18, 2011 THE LAST ROUNDUP
Cowgirls knock Illini out of NCAAs
STILLWATER, Okla.—The winningest season in Illinois women’s soccer history came to an end Friday night at the Cowgirls Soccer Complex, with a 1-0 NCAA tournament loss to second-seeded Oklahoma State.
November 13, 2011 FIGHTING ON
Illini top Irish to advance to round two
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Niki Read scored the only goal of the game, giving Illinois a 1-0 win over defending national champion Notre Dame at Illinois Soccer and Track Stadium to reach the NCAA Tournament Second Round.
November 6, 2011 BIG TEN CHAMPS
Illini top Penn State for title
EVANSTON, Ill. – Sophomore midfielder Vanessa DiBernardo scored in overtime to give Illinois a 2-1 win over Penn State and the program's second ever Big Ten Conference Championship at Northwestern’s Lakeside Field.
November 4, 2011 ILLINI ADVANCE
1-0 OT win over Michigan State
EVANSTON, Ill. – Illinois' Marissa Mykines scored in overtime to push past Michigan State, 1-0, and into the championship game. Mykines tallied the lone mark of the contest in the 92nd minute, the third game-winner of the season for the Spokane, Wash., native.