For the first time since 2004, the Fighting Illini softball team is headed to the NCAA Tournament.
For senior catcher Lana Armstrong, the long wait brought some unpleasant memories to mind.
"I started getting really nervous there for a minute, like I was starting to sweat," Armstrong said. "I kind of had flashbacks from my sophomore year (when) we should have gone and they give it to Penn State, so when I saw Purdue's name up there and we hadn't been announced yet, I was like 'You've got to be kidding me, not again, please no."
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