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Week of May 29-June 5, 2017

#SalukiFriday is upon us again: remember to wear your Saluki gear on Fridays!

  1. ) There is a growing group of Saluki Spirit Liaisons  represent their Dept, unit, campus office, student group, community business, civic group, etc. There isn't a lot involved with the Liaison job - basically just forwarding on information received from Dr. Anton on a weekly basis. The idea is to get Liaisons for all campus and community groups, so that when the Announcements come through, they are coming from someone whose name is familiar to those they are sending them to - basically a grass-roots movement. If you know of anyone who might be interested in serving in this role, please have them contact Dr. Anton.

  2. #SalukiFriday is upon us again: remember to wear your Saluki gear on Fridays!

    Also, send pics of your group(s) to Dr. Anton, as well as Randy Johnson at 710: randyj@seventen.com Photos will be featured in future Saluki Spirit Announcements as well as on 710's Facebook and Twitter platforms.

  3. This week we visited the folks at the Saluki Green Action Team at the Innovation and Sustainability HUB (at the SIUC Student Center). Those pictures will be up on Friday on the "SIUC Department of Kinesiology" Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SIUC-Department-of-Kinesiology-201366063240550/posts_to_page/) and on our NEW Twitter page: https://twitter.com/SalukiSpirit Swing by and give us a follow@SalukiSpirit

    The winner of the Facebook Poll on the Dept. of Kinesiology page for the pics taken at Phoenix Cycles in Carbondale last week is at the end of the Announcements

  4. Piotr Baranski (Biological Sciences) of Saluki Men’s Tennis has lost a tough match at the NCAA Singles National Championships in Athens, GA. It was the first time SIUC has sent a competitor to this elite competition since 1990. Well done, Piotr!Saluki Men's and Women's Track and Field had 15 athletes qualify across 10 different events competing at the 2017 NCAA West Preliminary Championships in Austin, TX from 5/25 – 5/27/17. Many of the team members came close, but three athletes punched their ticket to compete at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Oregon on June 7-10. Kyle Landon (Accounting, high jump Freya Block (Agribusiness Economics, hammer throw) Warren Hazel (Information Systems Technology, 400m) Congrats to all!

  5. Saluki Women's Softball is in Normal for the MVC Championship this weekend. If you can’t make the trip north to catch them live, you can catch them online on ESPN3. First game is Friday, May 12 at 1:30 vs. the winner of today’s game between Drake & Missouri St.
  6. Five Saluki student-athletes earned their respective sport's Missouri Valley Conference Elite 18 Award, given to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative GPA competing at the finals site at each of the MVC's 18 team championships. 

    Polina Dozortseva (Marketing, Women's Tennis)
    Shaye Harre (Animal Science, Women’s Softball) 
    Bryn Handley (Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Women's Swimming and Diving) 
    Brooke Cusumano (Accountancy, Women's Golf) 
    Josh Maier (Computer Science, Men's Outdoor Track and Field) 

  7. For the 3rd consecutive year, SIUC Athletics finished in the top three in the MVC All-Sports Trophy standings!

  8. Congrats to Saluki Softball’s Shaye Harre (Animal Science) who was named an Academic All-American for the 2nd straight year!


WINNER OF THIS WEEK'S FACEBOOK PICTURE POLL: On #SalukiFriday at Phoenix Cycles in Carbondale, bike tech Mike DePalma gave us an uncertain push to kick off our joy ride...training wheels were a huge plus…

Mike DePalma gave us an uncertain push training wheels were a huge plus

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