Swimmers from SIU and Evansville University compete in the backstroke Saturday at the Edward J Shea Natatorium.
Both SIU men’s and women’s swim and diving teams won their respective meets, with the men winning 186-45 and the
women 156.5-86.5. The meet was the last for both the Salukis and Aces this year before they compete in their conference
championship meet later this month.
ROBERT OLSON • DAILY EGYPTIAN

Seniors recall time lapse before final laps

The senior swimmers and divers were honored Saturday before jumping in the pool for their last regular season meet against the University of Evansville Purple Aces. Prior to the meet, 16 seniors received recognition from fans, coaches and teammates to ... Continue Reading →
Junior swimmer Ella Otto, left, and sophomore swimmer Katy Ovington swim laps during practice Thursday at the Dr. Edward
J. Shea Natatorium in the SIU Recreation Center. The team swept its events Saturday against Arkansas-Little Rock and Ouachita
Baptist, but lost to the University of Illinois Monday at the sixth annual Splash Bash in Champaign. The team did pick up a win
against Olivet Nazarene during the invitational. SIU will host Evansville University Feb. 1 at the Dr. Edward J. Shea Natatorium.
LEWIS MARIEN · DAILY EGYPTIAN

Restless Salukis stay afloat

The swimming and diving teams had their final non-conference meet Monday in Champaign against the University of Illinois and Olivet Nazarene University. SIU came off a meet two days prior, but that did not stop both teams from beating Olivet 198-94 for ... Continue Reading →
Senior swimmer George Minkel cheers on senior swimmer Jacob Lucheon during the men’s 400-yard medley relay Thursday at the Edward J. Shea Natatorium. The team of Oleg Rabota, Calvin Kolar, Till Pallmann and Luncheon took third in the relay. SIU’s men and women’s teams lost the tri-meet to the University of Kentucky and the University of Missouri.
SARAH SCHNEIDER | DAILY EGYPTIAN

Cats outswim Dawgs in last fall home meet

he Saluki swimming and diving team struggled against challenging opponents during the weekend. The University of Kentucky Wildcats and the University of Missouri Tigers traveled to SIU with the best competition the Salukis have seen so far. The meet took ... Continue Reading →

Salukis stay afloat in split-team competitions

The Saluki men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams divided into two groups during the weekend to compete in the Purdue Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind. and the Phoenix Fall Classic in Chicago. The split squads found success in different forms, ... Continue Reading →

Minkels bring family flavor to swim team

College is a time in many people’s lives where they have to say goodbye to family and start a new, unfamiliar life. Susan and George Minkel said they are fortunate to have each other in Carbondale, some 300 miles away from the rest of their family in ... Continue Reading →
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