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Monica’s Sports Corner

April 18, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Softball Takes Two Out of Three Against Two A-10 Foes

Softball Takes Two Out of Three Against Two A-10 Foes

Bobby Stilwell, Sports Editor

April 7, 2018

SLU Softball played host to three foes and ended March at George Mason. Despite cold rainy weather, the Billikens beat St. Joseph’s 9-1 in five innings on Saturday, March 24. SLU got to work right off the bat—of senior infielder Allie Macfarlane, who batted in freshman outfielder Kat Lane....

Softball Rockets Through Tournament Play

Softball Rockets Through Tournament Play

Bobby Stilwell, Sports Editor

March 22, 2018

Softball posted a 13-11 record in tournament play, before opening up play at the Billiken Sports Center against Murray State and Southern Illinois. SLU posted a 1-4 record in the Petersen Hotels Invitational, with the sole win coming against Miami (Ohio) on Friday, Feb. 9. SLU posted a 6-0 win, w...

Sadie Wise Wants To “Just Win”

Sadie Wise Wants To “Just Win”

Erin McClelland, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018

“I don’t like to look at my own stats,” said freshman softball outfielder, Sadie Wise. “I don’t focus on numbers, I would rather go out there and just win.”   Her strategy must be working because in her first 25 games as a Billiken, Sadie has broken the SLU record for most home runs hit ...

Baseball Sweeps Purdue, Extends Win Streak To 11

Baseball Sweeps Purdue, Extends Win Streak To 11

Sam Glass, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018

The Billikens opened up the 2018 season with a trip down to Kissimmee, Florida over the Feb. 16 weekend for the Sunshine State Classic. The Bills played four games in the tournament and came out with a 1-3 record, taking a win against Pittsburgh. The early season tournaments continued Thursday, Feb. 22 when th...

Men Finish A-10 Tournament Play

Men Finish A-10 Tournament Play

March 22, 2018

SLU Men’s Basketball traveled to Washington D.C. for the Atlantic-10 Championship on Thursday, March 8 and Friday, March 9. SLU beat George Washington 70-63 before falling to eventual A-10 Champion Davidson 78-60. In the game against the Colonials, the Billikens took a 7-2 lead with 15:46 left i...

Women Bow Out To Kansas State Early In WNIT Play

Women Bow Out To Kansas State Early In WNIT Play

Erin McClelland, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018

The Women’s Basketball team had a busy two weeks, finishing up the regular season and participating in the Atlantic 10 Championship Tournament. After the tournament, SLU finished the season with a 17-15 overall record. Senior Night was held on February 24 in Chaifetz Arena against Dayton, a team th...

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