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Fetcho likes experience—for now

By Aaron Graff

October 15, 2014

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...

SIU maintains focus through all three rounds

By Aaron Graff

October 7, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports

Senior men’s golfer Wade Thompson found SIU one spot behind his former team, Murray State Monday, but led SIU Tuesday to finish ahead of the Racers.The Salukis finished third out of nine teams at the Skyhawk Classic at the ...

Salukis have rough day on course, drop six spots in tournament standings

By Aaron Graff

September 30, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports

The Saluki men’s golf team dropped more spots than any other team on day two of the Cardinal Intercollegiate to finish near the bottom of the pack.Louisville, the host, won the tournament with a score of 870, good for 6-over...

Women’s golf comes down to earth at Missouri tournament

By Thomas Donley

September 30, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports

After winning its first two tournaments this fall, the SIU women’s golf team fell down to earth at the University of Missouri’s Johnie Imes Invitational hosted in Columbia, Mo.The Salukis finished 12th out of 15 teams with a...

Walk-on freshman brings positive attitude to Saluki golf

By Thomas Donley

September 16, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports

Freshman Jackie Biggs ended up in southern Illinois because her mother found a brochure for SIU and talked her into applying.She was born in New Jersey and raised in Colorado.“I was like, ‘Okay, whatever, I guess,’” B...

Rain prevents Saluki comeback attempt

By Aaron Graff

September 15, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports

The men’s golf team was ready to compete Monday, but the course was not.Coach Justin Fetcho said Illinois State University’s Weibring Golf Club in Normal was already soft from last week’s rain. More rain on Monday made ...

Saluki men finish eighth in Edwardsville

By Tony McDaniel

September 9, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports

SIU men’s golf opened a new chapter with their first tournament of 2014.The Salukis, led by new head coach Justin Fetcho, finished in eighth place at the Derek Dolenc Invitational presented by DoubleTree. The Salukis’ tournam...

Salukis hold off Racers to open season with a win

By Thomas Donley

September 9, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports

The Saluki women’s golf team opened its season in style Monday and Tuesday.SIU added to its record books and capped off its first tournament of the fall with a dramatic win.The team and sophomore Brooke Cusumano recorded one o...

Women’s golf opens season in Kentucky

By Thomas Donley

September 7, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports

After a four-month hiatus, the SIU women’s golf team is ready to get back into the swing of things.The Salukis start their season Monday at the renamed Jan Weaver- Murray State Invitational at Drake Creek Golf Club in Ledbette...

Golf coach aims high for low scores

By Tyler Davis

August 18, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports

When Leroy Newton began his job as SIU’s ninth men’s golf coach only one Bush had been president, and the cost of tuition at SIU was $3,522.Newton retired in May after 18 years on the job.The man who succeeded Newton in Ju...

Golf coach aims high for low scores

By Tyler Davis

August 18, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports

When Leroy Newton began his job as SIU’s ninth men’s golf coach only one Bush had been president, and the cost of tuition at SIU was $3,522.Newton retired in May after 18 years on the job.The man who succeeded Newton in Ju...

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