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Salukis split doubleheader with Purple Aces

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

April 15, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

SIU softball (14-22-1, 8-8) traveled to Evansville (10-33, 2-15) on Wednesday for a midweek doubleheader and came away with a win and a loss against the Missouri Valley Conference's worst team.Senior Katie Bertelsen (12-12) d...

Tight end battle Fuehne’s to lose

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

April 7, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

With the loss of the Missouri Valley Conference career leader in receptions, receiving yards and touchdown receptions among tight ends, the SIU football team will look to the next man up to step in. Senior Adam Fuehne has th...

SIU baseball picks up first MVC win

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

March 29, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

After wasting two stellar outings by its starters, the SIU baseball team (5-21, 1-5) salvaged its first Missouri Valley Conference win in dramatic fashion Sunday.  The Bradley Braves (19-6, 2-1) saw their bullpen stumble a...

SIU swept by UNI, fall to 6-3 in MVC

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

March 29, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

The Salukis played their first Missouri Valley Conference games on the road and limped away with three losses.SIU softball (11-14-1, 6-3 MVC) came into the weekend series against Northern Iowa (12-16, 6-2 MVC) batting .357—the ...

Salukis to improve on successful indoor season

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

March 25, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

The Saluki track and field team transitions indoor success to the outdoor season when they begin Friday.SIU finished the indoor season with an NCAA champion and a ninth place overall finish from the women’s team.Coach Connie Pric...

Finger injuries hinder success for All-American

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

March 24, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

Holding a 16-pound shot put requires all the power your hand has to offer, and when your throwing hand has three injured fingers, it becomes far more difficult.Junior thrower Josh Freeman suffered strains in his index, middle and ...

Zhang gets bumped off podium in NCAA return

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

March 22, 2015

Filed under Sports, Swimming

Junior diver Kaixuan "Sherry" Zhang returned to the NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championship but did not qualify for the final in either the 1-meter or 3-meter dive.Zhang finished 21st place in the 3-meter dive preliminary rou...

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