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.
Getting to Know SLIAC
Commissioner Angie Morenz (September 26, 2014)
Get to Know the new SLIAC Commissioner Angie Morenz in this week's Feature Friday interview.....MORE
SLIAC Game of the
Week: Greenville vs. Westminster (September 30, 2014)
This week's SLIAC Game of the Week features two teams at the top of the SLIAC standings and a rematch of the first-round of the 2013 SLIAC Tournament as Greenville and Westminster face each other....MORE
Webster To Host "Dig
Pink" Night (October 1, 2014)
Once again, the Webster University's volleyball team is hosting its annual "Dig Pink" night to raise awareness levels of breast cancer, and to raise funds toward the battle against it....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)- Kevin Silcox, Principia College
Men's Soccer (Defensive)- Thomas Crown, Greenville College
Women's Soccer (Offensive)- Dee Dee Sliter, Spalding University
Women's Soccer (Defensive)- Paige Pfankuch, Fontbonne University
Volleyball (Offensive)- Tess Rountree, Principia College
Volleyball (Defensive)- Caroline Will, Westminster College
AROUND THE SLIAC
Blackburn's Victoria Bowens stood out in a loss to Eureka this
week. Bowens was a force for Blackburn, finishing the match with 19
kills, 26 assists and seven digs. Marlee Lindstrom added a team
high 18 digs in the loss.
Eureka volleyball picked up their second win of the season as they edged out Blackburn 3-2. The Red Devils rallied for a win after dropping the first two sets; taking the match 19-25, 17-25, 25-20, 25-23 and 17-15. Michaela Balducci led Eureka with 20 kills while Emily Harrod added 20 digs. The Red Devils hit .270 as a team and finished with 21 total blocks.
Fontbonne women's soccer defender Paige Pfankuch was named the SLIAC Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week this week after helping the Griffins to a pair of shutout wins. Pfankuch led the Griffins to a 1-0 win over Millikin, assisting on the game-winning goal, and closed out the week with a 8-0 win over MacMurray.
The Greenville volleyball team extended their winning streak to
six matches with wins over Spalding, Westminster, and Principia
last week. The Panthers are now 8-0 in conference play and stand at
13-5 overall this season. The Panthers put their undefeated record
to the test this weekend when they will face Fontbonne and Iowa
Wesleyan at Webster University on Saturday.
The Iowa Wesleyan men's golf team placed 6th in their most recent
outing, the Central Shootout at Bos Laden Golf Course. The Tigers
finished with a team score of 320. Michael Neff led the Tigers with
a 77, placing 16th overall. Trent Hoekstra shot a 78 and finished
tied for 17th in the field.
MacMurray recently hosted their Fall Invitational, placing fifth
out of the six team field. The Highlanders shot a two day score of
646. Carroll and Fontbonne tied for first with a 635. MacMurray was
led by Max Reiske with a 160 including a second round score of 76,
and finished tied for ninth individually.
Principia men's soccer junior Kevin Silcox was named the SLIAC
Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week this week. Silcox paced
the Panthers attack, scoring a goal in each of his team's games
this week as they recorded their first wins of the season. Silcox
scored the game winning goal in a 3-0 win over Rhodes and later in
the week added a goal in their win over Eureka.
Dee Dee Sliter, a sophomore on the Spalding women's soccer team, was named the SLIAC Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week this week. Sliter tallied seven points in two games this week with three goals and one assist. She scored two goals, including the game-winner, and added an assist in her team's win over Greenville. She also notched a goal against Franklin earlier in the week.
The Webster volleyball team will host "Dig Pink" night tonight as
they play host to #4 ranked Washington University at St. Louis and
conference rival Fontbonne University. Webster faces Fontbonne at 6
p.m. and will face Washington University following the conclusion
of that match.
Caroline Will was named the SLIAC Volleyball Defensive Player of
the Week after helping the Blue Jays pick up their first win over
Webster in 11 years. Will finished that match with 22 digs in a
sweep of Webster and added 22 digs and five assists against #4
ranked Washington University at St. Louis. On the week she averaged
6.14 digs per set.
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
Friday's in the SLIAC are Feature Friday's where we will get to know our current SLIAC Student-Athletes and members through a series of video interviews. This week's SLIAC Feature Friday was an interview with new SLIAC Commissioner Angie Morenz. You can watch the interview HERE