Salukis attempt to qualify for Missouri Invitational

  The SIU swimmers who had not already qualified for the Missouri Invitational from Nov. 22-24 traveled to the Henderson Invite in Arkadelphia, Ark. to attempt just that. Coach Rick Walker said the coaching staff sets a time the swimmers must complete ... Continue Reading →

Salukis prove to be conference contenders

  Coach Rick Walker said he could not remember the last time the Salukis beat the Bears in their pool, but the most important thing he saw out of both the men and women’s teams this weekend was the amount of fight they had. Last year’s conference ... Continue Reading →
Saluki Swimming Coach Rick Walker watches a race Thursday at the Edward J. Shea Natatorium. USA Swimming President Bruce Stratton
recently named Walker chairman of the Open Water Development Committee. Walker said the committee’s goal is to keep open water
swimming safe by applying pressure to implement safety guidelines for the athletes worldwide.

SARAH SCHNEIDER | DAILY EGYPTIAN

Coach to chair open water safety committee

There are several swimming committees across the nation, and it is the chairman’s job to lead every committee into keeping the sport as safe as possible going forward. Saluki Swimming Coach Rick Walker has once again been named chairman of one of those ... 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 →
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