Baseball ends season with 8-6 loss in MVC championship game

The Salukis jumped ahead early in the championship game of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament against Creighton, but the lead didn’t hold and the Salukis were denied their first bid to the NCAA tournament in 22 years. Creighton won the MVC baseball ... Continue Reading →

Baseball can’t hold on to lead, loses 8-6 in MVC championship

The Salukis jumped ahead early in the championship game of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament against Creighton, but the lead didn’t hold and the Salukis were denied their first bid to the NCAA tournament in 22 years. Creighton won the MVC baseball ... Continue Reading →

Baseball swept by Sycamores, finish 9-12 in conference

The Salukis were already in a 5-1 when the second out was made in the top of the fifth inning Sunday, but the Indiana State Sycamores were able to drive in four more runs before the inning ended to pull ahead of the Salukis. SIU (25-26, 9-12 Missouri ... Continue Reading →

Baseball takes on Indiana State in final conference series of season

Saluki baseball enters its final conference series of the season on a down note after the team was swept last weekend. “It was just a bad weekend for us. We probably played our worst baseball of the year,” said junior first baseman Chris Serritella. ... Continue Reading →

Serritella and Sivertsen provide big numbers for Saluki baseball team

Chicago is one of coach Ken Henderson’s favorite spots to recruit, and two of his best hitters on the Salukis hail from the area. For Chris Serritella and Jordan Sivertsen, their journey to Carbondale didn’t start until they were away from the Windy ... Continue Reading →

Baseball faces Tennessee-Martin in mid-week contest

Saluki baseball hasn’t played well in mid-week games all season, but coach Ken Henderson said he’s hopeful that will change. “It’s tough. You get this late in the year, and with the conference games, there’s just so much emphasis ... Continue Reading →

Baseball team travels to Dallas Baptist for three-game series

Teams split two games last season The Salukis played a rare Thursday game to kick off a three-game set against Dallas Baptist University, which junior first baseman Chris Serritella said was a little weird to get used to. “It’s my first time doing ... Continue Reading →

Baseball drops finale, takes two of three from Evansville

The Salukis did something they haven’t done all season twice this weekend: go an entire game without making an error. SIU (18-14, 5-4 Missouri Valley Conference) has gone two straight games without making an error after its 6-2 error-free loss Sunday ... Continue Reading →

Salukis fall in series finale, take two of three against Bradley

A three-run home run from Bradley junior left fielder Andrew Wasmund in the fourth inning Sunday kept the Salukis from sweeping the Braves this weekend. SIU (14-10, 2-1 Missouri Valley Conference) fell 8-4 to Bradley (11-9-1, 1-2 MVC) Sunday after winning ... Continue Reading →

Salukis beat Middle Tennessee State, split midweek series

Saluki outfielders Nick Johnson and Rennie Troggio collided when they both called for a fly ball that hit to right-center field in the second inning. The error, given to Troggio, was the first of three for the Salukis during the inning, and it put them ... Continue Reading →

Baseball loses to Tennessee-Martin

The Salukis dug themselves a hole they couldn’t get out of in one bad inning against University of Tennessee-Martin. SIU (2-2) lost 9-4 against UT-Martin (1-3) Tuesday in Martin, Tenn., and the Skyhawks used a seven-run third inning to distance ... Continue Reading →

Season starts Friday for Saluki baseball

The SIU baseball team hasn’t made it to the NCAA regional tournament since 1990, before several players on the team were even born. But coach Ken Henderson says he’s prepared his team to change that. “I told our kids there’s no reason ... Continue Reading →
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