A surprising year for Illinois Soccer will continue.
The Illini defeated the Wisconsin Badgers, 2-2, with a 3-0 advantage in penalty kicks on Sunday afternoon in the Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinals.
#ILLINI WIN!— Illini Soccer (@IlliniSoccer) October 28, 2018
The Orange and Blue will advance to the semifinal round of the #B1G Tournament after winning on OT battle in PKS, 3-0 pic.twitter.com/F8GtKhPclP
.@IlliniSoccer wins in a shootout to advance to the next round of the Tournament. Watch all the kicks from their shooutout below! #Illini pic.twitter.com/Mfdl2Uw7mU— Illinois on BTN (@IllinoisOnBTN) October 28, 2018
This is Illinois’ first appearance in the semifinals since 2012.
Hope Breslin (friend of the pod) and Katie Murray (leading scorer) both struck in regulation for the Illini.
Illinois will face Penn State, the tournament’s No. 1 overall seed, in the semifinals on Friday.
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