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Bridging the gap between the LGBTQ community and athletics

By Anna Spoerre, @ASpoerre_DE

October 21, 2015

Filed under Campus, Sports, Volleyball

Considered the nation's "original gay day," Out at Wrigley has been an annual event since 2001. A section of the stands is filled with LQBTQ men and women, many of whom come out at the event held at the home of the Chicago Cubs.Th...

Salukis fall short after late push

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

October 17, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

SIU volleyball (14-7, 5-3) lost to Illinois State (15-6, 5-3) in five sets (23-25, 21-25, 31-29, 25-18, 12-15) Saturday.The match had 45 ties and 16 lead changes. The Salukis were unable to finish out the first two sets despite holding ...

Saluki volleyball stomp Sycamores

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

October 16, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The SIU volleyball team (14-6, 5-2) beat Indiana State (13-10, 2-6) in four sets Friday (25-9, 25-22, 25-20, 26-24).The Salukis started out the match taking advantage of Indiana State's eight attack errors in the first set. The Salu...

SIU volleyball survives fourth set to top Evansville

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

October 10, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The SIU volleyball team (13-6, 4-2) beat Evansville (7-13, 1-5) in four sets (25-19, 15-25, 25-13, 29-27) Saturday night in Evansville, Ind.Missouri Valley Conference's most efficient blocker and Saluki sophomore middle hitte...

SIU volleyball falls to conference opponent Loyola

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

October 3, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The SIU volleyball team (11-6, 2-2) lost in four sets (19-25, 25-22, 25-16, 26-24) to conference opponent Loyola (14-3, 3-1) on Saturday night.The Salukis' leading hitter this season, sophomore outside hitter Andrea Estrada, c...

Saluki volleyball sweeps Drake

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

September 26, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The SIU volleyball team (10-5, 1-1) finished its weekend road trip with a sweep (25-20, 25-16, 25-18) of Drake (10-9, 1-1).After hitting for a .178 attack efficiency Friday night against Northern Iowa, the Saluki offense hit ...

SIU volleyball falls in MVC opener

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

September 25, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Saluki volleyball team (9-5, 0-1) lost its first Missouri Valley Conference match 3-1 (23-25, 25-16, 17-25, 21-25) Friday night against Northern Iowa (7-7, 1-0).SIU's offense hit for a .178 attack efficiency, well below its s...

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