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Saluki freshman out for year with shoulder injury

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

December 16, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

SIU women's basketball freshman guard/forward Tiajaney Hawkins will use a medical redshirt this season and have surgery on her injured shoulder.Coach Cindy Stein on Wednesday announced Hawkins would have surgery to repair her right shoulder, whi...

Usery hopes to elevate athletes games to another level

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_15

December 13, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

After taking over as SIU's track and field coach, Kathleen Raske added an impressive Southeastern Conference athlete as an assistant coach for this year's team in September.Former University of Florida graduate assistant Alishea...

Salukis torch Eagles in record setting game

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

December 12, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

SIU women's basketball (5-4) beat Morehead State (4-6) Saturday and set a new school record for most points scored in a single game.The Salukis beat the Eagles 102-69, led by junior point guard Rishonda Napier's 22 points and 60 p...

Beelen and Clay make strides as two-sport athletes

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

December 8, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports, Track Cross Country

Multi-sport athletes are a rare breed. Only two of the 395 athletes at SIU are on multiple active rosters.Senior TJ Beelen is a nose tackle and junior Adam Clay is an offensive tackle in football. Both are also throwers in t...

Saluki women’s basketball sends younger fans home happy

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

December 4, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

SIU women's basketball defeated SIU-Edwardville 71-57 on Friday at SIU Arena.The Salukis (4-3) beat the Cougars (3-5) after a fast 13-2 start, hitting five of their first six shots, three of which came from the three-poin...

Saluki track and field is ready to compete despite changes

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

December 1, 2015

Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

SIU track and field will return to action Saturday after an offseason full of change.New Director of Track and Field Kathleen Raske leads a coaching staff of new hires into this season, with a women's team that ranked No. 9 last year in th...

Salukis come back, win in overtime

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

November 21, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

SIU women's basketball (2-1) beat Tennessee State (0-2) 79-70 in overtime of the second day of the Preseason Women's National Invitational Tournament consolation round.Senior center Dyana Pierre recorded a double-double, fini...

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