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Saluki golfers qualify for U.S. Amateur

By Tyler Dixon

August 9

Filed under Golf, Sports

 Two SIU golfers have qualified for the 2013 U.S. Amateur Championship that will take place in August in Brookline, Mass.Saluki golfer Drew Novara and incoming recruit Steve Souchek qualified to compete in the prestigious tournamen...

Salukis take third at MVC championships

By Matt Ferguson

April 30

Filed under Golf, Sports

After back-to-back bottom finishes at the Missouri Valley Championship, the Salukis ended the 2013 season with a third-place finish.The first two rounds of play positioned SIU at third with a score of 600. They maintained third with...

Salukis tie for third at MVC Championship for second straight season

By Matt Ferguson

April 24

Filed under Golf, News, Sports

After being one stroke behind the top position, the rain and wind bogged the Salukis’ chance for victory as they tied for third at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships.Senior Shaina Rennegarbe and Junior Cassie Rushi...

Seniors post historic finish to regular season

By Matt Ferguson

April 16

Filed under Golf, Sports

With the Missouri Valley Conference Championships looming, the Saluki golf team sets historic marks Tuesday by winning the Big Blue Intercollegiate in Nashville, Tenn.This is the first tournament the Dawgs have won this season. Their pre...

Fairways not so fair

By Matt Ferguson

April 15

Filed under Golf, Sports

Bad weather and tough fairways hindered the Salukis as they tied for 10th during the weekend’s Indiana Invitational.Junior Cassie Rushing placed the highest of any Saluki over the two-day tournament as she finished 23rd with a...

Dawgs at head of pack at Red Wolves Intercollegiate

By Matt Ferguson

April 3

Filed under Golf, News, Sports

The rain and muddy conditions did not hinder the Salukis, as the team placed third at the ASU Red Wolves Intercollegiate with a combined score of 878.Their finish is the highest the Saluki’s have placed in any tournament thi...

Rainy weather stalls golf performance

By Matt Ferguson

March 31

Filed under Golf, Sports

Weather was an issue for the Salukis once again as they lost 309-318 Saturday in the Dual at Dalhousie against Murray State.The March 24-25 Saluki Invitational, the Salukis’ previous tournament and only home event this season, w...

SIU sets career best at Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate

By Matt Ferguson

March 20

Filed under Golf, Sports

The Salukis finished in the top five for the eighth consecutive tournament as they took fifth place in the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate.Senior Shaina Rennegarbe had another strong outing and scored 8 over par in the two-day tournament. Her...

Salukis place 4th in Vegas

By Matt Ferguson

March 17

Filed under Golf, Sports

The women’s golf team spent its spring break in Las Vegas, where members placed fourth in the Bison Invitational.The Salukis were led by freshman Amy Lee and senior Shaina Rennegarbe who tied for 12th in the tournament. Lee po...

Coach Newton embraces career, team, competition

By Ben Conrady

December 4

Filed under Golf, Sports

Daily Egyptian: Golf is different than most other sports because it has both a spring and fall season. Do you coach the seasons differently?Leroy Newton: In the fall, we are trying to figure out who our best five players will ...

Salukis to use offseason for spring preparation

By Sarah Schneider

November 7

Filed under Golf, Sports

While the season hasn’t gone the way second-year coach Alexis Mihelich expected, the women’s golf team will use the offseason to improve for the spring season.Two individual players took tournament titles while the team took o...

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