Michael Baird earned second-team All-Midwest Region honors from the American Baseball Coaches of America, the organization announced on Wednesday. Baird is SIU's first All-Region honoree since Cody Daily in 2014.
Three Southern Illinois baseball players earned Scholar-Athlete team honors from the Missouri Valley Conference, the league announced Tuesday. Ryan Sabo and Logan Blackfan were first-team honorees, and Ryan Netemeyer was an honorable mention selection.
Registration is now open for the Southern Illinois University baseball program's 2016 Saluki Baseball Camp at Itchy Jones Stadium on the SIU campus. The camp is open to all baseball players between the ages of seven and 13 and will run from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. from Monday, June 13 through Thursday, June 16. Check in will take place...
Southern Illinois' season came to an end on Friday, as the Salukis (31-25-1) lost to Evansville, 3-2, at Bob Warn Field.
Southern Illinois led Dallas Baptist by as many as six runs on Thursday, but faltered late in a 10-8 loss to the Patriots (39-17) at Bob Warn Field.