Nathan Hoefert • Daily Egyptian
Senior wide receiver LaSteven McKinney runs after a catch during the Salukis’ 45-0 win against Taylor University Aug. 28 at Saluki Stadium. In 9 games, McKinney has 12 punt returns for 207 yards.

Wide receivers make impact on special teams

Just because a player is listed as a wide receiver does not mean they cannot participate in other roles. Seniors LaSteven McKinney and Tay Willis make their biggest impact on the team through special teams, which is not their primary position. McKinney ... Continue Reading →

Homecoming day in photos

SIU celebrated Homecoming Saturday with a parade, tailgating events, a teaser to the SIU basketball season, performances by the Marching Salukis, cheerleaders, Shakers and the main event, SIU football taking on Indiana State University. .galleria-stage ... Continue Reading →

Club baseball attempts to reach previous level of success

The SIU club baseball team hopes to return to the success of the nationally-ranked team five years ago. The team was ranked No. 6 in the National Club Baseball Association poll in 2009 and No. 3 in 2010. Since then, the team has been competing with University ... Continue Reading →

Tennis duo builds on success

Senior Natasha Tomishima and sophomore Meagan Monaghan have great chemistry as a doubles team and this season’s results show it. “[Tomishima] is like the peanut butter to my jelly,” Monaghan said. “We just work so well together.” Last season, ... Continue Reading →

Georgia State names AD, Moccia to stay at SIU

Athletic Director Mario Moccia will stay at SIU despite being a finalist for another open athletic director position. Moccia was named a finalist along with Charlie Cobb, the director of athletics at Appalachian State University who has been named athletic ... Continue Reading →

Salukis set to swim

With three days of swimming ahead, the women’s swimming and diving team is prepared for this weekend’s Missouri Valley Conference Championships. SIU will host the championships Thursday- Saturday at the Dr. Edward J. Shea Natatori- um and will feature ... Continue Reading →

Timms makes waves with teammates

Freshman college students could be considered in foreign territory their first year away from home. Swimmer Morgan Timms not only had to change schools but countries as well, and coach Rick Walker said he is is pleased with the progress Timms has made ... Continue Reading →

Athletics round up supplies for tornado victims

Times of hardship have a tendency to bring out the best in people, and this weekend at the Coach B Softball Classic, the crowd came prepared to help Harrisburg tornado victims. Saluki Athletics set up donation bins Saturday and Sunday during the Coach ... Continue Reading →
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