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Softball Superlatives

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

May 5, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Saluki softball team finished fifth in the Missouri Valley Conference this season and plays its first tournament game Thursday in Wichita, Kan.Here are my 2015 Saluki Softball awards:Most Valuable Player: Kalyn Harker, CF, Seni...

Panthers power past Salukis with long ball

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

April 29, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Saluki softball team traveled to Charleston Wednesday night for its last midweek game and non-conference game of the season. SIU (19-24-1, 13-10) dropped the throwaway game 4-0 to Eastern Illinois University (18-24, 12-10).Seni...

Salukis sweep Ramblers, improve to 11-9 in MVC

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

April 18, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

SIU softball (17-22-1, 11-9) swept Loyola (13-30, 3-16) and has won four of its last five Missouri Valley Conference games with six remaining this season. In game one, senior pitcher Katie Bertelsen (14-12) picked up her second c...

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

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

April 6, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

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...

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...

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