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Fredriksson’s history speaks high volumes

By Aaron Graff

September 1, 2014

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 30, 2014

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 25, 2014

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 17, 2014

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

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

 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...

Braves end Salukis’ winning streak

By Tyler Dixon

October 28, 2013

The exciting ride the SIU volleyball team had been on the past few weeks was cut short with a loss to Bradley University Saturday.The Salukis were on a four-gamewinning streak going into Friday’s match at Loyola University, wher...

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