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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...

MVC volleyball tournament starts Thursday

By Aaron Graff

November 23, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

At the start of the season, SIU volleyball made a Missouri Valley Conference tournament victory its goal; it will have the chance to accomplish that this week.The MVC volleyball tournament takes place Thursday through Saturday in C...

Salukis end regular season on high note

By Aaron Graff

November 22, 2014

Filed under News, Sports, Volleyball

SIU volleyball ended conference play the way it started; with a win against Evansville.The Salukis (16-14, 10-8) ended their regular season with a 3-0 win against the Evansville Purple Aces (8-22, 4-14).Freshman outside hitter Ab...

Saluki specializes to serve

By Aaron Graff

November 18, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

A serving specialist in volleyball has a similar role to that of a field goal kicker in football; they both come into the game without warming up and are expected to perform a critical task.Sophomore libero/defensive specialist Lea...

Pippen creates SIU legacy

By Aaron Graff

November 17, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

One SIU volleyball player is on pace to become one of the most efficient Salukis of all time.Junior hitter Taylor Pippen has a .408 hitting percentage, which would be the highest single season percentage in Saluki history. Sonya...

SIU gets last look at potential postseason opponents

By Aaron Graff

November 15, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

SIU volleyball got one last look at two teams that clinched a spot in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament.The Salukis (15-14, 9-8) extended their win-streak to five matches by upsetting the Missouri State Bears (17-10, 10-...

Seniors go out with an important win

By Aaron Graff, @AaronGraff_DE| Daily Egyptian

November 9, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Three SIU volleyball seniors had their final appearances in Davies Gymnasium Saturday against the Drake Bulldogs. SIU won the match 3-0, and qualified for the Missouri Valley Conference tournament.Three seniors, outside hitter...

Salukis sweep weekend’s games

By Sports Desk

November 9, 2014

Filed under Basketball, Football, Sports, Volleyball

Saluki athletics had an extremely successful weekend.Four sports played in five games this weekend with SIU coming out as the victor in all five games. SIU football defeated Missouri State. Volleyball won both of its matches. And...

Salukis clinch tournament berth

By Aaron Graff

November 9, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

SIU volleyball clinched a Missouri Valley Conference tournament bid for the third consecutive year with back-to-back wins this weekend.The Salukis extended their win streak to four matches with an upset against the Northern Iowa Panthe...

Salukis shift playing time before fall back

By Aaron Graff

November 2, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

SIU volleyball started the second half of Missouri Valley Conference play last week with a new look to the lineup.Coach Justin Ingram put freshman middle hitter Alex Rosignol into the starting lineup Oct. 24 against Indiana State ...

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