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Dawgs bounce back after cat chase

By Aaron Graff

September 12, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

SIU volleyball doesn’t have to worry about playing more than two matches in a 24-hour period again until Thanksgiving for the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament.The Salukis (4-6) hosted the Indiana University-Purdue Unive...

Salukis host tournament before MVC play

By Aaron Graff

September 9, 2014

Filed under Latest News, Photos, Sports, Volleyball

SIU’s volleyball team will play its first home game this weekend, but won’t be playing in its usual gym.The Salukis (2-5) will be hosting the Saluki Invitational in the SIU Arena for the first time since 2012.The tournament...

Fredriksson’s history speaks high volumes

By Aaron Graff

August 31, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

It took one Saluki volleyball player nearly two months longer to arrive in Carbondale than the rest of the team.Freshman outside hitter Nellie Fredriksson comes from Sweden, where she became the youngest player to play in the...

Salukis drop first three matches of season

By Aaron Graff

August 29, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

SIU volleyball won 10 percent of its sets this weekend on the way to three straight losses.The Salukis (0-3) started their season in the Illini Classic with matches against California State University, Long Beach (1-2), the No...

Former Rambler coaches Salukis

By Aaron Graff

August 24, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

One SIU assistant volleyball coach has roots with two other Missouri Valley Conference schools, but he wants to remain a Saluki.Dean Torgerson graduated from Loyola University, where he was a setter for one season and coached bot...

Volleyball legend motivates Dawgs

By Aaron Graff

August 16, 2014

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Mike Hebert retired from coaching volleyball at the University of Minnesota in 2011, but said he was not ready to give the game up all together.Herbert has traveled to visit teams during preseason the past three years to talk to and motivate them. ...

Recruiting pays off for Saluki volleyball

By Tyler Dixon

December 11, 2013

Filed under Latest News, Sports, Volleyball

Three high school volleyball players have signed on the dotted line and will make Carbondale their home next fall.Abby Barrow, Anna Himan and Gabriella Shepherd each signed their National Letters of Intent to join the Salukis an...

Volleyball enters final stretch

By Tyler Dixon

November 12, 2013

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

 Cedar Falls has not been kind to the Salukis the past few decades, but after this weekend SIU volleyball picked up its first win at the University of Northern Iowa since 1985.It was another successful road trip for SIU. After...

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