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Salukis defeat Racers in first outdoor meet

By Akeem Glaspie

March 4, 2012

Filed under Sports, Tennis

The SIU women’s tennis team battled heavy winds and cool temperatures during its first outside meet but still dominated Murray State 5-2.The meet was held Thursday at the University Courts outside the SIU Arena, where the home fans boost...

Saluki men swept during weekend

By Akeem Glaspie

March 4, 2012

Filed under Sports, Tennis

The SIU men’s tennis team struggled in meets against Marquette University and Northern Illinois University, losing the matches 6-1 and 7-0 respectively.The Salukis played Friday in Milwaukee against Marquette and Saturday in...

Saluki women continue dominant doubles play

By Akeem Glaspie

February 12, 2012

Filed under Sports, Tennis

The SIU women’s tennis team improved to 2-0 Saturday after it defeated Austin Peay 4-3.The Saluki women improved their doubles record to 6-0 during the meet, held in Clarksville, Tenn. Coach Audra Nothwehr said their double...

Saluki women defeat Panthers 5-2

By Akeem Glaspie

February 6, 2012

Filed under Sports, Tennis

SIU women's tennis coach Audra Nothwehr said her team’s confidence was high Saturday as it faced Eastern Illinois University.The meet was held in Danville and was the second encounter of the two teams this season; the Salukis...

Nationally ranked tennis duo gains experience

By Akeem Glaspie

January 24, 2012

Filed under Sports, Tennis

Despite limited playing time together, Saluki doubles partners Brandon Florez and Martijn Admiraal began the season highly-ranked.Junior Florez and freshman Admiraal had never played a tournament together when they entered the double...

Tough competition stalls Salukis at MVC Championship

By Akeem Glaspie

January 22, 2012

Filed under Sports, Tennis

The SIU men’s tennis team could not carry the momentum gained from day one of the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Individual Championships into the next two days of competition.The team competed Friday through Sunday at the Roge...

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