Salukis play final set in MVC tournament

The Salukis’ run at a second-straight appearance in the title match of the Missouri Valley Conference Championship came to an abrupt end Saturday.  The weekend started well for the women’s tennis team, which was ranked second in the seven-team tournament, ... Continue Reading →
Korey Love, left, and Anita Lee have been doubles partners for two seasons with a record of 31-13. Lee
was named the Missouri Valley Conference Tennis Athlete of the Week Tuesday. She has won the title
three times during her career. Love was named Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete last season.

My odds worsened with a teammate

Communication is key in team sports and journalism, but when two journalists play sports together, it can get ugly.  My challenge this week was a 10-point tiebreaker in tennis against seniors Anita Lee and Korey Love. It was the first and only week ... Continue Reading →

Senior Saluki fights through tennis injuries

A fast paced sport like tennis is strenuous on the legs and knees and one women’s tennis player has persevered despite her setbacks. Korey Love, a senior from Daytona Beach, Fla. studying radio/television, has been on the team for four years. She enjoyed ... Continue Reading →

Women’s tennis offers to play with students

It is not every day that an average Carbondale business owner or SIU freshman gets the opportunity to play doubles tennis with Division I players. The women’s tennis team is hosting a fundraising tournament, which allows students to play doubles with ... Continue Reading →

Women’s tennis has a sluggish start to season

The SIU women’s tennis team opened its season Saturday at the University of Arkansas and went winless against two nationally ranked teams. No. 49 Arkansas defeated SIU 7-0 and No. 63 University of North Texas swept the Salukis, 4-0. Coach Audra Anderson ... Continue Reading →

Inspiring player works to continue her success

The SIU women’s tennis team is coming off two consecutive record-setting seasons and owes a portion of that success to junior Natasha Tomishima. Tomishima, from Campo Grande, Brazil, led the team in victories last year and was a top-three player on ... Continue Reading →

Salukis lose fight for top seed

On a day when three seniors bid farewell to a large home crowd, the women’s tennis team fell to Wichita State on Sunday to record their first conference loss of the season. The Salukis (17-4, 6-1 Missouri Valley Conference) swept Creighton Saturday ... Continue Reading →

Tennis enters conference play

The SIU women’s tennis team travels to Wichita, Kan., this weekend for the Missouri Valley Conference Individual Championships. Last year, junior Anita Lee won the Flight-5 singles championship and defeated her first two opponents in straight sets (6-3, ... Continue Reading →
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