Following this weekend, the Salukis only play two more matches at Davies Gym this season.
SIU was led by sophomore Meg Viggars, with 10 kills for a .444 hitting efficiency.
Southern opens with Florida Gulf Coast (9 a.m.) and Auburn (4:30 p.m.) on Friday.
Southern is looking to avenge a five-set loss to the Blue Raiders at home in 2013.
Junior Taylor Pippen (8 kills, 16 attacks, .375), freshman Andrea Estrada (7 kills, 23 attacks, .174) and freshman Abby Barrow (7 kills, 17 attacks, .353) combined for 22 kills.
Head shots and team shots of the 2014 SIU Volleyball team.
Three-time All-Conference honoree Two-time All-District distinction 2013 third-team All-State 2013 IGCA All-Star participant 2013 Marines Distinguished Athlete Award 2012 Team MVP and 2012 All-Tribune team member 2013 Tribune All-Area Player of the Year Won a conference championship with Roland-Story in 2011. Personal
Born July 8, 1995 to Mark Himan and Sharon Ellrich in Ames, Iowa Mark is a history teacher and Sharon is a nurse Has one younger sister, Lauren Majoring in exercise science.