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Women’s Basketball Season Update Sep 22 — Here is a quick update on the Cougar women’s basketball season (as of 9/16/20): Sept. 23-Nov 21: 60 days of practice & inter-squad scrimmages (closed to the public) Nov. 21-Jan. 3: No on-campus workouts Jan. 4-Jan. 21: Practice & two scrimmages Jan. 22-Mar. 28: Regular season games (22 total) Mar. 31-Apr. 10: Region 24 Tournament […]
Women’s Basketball 20-21 Season Outlook Sep 21 — Big things are brewing in Ramsey Gym for the upcoming 2020-21 ICC women’s basketball team as the roster is loaded with a bevy of talent and experience. This Cougar squad has a playful, competitive spirit along with an undeniable chemistry that will help set the table for an exciting campaign when games begin in January. […]
5 Cougar Teams Named NJCAA All-Academic Team; 33 Student-Athletes Earn All-Academic Recognition Jul 16 — The Illinois Central College Athletics’ program had five teams recognized as an NJCAA All-Academic Team for the 2019-20 school year, as released by the NJCAA. The softball (3.42), volleyball (3.37), men’s soccer (3.31), women’s soccer (3.07), and golf (3.02) teams all made the prestigious list for the team effort in the classroom. The Athletic Department […]
ICC Athletics Announces Javier Valle as New Women’s Soccer Head Coach May 19 — ICC Athletics announces the hiring of Javier Valle as the new head coach of the ICC Women’s Soccer team. Valle, a key player on the 2013-2015 ICC Men’s Soccer teams, began his coaching career at Morton Blaze Soccer Club coaching youth soccer until 2015. Following his two years at ICC, he coached for Major League […]
ICC’s Stoewer Named NJCAA All-American Apr 10 — Cougar Fans: Congratulations to Summer Stoewer for being named an NJCAA 2nd Team All-American for the 2019-20 season.  Stoewer, a 5’7 guard from Normal Community, was an all-around crafty guard who stuffed the stat sheet, averaging 17.0 points, 5.3 rpg, 2.8 apg, and 2.6 spg to help the Cougars to a 25-7 overall record.  She […]
Summer Stoewer Named an NJCAA 2nd Team All-American for the 2019-20 Season Apr 8 — Congratulations to Summer Stoewer for being named an NJCAA 2nd Team All-American for the 2019-20 season. Stoewer, a 5’7 guard from Normal Community High School, was an all-around crafty guard who stuffed the stat sheet, averaging 17.0 points, 5.3 rpg, 2.8 apg, and 2.6 spg to help the Cougars to a 25-7 overall record. She […]
Summer Sports Camps CANCELLED Mar 22 — The Athletics Department at Illinois Central College is sorry to announce that all Summer Sports Camps and Summer Leagues have been cancelled for the 2020 summer season due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  We look forward to resuming normalcy with you, including more sports camps in the future. Stay Safe!
Cougars Lose in OT in Region Championship Mar 13 — The ICC women’s basketball team lost an overtime heart-breaker on Sunday afternoon in the Region 24 championship game at Ramsey Gym, losing to Lake Land 80-75.  The ladies had a big 27-11 lead at the beginning of the second quarter, but the Lakers clawed back to outscore the Cougars 69-48 the rest of the way, […]
Lady Cougars Survive in 2 OT; Advance to Championship Mar 13 — The ICC women’s basketball team took the March Madness theme of “survive & advance” to the extreme, winning 73-66 in double overtime over Parkland in Region 24 semi-final action on Saturday afternoon, using clutch shooting and improved defense to overcome their 32% field goal shooting.  Summer Stoewer led the way with 27 points and 7 […]
Cougars Lose in OT in Regional Tournament March 7-8 Mar 5 — The ICC women’s basketball team lost an overtime heart-breaker on Sunday afternoon, March 8, in the Region 24 championship game at Ramsey Gym, losing to Lake Land 80-75.  The ladies had a big 27-11 lead at the beginning of the second quarter, but the Lakers clawed back to outscore the Cougars 69-48 the rest of […]
Midwest-Athletic Conference Regular Season Title Mar 5 — The women’s basketball team captured the regular season Midwest-Athletic Conference regular season title. For the second year in a row, the Cougars went through the conference season undefeated. Way to go ladies!
Cougars Outlast Blazers; Earn #1 Seed in Region 24 Tourney Mar 2 — The #9 ICC women’s basketball team outlasted John Wood CC to get a gritty 69-66 win on Saturday afternoon and earn the #1 seed for the upcoming Region 24 Tournament this week. The Cougars held a 66-57 lead with just under 4:00 to play but empty ICC possessions and a 9-3 JW run made things […]
Big 3rd Quarter + Defense + Stoewer = Cougar Win Feb 27 — The #9 ICC women’s basketball team used a 19-0 run in the 3rd quarter to pull away for an 87-56 win over Lewis & Clark on Wednesday evening at Ramsey Gym.  The Cougar defense held the Trailblazers to 30% field goal shooting (19-63) while Summer Stoewer had a game high 21 points led the way […]
Defense Keys Cougars in Win Over #3 Loggers Feb 24 — The #13 ICC women’s basketball team used a solid defensive effort to take down #3 Lincoln Land CC 70-66 in Springfield on Saturday afternoon. Official rebounding & defensive stats were unavailable after the game but the Cougars held the Loggers to just 11 first quarter points and took four charges on the day.  The defense […]
Stoewer Helps Cougars Down Parkland Feb 20 — Summer Stoewer’s 23 points, 5 rebounds, and 4 steals guided the #13 ICC women’s basketball team to a 64-57 triumph over region rival Parkland College on Wednesday night at Ramsey Gym.  While Stoewer was the only one to scratch double figures for the hosts, Cougars got contributions from up and down the lineup to get […]
Stoewer, Hare Lead Cougars in Win over DACC Feb 17 — Summer Stoewer and Jordyn Hare combined for 38 points to help the #13 ICC women’s basketball team to a 64-51 win over Danville Area on Saturday afternoon in Ramsey Gym.  Both players were 8-12 from the field, as Stoewer connected on five three-pointers en route to 21 points while Hare added 17 points.  The Cougars […]
ICC Ladies Sneak Out Win in Godfrey Feb 17 — The #13 ICC women’s basketball used a big second half to rally for a 67-64 win over Lewis & Clark in Godfrey on Thursday night. The Trailblazers nailed seven three-pointers in the first half to grab a 29-17 advantage and stretched the lead to 17 points midway through the third period before the Cougars dug […]
Women’s Basketball Moves Up To #13 In Latest Njcaa Poll Feb 12 — The ICC women’s basketball team moved up to #13 in the latest NJCAA poll after defeating #2 Lincoln Land on February 1st. The Cougars have an overall record of 18-6 and have posted wins over several other Top 20 teams this season (Kirkwood, Bryant & Stratton, and Parkland).
Women’s Basketball Hosts “Stronger Together Celebration” Feb 12 — The women’s basketball team hosted their 2nd annual “Stronger Together Survivor Celebration” at their February 1st game where they recognized cancer survivors at halftime. A total of $1,200 was raised from the admission gate/concession sales/t-shirt sales from both the women’s and men’s games, with the money being donated to the Illinois Cancer Care, Susan G. […]