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Women’s golf wins second tournament in four days

By Sean Carley, @SCarleyDE

September 22

Filed under Golf, Sports

The SIU women's golf team won the Loyola Invitational, a three-round tournament, on Tuesday by nine strokes. The team also won the UIC Fall Invitational by six strokes Saturday. Tuesday's victory marks the team's first back-to-...

Women’s golf comes back to win Saluki Invitational

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

March 31

Filed under Golf, Sports

SIU women’s golf won the two-day Saluki Invitational on Monday at Hickory Ridge Golf Course in Carbondale for the fourth consecutive time.The team split into an 'A' and 'B' team, with the 'B' team finishing third in the 11-team tournament...

Former Saluki golfer tries for LPGA

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

March 15

Filed under Golf, Sports

Cassie Brooke, formerly Cassie Rushing, is one of SIU’s most decorated golfers and trying to bring her love of the sport to the Ladies Professional Golf Association tour.Only 1 percent of college athletes make it as a profes...

Saluki golf teams head into offseason

By Sports Desk

October 22

Filed under Golf, Sports

The Saluki golf teams are done with the first half of the season, but will do some work before getting back on a tournament tee box.The SIU golf teams will resume practice in January. Both men’s coach Justin Fetcho and women’s c...

Salukis take third at rain-shortened Red Wolves Classic

By Thomas Donley

October 15

Filed under Golf, Sports

The Salukis had a chance to win their third tournament of the fall, but Mother Nature drowned out their hopes.The SIU women’s golf team weathered soggy conditions in Jonesboro, Ark., to finish third at the Arkansas State’s La...

Fetcho likes experience—for now

By Aaron Graff

October 15

Filed under Golf, Sports

The SIU men’s golf team does not have any freshmen on the roster, but the team is happy with the structure.Just eight golfers make up the team, four of whom are seniors.When former coach Leroy Newton retired, he stopped recruit...

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