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SIU volleyball falls in MVC opener

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

September 25, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Saluki volleyball team (9-5, 0-1) lost its first Missouri Valley Conference match 3-1 (23-25, 25-16, 17-25, 21-25) Friday night against Northern Iowa (7-7, 1-0).SIU's offense hit for a .178 attack efficiency, well below its s...

Pippen in the running for CLASS award

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

September 9, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Senior hitter Taylor Pippen has been selected to the final 30 candidates for the 2015 Senior CLASS award.To be eligible for the CLASS — Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School — award, a student-athlete must ...

Benjamin brings battle to the front line

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

September 6, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Some collegiate athletes start straight out of high school. Others take extra steps before starting their eligibility.  Junior volleyball player Yael Benjamin came to SIU from the Israeli Army. Since its independence in 1948, Israel ...

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