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Salukis’ short ball can’t overcome Billikens’ long ball

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

April 6, 2015

SIU softball (12-17-1) dropped a make-up game from March 18 to Saint Louis (24-12), 6-7 Monday night. The Billikens scored five of their seven runs on home runs, while the Salukis used small ball to battle back after traili...

Redbirds run-rule Dawgs before revenge

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

April 4, 2015

SIU softball was the last undefeated team in Missouri Valley Conference play at 6-0, but has since fallen close to .500.The Illinois State Redbirds (18-20, 9-3) picked up two wins against the Salukis (13-16-1, 7-5) in a three-gam...

Lineup change spurs success

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

March 22, 2015

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

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...

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