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Women’s tennis can’t advance past second round

By Brent Meske

October 21

Filed under Sports, Tennis

The women’s tennis team traveled to Tulsa, Okla. this weekend for their toughest tournament of the year.Four players traveled to the ITA Regional Tournament and combined to win seven matches, but none after the second round. ...

Salukis gain wins, experience at ITA Regional

By Thomas Donley

October 14

Filed under Sports, Tennis

The SIU men’s tennis team proved itself at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Central Regional in Norman, Okla., this weekend.Junior Jonny Rigby was the only Saluki to start in the main singles draw. He defeated Nebraska junior B...

SIU out duels EIU in Saluki Fall Classic

By Brent Meske

October 13

Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Saluki women’s tennis team won nine of its matches in its only home meet of the fall season.SIU finished with seven wins and three losses in singles play and two wins and four losses in doubles against Eastern Illinois Un...

Tennis player journeys from Ukraine

By Austin Miller

October 1

Filed under Sports, Tennis

Imagine living in a country during times of civil unrest and seeing hundreds of people be killed. Then imagine another country invading your home and warring with your countrymen.This was life for Yana Golovkina, a 16-year-ol...

Women’s tennis team has rocky start in Boulder tournament

By Austin Miller

September 29

Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Lady Salukis started their 2014-15 campaign in between a rock and a hard place in Boulder, Co.The team competed in the University of Colorado Invitational. The six-team tournament pitted the Salukis against hosts Colorado, the...

Women’s tennis team ventures to Colorado

By Gabriella Scibetta

September 24

Filed under Sports, Tennis

SIU Women’s tennis will head to the mountains to kick off its season.Coming off a nine-match win streak in 2013, the Salukis travel to Boulder, Colo., Thursday for the four-day Colorado Fall Invite for their season debut.Head co...

Men’s tennis opens season at Middle Tennessee State

By Thomas Donley

September 22

Filed under Sports, Tennis

Five freshmen made career debuts for SIU men’s tennis in the first tournament of the year.The Salukis travelled to Middle Tennessee State University Dale Short Shootout in Murfreesboro, Tenn., on Friday. SIU won 15 matches throu...

Men’s tennis to start at Middle Tennessee

By Tony McDaniel

September 17

Filed under Sports, Tennis

The SIU men’s tennis team will play its first competition this weekend.The Salukis travel to the fourth-annual Middle Tennessee State University Dale Short Shootout in Murfreesboro, Tenn., to start its season. Matches will b...

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