This week in the SLIAC is a weekly review of the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. It recaps the prior weeks results and highlights upcoming events. You can also find the latest standings, statistics, schedules and awards.
SLIAC Game of the
Week: Greenville vs. Principia (September 16, 2014)
This week's SLIAC Game of the Week is a rematch of the 2013 Volleyball Championship first round meeting between Westminster and Iowa Wesleyan....MORE
SLIAC PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
The SLIAC Players of the Week are honored for their performances during the week. Click on the sport link below to see the full list of 2014-15 Players of the Week. For this week's Player of the Week release - HERE
Men's Soccer (Offensive)- Drew Cook, Westminster College
Men's Soccer (Defensive)- Logan Spencer, Spalding University
Women's Soccer (Offensive)- Meghan Sykora, Blackburn College
Women's Soccer (Defensive)- Kelsey Kaiser, Spalding University
Volleyball (Offensive)- Savannah Sells, Greenville College
Volleyball (Defensive)- Rachel Nelson, Webster University
Men's Cross Country- Andrew Sharp, Greenville College
Women's Cross Country- Molly Works, Greenville College
AROUND THE SLIAC
The Blackburn women's soccer team went 2-1 last week with wins
over MacMurray and Rockford. Blackburn's Meghan Sykora was named
SLIAC Player of the Week after recording a goal and assist against
MacMurray and notching a hat trick in her team's win over
Eureka College announced their 2014 Hall of Fame class. The class includes James Brown, football/track and field (2002), Andy Craig, football/baseball (2005), Nicole Fisher Zasada, women's basketball (2008), Andy Swenson, football (2006), and Pat Wake, football/baseball/golf (1992).
The Fontbonne Cross Country teams had a strong 2014 debut, competing in the SIUE Cross Country Challenge. Junior Olivia Beggs finished 12th overall, finishing with a time of 20:49. On the men's side Justin Horneker placed 19th overall with a time of 29:50.
The Greenville Panthers volleyball team squared off against power
Washington University-St. Louis. The Panthers fell 25-18, 25-18,
and 25-20 to the #7 ranked Bears. Nicole Schaeffer led the Panthers
with seven kills while Jamie Schollenbruch finished with 18
The Iowa Wesleyan volleyball team is currently tied for first in
the SLIAC with a 2-0 conference mark. After dropping their first
seven matches the Tigers have won each of their last two outings;
wins over Blackburn and Fontbonne. Tiger setter Cierra Howard is
currently second in the league in digs, averaging 6.2 per set.
The MacMurray women's soccer team snapped a nine game losing
streak with a 4-0 win over Rockford University. The Highlanders
were led by Tiffany Hazelwonder who netted a hat trick in the win.
The win is Bill Koeppen's first as Highlander head coach of the
The Principia cross country teams entered the Les Duke
Invitational in Iowa this past weekend, extending their course
length as the season progresses. The men's team was led by Nate
Richards who finished 26th with a time of 27:09. The women's team
was paced by Shontee Pant, who finished in a time of 25:39.
The Spalding men's soccer team went 1-1 last week, with a 2-0 win over Anderson but had their two game winning streak broke in a 2-1 loss to Wabash. Aden Abdirahman notched a goal in each of the Golden Eagles games.
Webster junior middle hitter Rachel Nelson was named the SLIAC
Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week after notching double
digits in total blocks in her team's only match last week. Nelson
recorded three solo and eight block assists in the Gorloks 3-1 win
over Illinois Wesleyan. It marked the first time a SLIAC player
recorded double digits in total blocks since early in the 2013
Blue Jay sophomore Drew Cook was named the SLIAC Men's Soccer
Offensive Player of the Week after picking up a goal in each of his
team's games last week. Cook netted the Blue Jays only goal in a
loss to Columbia and helped Westminster into the win column with a
game winner against Millikin.
THIS WEEK'S SLIAC SCHEDULE
To see a complete schedule of this week's SLIAC action click HERE
KEEP UP WITH THE SLIAC ON SOCIAL MEDIA
Once again this year Friday's will be Feature Friday's where we will get to know our current SLIAC Student-Athletes through a series of video interviews. Stay tuned as we roll out the videos in the upcoming weeks!