SIU women address equality

A heightened sense of reform has made its way into not just the classroom for black women — but on the playing field as well, according to the SIU track and field coach. Connie Price-Smith, the Salukis head track and field coach, said conditions for ... Continue Reading →

Track displays mid-season form at Saluki Open

The Saluki track team nabbed seven event wins in front of its home crowd to conclude the beginning of the 2013 indoor track season Saturday at the Saluki Open. Junior Dougie Palacious notched a triple jump title and posted a 14.99m mark, which is just ... Continue Reading →

Track sees no Olympic qualifiers, trials continue

Five former Salukis had a chance to qualify for spots on the US and Bahamas Olympic teams, but so far no one has made it to London. The Olympic Trials began Thursday and will continue through July 1 in Eugene, Ore. The Salukis had three throwers competing ... Continue Reading →

McCall wins title in hammer throw, women’s team places 14th overall

Senior thrower Jeneva McCall became the national champion in the hammer throw as the SIU women’s track and field team placed 14th overall, the second-best finish in school history at the NCAA outdoor championship. The Salukis had seven athletes compete ... Continue Reading →

Former SIU throwers prepare for Olympic trials

Preparation for the 2012 Olympic games in London presents a different set of challenges for former SIU track and field throwers Gwen Berry and Brittany Riley. Berry and Riley are SIU alumnae who are training to compete in the Olympic Trials in Eugene, ... Continue Reading →
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