March 11, 2021

Saluki athletics has busy March schedule

This month will offer plenty of opportunities, regardless of your favorite sport, for fans to don maroon and cheer on the Salukis.

Upcoming events include the 10th-ranked 3-1 Saluki football team hosting fourth-ranked Northern Iowa at noon Saturday in Saluki Stadium. SIU then hosts South Dakota State at noon March 20.

On the diamond, the 25th-ranked and undefeated (11-0) baseball team will host the University of Evansville in the Missouri Valley Conference opener in a four-game series Friday through Sunday at Itchy Jones Stadium before hosting Marshall, March 19-21, and Little Rock, March 26-28. The unbeaten (14-0) and 27th-ranked softball team is at the UAB Tournament this weekend, then they open a nine-game homestand March 16-28 at Charlotte West Stadium.

The women’s soccer team hosts the University of Northern Iowa at 1 p.m. March 21 at the Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex. The Saluki men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams host Valparaiso while the women also host Little Rock on Friday at 2 p.m. in Shea Natatorium. The swimming teams will host Evansville and Illinois State on March 19. The women’s golf team hosts Bradley University, Saturday and Sunday, March 13-14, at Hickory Ridge Golf Course before hosting the Diane Daugherty Invite, March 29-30, in Kirkwood, Mo.

Go Salukis!