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Salukis compete against themselves

By Aaron Graff

September 29, 2014

Filed under Sports, Swimming

The Saluki swimming team hosted two meets this weekend, but was the only team competing.The University of Evansville and Illinois State University have attended the Saluki Miler and the Saluki Open Water meets in previous year...

Salukis introduce new assistants

By Aaron Graff

September 29, 2014

Filed under News, Photos, Sports, Swimming

The Salukis have two new coaches who will experience a meet against a conference rival for the first time Saturday.Head coach Rick Walker hired assistant Elise Knoche earlier this month and graduate assistant Csaba GercsakKnoch...

Swimmer follows his voice

Swimmer follows his voice

September 22, 2014

SIU dives into Maroon and White meet

By Aaron Graff

September 17, 2014

Filed under News, Photos, Sports, Swimming

SIU swimming and diving is extending its appreciation to fans and professors before really getting its feet wet.The Saluki swimming and diving teams open the season with the Maroon & White meet at 10 a.m., Saturday at the Edward...

Gene pool meets the swimming pool

By Aaron Graff

September 7, 2014

Filed under News, Photos, Sports, Swimming

SIU’s Rick Walker has coached swimming for 28 years, but he has never coached his own daughter until now.Freshman Kelsie Walker is the daughter of Walker and will be joining the Saluki swimming and diving team at SIU. Her or...

Diver works through offseason

By Aaron Graff

August 24, 2014

Filed under Sports, Swimming

Senior diver Kegan Skelton likely would have spent his summer as a lifeguard if he didn’t cross paths with West Virginia University’s diving coach.Skelton trained this summer in Minneapolis with University of Minnesota divi...

Zhang puts Salukis on national scoreboard

By Aaron Graff

March 23, 2014

Filed under Sports, Swimming

Sophomore diver Sherry Zhang was roughly 700 miles away from her teammates this weekend, but received all of their support.Zhang qualified for the national tournament in the 1-meter and 3-meter dives at NCAA Zone Diving in mi...

Aaron vs. Athletes: Pamela Benitez

By Aaron Graff

February 14, 2014

Filed under News, Pulse, Sports, Swimming

Sports reporter Aaron Graff takes on senior swimmer Pamela Benitez during the first segment of Aaron vs. Athletes....

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