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Tennis enters conference play

By Demario Smith-Phipps

October 3, 2012

Filed under Sports, Tennis

The SIU women’s tennis team travels to Wichita, Kan., this weekend for the Missouri Valley Conference Individual Championships.Last year, junior Anita Lee won the Flight-5 singles championship and defeated her first two opponent...

Team holds its own against formidable opponents

By Alex Rostowsky

September 24, 2012

Filed under Sports, Tennis

Senior, freshman sweep doubles competitionMembers of the men’s tennis team compiled a 12-14 record in its first event during the weekend, but the wins and losses do not tell the whole story.The Salukis competed in the Middl...

Big win in the Big Easy

By Demario Smith-Phipps

September 24, 2012

Filed under Sports, Tennis

The women’s tennis team outlasted the University of Troy to win 44-43 at the Big Easy Tournament in New Orleans Sunday.Senior Melanie Delsart won two matches on her way to the flight one singles championship, where she was defeate...

Women’s tennis prepares for Big Easy tourney

By Demario Smith-Phipps

September 20, 2012

Filed under Sports, Tennis

The women’s tennis team season begins today with its first tournament in New Orleans.The Salukis will face off against competition from the University of New Orleans, Nicholls State, Alcorn State, Xavier, Loyola, McNeese State ...

Women’s tennis team gives back

By Demario Smith-Phipps

September 5, 2012

Filed under Sports, Tennis

The women’s tennis team members thought they would be teaching kids at their annual junior clinics, but the kids taught them some lessons as well.As senior Melanie Delsart told junior clinic participants to hit volley and backh...

Women’s tennis veteran players lead the season

By Demario Smith-Phipps

August 21, 2012

Filed under Sports, Tennis

The SIU women’s tennis team ended last season with many accolades and achievements, including second place in the Missouri Valley Conference. The team strives this year for more singles and doubles victories, but an MVC women’s t...

NCAA releases academic reports

By Joe Ragusa

June 25, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, News, Softball, Sports, Swimming, Tennis, Track Cross Country, Volleyball

The NCAA released the Academic Progress Rates (APR) for all of its’ schools Wednesday for the 2010-2011 school year. The APR is measures a team’s academic performance, and teams that have a multiyear score fall below 900 fac...

Women’s tennis ends record year with loss to Shockers

By Akeem Glaspie

April 30, 2012

Filed under Sports, Tennis

Although the SIU women’s tennis team lost 4-0 to Wichita State University in the semifinals of the Missouri Valley Conference Championships, it finished with the highest winning percentage in school history.The MVC Championships w...

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