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Bills Women’s Tennis Continues to Dominate

Bills Women’s Tennis Continues to Dominate

Ryan Lefner, Associate Sports Editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

The women's tennis squad opened its fall season with an impressive outing at the SIUE Fall Invitational Sep. 7-8. The Bills posted a 14-4 overall record for singles matches and a 5-2 record in doubles. Leading the way in the singles matches were juniors Alana Bourgeois and Mariluz Rojo, who each posted...

Womens Soccer Falls Short In SEC Matchup

Womens Soccer Falls Short In SEC Matchup

Ryan Lefner, Associate Sports Editor

September 6, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The womens soccer team faced another tough test on the road August 31 in SEC opponent Vanderbilt. The scoring began midway through the first half, as the Commodore’s forward Haley Hopkins broke through multiple tackles to tally her second goal of the campaign. Despite what the scoreboard read, the first ...

Softball Snaps Drought with Some Small Ball

Softball Snaps Drought with Some Small Ball

Bobby Stilwell, Sports Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's Softball

SLU Softball has faced numerous opponents over the last two weeks. The Billikens swept SBU in a doubleheader and split another with Dayton, before losing a pair of games each to No. 19 Arkansas and UMass.

Baseball Rolls Past Flyers

Baseball Rolls Past Flyers

Monica Ryan, Associate Sports Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Men's Baseball, Sports

Billiken baseball has been slaughtering its A-10 opponents one by one. The men are currently 11-1 in the A-10 with the only A-10 adversary they’ve lost to being VCU. They went 3-0 against St. Joseph’s, 2-1 vs. VCU, and now they have swept UMASS and Dayton.

Rojo Loves Challenges of International College Tennis

Rojo Loves Challenges of International College Tennis

Erin McClelland, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's Tennis

Saint Louis University’s student-athletes are not only from every corner of the United States, many are from various countries throughout the world. Women’s Tennis sophomore, Mariluz Rojo, comes to SLU from Burgos, Spain, a city in the northern part of the country. She is a student in the Parks College,...

Checkmate: A Glimpse into SLU’s Chess Team

Checkmate: A Glimpse into SLU’s Chess Team

Sam Glass, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

Many beginner chess players know a simple trick called the “four-move checkmate” that allows for a quick defeat of the opponent in four simple moves. I know from personal experience that this does not work against the Grandmasters on SLU’s Chess Team. The SLU Chess Team held a meet and greet...

Monica’s Sports Corner

Monica’s Sports Corner

April 18, 2018


Filed under SLU-TV, Sports

Baseball and track & field found success this weekend and stand-out freshman, Sadie Wise, talked with Monica Ryan about her home run record.

Track & Field Ready for Home Meet

Track & Field Ready for Home Meet

Sam Glass, Staff Writer

April 7, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's Track & Field

The Saint Louis University Track and Field team had a big weekend over the Easter break. With Billikens competing in two meets, it was a jam-packed weekend with some big Billiken notables. The Bills kicked off the weekend with a trip down to Raleigh, North Carolina for the Raleigh Relays. The men...

Tennis Prepares for A-10 Conference Championship Run

Tennis Prepares for A-10 Conference Championship Run

Erin McClelland, Staff Writer

April 7, 2018


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Women's Tennis

Both the SLU Men’s and Women’s Tennis teams were in action last weekend, the men in Tennessee against Austin Peay and the women at home in O’Fallon, Illinois against Omaha. While in Tennessee, the men’s team came out with a 4-2 win with victories from David Ferragut, Oscar Pachon, Justin Nog...

Win Streak Snapped

Win Streak Snapped

Monica Ryan, Associate Sports Editor

April 7, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Men's Baseball, Sports

Baseball is hot right now after setting a 15-game win streak, the longest streak in program history, and the longest in NCAA D1 baseball this season. They lead the Atlantic 10 with a 5-1 record and have an overall record of 18-8. Over the weekend, VCU came to SLU to play a three-game series. Their visit ...

Alex Oleson Jumps to New SLU Record

Alex Oleson Jumps to New SLU Record

Erin McClelland, Staff Writer

April 7, 2018


Filed under Men's Track & Field, Sports

Based on everything he has accomplished already in just his first year as a Billiken, it is hard to believe that freshman high-jumper Alex Oleson has been jumping for just over a year. Alex is a Political Science and Sociology major from Lenexa, Kansas, a suburb of Kansas City. Alex was mainly a bask...

Kalish Leads Men’s Soccer Over NIU

Kalish Leads Men’s Soccer Over NIU

Bobby Stilwell, Sports Editor

April 7, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports

Head Coach Kevin Kalish has been hard at work making some changes around SLU Men’s Soccer. Kalish was named the new head coach of the men back in January and changes are already visible. During his introductory presser, Kalish stated the team “will be heavily involved in giving back to the comm...

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