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SIU women’s swim and dive exceed expectations in first home meet

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

October 31, 2015

Filed under Sports, Swimming

SIU women's swimming and diving team competed against University of Illinois and Illinois State in a double dual meet Saturday at Dr. Edward J. Shea Natatorium. Seven first place finishes in individual events kept the Salu...

Zhang gets bumped off podium in NCAA return

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

March 22, 2015

Filed under Sports, Swimming

Junior diver Kaixuan "Sherry" Zhang returned to the NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championship but did not qualify for the final in either the 1-meter or 3-meter dive.Zhang finished 21st place in the 3-meter dive preliminary rou...

Saluki to compete in NCAA Championship

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

March 17, 2015

Filed under Sports, Swimming

SIU Diver Kaixuan "Sherry" Zhang is competing for the second year in a row in the NCAA Diving Championships starting Thursday.Zhang qualified in both the 3-meter and 1-meter dives with scores of 682.45 and 634.05 respectively at...

Salukis finish fourth in MAC

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

March 7, 2015

Filed under Sports, Swimming

The men’s swimming and diving team competed in the Mid-American Conference Championship from Wednesday to Saturday in Geneva, Ohio.The team finished fourth, but had more individual achievements. “We can all be really happy with ...

Salukis share space with public

By Melanie Early, @MelanieEarly

January 26, 2015

Filed under Sports, Swimming

The Saluki swimming and diving teams share the Recreation Center locker rooms with the public.The teams said they often deal with theft and vandalism because the public has access to the team locker rooms.“[Private locker ro...

SIU swimming continuously recruiting

By Melanie Early, @MelanieEarlyDE

January 20, 2015

Filed under Sports, Swimming

It is a decision all college students have made, but student-athletes also have to consider whom they want to spend most of their time with.The Saluki swimming and diving team regularly has two-a-day practices. Sixteen recruits made a visi...

Salukis start 2015 nearly perfect

By Melanie Early @MelanieEarlyDE, Daily Egyptian

January 17, 2015

Filed under Sports, Swimming

The SIU swimming and diving team’s winter training paid off today despite its aches and pains.The Salukis hosted Arkansas at Little Rock on Saturday. It was the women’s first conference competition of 2015. The Trojans do not ...

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