November 17, 2016
Football, volleyball teams to honor seniors
The Saluki volleyball and football teams will close their respective seasons this weekend at home and will honor their senior student-athletes.
The volleyball squad hosts league-leading Missouri State and Wichita State in matches that will affect seeding in next week’s Missouri Valley Conference tournament. The Salukis host Wichita State at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, in Davies Gym. Fans are encouraged to wear white for the “White-Out” game, and white Saluki T-shirts will be given away while supplies last. The Salukis host Missouri State at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, in the final regular-season game prior to the conference tournament, Nov. 24-26. Six seniors will be honored for their playing careers.
The Saluki football team hosts Western Illinois at 2 p.m. Saturday at Saluki Stadium. The careers of 17 seniors will be recognized. Tailgating lots open at 9 a.m. and Saluki Row opens at 11 a.m.
Tickets to all events are available in advance at SIUSalukis.com or calling 877-Salukis (725-8547).