Softball walk-on tryouts are set for Thursday, September 3, at approximately 5:15 p.m. at Charlotte West Stadium after the Saluki Softball team's 3 p.m. team practice. Those who are trying out must attend and watch this practice and then participate in a post-practice tryout.
Southern Illinois University graduate Kalyn Harker has been awarded a $7,500 postgraduate scholarship by the NCAA. Harker graduated from SIU in May with a perfect 4.0 GPA and is continuing her education in the SIU School of Medicine Physician Assistant program.
Registration is closed for both Saluki Softball summer hitting camps. The July 14-15 camps have been filled. The next Saluki Softball camps will take place in January 2016.
SIU head softball coach Kerri Blaylock announced the hiring of Katie Wagner as an assistant softball coach. Wagner will replace Buddy Foster, who retired from coaching and became the Director of Athletics at Morthland College in June.
Limited spots are still available for two Saluki Softball hitting camps this summer. The one-day camps are set for July 14 and 15 from 12 - 2:30 p.m. CT in the Garden Grove Event Center.