SIU opens the tournament against No. 4 Missouri State at 5 p.m. on Thursday.
Junior Taylor Pippen was named to the MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team for the second straight year.
The Salukis have one regular season game remaining before heading to the MVC Tournament.
SIU continues on to face No. 3 ranked Wichita State tomorrow.
Saturday's win marks SIU's fourth straight victory, and a 7-5 overall record at home.
Photos from SIU's Senior Day match against Drake on Nov. 8, 2014.
Photos from SIU's volleyball match vs. Loyola on Oct. 3, 2014 at Davies Gym.
Head shots and team shots of the 2014 SIU Volleyball team.
Volleyball vs. MTSU
MVC Freshman of the Year
MVC All-Freshman Team
4x MVC Freshman of the Week (Sept. 23, Oct. 14, Oct. 21, Nov. 11)
MVC Freshman of the Year MVC All-Freshman team Four-time MVC Freshman of the Week In overall play, ranked fourth in the MVC in assists per set (10.57), sixth in service aces (0.27 per set) and 25th in digs per set (2.31) In conference-only play, ranked second in the MVC in assists per set (11.10) and tied for sixth in service aces per set (0.30) Started in 30 matches, in which she played 113 sets Led SIU in assists with 1,196, the 10th-most in school history for a single season Had seven matches with 50 or more assists Third on the team with 261 digs (2.31 per set) Led SIU with 31 service aces (0.27 per set).
Helped Benet Academy to back-to-back Illinois Class 4A state titles with a combined 79-5 record during her junior and senior seasons in 2011 and 2012 Benet's 40-2 record in 2012 was the best in school history earned All-Conference and All-Area honors in 2011 and 2012 named Honorable Mention All-State in 2011 and First-Team All-State in 2012 named the Voyager Media Volleyball Player of the Year and was a finalist for Prepvolleyball National Player of the Year in 2012 tallied a school-record 1,041 assists in 2012, which ranks 12th in Illinois high school history for a single season also tallied 179 digs, 67 kills, 37 aces and 36 blocks in 2012.
Full name is Hannah L. Kaminsky Majoring in business Born Jan. 19, 1995 in Chicago Sister Kaylee plays volleyball at Indiana Tech and her brother, Frank, plays basketball at Wisconsin Daughter of Mary and Frank Kaminsky.