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Salukis’ short ball can’t overcome Billikens’ long ball

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

April 6, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

SIU softball (12-17-1) dropped a make-up game from March 18 to Saint Louis (24-12), 6-7 Monday night. The Billikens scored five of their seven runs on home runs, while the Salukis used small ball to battle back after traili...

Redbirds run-rule Dawgs before revenge

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

April 4, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

SIU softball was the last undefeated team in Missouri Valley Conference play at 6-0, but has since fallen close to .500.The Illinois State Redbirds (18-20, 9-3) picked up two wins against the Salukis (13-16-1, 7-5) in a three-gam...

SIU swept by UNI, fall to 6-3 in MVC

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

March 29, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Salukis played their first Missouri Valley Conference games on the road and limped away with three losses.SIU softball (11-14-1, 6-3 MVC) came into the weekend series against Northern Iowa (12-16, 6-2 MVC) batting .357—the ...

Lineup change spurs success

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

March 22, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

After 15 games with the same leadoff hitter, the Saluki softball coaching staff made a change at the top of the order.Senior center fielder Kalyn Harker batted leadoff for 14 games with junior infielder Kelsey Gonzalez batting s...

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