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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.

Saluki softball sweeps Evansville in doubleheader

Saluki softball sweeps Evansville in doubleheader

By Dillon Gilliland, Sports Reporter

April 28, 2018


Filed under SIU Women's Sports, Softball, Sports

Saluki pitching was too much for the Purple Aces (14-31, 7-15 MVC) as they swept the doubleheader, 1-0 and 5-3.

Saluki baseball shuts out Evansville

Saluki baseball shuts out Evansville

By Dillon Gilliland, Sports Reporter

April 27, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SIU Men's Sports, Sports

Senior starting pitcher Michael Baird threw a complete game shutout to take the first game of the series 2-0 against the Purple Aces (7-28, 1-9 MVC).

Dawg talk with Dodd: Predicting Salukis’ MLB Draft candidates

Dawg talk with Dodd: Predicting Salukis’ MLB Draft candidates

By Nathan Dodd, Sports Editor

April 27, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SIU Men's Sports, Sports

The SIU baseball program featured four professional players on its 2017 roster, all of whom signed contracts with their respective clubs following the 2017 MLB Draft.

Southern tops rival Redhawks in pitcher’s duel

Southern tops rival Redhawks in pitcher’s duel

By Dillon Gilliland, Sports Reporter

April 24, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SIU Men's Sports, Sports

Southern outdid the Redhawks (20-21) in a pitchers' duel that ended in a 2-0 final, snapping a three-game losing streak.

SIU finishes second in MVC Championships

SIU finishes second in MVC Championships

By Nathan Dodd, Sports Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under Golf, SIU Men's Sports, Sports

The SIU men's golf team placed second in the 2018 MVC Championships on Tuesday, 15 strokes behind first-place Bradley.

Maddy Vermejan named MVC Player of the Week

Maddy Vermejan named MVC Player of the Week

By Nathan Dodd, Sports Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under SIU Women's Sports, Softball, Sports

SIU sophomore second baseman Maddy Vermejan earned her first honor of the Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.

Saluki softball fails to complete sweep of Bradley

Saluki softball fails to complete sweep of Bradley

By Nathan Dodd, Sports Editor

April 22, 2018


Filed under SIU Women's Sports, Softball, Sports

After they took two games in the doubleheader on Saturday, the Salukis allowed 14 runs to the Braves and fell 14-9 on Sunday.

Salukis suffer sweep to Tennessee Tech

Salukis suffer sweep to Tennessee Tech

By Dillon Gilliland, Sports Reporter

April 22, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SIU Men's Sports, Sports

Following a loss to the Golden Eagles on Friday, Southern suffered two more losses on Saturday by scores of 11-4 and 18-5.

Saluki softball sweeps Bradley Braves in doubleheader

Saluki softball sweeps Bradley Braves in doubleheader

By Dillon Gilliland, Sports Reporter

April 21, 2018


Filed under SIU Women's Sports, Softball, Sports

Southern swept the Braves (16-25, 5-11 MVC) in the doubleheader 5-4 and 18-10, snapping a three-game losing streak.

Southern drops first game against Tennessee Tech

Southern drops first game against Tennessee Tech

By Dillon Gilliland, Sports Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SIU Men's Sports, Sports

The SIU baseball team dropped its first game to No. 21 Tennessee Tech 4-0 on Friday.

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