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UALR female swim team joins Missouri Valley Conference

By Aaron Graff

November 19, 2013

Filed under Sports, Swimming

 The Missouri Valley Conference commissioner, Doug Elgin, has announced the University of Arkansas at Little Rock women’s swim team, has joined the conference as an affiliate.UALR coach Amy Burgess said the team was in the ...

Salukis attempt to qualify for Missouri Invitational

By Aaron Graff

November 12, 2013

Filed under Sports, Swimming

 The SIU swimmers who had not already qualified for the Missouri Invitational from Nov. 22-24 traveled to the Henderson Invite in Arkadelphia, Ark. to attempt just that.Coach Rick Walker said the coaching staff sets a time the...

Benitez earns label as ‘role model’ for swimming

By Aaron Graff

November 6, 2013

Filed under Sports, Swimming

Saluki senior swimmer, Pamela Benitez has enjoyed the thrill of winning throughout her career, and has even made an appearance in the 2012 London Olympics.Benitez started swimming around the age of eight and it was only a few ye...

Salukis prove to be conference contenders

By Aaron Graff

November 5, 2013

Filed under Sports, Swimming

 Coach Rick Walker said he could not remember the last time the Salukis beat the Bears in their pool, but the most important thing he saw out of both the men and women’s teams this weekend was the amount of fight they had.Las...

Kolar craves conference championship

By Aaron Graff

October 22, 2013

Filed under Sports, Swimming

Moving up from the bottom is something junior Calvin Kolar is on a mission to do.Kolar is eyeing a Mid-American Conference championship this season after improving from fourth place as a freshman to third place as a sophomore.Kolar ...

Saluki swim team dives into season

By Aaron Graff

September 25, 2013

Filed under News, Sports, Swimming

Saluki swimming and diving athletes will get their feet wet for the first time this year this Friday and Saturday with high hopes and expectations for the season.The season opens with the Saluki Miler on Friday and the 5K open water swi...

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