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Ciaja Harbison standing out early in career

Ciaja Harbison standing out early in career

Carter Chapley, Sports Writer

November 29, 2018

Ciaja Harbison is, in some ways, much like a lot of college freshmen at SLU and across the nation. She has a strong connection to her family, has had trouble adjusting to the new college lifestyle and loves to dance with her closest friends. What separates her from the rest of the pack is a strong 3-point shot, j...

Women’s Soccer NCAA Tournament Preview

Women’s Soccer NCAA Tournament Preview

Celine Reinoso

November 8, 2018

Their tournament run will be just the third appearance ever in the NCAA tournament, and their first since 2006. SLU’s last two NCAA postseason appearances saw them getting a victory in each of their first-round games.  The Bills will look to continue this streak on Friday at the University of Kansa...

Hannah Friedrichson Scoring to the Top

Hannah Friedrichson Scoring to the Top

Monica Ryan, Managing Editor

October 18, 2018

Freshman midfielder, Hannah Friedrich, has accrued nine goals and seven assists this season to lead the SLU Women’s Soccer Team with a combined 25 points. Two huge events happened in Friedrich’s life at just the age of six. Her family almost forgot her at home when going on a family vacation and ...

Chaykowski named A-10 Rookie of the Week

Chaykowski named A-10 Rookie of the Week

Erin Mcclelland, Sports Editor

October 6, 2018

 Freshman libero Cayce Chaykowski has not let first season jitters, or the transition to college stop her from becoming a force to be reckoned with on the court. She has played in all but three sets so far in her freshman campaign and doesn’t show any signs of slowing down.   She earned the n...

Bronze Boot game revived before Bills begin conference play

Bronze Boot game revived before Bills begin conference play

Sam Glass, Staff Writer

October 6, 2018

    A crowd of almost 5,000 St. Louis soccer fans filled the seats at Robert R. Hermann Stadium for a Friday night game on Sept. 21. The special occasion was the famed Bronze Boot match between rivals Saint Louis University and Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. The two teams battled it out un...

Seitzer Records Hat Trick, Bills Roll Through First Four A10 Matches

Seitzer Records Hat Trick, Bills Roll Through First Four A10 Matches

Ryan Lefner, Associate Sports Editor

October 6, 2018

  The Bills kicked off A10 conference play Sep. 20 with a tough opponent on the road in Saint Joseph’s University.    Through the first 45 minutes, the game was deadlocked, as neither team was able to effectively drive the ball into independence square.    Senior forward Maddie Pok...

Field Hockey Wins Double Overtime Nail Biter at Home

Field Hockey Wins Double Overtime Nail Biter at Home

Ryan Lefner, Associate Sports Editor

October 6, 2018

   The Red Flash came out of the gate with a red-hot offense, as they were able to take the early lead with a rocket from senior forward, Brea Seabrook.    The Billikens were able to answer with a strike of their own, as freshman forward Lili Wareham needed less than a minute to equalize th...

Anthony Brown leads Men’s Soccer Going into Conference Play

Anthony Brown leads Men’s Soccer Going into Conference Play

Erin Mcclelland, Sports Editor

September 21, 2018

  Senior forward Anthony Brown currently leads the SLU mens soccer team in goals with three, number of shots with 13 and is tied with a few of his teammates for the lead in assists, with two. Brown, a native of Belleville, Illinois, gained an interest in soccer at the young age of 5 when he s...

Bills Women’s Tennis Continues to Dominate

Bills Women’s Tennis Continues to Dominate

Ryan Lefner, Associate Sports Editor

September 20, 2018

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

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

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

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.

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