Daily Egyptian

Ten fresh vaulters bring better outlook

By Symone Woolridge

May 4, 2014

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

The SIU pole vault team has incorporated 10 first-year vaulters with less than a handful of upperclassmen into next season’s group of 13. This is the largest number of new members in years.By meshing new college athletes with ...

Nation’s top shot putter chooses SIU

By Symone Woolridge

March 17, 2014

Filed under Latest News, Sports, Track Cross Country

The Saluki track and field team has signed the number one shot putter in the country for its 2014-2015 season.Three-time state champion Raven Saunders is one of SIU’s highest recruits.  The high school athlete out of Charleston, ...

Track, field represent SIU at nationals

By Symone Woolridge

March 15, 2014

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

Three Salukis fought hard enough to compete in the NCAA Indoor Championships Friday and Saturday in Albuquerque, N.M.Junior thrower Sophia Lozano, sophomore thrower Josh Freeman and senior high jumper Kenya Culmer were the most ...

Track finishes third in MVC

By Symone Woolridge

March 3, 2014

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

After competing for two days in Cedar Falls, Iowa for the Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Championships, the men and women finished behind Indiana State University and Wichita State University.Following six events Friday, the Sa...

Saluki weekend wrap-up

Saluki weekend wrap-up

February 23, 2014

Salukis anticipate home meet

By Symone Woolridge

February 2, 2014

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

After grabbing four event titles at the Indiana Relays last weekend, the SIU track team will get a chance to compete at home Friday and Saturday.Some Salukis say they enjoy competing at home, while others prefer away meets.Ju...

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