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SLU Golfers Take Fifth Place At Butler; Billiken Invitational Up Next

Nick Weber

March 30, 2000

Ed Schwent will take fifth-place finishes for now. But the Saint Louis University golf coach knows that his golf squad has the potential for better results. "As we keep playing and keep getting better, I'm not happy with finishing fifth (in tournaments)," said Schwent, who is in his second year of co...

Billikens Jackhammer Harris-Stowe, 15-5

Mark Sloan

March 30, 2000

The Saint Louis University baseball team has been searching for consistent play all season. "We've suffered from a lack of consistency," said coach Bob Hughes. "Sometimes we look like we can come out and play with anybody; sometimes we don't. "If we come out and play well on a consistent basis, we ca...

SLU Bows To Utah In NCAAs, 48-45

Nick Weber

March 23, 2000

It looked good when it left his hand. It looked good in mid-air. It looked like it would pinball in. But Dave Fergerson's last-second three-point attempt clanged off the back of the rim, securing a 48-45 victory for the University of Utah in an NCAA first round contest at the Cleveland State Convocation Ce...

NCAA Run Benefits SLU

Dave Kvidahl and Nick Weber

March 23, 2000

------------------------------------------ COMMENTARY ------------------------------------------ Some wept quietly. Some gazed at the brown carpet on the floor. Some mumbled about the remarkable run they made. This was the Saint Louis University men's b

Injuries, Tough Conference Get Best Of Women’s Team

Mark Sloan

March 23, 2000

Last season, the Saint Louis University women's basketball squad posted its first winning record in 13 years. This year the program thought that their winning ways would stick. However, the team finished the 1999-2000 campaign with a less than desirable 11-17 record. Yet the Billikens had many more vi...

Hockey Team Takes GLCHA Title, Looks To Build For Future

Nick Weber

March 23, 2000

The Saint Louis University hockey team didn't qualify for the American Collegiate Hockey Association Nationals. The Billikens finished 16th, four places out of the top 12 teams that get go to the nationals. But coach John Bosch and his squad did the next best thing. SLU went up to Whitewater, Wis. fo...

Mizzou Squeaks By SLU

Brian Reardon

March 23, 2000

There's no at-large bid here. Win the Langenburg Cup, and the post-season awaits; lose, and go home. The Saint Louis University men's club rugby team found out the latter against the University of Missouri-Columbia. They limped into spring break after a 25-23 bruising defeat to their state nemesis. "We fell ...

Tennis Drops 7-0 Decision To SIUC

Dave Kvidahl

March 23, 2000

Spring is the time for cleaning, and this past Wednesday the Saint Louis University men's tennis team was swept. The Billikens were handed one of their most lopsided losses of their season, falling to the Salukis of Southern Illinois 7-0. The Bills were dominated from the start of the match. Senior Mi...

SLU Plays Utes In NCAAs

Nick Weber

March 16, 2000

Cincinnati does it. Louisville does it too. But the University of Utah does it perfectly. "It" is a bruising, physical style of basketball that disrupts the offensive flow of opponents. That's what the Saint Louis University men's basketball team faces at 9 p.m. at the Cleveland State Convocation Ce...

Love Ends Career As A Champion

Brian Reardon

March 16, 2000

Justin Love is a champion. He always has been. After leading his high school team to the conference title, he took his team to the top in junior college as well. This season he already has brought home Saint Louis University's first Conference USA tournament championship, and he believes the Billikens ar...

Jeffers’ Defense Stymies Opponents

Dave Kvidahl

March 16, 2000

Got defense? Junior guard/forward Maurice Jeffers does. Come to think of it, he's got a lot. Jeffers, a transfer student from Westark Community College, was named the Billiken defensive player of the year at the end of the regular season. Jeffers, or Mo, as he's called, can play defense. Jeffers as...

Redden’s Intensity Guides Billikens In Tourney

Mark Sloan

March 16, 2000

John Redden is a spark plug. The energy he provided the Billikens helped turn games in SLU's favor all season. As the Conference USA tournament began, Redden knew that he would have to increase that intensity. He would have to do whatever was necessary to prevent his career at SLU from ending. Redden said,...

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