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Get to know the new Saluki track and field coach

By Sean Carley, @SCarleyDE

September 28, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

There will be a familiar face leading the Saluki track and field teams this year.Kathleen Raske, a 1990 SIUC graduate, was hired as Director of Track and Field/Cross Country to replace Connie Price-Smith on Aug. 11. Price-Smi...

Pole vaulter joins four others at Ole Miss

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

August 19, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

Sophomore pole vaulter Lindsey Murray today announced on social media she will join former SIU coaches and one teammate at the University of Mississippi.Murray, the indoor and outdoor all-time SIU record holder, finished ninth ...

Track and field searching for replacements after five coaches leave SIU

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

August 18, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

Track and field has lost all but one event coach after Connie Price-Smith left for the University of Mississippi on July 21.Kathleen Raske, who was hired as the director of Saluki Track and Field/Cross-Country on Aug. 11, has beg...

Salukis hire new track and field coach

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

August 10, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

SIU Athletic Director Tommy Bell and the SIU Athletic Department named Kathleen Raske the new track and field coach on Tuesday. Raske will replace former coach Connie Price-Smith, who accepted the head coaching job at the Universi...

Senior hammer thrower places fourth in Pan American Games

By Marissa Novel, @MarissaNovelDE

July 22, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

Representing Team USA, senior DeAnna Price finished fourth in the hammer throw at the 2015 Pan American Games. Price, the 2015 NCAA Outdoor hammer champion, was one of two Americans among nine who competed at the international c...

SIU thrower attempting to make Rio 2016 Olympics

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

April 15, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

The International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) set the entry standards for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Tuesday. Junior thrower Josh Freeman posted on Facebook that he would attempt to make the United States roster f...

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