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Hoosiers travel to Franklin for invitational

The women's golf team won't have to go far to compete in the Legends Invitational, which takes place an hour away in Franklin, Ind. With the recent golfer-unfriendly weather conditions, the Hoosiers might wish they were traveling further.

Women's soccer struggle in Big Ten games

Women's soccer coach Joe Kelley saw his team play its best this weekend. But the best they could do still ended with two losses. The Hoosiers dropped a pair of conference games at Bill Armstrong Stadium, 2-1 to Wisconsin Friday in double-overtime and 1-0 to Minnesota Sunday.

Disappointment, delight for cross county team

The men's and women's cross country teams traveled to Notre Dame Friday with an optimistic outlook. They left with mixed emotions. While the men placed fifth, beating two top-25 teams, the women fell short of their goals, finishing 12th in a field of 31 teams.

Freshman recruit pays off

Despite her youth, freshman Linda Tran could hardly be considered inexperienced when it comes to playing tennis. She picked up the game at the age of 9, and since then, nothing has stopped her, not even the transition to the college game. Three weeks ago, playing in her first college tournament, Tran won her singles flight at the Indiana Fall Invitational, and she said she hopes to continue her success.

Geyer quits basketball team

Senior forward Tom Geyer has left the IU men's basketball team. After making the decision Thursday night, he informed interim head coach Mike Davis of his decision Friday morning.

Linebacker looks for improvement after Iowa win

That IU football player who burst through Iowa's offensive line with ease last Saturday wasn't a safety. He might have displayed the explosive running ability of a safety, and he certainly had the size of one.

Unlikely Northwestern team in Big Ten lead

What's up with Northwestern? Don't the Wildcats know almost everyone except their mommas picked them to close the Big Ten barn door after all the thoroughbreds trounced over them?

Hoosiers travel to Butler, play Michigan

Jerry Yeagley knows nobody is invincible in collegiate soccer this season. The men's soccer coach has seen his Hoosiers struggle to beat less talented teams. He's also seen top notch teams lose games they shouldn't.

Coaches travel the road from club to varsity

At his first recruiting tournament as a varsity coach, Steve Burns was asked if he'd want to fill coach Jerry Yeagley's shoes at IU -- where he could maintain a men's soccer program that's won five national championships in 27 years.

IU running out of chances

The agenda is starting to thin for the women's soccer team. And sitting in ninth place, the Hoosiers are running out of opportunities to climb the Big Ten ladder. With five games left in conference play, IU would not make the Big Ten tournament field the first weekend of November.

Upbeat Hoosiers need road wins

Coach Katie Weismiller remains optimistic. Judging by her team's high morale, Weismiller's daily volleyball lessons must include steadfast adherence to upbeat attitudes. While it seems the volleyball team would be scattering and fretful after a 1-3 start in the Big Ten, it's not.

Field hockey faces Bucknell and Penn State

The field hockey team is riding a wave of momentum after earning its first win of the season Sunday in a 4-0 decision against Bellarmine University, and hopes to crash down onto Bucknell University and Penn State this weekend.

Tennis team to face stiffer test in invitational

The women's tennis team continues its season this weekend in the Hoosier Classic Invitational. Five teams from around the country travel to compete with IU in what will be a stiffer test for the Hoosiers than the Indiana Fall Invitational.

Volleyball player provides inspiration, friendship

While cheering on her team from the sidelines, junior outside hitter Meghan Stout is constantly prepared. She knows she might be called to go into the game at any minute. There isn't a specific time or substitution that Stout enters at; it happens whenever the team needs her quickness or her serving ability.

Hoosier offense a work in progress

Football coach Cam Cameron uttered some bashful words about IU's offense after viewing film of the team's 44-point performance against Iowa.

Louisiana recruit gives verbal agreement to IU

Donald Perry, a 6-foot-2 point guard from Louisiana, verbally committed to IU Tuesday and said he will sign a letter of intent on the early decision date Nov. 8. Perry, a senior at Reuben McCall High School in Tallulah, La., averaged 25.5 points and eight assists last season. He shot 45 percent from three-point range and 84 percent from the free-throw line.

Midfielder comes to forefront

Pat Noonan carries himself like a veteran now, after one season with the men's soccer team. His demeanor reeks of leadership.

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