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Salukis generate breathing room among MVC

By Aaron Graff

November 2, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Everything seemed to go right for SIU volleyball this weekend.The Salukis (12-13, 6-7) defeated the Bradley Braves (1-22, 1-12) 3-0 on Friday, and the Loyola Ramblers (7-15, 3-10) 3-0 on Saturday. But it was not just their succe...

Salukis earn revenge, but fall again

By Aaron Graff

October 26, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

SIU volleyball earned revenge against one rival, but was beat by another.The Salukis split the weekend matches with a 3-1 win against Indiana State on Friday and a 3-0 loss to Illinois State on Saturday.Both teams defeated the Sal...

Salukis earn revenge, but fall again

By Aaron Graff

October 26, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

SIU volleyball earned revenge against one rival, but was beat by another.The Salukis split the weekend matches with a 3-1 win against Indiana State on Friday and a 3-0 loss to Illinois State on Saturday.Both teams defeated the Sal...

Saluki carries memory of friend to SIU

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

October 21, 2014

Filed under News, Sports, Volleyball

The SIU volleyball team started training in June, giving one player little time to mourn her friend’s death.Freshman libero/defensive specialist Gabriella Shepherd became friends with Madison Angus in Sue Wunderlich’s fourth gra...

SIU wins dogfight, lose catfight

By Aaron Graff

October 13, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

SIU volleyball split the weekend matches on the road, and will have home court advantage for the next two weekends.The Salukis (9-10, 3-4) defeated the Drake Bulldogs (9-8, 1-5) 3-1 on Friday and lost to the Northern Iowa Panthers...

Hopes high regardles of rough start

By Aaron Graff

October 6, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The SIU volleyball team started the second half of its regular season unhappy with its record.Only six teams in the Missouri Valley Conference will make the conference tournament Nov. 27 to 29. If the season ended today, the Sal...

Dawgs bark back and forth about plays

By Aaron Graff

September 30, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Communication is key and honesty is the best policy.Those are two mottos that relate to life, but are common practice in team sports, especially SIU volleyball.“I don’t think there’s another sport that has six people in such...

Dawgs drop two road matches

By Aaron Graff

September 29, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

SIU volleyball finds itself on a new streak, but not one it was hoping for.The Salukis (7-8, 1-2) continued conference play this weekend on the road with a 3-1 loss against the Illinois State University Redbirds (9-5, 3-0) on...

Pippen leads Salukis to wins against Evansville and SEMO

By Aaron Graff

September 21, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Rivals cannot be counted out until it’s all said and done.The Saluki volleyball team (7-6, 1-0) started conference play with a win against University of Evansville (4-9, 0-1) in four sets. It also defeated Midwest non-confe...

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