Zhang puts Salukis on national scoreboard

Sophomore diver Sherry Zhang was roughly 700 miles away from her teammates this weekend, but received all of their support. Zhang qualified for the national tournament in the 1-meter and 3-meter dives at NCAA Zone Diving in mid-March and was the only ... Continue Reading →
Junior Kegan Skelton finished second in the Mid-American Conference Men’s Championships in the three-meter dive last season. Skelton will compete this weekend at the MAC Championships in Buffalo, N.Y. His coach, Joy Zhao, said the two of them are hoping for a first place finish.

Poor flexibility trumps my good attitude

Heights have always been a fear of mine and flexibility has never been my biggest strength, which means diving was not my ideal sport. Junior Kegan Skelton was involved in gymnastics before he started diving, and it shows. In practice, Skelton flips ... Continue Reading →
Swim coach Rick Walker directs his team during stretching Monday at the Dr. Edward J. Shea Natatorium. The Salukis will compete in the Mid-American Conference Championships in Buffalo, N.Y. Thursday through Saturday.

Salukis hope to finish with a splash

The Saluki men’s swimmers and divers have their work cut out for them in their biggest tournament of the season. SIU will compete in the Mid-American Conference Championships Thursday through Saturday in Buffalo, N.Y. Coach Rick Walker said he isn’t ... Continue Reading →

Swim team reunites after summer training

Off-seasons do not exist for swimmers. Saluki coach Rick Walker said he thinks swimming is a year-long sport. “I don’t believe there’s another sport that has as long a continuous season as we do,” he said. Saluki swimmers and divers met collectively ... Continue Reading →
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