Double’s chemistry key to Salukis’ breakout season

  With the regular season in the books the SIU women’s tennis team concluded its season with one of the best records in school history. The Salukis finished their season 17-4 overall and 6-1 in the Missouri Valley Conference. Their 17 wins tied ... Continue Reading →

Doubles pair nationally recognized

Seniors Anastacia Simons and Melanie Delsart have known each other for four years. They lived in the same residence hall since they were freshmen and now share an apartment together. They also share the achievement of being the second doubles pair in ... Continue Reading →

Nothwehr discusses past and future team success

  The Saluki women’s tennis team capped off a prosperous fall season with titles in every doubles flight they competed in at the Red Wolf Invitational in Jonesboro, Ark. Coach Audra Nothwehr said her team had a good stint in the fall, which has ... Continue Reading →

Salukis win titles in each competition

The women’s tennis team more than redeemed itself during the weekend’s Red Wolf Invitational by winning titles in every doubles flight competition and taking singles titles in flights three, five and six. The accomplishments advanced the team that ... Continue Reading →

Salukis hold on against ITA elite

The Saluki women’s tennis team had its best performance of the year at the ITA Women’s Central Region Tennis Championship during the weekend. “There was no one team or one singles player who stepped up in particular,” coach Audra Nothwehr said. ... Continue Reading →

Tennis wins individual MVC championship titles

The women’s tennis team won two individual titles at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships during the weekend. After a slow start to the No. 1 singles championship match against Wichita State junior Veronika Blaskova, senior Melanie Delsart kept ... 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 →

Big win in the Big Easy

The women’s tennis team outlasted the University of Troy to win 44-43 at the Big Easy Tournament in New Orleans Sunday. Senior Melanie Delsart won two matches on her way to the flight one singles championship, where she was defeated 7-6 (6), 1-6 and ... Continue Reading →

Women’s tennis team gives back

The women’s tennis team members thought they would be teaching kids at their annual junior clinics, but the kids taught them some lessons as well. As senior Melanie Delsart told junior clinic participants to hit volley and backhand shots, she said she ... Continue Reading →

Women’s tennis veteran players lead the season

The SIU women’s tennis team ended last season with many accolades and achievements, including second place in the Missouri Valley Conference. The team strives this year for more singles and doubles victories, but an MVC women’s tennis championship ... Continue Reading →
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