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Women’s Soccer Begins Conference Play

Ismael Domin, Sports Editor September 27, 2023

The Billikens began conference play on the Sept. 14 with a 1-0 win against the Loyola Ramblers. SLU’s goal came courtesy of defensive superstar Lyndsey Heckel, a header off of a perfectly placed corner...

St. Louis City SC’s Entrance to the Lou

St. Louis City SC’s Entrance to the Lou

Lilly Mehdirad, Contributor September 8, 2020

After a century’s worth of attempts at bringing professional soccer to the city of St. Louis, the city finally earned an MLS team—St. Louis City SC. In 2023, St. Louis City SC will begin their inaugural...

Illustration by Ashlee Kothenbeutel

Robert Hermann – A Very Important Person

Sam Glass, Sports Editor April 25, 2020

Four years ago, I left my dorm room in Marguerite Hall to start my new adventures in sports media: a women’s soccer game on August 19 where I would begin my career in the Billiken sportscape. I walked...

Pandemics and Profits

Pandemics and Profits

Jeremiah Kirsch, Staff Writer April 5, 2020

On March 11, the sports community was brought to an abrupt and unanticipated halt. The coronavirus pandemic had reached the U.S., and the sports world was one of the first industries impacted. First, games...

Making a Change On and Off the Field

Making a Change On and Off the Field

Brionna Halverson, Contributor February 27, 2020

Abby Wambach is a retired U.S. women's national team soccer player who is decorated with two gold olympic medals and held the all time scoring record (up until last week) with 184 goals. After retiring...

Sam Glass // Sports Editor

After the Whistle

Austin Glass, Contributor January 23, 2020

“Every team except for one is going to end their season on a loss.” The words spoken by senior nursing major and now Billiken soccer alumnus Alyssa Seitzer cut deep for any player or fan who has ever...

Jack Connaghan // Photo Editor

Soccer or Physical Therapy: Alli Klug and NWSL Draft

Mishal Mustaque, Staff Writer January 23, 2020

Senior defender Alli Klug faced a tough choice. Continue down the PT program or chase the soccer dream? After the end of the season for the women’s soccer team at SLU, in which Klug played an ever-important...

Photo Courtesy of Kyle Smith

Heartbreak in South Bend: SLU Falls in NCAA First Round

Sam Glass, Sports Editor November 18, 2019

A group of about 60 Billiken supporters huddled around the gates of Notre Dame’s Alumni Stadium. The sky was overcast with temperatures in the mid-30s. As the Saint Louis University women’s soccer...

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Back to back women’s soccer A10 Champions

Sam Glass, Sports Editor November 12, 2019

One goal, two goal, red fish? Blue fish?    It may not rhyme, but it does accurately represent the firepower coming from the SLU women’s soccer team.    A 3-1 win over George Washinton makes...

Junior women’s soccer goalkeeper, Olivia Silverman, has been declared medically ineligible after suffering her fifth concussion in the Bills’ final game against Kansas back in the fall. Silverman will remain a part of the team for her senior year and has been deemed “Coach O” due to her new role of being an assistant coach on the sideline for her teammates.

From Goal Line to Sideline: The Rise of Coach O

Sam Glass, Staff Writer May 2, 2019

“I didn’t really feel it at first,” said SLU women’s soccer goalkeeper Olivia Silverman after taking a knee to the back of the head in their NCAA Tournament game against Kansas in November. Her...

Womens 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...

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...

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