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Softball team excels academically

By Symone Woolridge

September 30, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports

Some colleges distinguish students from athletes, but softball Head Coach Kerri Blaylock says they are both equally important.The Salukis have earned a team grade point average of 3.535 for the 2013 school year, ranking the SI...

Salukis prepare for championship run

By Terrance Peacock

May 8, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports

After a roller coaster regular season, the SIU softball team set their sights on the Missouri Valley Championship, a title the team has not won since 1991.The MVC Tournament opened today in Omaha, Neb. with the fifth-seeded S...

Salukis drop final home game

By Terrance Peacock

May 1, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports

Terrance PeacockDaily EgyptianThe Saluki softball team fell to in-state rival Illinois in an extra-innings affair during its last home game of the season at Charlotte West Stadium Wednesday.Patient at-bats led to the Salukis’...

Salukis lose ground during pivotal games

By Terrance Peacock

April 22, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports

SIU’s softball team traveled to Creighton for a crucial conference series and left with a loss in two of three games to drop SIU further in conference standings.Before the matchup, the Salukis (20-24, 8-10 Missouri Valley Conf...

Coach’s ejection ignites series win against Redbirds

By Terrance Peacock

April 1, 2013

Filed under Softball, Sports

 The SIU softball team faced early offense troubles during game one of its weekend series against in-state rival Illinois State.The team struggled so much that coach Kerri Blaylock needed to spark a fire under her team. She did so by g...

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