March 18, 2021

Saluki athletics has busy weekend

The fifth-ranked 4-1 Saluki football team hosts No. 6-ranked South Dakota State at noon Saturday in Saluki Stadium as SIU looks to beat a third top-10 ranked team in a month.

In baseball, the 14-1 and 27th-ranked Salukis host Marshall Friday through Sunday at Itchy Jones Stadium. The 18-2 softball team hosts Drake, Missouri State and Bradley University as part of a nine-game homestand beginning Saturday that ends March 28 at Charlotte West Stadium.

The women’s soccer team hosts the University of Northern Iowa at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex. The Saluki men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams host Evansville while the women also host Illinois State and celebrate Senior Night on Friday at 2 p.m. in Shea Natatorium.

The men’s and women’s track teams host the Bill Cornell Invite Friday and Saturday at the Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex.

Wear Maroon. Go Salukis!