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Women’s tennis head into MVC tournament at No. 4 seed

By Akeem Glaspie

April 25, 2012

Filed under Sports, Tennis

The SIU women’s tennis team enters its first match of the Missouri Valley Conference Championships against an opponent it has already beaten this season.The MVC Championships start Friday in Omaha, Neb., as the Salukis face...

Women’s tennis ends MVC with 7-0 sweep

By Akeem Glaspie

April 21, 2012

Filed under Sports, Tennis

The SIU women’s tennis team split its final two matches of the regular season to end with a 5-2 conference record and a second-place tie in conference standings.The matches began Saturday when the Salukis faced Illinois State ...

Women’s tennis shoots for positive end to conference play

By Akeem Glaspie

April 18, 2012

Filed under Sports, Tennis

The SIU women’s tennis team prepares for its final two conference matches before the MVC Championships.Both matches are during the weekend. On Saturday, the Salukis play at Illinois State University, traveling Sunday to Peo...

Men’s tennis splits weekend competition against MVC foes

By Akeem Glaspie

April 15, 2012

Filed under Sports, Tennis

The SIU men’s tennis team split its weekend series against Missouri Valley Conference foes Creighton and Drake.The Salukis started Saturday with a 6-1 win against Creighton in Omaha, Neb., and Sunday with a 7-0 sweep at Drake i...

Men’s tennis breaks losing streak, gain EIU win

By Akeem Glaspie

April 11, 2012

Filed under Sports, Tennis

The men’s tennis team captured a non-conference 5-2 win 52, that  snapped a four-game losing streak Wednesday.The match against the Eastern Illinois University Panthers was the team’s final non-conference gmae. The Salukis...

Saluki tennis team hopes to stun Shockers

By Akeem Glaspie

April 4, 2012

Filed under Sports, Tennis

Despite struggles, the SIU men’s tennis team remains optimistic as it heads into its conference opener against Wichita State University.The Salukis will face Wichita State Saturday at the University Courts near the SIU Arena. The Shocke...

Sun Belt Shootout leaves SIU with another winless weekend

By Akeem Glaspie

March 31, 2012

Filed under Sports, Tennis

The SIU men’s tennis team struggled throughout during the Sun Belt Shootout on Saturday and Sunday in Tennessee.The tournament was on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tenn., where the Salukis...

Salukis prepare for Sun Belt Shootout

By Akeem Glaspie

March 28, 2012

Filed under Sports, Tennis

Men’s tennis coach Dann Nelson says his team needs to step up its intensity heading into this weekend's highly-ranked tournament field.The Sun Belt Shootout takes place Saturday and Sunday in Murfreesboro, Tenn., at Middle Tennessee St...

Saluki women head into spring break on hot streak

By Akeem Glaspie

March 7, 2012

Filed under Sports, Tennis

The SIU women’s tennis team enters its spring break tournament on a hot streak after beating Southeastern Missouri State University 6-1 overall for the team's third straight victory.The meet, held Tuesday in Cape Girardeau, M...

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