Golf takes Missouri State Twin Oaks Intercollegiate, and an SIUE wrestler competes in NCAA championships. Softball and Men's Soccer take losses, while Baseball and Tennis see mixed results. Women's Soccer remains undefeated.
Redshirt sophomore 141-pounder Saul Ervin was the sole Cougar wrestler to compete in the NCAA Championships. Ervin was eliminated from the tournament after taking close losses in his first two matches.
SIUE Baseball lost its first two games against Belmont with final scores of 11-0 and 2-1 before fighting back to take a 5-2 win in the series’ third game. The Cougars’ game against Saint Louis, originally slotted for Tuesday night, was pushed back a day.
Murray State swept the Cougars in their weekend series, ending with scores of 3-2, 7-1 and 5-4. SIUE outhit Murray State 8-6 in the third game but still could not pull out the win. Redshirt junior infielder Bailley Concatto picked up two RBIs.
The Cougars took their third loss of the season against West Virginia, with a final score of 2-0. The Mountaineers scored two goals in the first half while shutting out SIUE throughout the game. Redshirt sophomore goalkeeper Lluís Martorell kept the score close with seven saves.
The Cougars extended their winning streak with a 1-0 victory over Morehead State, remaining undefeated this season. Senior midfielder Ashlin West scored the team’s single goal. The team’s game against SEMO ended in a 3-3 tie in double overtime.
In their first conference competition, the tennis team fell to Jacksonville State in a 5-2 loss. Freshman Jordan Schifano ended her winning streak, taking the first singles loss of her collegiate career. SIUE then defeated Eastern Illinois in a 7-0 shutout.
SIUE Golf competed in and won the Missouri State Twin Oaks Intercollegiate, finishing at 281 after beginning the final round in fourth place. Redshirt senior Zak Butt earned Individual Medalist honors after collecting a career-low 67 in the final round.
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