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Bears take three from Salukis

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

May 9, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The SIU baseball team suffered a sweep at the hands of the Missouri Valley Conference's best team this weekend.No. 14 Missouri State (35-10, 12-3 MVC) extended its winning streak to nine games with a sweep against the Salukis (11...

Dawgs start slow, drops conference series to Evansville

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

May 3, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The SIU baseball team (11-38, 6-12) lost its second straight Missouri Valley Conference series, dropping two of three at Evansville (26-19, 8-10).A slow start hurt SIU in Friday's series opener, a 4-3 Evansville victory.The Purpl...

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...

Governors rule the day against Salukis

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

April 15, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Three weeks after the SIU baseball team blew out Austin Peay State in Carbondale, the Governors turned the trick on the Salukis in a 17-7 non-conference victory in Clarksville, Tenn.Austin Peay (20-14, 11-7 Ohio Valley Conference) jumped on s...

Salukis win first series of the year at Indiana State, can’t finish off sweep

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

April 12, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The SIU baseball team picked up its first series win of 2015 at Indiana State this weekend.The Salukis (7-28, 3-6) won consecutive games for the first time all season but stumbled Sunday in their attempt to sweep the Sycamores ...

Salukis snap losing streak by overthrowing Governors

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

March 25, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

While a suspect led police on a chase through Carbondale on Wednesday, the SIU baseball team was running away from Austin Peay State. Sophomore right fielder J.C. DeMuri gave the Salukis (4-19, 0-3) all the runs they would need on one swing...

Salukis placed across the nation for summer

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

February 1, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

While students are figuring out summer internships, baseball players are figuring out where they will play this summer.Seventeen of the 29 eligible Saluki baseball players have been placed in collegiate summer leagues, which ...

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