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Womens Soccer Continues Run of Success

Womens Soccer Continues Run of Success

October 19, 2017

Women’s Soccer was in action all across the country over the last two weeks. SLU hosted A-10 rival Dayton before road trips to George Washington and Rhode Island, with a final trip back home for Senior...

Volleyball Wins Nailbiter at Home

Monica Ryan, Associate Sports Editor

October 11, 2017

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

SLU Volleyball opened up Atlantic 10 Conference play at Chaifetz Arena on Friday, Sept. 22, against Dayton. The women fell quickly in three sets. The Billikens battled in the first set, allowing the Flyers to beat them by two with a final score of 26-24. The Flyers stretched their lead in the subsequent sets, winning 25-18 and 25-15. Friday, Sept. 29, volleyball continued their schedule at home with a win in three sets a...

Upset: Men Beat Duquesne 3-0

Upset: Men Beat Duquesne 3-0

October 11, 2017

SLU Men’s Soccer hosted three opponents over the last two weeks before heading out to the East Coast for conference play against Duquesne. For homecoming on Saturday, Sept. 23, the Billikens hosted defen...

Women’s Soccer Continues Home Win Streak

Women’s Soccer Continues Home Win Streak

October 5, 2017

SLU Women’s Soccer kicked off Atlantic 10 conference play on Sept. 21, hosting St. Bonaventure. Going into A-10 season play, there is “a little more juice in the air” says Head Coach Katie Shields. ...

Ode to the SLU Pep Band

Ode to the SLU Pep Band

October 5, 2017

You may hear them before you see them, but rest assured, they are there in Chaifetz Arena at every home basketball game. They are the ever-entertaining men and women of the Saint Louis University Pep ...

Men’s Soccer Upsets Reigning National Champion

Men’s Soccer Upsets Reigning National Champion

October 2, 2017

The mood at Hermann Stadium was intense and energized for Saturday’s homecoming game against Stanford, when SLU men’s soccer upset the No. 5 ranked Cardinal 2-0. Despite trailing in overall shots (16-9) and...

Softball in a Rut Early

Softball in a Rut Early

September 21, 2017

SLU softball began its fall ball schedule on the road at SIU Carbondale against the hosting Salukis and a neutral-state game against Murray State. Overall, the Billikens played good defense but lacked ...

Field Hockey Fights in Philly

Field Hockey Fights in Philly

September 21, 2017

SLU’s field hockey team traveled to Philadelphia, Pa. last weekend to open their conference play on the road at St. Joseph’s followed by La Salle.  Going into the weekend, the Billikens held a 3-2 record...

Women’s Soccer Goes Undefeated in Nonconference

Women’s Soccer Goes Undefeated in Nonconference

September 21, 2017

SLU Women’s Soccer continues to set the pace this season, posting a tie with No. 19 Kansas, along with wins at Evansville and Murray State. The first half of the Friday, Sept. 8, game vs. Kansas was an in...

Underclassmen Swimmers Open Season with a Splash

Megan Hammond, Contributor

September 21, 2017

Filed under Sports, Swimming

This past Saturday, the SLU swim team competed in the CSCAA Open Water Nationals. The meet was in Lawrence, Kan. at Lone Star Lake. The competition takes places annually and the top collegiate men’s and women’s distance swimmers with qualifying times from the NCAA, NAIA and NJCAA competition are invited. The race is a 5k; the women finished in fifth place out of twelve teams and the men in sixth out of seven teams. Th...

Men’s Soccer Finding Their Way

Men’s Soccer Finding Their Way

September 21, 2017

SLU Men’s Soccer posted a win and a tie over the past two weekends, beating Marquette on the road and drawing with Akron. SLU traveled to Wisconsin on Saturday, Sept. 9, to face Marquette. The sol...

Field Hockey shuffles past Colgate

Monica Ryan, Associate Sports Editor

September 15, 2017

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

Billiken Field Hockey answers back after a poor showing during opening weekend play. The women are now on a two-win streak, with a record of 2-2. On Aug. 25, the Billikens lost their first regular season game on the road to the Ball State Cardinals. The Cardinals scored five goals against SLU, while SLU experienced offensive failure. The Billikens next matchup was a neutral site game against Ohio University at Ball State...

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