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Former SIU diver tries out the coaches chair

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

November 1, 2015

Filed under Sports, Swimming

SIU's swimming and diving program has a familiar face this season, but in a new role.  Esther Chen, former SIU diver, is now a volunteer diving coach for the program.Chen is a graduate student in exercise science and plans to continu...

SIU women’s swim and dive exceed expectations in first home meet

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

October 31, 2015

Filed under Sports, Swimming

SIU women's swimming and diving team competed against University of Illinois and Illinois State in a double dual meet Saturday at Dr. Edward J. Shea Natatorium. Seven first place finishes in individual events kept the Salu...

Zhang gets bumped off podium in NCAA return

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

March 22, 2015

Filed under Sports, Swimming

Junior diver Kaixuan "Sherry" Zhang returned to the NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championship but did not qualify for the final in either the 1-meter or 3-meter dive.Zhang finished 21st place in the 3-meter dive preliminary rou...

Saluki to compete in NCAA Championship

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

March 17, 2015

Filed under Sports, Swimming

SIU Diver Kaixuan "Sherry" Zhang is competing for the second year in a row in the NCAA Diving Championships starting Thursday.Zhang qualified in both the 3-meter and 1-meter dives with scores of 682.45 and 634.05 respectively at...

Salukis finish fourth in MAC

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

March 7, 2015

Filed under Sports, Swimming

The men’s swimming and diving team competed in the Mid-American Conference Championship from Wednesday to Saturday in Geneva, Ohio.The team finished fourth, but had more individual achievements. “We can all be really happy with ...

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