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Lineup change spurs success

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

March 22, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

After 15 games with the same leadoff hitter, the Saluki softball coaching staff made a change at the top of the order.Senior center fielder Kalyn Harker batted leadoff for 14 games with junior infielder Kelsey Gonzalez batting s...

Softball excelling outside the diamond

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

March 4, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

The women’s softball team was honored on Feb. 17 for having all 17 of its players maintain a 3.0 grade point average or better and having a 3.616 average GPA last fall.Coach Kerri Blaylock is used to the academic success for he...

Softball improves hitting with coach, new online system

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

February 17, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Saluki softball offense has been among the best in the Missouri Valley Conference the past four years because of their hitting coach. Associate head coach Jen Sewell has begun her fifth year with the position, and her seventh year at SIU.As...

Saluki softball drops pair in Georgia tournament

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

February 15, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

Seven games and two tournaments into the season, the Saluki softball team is 2-5 after dropping a pair of close games in Georgia this weekend.“We have to toughen up a little bit,” coach Kerri Blaylock said. “We did a great job [Friday] n...

Softball to kick off season this weekend

By Sean Phee, @SeanPheeDE

February 4, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

SIU softball will have a busy weekend to start the 2015 season, with four games in two days.The Salukis left Wednesday for Charleston, S.C., for the Charleston Southern Tournament, where they will kick off the season against Ohio S...

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