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Four MVC teams make NCAA Tournament

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

November 29, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Missouri Valley Conference earned three at-large bids, as well as Wichita State's automatic entrance, to the 2015 NCAA Volleyball Tournament. Wichita State (26-8), which won the MVC Championship to earn the conference's automatic bid, will play K...

How they matched up last time

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

November 29, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Southern Illinois last played Illinois on Aug. 30, 2014. The Fighting Illini, which was ranked No. 11 at the time, won the match 3-0 (25-23, 25-13, 25-12).No Saluki recorded double-digits in kills or digs. U of I had two players p...

Salukis become conference leaders with win

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

November 20, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

SIU volleyball (23-7, 14-3) clinched a first round bye in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament and leads the conference going into the last regular season match.The Salukis swept (25-23, 25-20, 25-22) Wichita State (23-8...

Pierre and Estrada face misdemeanor charges

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

November 10, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports, Volleyball

Saluki women's basketball senior forward/center Dyana Pierre and sophomore volleyball outside hitter Andrea Estrada are facing misdemeanor charges from an incident on Oct. 25. The athletes were charged with criminal damage to ...

SIU volleyball comes from behind for win in Chicago

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

October 30, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The SIU volleyball team (17-7, 8-3) traveled to Chicago on Friday to take on the Loyola Ramblers (18-6, 7-4), a team that beat SIU in Carbondale earlier this season.The Salukis won in five sets (26-28, 26-28, 25-21, 25-21, 19-17) in a...

Pippen breaks SIU’s blocking record

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

October 26, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Senior middle hitter Taylor Pippen broke an SIU volleyball record Saturday.Her five block assists in the 3-1 victory against Northern Iowa put her career total for block assists to 384 — breaking the record set by Chandra Robers...

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