The Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC) is working this semester to make a few changes and initiate more involvement across campus as IIT’s athletics work to transition from NAIA to NCAA Division III.
In a series finale, Illinois Tech men’s soccer team looked to end their season in the win column by hosting the Provisional Independent Tournament Championship at Stuart Field. The Hawks took on provisional opponent, Nebraska Wesleyan University, in what looked to be an exciting matchup.
Illinois Tech would be led by their three seniors: Robert Rixer, Jorge Salas, and Nordine Amlaiky, as they looked to end their storybook careers and capture the tournament championship for the Scarlet Hawks.
The first legs of the World Cup Qualifying playoff matches were played this week with some very decisive results.
For Mexico it has been do or die throughout all of qualifying and needed assistance from the United States to even get to their playoff match against New Zealand. Behind the leadership of four-time World Cup captain Rafa Marquez, El Tri have all but secured their berth in the World Cup in a 5-1 stomping of New Zealand who never looked up to the task.