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
Principia's Claire Horton (October 10, 2014)
This week's Feature Friday was with Claire Horton, a women's soccer player from Principia College. Get to Know Claire in this week's video interview.....MORE
Webster Men's Cross
Country With Historical Win (October 12, 2014)
For the first time in school history, Webster University won a meet, doing so at the Principia (IL) Invitational. The Gorloks took home the team championship in a field of four teams.....MORE
Westminster Single Game Scoring Mark (October 12, 2014)
Freshman Dustin Seibolt tied the game-day record with 4 goals in the 16-0 shutout over Eureka College on Saturday evening.....MORE
Spalding Men's Soccer
Visits Local Children's Hospital (October 14, 2014)
The Spalding University men's soccer team often refers to themselves as one big family. The players all came to Spalding from differing backgrounds but the one thing they all have in common is the compassion that they share for one another both on and off the soccer field......MORE
SLIAC Game of the
Week: Westminster vs. Greenville (October 14, 2014)
The volleyball match on Thursday night between Westminster College and Greenville College is this week's featured SLIAC Game of the Week. This week's match is between the top two teams in the SLIAC standings, Westminster and Greenville.....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)- Jacob Jones, Greenville College
Men's Soccer (Defensive)- Thomas Crown, Greenville College
Women's Soccer (Offensive)- Dee Dee Sliter, Spalding University
Women's Soccer (Defensive)- Nicole Kelly, Blackburn College
Volleyball (Offensive)- Sam Kersting, Webster University
Volleyball (Defensive)- Jamie Schollenbruch, Greenville College
Men's Cross Country- Nate Richards, Principia College
Women's Cross Country- Sarah Litwiller, Principia College
AROUND THE SLIAC
Blackburn's Nicole Kelly took home her second consecutive SLIAC
Defensive Player of the Week honors after helping her team gain a
1-1 tie against Greenville last week. Kelly made 27 saves in the
contest, her second straight 20-plus save game.
The Eureka women's basketball team was picked to finish third in the SLIAC by the D3 News preseason preview issue. The Red Devils finished last year with a 17-9 overall record and were third in the SLIAC standings with a 13-5 record. They advanced to the SLIAC Tournament last year for the third consecutive season.
Fontbonne will host their annual Griffin Gala on November 12th. It is a chance for Fontbonne alumni to reconnect with past classmates and teammates. Current Griffin coaches and students will also be present as will new University President Dr. J. Michael Pressimone. Admission is just $10. For more information call 314-889-1444.
The Greenville men's soccer team swept weekly conference honors as
Jacob Jones was named the SLIAC Offensive Player of the Week and
teammate Thomas Crown picked up Defensive Player of the Week
honors. Jones netted two timely goals as he helped the Panthers
pick up a pair of wins. Crown meanwhile was strong in net,
finishing the week with a .900 save percentage including one
The Iowa Wesleyan women's basketball team was tabbed as SLIAC
Preseason favorites by the D3 News preseason preview issue. The
Tigers, who finished last year with a 22-3 overall record, but were
ineligible for postseason play due to transition into the
conference, brings back three starters including last year's SLIAC
Player of the Year Karla Vietinghoff.
MacMurray senior setter Hollie Schultz was named the MacMurray
Highlander Student-Athlete of the Week last week. Schultz finished
with 14 digs and 23 assists in a win over Wesleyan and followed
with 14 more digs in a match against Spalding.
The Principia cross country programs had a standout week last week
and took home conference weekly honors. Nate Richards was named
SLIAC Men's Cross Country Player of the Week after a second place
finish in the Cowbell Classic. Sarah Litwiller took home her second
straight Women's weekly honor after also placing second at the
The Spalding volleyball team went 5-0 last week and have quickly worked their way up the SLIAC standings with a 7-4 record. The Golden Eagles are now 10-14 overall after wins over Franklin, Principia, Central Christian, Blackburn, and MacMurray.
The Webster men's soccer team sits atop the SLIAC standings with a
perfect 4-0 conference record. The Gorloks kept their undefeated
record intact with a 4-0 win over MacMurray earlier this week.
Webster has now won four straight games and lead the conference in
scoring with 44 goals.
The men's soccer team has found their stride having won three
straight conference games, propelling them to second in the SLIAC
standings. After a three game losing streak and dropping five of
six games Westminster has defeated Blackburn, Greenville, and
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 Claire Horton, a women's soccer player from Principia College. You can watch the interview HERE