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Cross Country faces nation’s premier competition

By Symone Woolridge

October 21, 2013

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

The men and women’s cross-country teams went head-to-head with some of the best competition in the country Saturday at the Indiana State Pre-National Invitational.The Blue 8K men’s race consisted of schools in the nation’s...

Saluki women dominate season opener

By Symone Woolridge

September 9, 2013

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

 The women’s Saluki cross-country team successfully defeated the competition at the Eastern Illinois University Walt Crawford Open Friday, finishing with six runners in the top 10 and eight in the top 25.Junior Sadie Darne...

Track and field brings home the hardware

By Tyler Dixon

June 12, 2013

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

Two graduating SIU throwers will finish writing their final chapters while another will continue to write hers.Three track and field athletes competed in the NCAA Track and Field Championships at the University of Oregon in Eugen...

Saluki runners flock together

By Jack Robinson

May 8, 2013

Filed under News, Sports, Track Cross Country

 Although track and field is often pegged as an individual sport, the SIU men's and women's 4x400m relay teams have shown the importance of team camaraderie.The 4x400-meter race is a four-legged relay during which four runners indivi...

Salukis face stiff test at historic meet

By Terrance Peacock

April 28, 2013

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

The Saluki track and field teams started their weekend with a record-breaking performance and went home with an event title from their top senior thrower during the 104th-annual Drake Relays.More than 8,000 athletes from profess...

Dawgs take two titles in Kansas

By Terrance Peacock

April 22, 2013

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

The Saluki track and field teams took home two titles and three runner-ups from the Kansas Relays to add to the Salukis’ impressive outdoor season.The Kansas Relays, one of the outdoor season’s premier meets, featured several r...

Salukis hurdle through invite with nine titles

By Jack Robinson

April 7, 2013

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

To add to a team-total nine titles, SIU junior jumper Kenya Culmer and freshman sprinter Nikolai Gall took two titles each in Saturday’s Joey Haines Invitational meet.The Salukis took nine events and several top-five finishes ...

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