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SIU stumbles to the finish at Samford

By Tyler Davis

March 5, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports

Two weeks removed from its season opening tournament, the SIU men’s golf team ended its second tournament of the season at the bottom of the pack.University of South Alabama won the Samford Invitational Tournament, posting ...

Men’s golf places third in season opener

By Tyler Davis

February 17, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports

With a finish of third out of 15, the SIU men’s golf team started the 2014 campaign on a high note considering the team was practicing indoors for most of the off-season.The finish may come as a surprise to some, as the team...

Two Salukis share bond through golf

By Tony McDaniel

February 4, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports

Two Salukis — father and daughter — spend most of their days on SIU’s campus, but spend their time completing entirely separate tasks.Phil Gatton, of Carbondale, is the Director of Plant and Service Operations, while his daughter, Alex...

Golfer gets late start to semester

By Tony McDaniel

January 29, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports

One Saluki women’s golfer got an unwanted extended winter break.Xianmei Jin, a freshman, was stranded more than 7,000 miles away in China since Jan. 10, when she was not allowed access into the U.S. because of an issue with h...

Senior captains on and off course

By Tyler Davis

January 14, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports

All-American, captain, competitor, and leader. These words have been used to describe senior golfer Caleb Harms.Two years removed from being named a Junior College All-American while at Southeast Community College in Beatrice,...

Men’s golf making the most of downtime

By Aaron Graff

November 7, 2013

Filed under Golf, Latest News, Sports

The Saluki men’s golf team began working out to get physically and mentally stronger for the spring season.The team is training at the Troutt-Wittmann Center every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday for roughly an hour.“The k...

Salukis break record in final fall match

By Aaron Graff

October 16, 2013

Filed under Golf, Latest News, Sports

The Saluki men’s golf team broke the school record for lowest team score at its final tournament of the fall season.The team spent fall break in Hopkinsville, Ky. competing in the Austin Peay F&M Bank Intercollegiate. The Saluk...

Novara keeps his heart close to home

By Aaron Graff

October 1, 2013

Filed under Golf, Sports

 Sophomore men’s golfer Drew Novara grew up in Murphysboro, and ultimately opted to stay closer to his family and to show more pride for the region were he grew up.Novara said when he was a child everyone on his mom’s sid...

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