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Pippen breaks SIU’s blocking record

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

October 26, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Senior middle hitter Taylor Pippen broke an SIU volleyball record Saturday.Her five block assists in the 3-1 victory against Northern Iowa put her career total for block assists to 384 — breaking the record set by Chandra Robers...

Saluki volleyball stomp Sycamores

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

October 16, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The SIU volleyball team (14-6, 5-2) beat Indiana State (13-10, 2-6) in four sets Friday (25-9, 25-22, 25-20, 26-24).The Salukis started out the match taking advantage of Indiana State's eight attack errors in the first set. The Salu...

SIU volleyball survives fourth set to top Evansville

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

October 10, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The SIU volleyball team (13-6, 4-2) beat Evansville (7-13, 1-5) in four sets (25-19, 15-25, 25-13, 29-27) Saturday night in Evansville, Ind.Missouri Valley Conference's most efficient blocker and Saluki sophomore middle hitte...

Pippen in the running for CLASS award

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

September 9, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Senior hitter Taylor Pippen has been selected to the final 30 candidates for the 2015 Senior CLASS award.To be eligible for the CLASS — Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School — award, a student-athlete must ...

Benjamin brings battle to the front line

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

September 6, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Some collegiate athletes start straight out of high school. Others take extra steps before starting their eligibility.  Junior volleyball player Yael Benjamin came to SIU from the Israeli Army. Since its independence in 1948, Israel ...

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