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Saluki track and field is ready to compete despite changes

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

December 1, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

SIU track and field will return to action Saturday after an offseason full of change.New Director of Track and Field Kathleen Raske leads a coaching staff of new hires into this season, with a women's team that ranked No. 9 last year in th...

SIU cross-country coach leaves, interim coach named

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

November 18, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

David Beauchem, SIU cross-country coach and distance coach for the track and field team, left the Salukis at the end of the cross-country season to become the Director of Track and Field Operations at Florida State.Gary Holda, ...

Two Salukis earn All-MVC honors at MVC Championships

By Sean Carley, @SCarleyDE

October 31, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

SIU's cross country teams finished their 2015 conference season on Saturday in Evansville, Ind., at the Missouri Valley Championships. The men's team finished fifth out of ten and the women's team finished ninth.Junior Brandon Shemonia...

SIU cross-country keeps expectations in check

By Sean Carley, @SCarleyDE

October 28, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

The Saluki men and women's cross-country teams are in a different position a year after both teams entered the Missouri Valley Conference Championship ranked No. 2. Going into Saturday's MVC Championship the men are ranked six...

Get to know the new Saluki track and field coach

By Sean Carley, @SCarleyDE

September 28, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

There will be a familiar face leading the Saluki track and field teams this year.Kathleen Raske, a 1990 SIUC graduate, was hired as Director of Track and Field/Cross Country to replace Connie Price-Smith on Aug. 11. Price-Smi...

Pole vaulter joins four others at Ole Miss

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

August 19, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

Sophomore pole vaulter Lindsey Murray today announced on social media she will join former SIU coaches and one teammate at the University of Mississippi.Murray, the indoor and outdoor all-time SIU record holder, finished ninth ...

Track and field searching for replacements after five coaches leave SIU

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

August 18, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

Track and field has lost all but one event coach after Connie Price-Smith left for the University of Mississippi on July 21.Kathleen Raske, who was hired as the director of Saluki Track and Field/Cross-Country on Aug. 11, has beg...

Salukis hire new track and field coach

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

August 10, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

SIU Athletic Director Tommy Bell and the SIU Athletic Department named Kathleen Raske the new track and field coach on Tuesday. Raske will replace former coach Connie Price-Smith, who accepted the head coaching job at the Universi...

Senior hammer thrower places fourth in Pan American Games

By Marissa Novel, @MarissaNovelDE

July 22, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

Representing Team USA, senior DeAnna Price finished fourth in the hammer throw at the 2015 Pan American Games. Price, the 2015 NCAA Outdoor hammer champion, was one of two Americans among nine who competed at the international c...

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