Former Saluki thrower conquers Europe

SIU alumna Jeneva McCall has competed in two international meets this month and came away with a gold medal. Three-time National Collegiate Athletics Association champion Jeneva McCall traveled to Moscow, Russia to compete in the International Association ... Continue Reading →

Saluki thrower wins gold in Russia

A former SIU thrower added a gold medal to her trophy case this summer after winning the hammer throw at the World University Games in Russia. Jeneva McCall, of Dolton, won the July 10 event with a throw of 73.75 meters, beating perennial Russian power ... Continue Reading →

Salukis, past and present, shine at weekend Open

The Salukis finished their final season preparations and hosted the Saluki Open Friday and Saturday, Jan. 11-12. Of the competition’s 10 schools, it was the Saluki throwers who stood out the most, as they placed no worse than third in any of their four ... Continue Reading →

No Salukis qualify for U.S. team

Past and present Saluki athletes had respectable showings during the U.S. Olympic Trials, but failed to qualify for any U.S. Olympic events. Junior swimmer Justin Wolfe placed eighth in the 100-meter butterfly at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials Saturday ... Continue Reading →

Track sees no Olympic qualifiers, trials continue

Five former Salukis had a chance to qualify for spots on the US and Bahamas Olympic teams, but so far no one has made it to London. The Olympic Trials began Thursday and will continue through July 1 in Eugene, Ore. The Salukis had three throwers competing ... Continue Reading →

McCall wins title in hammer throw, women’s team places 14th overall

Senior thrower Jeneva McCall became the national champion in the hammer throw as the SIU women’s track and field team placed 14th overall, the second-best finish in school history at the NCAA outdoor championship. The Salukis had seven athletes compete ... Continue Reading →

Track and field team sends seven athletes to NCAA finals

Seven members of the Saluki track and field team earned a chance to compete in the NCAA finals after their performances in regional competition. The finals will be June 6-9 in Des Moines, Iowa at the Drake University campus. The athletes earned their ... Continue Reading →

Track and field finishes third, fourth during championships

Several Salukis may have ended their careers with event wins, but the SIU track and field program did not add another conference title to its mantle with the Missouri Valley Outdoor Championship. The Saluki women and men placed third and fourth overall ... Continue Reading →

Moccia reflects on his tenure

Time with his family has been hard to come by for Athletic Director Mario Moccia, who just finished a month-long search for a new men’s basketball coach. But now that search is over, Moccia can go back to taking his daughter to her softball games. Moccia ... Continue Reading →

Football recruits start to roll in

Saluki football is mum on the topic of mid-year transfers, but that hasn’t stopped any of the recruits from saying they’re coming to Carbondale. The mid-year transfer deadline was Jan. 15, which means players who signed before then are enrolled for ... Continue Reading →
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