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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 ...

Pilon starts at libero in opening weekend

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

August 31, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The SIU volleyball team went 2-1 at the Holiday Inn Express tournament this past weekend, with junior Mariana Pilon starting all three games at libero.The graduation of Alex Rivera left an opening in the libero position. The Saluk...

Pippen to lead Dawgs this season

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

August 19, 2015

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Saluki volleyball was picked to finish fourth out of 10 teams in conference by the Missouri Valley Conference pollsters.The team has two newcomers and 13 returning players, including lone senior Taylor Pippen, who was selecte...

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