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Saluki men’s swimming and diving takes third at MAC Championships

By Caleb Motsinger

March 4, 2012

While the Salukis placed third in the Mid-American Conference Championships, coach Rick Walker brought home the honor of 2012 conference Swimming Coach of the Year.The SIU men's swimming and diving teams traveled Wednesday to Oxford, Ohio for the 2012 Mid-American Conference Championships. The champ...

Saluki men swept during weekend

By Akeem Glaspie

March 4, 2012

The SIU men’s tennis team struggled in meets against Marquette University and Northern Illinois University, losing the matches 6-1 and 7-0 respectively.The Salukis played Friday in Milwaukee against Marquette and Saturday in Rockford against NIU.With the SIU softball season underway, the third court of S...

Salukis defeat Racers in first outdoor meet

By Akeem Glaspie

March 4, 2012

The SIU women’s tennis team battled heavy winds and cool temperatures during its first outside meet but still dominated Murray State 5-2.The meet was held Thursday at the University Courts outside the SIU Arena, where the home fans boosted the Salukis to their fifth win of the spring season. Coach Au...

Lowery out as head coach

Lowery out as head coach

By Joe Ragusa

March 2, 2012

At a press conference today Athletic Director Mario Moccia confirmed Chris Lowery will not return as the head coach of Saluki basketball next season.Lowery was relieved of his duties in a meeting with Moccia shortly after the 66-51 loss Thursday to Indiana State in the first round of the Missouri Valley...

Salukis fall short to Sycamores

Salukis fall short to Sycamores

By Brandon Willingham

March 1, 2012

It was Indiana State's shooting from beyond the arc that the Salukis couldn't overcome.SIU(8-20,4-13 Missouri Valley Conference) led into the first half, but the Sycamores caught on fire from field-goal range and defeated the Salukis 69-46 Thursday at the SIU Arena. Read More »...

Zumba classes shake things up at the Recreation Center

Zumba classes shake things up at the Recreation Center

By Caleb Motsinger

March 1, 2012

A workout doesn’t have to be a grueling experience, filled with the grunts and strains of a body under pressure. Proof to this testament was seen in the Tuesday night Zumba class at the Recreation Center, where nearly 140 participants danced themselves into shape.The high-intensity dance aerobics of...

Salukis’ season ends with MVC loss

Salukis’ season ends with MVC loss

By Joe Ragusa

March 1, 2012

The Salukis are one-and-done in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament, losing 66-51 in the first round against Indiana State.The Salukis (8-23, 5-14 MVC) couldn't hit water at the bottom of a lake in the first half against Indiana State (17-13, 9-10 MVC), going 6-of-23 from the field, including ...

Salukis open MVC tournament against Indiana State

By Joe Ragusa

February 29, 2012

The Missouri Valley Conference tournament kicks off today when the Salukis face Indiana State at 6:05 p.m. at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. Freshman forward Treg Setty said the team is focused more on playing hard than winning the tournament.“We need to get morale up a little bit, and go out the...

Nothwehr earns 200th career win

Nothwehr earns 200th career win

By Akeem Glaspie

February 29, 2012

The support of her family and a strong desire to succeed has helped SIU women's tennis coach Audra Nothwehr reach 200 career wins.Mark Lemke, former tennis Coach at Concordia University, Neb., said even when he coached Nothwehr at Concordia University, he knew she would go on to be a successful head coa...

Bocot reflects on time in Saluki basketball

Bocot reflects on time in Saluki basketball

By Brandon Willingham

February 29, 2012

Senior guard Justin Bocot didn't come to SIU on a scholarship like most Saluki basketball players; he worked his way from a red-shirt to a leading scorer.Although Bocot came to Carbondale with the objective of being on the men's basketball team, he spent his freshman year sweeping the floor of SIU Aren...

Rich Herrin’s next step

Rich Herrin’s next step

By Caleb Motsinger

February 29, 2012

At 78 years old and with six teeth left, former Saluki basketball head coach Rich Herrin says he feels better than ever.So of course he said yes when he was asked to coach again.Last week, Herrin left retirement to become the first coach hired by the athletic program at Morthland College, a Christi...

Salukis wins two of five ESPN televised games

Salukis wins two of five ESPN televised games

By Brandon Willingham

February 28, 2012

The Salukis women's softball team was featured on ESPN's networks for the first time at the Citrus Classic held in the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla., Friday, Saturday and Sunday.Coach Kerri Blaylock said the Salukis, the top team in the Missouri Valley Conference, benefited from ...

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