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Salukis drop three close ones to Dallas Baptist

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

April 25, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The SIU baseball team dropped three games to No. 15 Dallas Baptist at Itchy Jones Stadium this weekend. The Patriots (32-9, 13-5) entered the series as the conference's top offensive team, while the Salukis (10-35, 5-10) came ...

Saluki comeback falls short against UT-Martin

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

April 22, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The SIU baseball team's modest two-game winning streak came to an end Wednesday night in an 11-9 loss to UT-Martin.The Salukis (9-32, 5-7) fell behind the Skyhawks (11-26, 5-13 Ohio Valley Conference) early and could not quite cat...

Saluki coaches lightening load for new catchers

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

April 20, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Catcher is the most demanding position in all of baseball.The backstop calls pitches and has to make sure those pitches stay in front of him. He has to play his position in a stance that causes wear and tear on his body and must b...

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...

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