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Swimming and Diving Breaks Records at A-10 Meet

Swimming and Diving Breaks Records at A-10 Meet

Erin McClelland, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swimming

The SLU Swimming and Diving teams traveled to the Spire Center in Geneva, Ohio for the Atlantic-10 Conference Championships the weekend of Feb. 14-17.  The Billikens came out of the big meet with four golds, one silver, five bronzes, a number of high-placing swims, and four new school records. Senior...

Short-staffed Men See Success

Short-staffed Men See Success

Bobby Stilwell, Sports Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Men's Basketball, Sports

Despite Ty Graves withdrawing from SLU a few days prior, SLU Men’s Basketball prevailed over La Salle 70-62 at Chaifetz Arena on Saturday, Feb. 10. SLU scored twice in the first two minutes, with layups from redshirt junior guard Javon Bess and freshman forward Hasahn French. La Salle struck b...

Track Sets Personal Records Despite Poor Team Performance

Track Sets Personal Records Despite Poor Team Performance

Monica Ryan, Associate Sports Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Men's Track & Field, Sports, Women's Track & Field

This past weekend, Men's and Women's Track and Field competed at the Atlantic-10 Indoor Championships at Mackal Field House in Kingston, Rhode Island. As a collective, the men scored 51 points in the meet, giving them an eighth-place finish out of 10 teams. Junior long distance runner Manuel de Ba...

Four Players Off Men’s Basketball Team

Four Players Off Men’s Basketball Team

Sam Glass, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Men's Basketball, Sports

Early on Tuesday, Feb. 13, the Office of the President sent out an email formalizing the end of the Title IX investigation that began after three women reported a sexual assault on Sept. 24 2017. As reported in local media, freshman guard Jordan Goodwin has been suspended for two months on the grounds...

Tennis Loses Home Opener

Tennis Loses Home Opener

Sam Glass, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


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

SLU Men’s Tennis kicked off their season Friday, Jan. 26 against Northern Illinois University. The Billikens had a rough time in Illinois, falling 7-0. Some hard-fought matches came from the road trip with senior Juan Calero narrowly falling to NIU’s Georg Lundkvist 7-6, 5-7, 10-2. The men continu...

Track Breaks Individual Records

Track Breaks Individual Records

Michael Treviño, Contributor

February 13, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Men's Track & Field, Sports, Women's Track & Field

Over the past two weeks, the Billikens have racked up podium finishes in each of their last four meets. The team has seen an upswing in performances by many members of both track and field teams with both personal and school records being bested. Jan. 26-27, the SLU track team competed at the Marshall Universi...

Men Continue Rally

Men Continue Rally

Bobby Stilwell, Sports Editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Billikens continue to prove themselves in the A-10, posting wins over Dayton and Fordham and a road win at St. Joseph’s before falling to St. Bonaventure. A-10 rival Dayton came to Chaifetz Arena on Saturday, Jan. 27. The 75-65 win was the first for SLU since January of 2014. Dayton took ...

Women Win Three

Women Win Three

Erin McClelland, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Sports, Women's basketball

The Women’s Basketball team returned to Chaifetz Arena on Jan. 31 for an A-10 rematch against Fordham after a buzzer-beating overtime win over George Washington in the nation’s capital. For the second time in two games, the Billikens went into overtime and came out victorious. Following the doubl...

Senior Swimmers and Divers Say Goodbye with a Splash

Senior Swimmers and Divers Say Goodbye with a Splash

Monica Ryan, Associate Sports Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swimming

Billikens’ Swimming and Diving have had a strong showing this season. Both men and women have won their past five meets. At the Butler Invitational on Jan. 21, the Billikens made history when both the men’s and women’s teams placed first. This is the first time that both teams have won this mee...

Track finds stars in hardship

Track finds stars in hardship

Michael Treviño, Contributor

January 30, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Men's Track & Field, Sports, Women's Track & Field

This past Saturday, the SLU track team competed at Eastern Illinois University’s John Craft Invitational. The team this year is looking strong and continues to improve as the season progresses. This weekend, both the men’s and women’s teams each earned fourth place overall in the competition with...

Tennis falls in Chicago friendlies

Tennis falls in Chicago friendlies

Erin McClelland, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Sports, Women's Tennis

The Saint Louis University Women’s Tennis team opened up their season last Friday, Jan. 19 and Saturday, Jan. 20 in Chicago against DePaul University and Northwestern University. The Billikens fell to both the Dibs and the Wildcats, 2-5 and 0-7 respectively.  The team travels to Purdue University ne...

Men learn on the road at Marine Corps Museum

Men learn on the road at Marine Corps Museum

Monica Ryan, Associate Sports Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Men's Basketball, Sports

This school year, multiple SLU athletic teams have spent time going through physical training and learning leadership skills from the United States Marine Corp. Student athletes have learned to push their bodies to the max and how to encourage their teammates to do the same by being a better leader. ...

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