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Women’s Basketball gets Home Wins over Richmond, VCU

Women’s Basketball gets Home Wins over Richmond, VCU

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor

February 28, 2019


Filed under Sports, Women's basketball

Women’s basketball rolled past Richmond Feb. 17 in Chaifetz Arena with a final score of 78-48. The team moved to 13-13 on the year and 8-5 in the conference with their seventh win in nine games. Jordyn Frantz and Ciaja Harbison both earned A-10 weekly honors for their performances in the 30-point vi...

On Thin Ice? A spotlight on SLU club hockey

On Thin Ice? A spotlight on SLU club hockey

Sam Glass, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Club Sports, Hockey, Sports

It is no secret that St. Louisans are huge hockey (Blues) fans. In a city where folks “bleed blue” hockey is ingrained in the culture. So then where is the collegiate hockey? There is actually a lot of college hockey in the St. Louis area, just not at the NCAA D1 level. In the 1970s SLU ha...

Billikens will have to take the long route to a Championship

Billikens will have to take the long route to a Championship

Carter Chapley, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The Billikens faced an uphill battle going into the past weeks stretch of games, on the outside looking in on the double bye that is granted to the top four teams in the Atlantic 10. A bye that all but two teams have needed to win the conference tournament since its introduction. They did have an opportunity to...

Baseball opens strong in Alabama, California to begin non-conference play

Baseball opens strong in Alabama, California to begin non-conference play

Carter Chapley, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Men's Baseball, Sports

Billikens baseball is coming off a season that other Division One programs would die for. Coach Darin Hendrickson’s Bills won the A-10 regular season and conference tournament championships, set a school record for a winning streak with 15 consecutive victories, won 38 games, made an appearance in...

Harbison Continues to Rack Up Awards

Harbison Continues to Rack Up Awards

Sam Glass, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Sports, Women's basketball

The only thing more impressive than an eight-time A-10 Rookie of the Week is a nine-time A-10 Rookie of the Week. And the only thing that could be more impressive than nine conference awards would be a national award. Freshman guard Ciaja Harbison was named national Freshman of the Week by the U.S. Basketb...

Women’s Basketball goes 4-1 in Last Five

Women’s Basketball goes 4-1 in Last Five

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under Sports, Women's basketball

Since their loss in Richmond to A-10 leading VCU, the Billikens have rebounded to a 4-1 record in the last two weeks to put them in the fifth spot in the conference with four games left before the tournament.   The first of the wins came in Chaifetz Arena against George Mason where Ciaja Harbison ...

Billikens right the ship, get much needed win in the nation’s capital

Billikens right the ship, get much needed win in the nation’s capital

Carter Chapley, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Coming off their worst loss of the season, the SLU Men’s Basketball team now had their backs against the wall. After starting the season 5-0 in conference, the Billikens now sit with a 6-5 record and little momentum to speak of heading into the stretch of A-10 conference play. The identity of the te...

Billikens fall to VCU in Richmond, Back in Chaifetz Tonight

Billikens fall to VCU in Richmond, Back in Chaifetz Tonight

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor

January 31, 2019


Filed under Commentary, Sports, Women's basketball

To follow up a dramatic win in triple-overtime against Dayton last week, the Women's Basketball Team headed on the road to take on the A-10 leading VCU Rams at their home in Richmond, Va. on Jan. 27. The Billikens were unsuccessful in trying to break the Rams down and ended up falling for their four...

Softball Prepares for Season Opener in Iowa

Softball Prepares for Season Opener in Iowa

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor

January 31, 2019


Filed under Sports, Women's Softball

Shockingly, despite the temperatures in the negatives in St. Louis, spring sports are right around the corner. SLU softball opens up their season in Cedar Falls, Iowa against South Dakota State next Friday in the UNI-Dome Classic. The tournament will feature Drake University, who finished at No. 31 in the R...

Billiken men can’t stop skid, fall to Richmond 84-81

Billiken men can’t stop skid, fall to Richmond 84-81

Carter Chapley, Staff Writer

January 31, 2019


Filed under Commentary, Men's Basketball, Sports

Heartbreaking is an apt word to use when describing the Billiken loss Sunday to conference rival Davidson, especially for Jordan Goodwin. Having taken the lead with only 11.3 seconds left, Goodwin fouled Davidson star Jon Axel Gudmundsson who made both free throws to reclaim the lead. In a last second heav...

Remarkable Rookies Shine in the Heart of A10 Play

Remarkable Rookies Shine in the Heart of A10 Play

Ryan Lefner, Sports Editor

January 28, 2019


Filed under Sports, Women's basketball

In a season that has brought a lot of negative results for the Billikens women’s basketball team, the freshmen class has brought nothing but a steady stream of positives. Each week of the season, the Atlantic 10 gives out a rookie of the week award to the most impressive freshman performer. A Billike...

Billikens Storm out of the gate in A-10 play

Billikens Storm out of the gate in A-10 play

Carter Chapley, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Travis Ford’s Billikens entered conference play with something new this season, expectations. Being named the preseason favorite to win the A-10 in the media day coaches’ poll, the Billikens would have a name to live up to for the first time since Coach Ford came to St. Louis. With a strong non-co...

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