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5 years ago (2014): Paced by medalist Tony Albano’s 3-under par 211, the Illinois Wesleyan men’s golf team took top honors at the 30-team Jekyll Island Collegiate Invitational at Jekyll Island, Ga. The Titans posted a team score of 870 to win by 10 shots over Methodist University.

15 years ago (2004): Kelly Murray tossed a one-hitter to spark the No. 5-nationally ranked Illinois Wesleyan softball team to a 2-0 upset of No. 3 Emory in the first game of a twin bill at Atlanta, Ga.

25 years ago (1994): Mount Pulaski outlasted Kansas, 17-15, 15-12, to win the championship match of the Illinois Elementary School Association Class 7A State Volleyball Tournament. Elizabeth Schilling had 11 kills to lead Mount Pulaski, which ended with a 24-1 record.

50 years ago (1969): Eric Bates placed sixth in the NCAA College Division wrestling tournament for Illinois State. Bates, wrestling at 160 pounds, defeated opponents from New York Wesleyan and Luther College before being decisioned 4-0. Bates defeated Yousho Kojiama of Portland State to wrestle back for sixth.

From Pages Past compiled by Jeff Findley from Pantagraph files.

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