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Pilon starts at libero in opening weekend

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

August 31, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The SIU volleyball team went 2-1 at the Holiday Inn Express tournament this past weekend, with junior Mariana Pilon starting all three games at libero.The graduation of Alex Rivera left an opening in the libero position. The Saluk...

Pippen to lead Dawgs this season

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

August 19, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Saluki volleyball was picked to finish fourth out of 10 teams in conference by the Missouri Valley Conference pollsters.The team has two newcomers and 13 returning players, including lone senior Taylor Pippen, who was selecte...

Missouri Valley Conference and ESPN 3 working on contract

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

May 13, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Softball, Sports, Volleyball

A subsection of the largest sports network in the world could be coming to campus.ESPN 3 and the Missouri Valley Conference have been working on a contract that would require all court sports — men’s and women’s basketb...

Salukis recruiting well in advance

By Aaron Graff

December 3, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

SIU volleyball does not have any recruits signed for next season.Coach Justin Ingram said there are two parts to the recruiting season, and the team will probably sign a player or two in the spring. He said the second recruiting per...

Salukis look forward after season-ending loss

By Aaron Graff

November 30, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

SIU volleyball qualified for the Missouri Valley Conference tournament for the third consecutive year, but the third time was not the charm.The Missouri State Bears (20-12, 12-6) defeated the Salukis (16-15, 10-8) 3-0 Thursday in the quarte...

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