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Salukis split softball doubleheader with Sycamores

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

April 26, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

SIU softball (19-23-1, 13-10) split Sunday’s doubleheader with the Indiana State Sycamores (20-26, 12-11 ) with a 5-1 loss in game one and a 7-6 comeback win in game two at Price Field in Terre Haute, Ind.Saturday's game was...

Women’s tennis team streaks into conference

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

March 23, 2015

Filed under Sports, Tennis

It takes many different types of wins throughout a season for a team to be great.SIU women’s tennis (9-6) extended its win streak to 8 matches since Feb. 23 in Friday's doubleheader after they swept Western Illinois (1-15, 0-...

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...

Salukis finish fourth in MAC

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

March 7, 2015

Filed under Sports, Swimming

The men’s swimming and diving team competed in the Mid-American Conference Championship from Wednesday to Saturday in Geneva, Ohio.The team finished fourth, but had more individual achievements. “We can all be really happy with ...

One game at a time for young Dawgs

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

March 4, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The sting of the SIU men's basketball (11-20, 4-14) team's fourth 20-loss season in school history could heal if the Salukis win in St. Louis at the Missouri Valley Conference's Arch Madness tournament.The four-day stretch of games...

Salukis have just enough in the tank to beat Loyola in overtime

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

March 1, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

SIU women's basketball team overcame a sluggish first half, but needed overtime to defeat Loyola 74-70 Sunday.The Salukis (17-11, 10-7) finished the road portion of their conference schedule with a series sweep of the Ramblers...

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