Thursday, Jul 24, 2014
CARBONDALE -- The SIU men's and women's track teams opened their season Saturday at the Saluki Fast Start indoor track and field meet.
More than 300 students from six schools were on hand, including Rend Lake, Murray State and SIU-Edwardsville.
The SIU men's indoor team is coming off a Missouri Valley conference championship. They return eight of their 14 All-MVC selections from a year ago.
The SIU women's indoor team is bringing back two all-conference athletes. Their biggest loss is three-time national champion Jeneva McCall. The thrower was competing Saturday unattached as a member of the New York Athletic Club.
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