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SIUs McKensey Bunch, left, and Paris Walsh, right, high five members of the Bellarmine soccer team after the Salukis game against Bellarmine University, where the Knights won 2-0 against the Salukis on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021 at Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex at SIU.

Saluki Soccer scores third goal of season, lose against Murray State 3-1

By Joseph Bernard, Staff reporter September 19, 2021
The SIU Women’s Soccer team (0-7-1) traveled to Murray, Kentucky on Sunday for a match against the Racers (4-3) in which they lost 3-1. The Salukis were outshot 19-16 on the day, with eight of those being on goal and lost the margin of corner kicks 3-2. The day was filled with lots of fouls by both teams, combining for 19 total fouls. Nine of those came from the Salukis and ten of those from the Racers.
Justin Strong runs to the end zone for a 12 yard touchdown Sept. 18, 2021 at Saluki Stadium in Carbondale, Ill. The Salukis defeated the Dayton Flyers 55-3 in Saturdays game.

All Dawgs: Salukis crush Dayton Flyers in home opener 55-3

By Joseph Bernard and Ryan Scott September 19, 2021
The SIU football team (2-1) cruised to a relatively easy win Saturday Night against Dayton. The Salukis were favored by roughly 30 points to win and certainly lived up to expectations with a 55-3 final score. The Salukis were strong in all areas throughout the night. On offense the Salukis were led by sophomore quarterback Nic Baker. Baker put up 235 passing yards with 16 completions on 21 attempts and threw three touchdown passes. Freshman quarterback Stone Norton also came in for relief during the fourth quarter to throw a touchdown pass of his own with two completions on four attempts.
Alex Washington bumps the ball in order to set up the offense during the drive during the Salukis 3-0 win over the University of South Carolina - Upstate on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021 during the Saluki Invitational at the Banterra Center at SIU.

SIU Women’s Volleyball Team Loses to Tulsa Redhawk Invitational finale

By Cole Daily, Staff Reporter September 18, 2021
The Salukis took on the Golden Hurricanes in their final game at the Redhawk Invitational. This game was a heartbreaker for the Salukis, where they lost in four sets. However, the Salukis lost every set by less than five points.  In the first set for the Salukis, they led an 8-point comeback to make the score 18-all in the middle of the set. This wouldn’t be enough, as the Salukis lost 29-27.
Tyce Daniel (3) receives the ball in the War for the Wheel game against Southeast Missouri State University Sept. 2, 2021 at Houck Stadium in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Salukis thrilled to be back home before a big crowd

By Brandyn Wilcoxen, Staff reporter September 18, 2021
Saluki Stadium will allow the maximum 15,000 fans for Saluki football’s home opener against the Dayton Flyers on Sept. 18, marking a return to full capacity two years in the making. Southern Illinois is coming off a 31-23 defeat at the hands of Kansas State, dropping their record to 1-1 on the year. Meanwhile, Dayton won in i
SIU forward, Liz Brechtel, watches as she passes the ball while being defended by a MSU player during SIUs first conference game against Missouri State. The bears would go onto to beat out the Salukis 3-0 on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021 at Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex at SIU.

Salukis blanked in Brittingham’s head coaching debut

By Brandyn Wilcoxen, Staff reporter September 18, 2021
Interim head coach Taylor Brittingham’s debut did not go SIU’s way as the women’s soccer team dropped their sixth straight game, a 3-0 shutout by the Missouri State Bears at home Friday night.
Nataly Garcia dives for the ball Sept. 17, 2021 in Cape Girardeau, Mo. SIU lost to Southeast Missouri State University 0-3.

Salukis lose first two matches of Redhawk Invitational

By Joseph Bernard, Staff Reporter September 18, 2021
The Saluki Women’s Volleyball team lost both of their Friday matches at the Redhawk Invitational in Cape Girardeau. SIU played the Central Arkansas Sugar Bears at 1 p.m, losing 3-1, and finished the night against the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks at 7 p.m, losing 3-0 as well. Headlining Friday’s affairs for the Salukis was sophomore outside hitter Nsia Gittens, leading the Salukis in kills with 26 throughout both matches. Freshman setter Anna Jaworski also made an impact, with 72 total assists throughout both matches, leading the Salukis.
SIU Cross Country team competes in ISU Meet

SIU Cross Country team competes in ISU Meet

By Cole Daily, Staff Reporter September 17, 2021
Both SIU cross country teams travelled to Normal, Illinois to compete in a meet held by Illinois State University. Many other colleges from the Midwest were present.  The University of Illinois won both the Men’s and Women’s division of the meet. For the men, Illinois senior Jonathan Davis won the meet with a time of 23:22.8.
Jimmy Dooley, a Junior studying Journalism, swims laps at practice, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, at the SIU Recreation Center. (Isabel Miller | @IsabelMillerDE)

SIU Swim Team Opens the year at CSCAA Open Water Championship

By Cole Daily, Staff Reporter September 17, 2021
The SIU swim team travelled to Lone Star Lake, in Douglas County Kan., where the University of Kansas hosted the CSCAA Open Water Championship. The SIU Men’s team placed 5th, while the Women’s team placed 4th.  Four distance swimmers from each team were selected to compete in the invitational. Each swimmer participates in a 5000-meter swim over open water. 
Athletic Director Liz Jarnigan congratulates players after the game on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 after the Salukis 76-65 win against the Tennessee Tech University Golden Eagles.

Athletic Director Liz Jarnigan fired amid alleged abuse cover-up on women’s swim and dive team

By Ryan Scott , Oreoluwa Ojewuyi, and Nick Karpinski September 15, 2021

The Equity and Compliance Office has launched an investigation into allegations made by SIU women’s swim and dive athletes saying their coach, Geoff Hanson, emotionally and sexually abused them since...

Sophomore golfer Frankie Thomas chips onto the green Tuesday, April 24, 2018, during the final round of the Missouri Valley Conference Championships at the Dalhousie Golf Club in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. (Cameron Hupp | @CHupp04)

SIU Men’s Golf earns ninth place at Wildcat Invitational

By Joseph Bernard, Staff Reporter September 14, 2021
In their second invite of the year, the SIU Men’s Golf team earned ninth place out of 13 teams in the Wildcat Invitational. The invite was hosted by Kansas State in Manhattan Kansas and lasted from Monday through Tuesday evening.
Junior, Frankie Thomas, of Chesterfield, Mo., practices his driving at the SIU Men’s Golf practice at Hickory Ridge Golf Course on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. (Carson VanBuskirk | @carsonvanbDE)

SIU Men’s Golf Team place 17th in Gene Miranda Falcon Invitational

By Cole Daily, Staff Reporter September 13, 2021
The Gene Miranda Falcon Invitational was hosted by Air Force University and took place over the weekend from September 10-12.  UC Davis won the invitational with a score of 831. The Salukis came in 17th with a score of 895. 
Blake Clark, of Marion, kicks the ball during the SIU vs. IUPUI game on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, in Carbondale.

Saluki Soccer loses senior day game vs Bellarmine University

By Joseph Bernard, Staff Reporter September 12, 2021
The SIU Women’s Soccer team lost their senior day game against Bellarmine University by a score of 2-0. The Salukis managed to outshoot the Knights 10-7 with four on goal and matched the Knights in corner kicks with three each. Highlighting the Salukis on offense were junior forward Liz Brechtel, freshman midfielder Ashley Scesniak, and sophomore midfielder Ashlyn Henrie. Brechtel led the Salukis with two shots, both of them bein
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