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Women’s golf comes back to win Saluki Invitational

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

March 31, 2015

Filed under Golf, Sports

SIU women’s golf won the two-day Saluki Invitational on Monday at Hickory Ridge Golf Course in Carbondale for the fourth consecutive time.The team split into an 'A' and 'B' team, with the 'B' team finishing third in the 11-team tournament...

Former Saluki golfer tries for LPGA

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

March 15, 2015

Filed under Golf, Sports

Cassie Brooke, formerly Cassie Rushing, is one of SIU’s most decorated golfers and trying to bring her love of the sport to the Ladies Professional Golf Association tour.Only 1 percent of college athletes make it as a profes...

Saluki golf teams head into offseason

By Sports Desk

October 22, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports

The Saluki golf teams are done with the first half of the season, but will do some work before getting back on a tournament tee box.The SIU golf teams will resume practice in January. Both men’s coach Justin Fetcho and women’s c...

Salukis take third at rain-shortened Red Wolves Classic

By Thomas Donley

October 15, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports

The Salukis had a chance to win their third tournament of the fall, but Mother Nature drowned out their hopes.The SIU women’s golf team weathered soggy conditions in Jonesboro, Ark., to finish third at the Arkansas State’s La...

Fetcho likes experience—for now

By Aaron Graff

October 15, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports

The SIU men’s golf team does not have any freshmen on the roster, but the team is happy with the structure.Just eight golfers make up the team, four of whom are seniors.When former coach Leroy Newton retired, he stopped recruit...

SIU maintains focus through all three rounds

By Aaron Graff

October 7, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports

Senior men’s golfer Wade Thompson found SIU one spot behind his former team, Murray State Monday, but led SIU Tuesday to finish ahead of the Racers.The Salukis finished third out of nine teams at the Skyhawk Classic at the ...

Women’s golf comes down to earth at Missouri tournament

By Thomas Donley

September 30, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports

After winning its first two tournaments this fall, the SIU women’s golf team fell down to earth at the University of Missouri’s Johnie Imes Invitational hosted in Columbia, Mo.The Salukis finished 12th out of 15 teams with a...

Salukis have rough day on course, drop six spots in tournament standings

By Aaron Graff

September 30, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports

The Saluki men’s golf team dropped more spots than any other team on day two of the Cardinal Intercollegiate to finish near the bottom of the pack.Louisville, the host, won the tournament with a score of 870, good for 6-over...

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