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.
Inks Deal With Little Caesar's Pizza (September 15, 2014)
The MacMurray College Athletic Department recently signed a one-year exclusive agreement with Little Caesar’s Pizza of Jacksonville......MORE
Announces New Look Athletic Logo (September 18, 2014)
Iowa Wesleyan College athletics rolled out a new graphic identity this month, including two primary logos and a word mark.....MORE
SLIAC Game of the
Week: Greenville vs. Principia (September 23, 2014)
This week's SLIAC Game of the Week features the top two teams in the SLIAC Men's Soccer standings with Greenville and Spalding squaring off....MORE
Help the SLIAC "CAN"
Hunger (September 23, 2014)
For the second consecutive year the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and its school members will hold a series of canned food drives to help give back to their local communities.....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)- Jordan York, Greenville College
Men's Soccer (Defensive)- Thomas Crown, Greenville College
Women's Soccer (Offensive)- Baylee Tabler, Spalding University
Women's Soccer (Defensive)- Rachael Ainsworth, Webster University
Volleyball (Offensive)- Kersten McDonough, Fontbonne University
Volleyball (Defensive)- Lexi Collier, Westminster College
Men's Cross Country- Jason Hickson, Webster University
Women's Cross Country- Shannon McCaul, Westminster College
AROUND THE SLIAC
The Blackburn men's soccer team had a two game winning streak
snapped this week as they were edged out 1-0 by Mount St. Joseph.
The Beavers had put together back to back wins over Rockford and
Eureka, pushing their season win total to three games.
Eureka volleyball head coach Jennifer Brown picked up her first win for the Red Devils with a 3-1 win over Iowa Wesleyan. The Red Devils took the match 25-27, 25-18, 25-23, and 25-19. Brown is in her first year as coach of the Red Devils program, spending the previous two years as a graduate assistant coach at Western Michigan University.
Fontbonne sophomore Kersten McDonough was named the SLIAC Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week after leading the Griffins attack in three conference matches. McDonough averaged 5.23 kills per set while hitting .282 on the week. Against Westminster she recorded a career high 31 kills.
The Greenville men's soccer team swept the conference awards this
week with Jordan York earning Offensive Player of the Week honors
and Thomas Crown taking Defensive Player of the Week honors. York
netted his team's only goals on the week including a game winner
against Milsaps. Crown kept the Panthers in the game against #17
Wheaton, stopping 10 of 12 shots.
Iowa Wesleyan announced a new graphic identity this month,
releasing two primary logos. The goal of the project was to improve
the College's athletic teams with a modern, fresh look that
provided better flexibility for use in a variety of media
platforms. Apparel with the new logos will be available at the
school's bookstore on November 1.
The MacMurray College athletic department recently signed a
one-year exclusive agreement with Little Caesar's Pizza of
Jacksonville. The sponsorship includes signage and a social media
marketing campaign and designates Little Caesar's as the official
pizza of Highlander athletics.
Senior hitter Tess Rountree currently ranks first in NCAA Division
III in kills per set (5.69) and second in total kills (273). Her
teammate Savanna Sprague is also making noise nationally ranking
just outside the top 100 in both assists per set (7.96) and total
The Golden Eagles men's golf team took home team and individual titles this past weekend in the Benedictine University Fall Invite. Spalding topped 15 other teams with a combined score of 296, edging out second-place Elmhurst by six strokes. Jonathon Gandia won the individual title with a 2 under par 70.
The Webster volleyball team moved above .500 this season with a
pair of wins last week. The Gorloks picked up back to back sweeps
over Eureka and Principia and now stand at 7-6 overall this season
and 3-1 in conference play.
The Westminster volleyball team extended their winning streak to
six matches and remained unbeaten in conference play with two more
wins last weekend. The Blue Jays topped Iowa Wesleyan and Fontbonne
last Saturday. They are currently 6-6 overall and 4-0 in the
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!