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Pippen breaks SIU’s blocking record

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

October 26

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Senior middle hitter Taylor Pippen broke an SIU volleyball record Saturday.Her five block assists in the 3-1 victory against Northern Iowa put her career total for block assists to 384 — breaking the record set by Chandra Robers...

Salukis sweep weekend series against Iowa teams

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

October 25

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

SIU volleyball (16-7, 7-3) defeated Drake (13-14, 6-5) and Northern Iowa (13-11, 7-4) on Friday and Saturday, respectively. In the first match of the weekend, SIU used fast pace offense to throw off Drake resulting in a t...

Bridging the gap between the LGBTQ community and athletics

By Anna Spoerre, @ASpoerre_DE

October 21

Filed under Campus, Sports, Volleyball

Considered the nation's "original gay day," Out at Wrigley has been an annual event since 2001. A section of the stands is filled with LQBTQ men and women, many of whom come out at the event held at the home of the Chicago Cubs.Th...

Salukis fall short after late push

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

October 17

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

SIU volleyball (14-7, 5-3) lost to Illinois State (15-6, 5-3) in five sets (23-25, 21-25, 31-29, 25-18, 12-15) Saturday.The match had 45 ties and 16 lead changes. The Salukis were unable to finish out the first two sets despite holding ...

Saluki volleyball stomp Sycamores

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

October 16

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The SIU volleyball team (14-6, 5-2) beat Indiana State (13-10, 2-6) in four sets Friday (25-9, 25-22, 25-20, 26-24).The Salukis started out the match taking advantage of Indiana State's eight attack errors in the first set. The Salu...

SIU volleyball survives fourth set to top Evansville

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

October 10

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The SIU volleyball team (13-6, 4-2) beat Evansville (7-13, 1-5) in four sets (25-19, 15-25, 25-13, 29-27) Saturday night in Evansville, Ind.Missouri Valley Conference's most efficient blocker and Saluki sophomore middle hitte...

SIU volleyball falls to conference opponent Loyola

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

October 3

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The SIU volleyball team (11-6, 2-2) lost in four sets (19-25, 25-22, 25-16, 26-24) to conference opponent Loyola (14-3, 3-1) on Saturday night.The Salukis' leading hitter this season, sophomore outside hitter Andrea Estrada, c...

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