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SALUKI SPIRIT ANNOUNCEMENTS - Week of Sept. 30 to Oct. 4, 2016 

This Friday, Sept. 30, the Saluki Spirit Table will be inside the Student Center on the south end of the building from 11-12:30.   This week the Saluki Women's Softball team will be represented, including Dept. of Kinesiology exercise science majors Merri Anne Patterson (centerfielder) & Savannah Fisher (utility infielder), & sport administration major, Sydney Jones (catcher/infielder).  Last week, Saluki Volleyball player Abby Barrow (outside hitter, exercise science) was at the Spirit Table giving lessons on volleyball netplay.  She had numerous people stop by the table with several folks taking photos with her and the Grey Dawg/Brown Dawg cutout (photos below). Stop by the table on Friday for some free promo items and give a big thank you to the athletes and student government members who are volunteering!

Remember to wear your Saluki gear on Fridays for Saluki Spirit Friday!


Teach like a Dwag Dr. Deb Burris of the Office of Teacher Education had her future teachers in her EDUC 313 class all decked out in their Saluki finest on Saluki Spirit Friday last week. Their hashtags are #TeachWithUs #TeachLikeADawg


Since 1996, SIUC has processed at least 325 invention disclosures, filed a minimum of 297 US patent applications received no less than 63 issued patents, executed at least 78 options/licenses and has received more than $8.23 million in licensing-related revenue. Lots of creativity happening!


Saluki Women's Golf will be back on the course next week on Oct. 3 and 4 at the MVC Preview Tourney in Cape. Follow their progress on Twitter at


The Saluki Cross Country teams will be in action this weekend on Sept. 30 at the the Notre Dame Invitational.  Follow them on Twitter at:  https://twitter.com/SIU_TrackXC


Saluki Men's Golf will hit the links this weekend, Sept. 30 - Oct. 2 at the Golfweek Conference Challenge.   Follow their progress on the their Twitter feed:  https://twitter.com/SIU_MGolf?lang=en


The Saluki Men's Tennis team was on the court Sept. 23-25 at the Purdue Invite, finishing the tourney with a 13-9 record.  They were led by Piotr Baranski (pre-med) who won Flight B singles and the pair of Michal Kianicka (economics) and Alex Pozo (management) who took Flight A doubles.   The team returns to action this weekend on Oct. 1 in Tulsa, OK for the ITA All-American Tourney.  Catch up with them on their Twitter feed:  


Saluki women swimming and diving team The Women's and Men's Saluki Swimming & Diving Teams dive into their 2016-17 season with a meet this Friday (Sept. 30) and Sat (Oct. 1) at Evansville.   The women's team is ranked No. in the MVC as they set out to defend their 2016 MVC Championship!*** Follow their progress on Twitter at https://twitter.com/SIU_SwimDive


Saluki Women's Tennis returns to the court at the UTC Tournament in Chattanooga this weekend, Sept. 30 - Oct. 2.   Follow them on Twitter at:  https://twitter.com/SIU_WTennis

Abby BarrowOutside hitter and exercise science major, Abby Barrow was named Saluki Student Athlete Of The Week.

The Saluki Women's Volleyball team is now 12-5 on the season and 3-0 in the MVC as they won back-to-back home matches over UNI and Drake on Friday and Saturday, then made the long trip to Missouri St. to take out the Bears in a come-from-behind, 5-set thriller on Monday night.  The team is back in action at Bradley this Friday (Sept. 30) and Loyola on Sat (Oct. 1).  Both matches start at 7 PM and if you aren't making the trip north, you can watch them online on ESPN3.

Saluki outside hitter, Abby Barrow, easily defeats her volleyball jousting opponent, Dr. Phil Anton and leaves him, too tired to play on.
 Abby Barrow and Phil AntonPhil Anton after competing against Abby Barrow in volleyball


Come on out to Kay Brechtelsbauer Field at Charlotte West Stadium on this Sat, Oct. 1 for a Saluki Softball double header vs. Lake Land and SLU, at 2 and 4 PM, respectively.  Softball is 5-1 this fall season after splitting a double-header with Jefferson College and SEMO this past Saturday


The Saluki Football team is back on the field as they kick off their conference season at UNI at 4 PM on Sat.Oct. 1. If you aren't making the trip to the UNI-Dome, you can watch them on ESPN3 or listen on the Saluki Radio Network (105.1).

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