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Tennis player journeys from Ukraine

By Austin Miller

October 1, 2014

Filed under Sports, Tennis

Imagine living in a country during times of civil unrest and seeing hundreds of people be killed. Then imagine another country invading your home and warring with your countrymen.This was life for Yana Golovkina, a 16-year-ol...

Women’s tennis team has rocky start in Boulder tournament

By Austin Miller

September 29, 2014

Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Lady Salukis started their 2014-15 campaign in between a rock and a hard place in Boulder, Co.The team competed in the University of Colorado Invitational. The six-team tournament pitted the Salukis against hosts Colorado, the...

Women’s tennis team ventures to Colorado

By Gabriella Scibetta

September 24, 2014

Filed under Sports, Tennis

SIU Women’s tennis will head to the mountains to kick off its season.Coming off a nine-match win streak in 2013, the Salukis travel to Boulder, Colo., Thursday for the four-day Colorado Fall Invite for their season debut.Head co...

Men’s tennis opens season at Middle Tennessee State

By Thomas Donley

September 22, 2014

Filed under Sports, Tennis

Five freshmen made career debuts for SIU men’s tennis in the first tournament of the year.The Salukis travelled to Middle Tennessee State University Dale Short Shootout in Murfreesboro, Tenn., on Friday. SIU won 15 matches throu...

Men’s tennis to start at Middle Tennessee

By Tony McDaniel

September 17, 2014

Filed under Sports, Tennis

The SIU men’s tennis team will play its first competition this weekend.The Salukis travel to the fourth-annual Middle Tennessee State University Dale Short Shootout in Murfreesboro, Tenn., to start its season. Matches will b...

SIU men’s tennis reloads with youth

By Thomas Donley

September 3, 2014

Filed under News, Photos, Sports, Tennis

The SIU men’s tennis team is going with a youth movement this fall.Saluki coach Dann Nelson said with only three returning players from 2013 to 2014 he would need to recruit plenty of freshmen to fill his roster. He brought in ...

Saluki senior returns as coach

By Thomas Donley

August 25, 2014

Filed under Sports, Tennis

This summer the SIU men’s tennis coaching staff experienced addition by subtraction from its roster.Rafael Cuadrillero’s 6-2, 6-2 loss to Wichita State University in the Missouri Valley Conference Championship semifinals o...

Dawgs end season with tough semi-final loss

By Tony McDaniel

April 27, 2014

Filed under Sports, Tennis

The SIU men’s tennis team’s season ended Saturday with a loss in the semi-finals of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament. The Salukis fell 4-0 to Wichita State University and only managed to win one set in the match.Coach...

Salukis play final set in MVC tournament

By Tyler Davis

April 27, 2014

Filed under Sports, Tennis

The Salukis’ run at a second-straight appearance in the title match of the Missouri Valley Conference Championship came to an abrupt end Saturday. The weekend started well for the women’s tennis team, which was ranked seco...

Salukis set to open MVC

By Tyler Davis

April 24, 2014

Filed under News, Sports, Tennis

It has been nearly 30 years since SIU women’s tennis reigned supreme in the Missouri Valley Conference, but this week the team has a chance to return the hardware to Carbondale.Friday marks the beginning of the MVC tournament. Fo...

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