FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE CARBONDALE, Ill. – The Southern Illinois baseball team has announced its 2013 schedule. The schedule features 27 home games and 30 games on the road as the Salukis are scheduled to face six teams that qualified for the 2012 NCAA Tournament.
In June of 2011, perennial baseball power Dallas Baptist University was granted a provisional season with the Missouri Valley Conference. In essence a year-long test run, the MVC was then planning to vote on DBU’s membership after the duration of the season in May of 2012. While the movement to bring DBU—who made it all […]
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE CARBONDALE, Ill. – The SIU baseball team has added Joe Burke to the coaching staff as a volunteer assistant for the 2012 season. The former Yankees draft pick will coach the Saluki catchers and also assist with hitters. Burke joins the Salukis after completing a seven-year minor league playing career in […]
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE CARBONDALE, Ill. – In the midst of a renaissance, which has included recent additions and renovations to many of the athletic department facilities on the Southern Illinois University campus, the athletic department is now planning a major renovation project at Abe Martin Field, home of the SIU baseball team. The plan […]
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE CARBONDALE, Ill. – The Southern Illinois baseball team has released its 2012 schedule, which is highlighted with a 14-game home stand and series against three opponents who earned bids to the NCAA Tournament. With a variety of non-conference and conference opponents first year head coach Ken Henderson is excited about the […]
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE CARBONDALE, Ill. – Southern Illinois University Athletic Director Mario Moccia announced Friday, July 8, that Ken Henderson has been named the head baseball coach of the Salukis. Henderson served as SIU’s interim head coach for the entire 2011 season after the passing of Dan Callahan on Nov. 15, 2010. Henderson becomes […]
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE In May 2011, Southern Illinois launched its campaign to renovate Abe Martin Field. For the past 47 years, players and fans alike have witnessed many exciting moments at Abe Martin Field. Today, we have the opportunity to ensure that we can all enjoy Saluki baseball in a safe and comfortable stadium […]
By: John Lockwood 2011 College Baseball Daily MVC Player of the Year – Chris O’Brien, Wichita State Chris O’Brien of Wichita State is 2011 CBD Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year. The junior catcher from Tulsa, OK, absolutely knocked the cover off the ball in his first full season of duty, hitting .410, tallying […]