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Cross-country men clinch MVC title

By Demario Smith-Phipps

October 28, 2012

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

Women’s team takes third place in conference overall While the Saluki women took third, the Saluki men’s cross-country team won its first Missouri Valley Conference title in four years at the State Farm MVC Cross-Country Cha...

Runners sprint to another solid performance

By Demario Smith-Phipps

October 15, 2012

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

The Saluki cross-country teams excelled at Friday’s Bradley Classic as the men’s team earned its third season win and the women took third place.Junior Zach Dahleen led the men as he notched his season-best time at 24 minu...

Runners finish strong amid problems

By Demario Smith-Phipps

September 30, 2012

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

After slow starts Saturday, both Saluki cross-country teams rebounded to place in the top 10 at the Chicago Lakefront Invitational.SIU’s men finished second in another strong outing and lost only to Wisconsin by 11 points.Earning a t...

Runner’s diet; team’s advantage

By Demario Smith-Phipps

September 12, 2012

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

Lacey Gibson’s diet has become her secret weapon.Gibson, a sophomore runner for the cross-country team, said she has been a vegetarian since eighth grade when a friend introduced her to the lifestyle.“I’ve never really liked me...

Salukis dominate weather, invitational

By Demario Smith-Phipps

September 9, 2012

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

The Saluki cross-country team overcame the weather and the competition as the men’s and women’s teams won collectively at the Walt Compton Invitational in Charleston.After a lightning delay set back the race’s start by more th...

No Salukis qualify for U.S. team

By Akeem Glaspie

July 2, 2012

Filed under News, Sports, Track Cross Country

Past and present Saluki athletes had respectable showings during the U.S. Olympic Trials, but failed to qualify for any U.S. Olympic events.Junior swimmer Justin Wolfe placed eighth in the 100-meter butterfly at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trial...

Track sees no Olympic qualifiers, trials continue

By Akeem Glaspie

June 25, 2012

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

Five former Salukis had a chance to qualify for spots on the US and Bahamas Olympic teams, but so far no one has made it to London.The Olympic Trials began Thursday and will continue through July 1 in Eugene, Ore. The Salukis had t...

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