Senior Anita Lee waits as her doubles partner, senior Korey Love,
returns a volley during their 8-7 (2) win against the University of
Evansville doubles team Marketa Trousilova and Marina Moreno
Wednesday at University Courts. SIU won overall bringing its
record to 11-4.

Dawgs topple Evansville’s house of cards

Not even 25 mph wind gusts could cool off the red hot Salukis who won their conference opener against the University of Evansville Purple Aces Tuesday.  As temperatures fell and the wind picked up, the women’s tennis team chugged along getting the ... Continue Reading →

Saluki tennis’ biggest fans are themselves

When looking for the biggest supporters of tennis at SIU, look no further than the players themselves. Tennis matches at SIU do not draw the amount of fans basketball and football does, which results in a quiet playing atmosphere for the Salukis. However, ... 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 →

No nursing major forces student athlete transfers

Imagine high school athletes making the necessary grades while performing well enough to be granted the opportunity to play Division I athletics in the sport they have played their entire lives. Now after all the hard work is put in, it is realized the ... Continue Reading →
Junior tennis player Natasha Tomishima practices Monday at University Courts. Tomishima participated in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Central Region Championships in Norman, Okla. winning a doubles match with senior tennis player Korey Love. The team will travel to Jonesboro, Ark., for the Arkansas State Invitational this weekend.

Top Salukis face unexpected setbacks

  During the weekend the Salukis traveled out of state with only four athletes aboard. The Salukis competed in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association regional championship games in Norman, Okla. comprised of National Collegiate Athletic Association ... Continue Reading →

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 →

Salukis breeze past MVC rivals

The wind and chance of rain wasn’t enough to falter the Salukis as they nearly went undefeated against Missouri Valley Conference opponents Illinois State and Bradley 6-1 and 7-0 respectively. The two weekend wins leave the team with 13-3 overall record ... 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 →

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 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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