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Missouri State junior infielder Jake Burger catches the ball as Saluki junior catcher Nick Hutchins slides into third during SIU’s matchup against Missouri State on Sunday, May 7, 2017, at Itchy Jones Stadium. The Salukis lost to the Bears 7-4 after 11 innings. Burger scored one run during the game. (Jacob Wiegand | @jawiegandphoto)

Salukis swept by No. 16 Missouri State over weekend

By Denton "Gio" Giovenco
May 8, 2017
Saluki senior outfielder Ryan Smith hits the ball, bringing in the first Saluki run of the game Friday, May 5, 2017, during the Salukis’ 7-5 loss to Missouri State at Itchy Jones Stadium. (William Cooley | @Wcooley1980)

SIU fails to protect lead in loss to No. 16 Missouri State

By Denton "Gio" Giovenco
May 6, 2017
Junior infielder Logan Blackfan looks at the stadium lights after they went out and caused a delay Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at Itchy Jones Stadium. The University of Illinois beat SIU 6-5. (Branda Mitchell | @branda_mitchell)

Salukis fall to Illini in weekday match-up

By Denton "Gio" Giovenco
May 2, 2017
Junior infielder Greg Lambert runs toward second base Friday, April 28, 2017, during a 4-1 win against Dallas Baptist at Itchy Jones Stadium. (William Cooley | @Wcooley1980)

SIU drops rain-shortened doubleheader to DBU to lose series 2-1

By Denton "Gio" Giovenco
April 30, 2017
Freshman outfielder Addison Fugitt throws to junior infielder Connor Kopach at second base Friday, April 28, 2017, during a 4-1 win against Dallas Baptist at Itchy Jones Stadium. (William Cooley | @Wcooley1980)

SIU defeats DBU in conference series opener Friday

By Denton "Gio" Giovenco
April 29, 2017
Saluki senior infielder Will Farmer prepares to throw toward junior infielder Greg Lambert as Golden Eagle sophomore outfielder Alex Junior prepares to slide into second during SIU’s 6-4 win in the first game of a doubleheader against Tennessee Tech on Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Itchy Jones Stadium. (Jacob Wiegand | @jawiegandphoto)

Salukis sweep No. 26 Tennessee Tech in Saturday doubleheader

By Denton "Gio" Giovenco
April 23, 2017
Junior infielder Greg Lambert retires from the field Tuesday, April 11, 2017, during the Salukis' 4-2 win against Southeast Missouri at Itchy Jones Stadium. (Morgan Timms | @Morgan_Timms)

Salukis sharp in weekday win over SEMO

By Denton "Gio" Giovenco
April 11, 2017
Senior infielder Ryan Sabo, left, and junior infielder Logan Blackfan celebrate after SIU's 8-3 win against the Purple Aces on Sunday, April 2, 2017, at Itchy Jones Stadium. (Luke Nozicka | @lukenozicka)

SIU sweeps weekend series with win against Evansville

By Denton "Gio" Giovenco
April 2, 2017
Senior outfielder Jake Hand high-fives teammates in the bullpen Saturday, March 25, 2017, after scoring a run against the Jacksonville State Gamecocks. The Salukis beat the Gamecocks 5-4 during the second of a three-game series at Itchy Jones Stadium. (Bill Lukitsch | @lukitsbill)

SIU ties series at 1-1 with win over Jacksonville State

By Denton "Gio" Giovenco
March 25, 2017
Junior pitcher Allen Montgomery throws from the mound during the first inning of SIU's 13-10 loss to Murray State on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at Itchy Jones Stadium. (Branda Mitchell | @branda_mitchell)

Salukis struggle on the mound in loss to Murray State

By Denton "Gio" Giovenco
March 22, 2017
Then-junior Will Farmer swings to hit the ball March 26, 2016, during SIU's 11-5 win against Memphis at Itchy Jones Stadium. (Daily Egyptian file photo)

Salukis lose to Toledo despite big day at the plate

By Denton "Gio" Giovenco
March 17, 2017
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