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Austin Weiher to transfer from SIU

Austin Weiher to transfer from SIU

By Nathan Dodd, Sports editor

May 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Forward Austin Weiher’s time at SIU has come to a close as he will transfer and forgo his senior season at SIU, the team announced Wednesday.

Grant Williams named SIU Women’s Soccer head coach

Grant Williams named SIU Women’s Soccer head coach

By Brian Munoz, Photography and Multimedia Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Sports

Grant Williams has been named as the first SIU Women’s Soccer head coach, during a press conference held Monday afternoon.

Southern loses season series to Indiana State

Southern loses season series to Indiana State

By Dillon Gilliland, Sports Reporter

May 7, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SIU Men's Sports, Sports

Southern could not out-slug Indiana State (24-20, 6-9 MVC) as it lost the game by a score of 11-1, suffering a series loss.

Salukis split doubleheader with Northern Iowa

Salukis split doubleheader with Northern Iowa

By Dillon Gilliland, Sports Reporter

May 5, 2018


Filed under SIU Women's Sports, Softball, Sports

SIU split the doubleheader with the Panthers (26-24, 11-13 MVC) with a 4-2 win and a 6-1 loss.

Saluki baseball holds off Indiana State on rainy day

Saluki baseball holds off Indiana State on rainy day

By Dillon Gilliland, Sports Reporter

May 5, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SIU Men's Sports, Sports

The SIU baseball team hosted the Indiana State Sycamores in the first of a three-game series on alumni weekend. SIU was able to hold off the Sycamores (22-20, 4-9 MVC) to earn the 3-2 victory.   The Sycamores found the first run of the game in the third inning as they put men on first and...

Jessica Jansen, Saluki softball’s number one fan

Jessica Jansen, Saluki softball’s number one fan

By Dillon Gilliland, Sports Reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under SIU Women's Sports, Softball, Sports

Jessica Jansen, sister of freshman infielder Jenny Jansen, has proven to be an inspiration for her sister and for the rest of the softball team.

Dawg talk with Dodd: A semester in sports

Dawg talk with Dodd: A semester in sports

By Nathan Dodd, Sports Editor

May 3, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Golf, SIU Men's Sports, SIU Women's Sports, Softball, Sports, Women's Basketball

When the spring semester began on Jan. 16, multiple SIU sports teams were in the midst of their seasons while others had yet to begin.

Saluki baseball drops season series to Illinois

Saluki baseball drops season series to Illinois

By Dillon Gilliland, Sports Reporter

May 2, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SIU Men's Sports, Sports

With the season winding down, SIU traveled to Champaign to take on the University of Illinois in one of its final midweek games of the season.

Three Salukis sign NFL deals

Three Salukis sign NFL deals

By Nathan Dodd, Sports Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Football, SIU Men's Sports, Sports

Following the conclusion of the 2018 NFL Draft, three Salukis — safety Ryan Neal and offensive linemen Austin Olsen and DeVondre Seymour — signed free agent contracts with professional squads.

Opinion: Saluki baseball on a pitching roller coaster

Opinion: Saluki baseball on a pitching roller coaster

By Dillon Gilliland, Sports Reporter

April 29, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SIU Men's Sports, Sports

With the exciting and speedy offense that the SIU baseball program brings to the table, one thing that has remained unpredictable is the pitching in the rotation and bullpen.

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