Freshman golfer Xianmei Jin lines up a shot Monday during the
Saluki Invitational at Hickory Ridge Golf Course in Carbondale. Jin
shot a 159 in the two-day tournament to tie for 15th place. The
team took first place in the tournament with a score of 617, earning
its third tournament win of the season. The Salukis will travel
Saturday to Peoria, Ill., for the Bradley Invitational.
LEWIS MARIEN · DAILY EGYPTIAN

Dawgs win Saluki Invitational

The women’s golf team made a habit out of protecting its house, winning three straight home tournaments. SIU won the Saluki Invitational Monday at Hickory Ridge Golf Course with a two-round score of 617, ahead of the nearest competitor by 14 shots. ... Continue Reading →
Senior jumper Kenya Culmer participates in the high jump Saturday at the SIU Student Recreation Center during the Saluki Invitational. Culmer finished first in the women’s high jump with a jump of 1.68 meters. Both the men’s and women’s team secured first-place finishes, ahead of Southeast Missouri State University and Bradley University in the women’s rankings and Western Illinois University and Bradley in the men’s rankings. -Robert Olson | Daily Egyptian

SIU track team has a field day

The men and women demolished the competition at the second home track meet, collecting 14 event titles and finishing first overall during the weekend. SIU began its competition strong, winning three of their first six events Friday evening. The men ... Continue Reading →
Women’s cross country runners compete Saturday during the Saluki Invitational in Carbondale. Coach Matt Sparks said he was pleased to be competing on the Salukis’ home turf. “It’s always nice to race at home,” he said. “We train out here everyday, so there’s a level of comfort that racing out here brings with it.” Saluki runners placed first in the men and women’s races. The Salukis will compete Oct. 4 in the Notre Dame Invitational in South Bend, Ind.
ZANE ECKLUND | DAILY EGYPTIAN

Salukis sweep men’s, women’s races at home

  On a warm, breezy morning, the Saluki field was crowded with SIU families showing support, as cross-country runners impressed their fans Saturday at the Saluki Invitational. Both teams proved successful, as the men’s race—an 8K—and the women’s—a ... Continue Reading →

Missouri Valley Conference honors volleyball players

After winning the Billiken Invitational at St. Louis University, two Saluki volleyball players were acknowledged by the conference they play for. Freshman Taylor Pippen was chosen as Missouri Valley volleyball freshman of the week and senior Alysia Mayes ... Continue Reading →
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