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Southern Illinois freshman infielder Grey Epps (5) raises his glove after a play at third base, Saturday, April 7, 2018, during the Valparaiso University Crusaders 6-2 victory against the Southern Illinois Salukis at Itchy Jones Stadium. (Corrin Hunt | @CorrinIHunt)

Bradley cools off SIU offense to claim three out of four

By Adam Warfel, Sports Reporter April 18, 2021
SIU took one game in their four game set against the Bradley Braves over the weekend, with the Braves winning three straight over Southern after dropping game one.
Jenny Jansen (28) makes 
 a run in the game against Northern Kentucky University on Friday, Mar. 5, 2021 at Charlotte Softball Stadium in Carbondale, Ill.

SIU softball drops series against Illinois State

By Janae Mosby, Sports Reporter April 18, 2021
Southern’s softball team (29-9, 11-6 MVC) went 1-2 in the weekend matchup on April 17 and 18 against the Illinois State Redbirds (23-6, 9-2 MVC). 
Jonathan Thompson, cornerback, tackles a Southeastern Louisiana University player on Saturday, April, 17, 2021 in Carbondale, Ill.

Salukis make FCS playoffs, will face Weber State

By Ryan Scott, Sports Reporter April 18, 2021
SIU is in the FCS playoffs, and they will play against Weber State on April 24 at 3 p.m.
Matisen Ingle winds up during hammer throw on Saturday, March 20, 2021, at the SIU Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex in Carbondale, Ill.

Several Salukis claim personal bests as SIU wins 17 events in Black and Gold Invitational

By Adam Warfel, Sports Reporter April 17, 2021
Saluki track and field won 17 different events in outdoor track and field in their two day Black and Gold Invitational hosted by Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn.
The SIU Salukis walk to the stadium on Saturday, April, 17, 2021 for the game against Southeastern Louisiana University in Carbondale, Ill.

Salukis win 55-48, await the playoff committee’s decision

By Ryan Scott, Sports Reporter April 17, 2021
The No. 18 Southern Illinois Salukis (5-3, 3-3 MVC) defeated the No. 17 Southeastern Louisiana Lions (4-3,4-2 Southland) in a very high scoring game Saturday April 17 at Saluki Stadium. 
Mima Zaborska wins the 200-meter breaststroke against the Missouri Conference Championship at Shea Natatorium on April 15, 2021 in Carbondale, Ill.

SIU women’s swim and dive team finishes second overall in MVC Championships

By Janae Mosby, Sports Reporter April 16, 2021
Southern Illinois hosted the Missouri Valley Conference Championships on April 14-16 at Shea Natatorium. SIU’s swimming and diving team finished second in the championships, scoring 548.5, with Missouri State finishing in first place and Indiana State in third place.
Saluki safety, Qua Brown, 24, forces the Jackrabbits' quarterback to fumble the ball, while linebackers, Bryce Notree, 54, and Bryson Strong, 31, are in hot pursuit, during Saturday’s game at Saluki Stadium on March 20,2021. SIU lost to South Dakota State by the score of 44-3.

Salukis prepare for a ‘must-win’ final game

By Ryan Scott, Sports Reporter April 15, 2021
Southern Illinois University football (4-3, 3-3 MVC), who is ranked No. 18, is preparing to play their final game of the regular season against the No.17 Southeastern Louisiana Lions (4-2, 4-2 Southland).
Senior thrower A'veun Moore-Jones poses with a discus on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at Lew Hartzog Track & Field Complex at SIU. Moore-Jones was named All-MVC for a second time in her career and went on to take home first place in shot put at Missouri Valley Conference championship. After finishing 14th place in shot put at the NCAA Indoor Championships, she was named to the 2021 Second Team All-American status.

Saluki throwers earn All-American honors in NCAA indoor championships

By Janae Mosby, Sports Reporter April 12, 2021
Senior thrower Shauneice O’Neal and senior thrower A’veun Moore-Jones have been added to the long list of the Saluki track and field throwers who made it to the All- American team at the NCAA Indoor Championships.
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)

Men’s golf finishes in 12 in final tournament before MVC Championship

By Adam Warfel, Staff Reporter April 11, 2021
SIU men’s golf traveled to West Lafayette, Indiana for the Boilermaker Invitational hosted by Purdue April 10 through the 11.
The SIU Salukis softball team gives each other high fives before the game against Drake University on Sunday, March 21, 2021 at SIU.

Southern’s softball team defeats the Aces 2-1

By Janae Mosby, Staff Reporter April 11, 2021
In the weekend series against the Evansville Aces (18-13, 6-6 MVC), the Saluki softball team (28-7, 10-4 MVC) went 2-1, winning the first game 3-1 and the last game 4-1. The Salukis lost the second game 8-2.
Saluki players Phillip Archer (44) Brad Hudson (4) and Tony Rask (18) congratulate Cody Cleveland (29) after hitting a home run in the second inning during the game against Bellmore on April 10, 2021 at Itchy Jones Stadium in Carbondale, Ill.

Salukis finish up nonconference play with four-straight wins

By Adam Warfel, Sports Reporter April 11, 2021
The Salukis took two games from Northern Illinois and one from Bellarmine before heading into their conference-only schedule this upcoming weekend.
Freshman, Gustav Persson, swims the men's 200-breast stroke on Friday, March 19, 2021 in Carbondale, Ill.

SIU men’s swimming and diving take third in MAC Championships

By Janae Mosby, Sports Reporter April 10, 2021
SIU men’s swimming team participated in the Mid-American Conference Championships on April 8-10 and they finished in third place with 588.5 points. Southern finished the meet with school records broken and many Salukis making their personal-best.
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