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Salukis split doubleheader with Northern Iowa

Salukis split doubleheader with Northern Iowa

By Dillon Gilliland, Sports Reporter

May 5, 2018


Filed under SIU Women's Sports, Softball, Sports

SIU split the doubleheader with the Panthers (26-24, 11-13 MVC) with a 4-2 win and a 6-1 loss.

Saluki baseball holds off Indiana State on rainy day

Saluki baseball holds off Indiana State on rainy day

By Dillon Gilliland, Sports Reporter

May 5, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SIU Men's Sports, Sports

The SIU baseball team hosted the Indiana State Sycamores in the first of a three-game series on alumni weekend. SIU was able to hold off the Sycamores (22-20, 4-9 MVC) to earn the 3-2 victory.   The Sycamores found the first run of the game in the third inning as they put men on first and...

Jessica Jansen, Saluki softball’s number one fan

Jessica Jansen, Saluki softball’s number one fan

By Dillon Gilliland, Sports Reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under SIU Women's Sports, Softball, Sports

Jessica Jansen, sister of freshman infielder Jenny Jansen, has proven to be an inspiration for her sister and for the rest of the softball team.

Dawg talk with Dodd: A semester in sports

Dawg talk with Dodd: A semester in sports

By Nathan Dodd, Sports Editor

May 3, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Golf, SIU Men's Sports, SIU Women's Sports, Softball, Sports, Women's Basketball

When the spring semester began on Jan. 16, multiple SIU sports teams were in the midst of their seasons while others had yet to begin.

Saluki baseball drops season series to Illinois

Saluki baseball drops season series to Illinois

By Dillon Gilliland, Sports Reporter

May 2, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SIU Men's Sports, Sports

With the season winding down, SIU traveled to Champaign to take on the University of Illinois in one of its final midweek games of the season.

Three Salukis sign NFL deals

Three Salukis sign NFL deals

By Nathan Dodd, Sports Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Football, SIU Men's Sports, Sports

Following the conclusion of the 2018 NFL Draft, three Salukis — safety Ryan Neal and offensive linemen Austin Olsen and DeVondre Seymour — signed free agent contracts with professional squads.

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.

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