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.
Fontbonne Women's Soccer Donates New
Toys to Children's Hospital (October 15, 2014)
The Fontbonne University women's soccer team visited St. Louis Children's Hospital today to drop off more than 100 new toys.....MORE
Westminster Ends 21
Match Losing Streak To Greenville (October 17, 2014)
The Westminster volleyball team not only broke Greenville’s 21-game win streak over Westminster and gave Greenville their first conference loss on Thursday night.....MORE
SLIAC Spotlight with
Muhle Dlamini (October 17, 2014)
This week's Feature Friday was with Muhle Dlamini, a men's soccer player from Westminster College. Muhle talks about how he makes the most of his opportunities in this week's SLIAC Spotlight video interview.....MORE
SLIAC Game of the
Week: Webster vs. Westminster (October 21, 2014)
This week's men's soccer game between Webster University and Westminster College is the featured SLIAC Game of the Week. With just two weeks remaining in the regular season this week's game starts the battle for seeding.....MORE
MacMurray Set For
"Crosstown For A Cure" (October 22, 2014)
The MacMurray College and Illinois College volleyball teams will play Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Bill Wall Gymnasium on the MacMurray campus in what has become a crosstown tradition......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)- Tim Menzel, Fontbonne University
Men's Soccer (Defensive)- Ian McReynolds, Webster University
Women's Soccer (Offensive)- Kieley Leach, Greenville College
Women's Soccer (Defensive)- Abby Rockers, Westminster College
Volleyball (Offensive)- Allyson Mitchell, Greenville College
Volleyball (Defensive)- Kayla Reeg, Westminster College
Men's Cross Country- Nate Richards, Principia College
Women's Cross Country- Sarah Litwiller, Principia College
AROUND THE SLIAC
The Blackburn men's soccer offense came alive last week in a pair
of conference wins. The Beavers recorded double digit goals in back
to back games as they defeated Eureka 11-0 and Iowa Wesleyan 14-0.
The double digit goal performance marked the first time the Beavers
reached that mark since the 2012 season against Robert
The Eureka volleyball team recently took time away from the court to volunteer at the Peoria Rescue Ministry. The Red Devils helped prepare items at the thrift store as give-aways for the visitors. Freshman Meagan Hanney said, "It was a great way to help others while having fun and spending time with my teammates off the court."
The Fontbonne women's soccer team picked up their 13th win of the season last week with a win over Eureka. Fontbonne's 13 wins are the second most in program history and they have now won five consecutive games. The Griffins remain undefeated in the SLIAC with a perfect 5-0 record.
Greenville junior Kieley Leach was named the SLIAC Women's Soccer
Offensive Player of the Week after leading her team to their first
two wins of the 2014 season. Leach recorded a hat-trick in each of
her team's games, tallying the goals early on to propel her team to
the victories. Leach finished the week with six goals and two
assists in two games.
The Iowa Wesleyan volleyball team picked up back to back wins last
week as they defeated Blackburn and AIB. Against AIB the Tigers
were led by Dakota Flesner, who finished with 13 kills and 24 digs.
Kali Unruh added 10 kills while Cierra Howard and Lindsey Johnson
combined for 35 assists.
MacMurray College will participate in their third annual "Set,
Serve, and Rally For A Cure" as they face Illinois College in a
crosstown battle. Admission is free and all proceeds go to
Jacksonville's Mia Ware Foundation. The event has raised more than
$5,000 over the last two events and will support local treatment,
research, and education about breast cancer.
The Principia men's soccer team picked up a 4-2 win over Blackburn
to move above .500 in conference play this season. The Panthers'
Nate Waters recorded a hat trick in the win. Principia is now
5-10-1 overall and 3-2-1 in the SLIAC.
The Spalding men's soccer team has picked up their play as of late, going 2-0-1 in their last three games. The Golden Eagles defeated MacMurray and Eureka and came from behind to tie Westminster 2-2. Spalding's Joey Lesher scored with just one-minute remaining in regulation against Westminster to help secure the tie.
The Webster volleyball team is playing their best of the season
right now, tied for the longest active winning streak in the
conference with eight. The Gorloks topped Spalding, MacMurray, and
Blackburn all last weekend. Webster is currently in second place in
the SLIAC with a 13-2 record and are 17-8 overall.
The Blue Jays women's soccer team has won three straight games and
are sitting in third place in the SLIAC standings with a 4-0-1
record. Westminster topped Eureka 6-0 and notched wins over Iowa
Wesleyan and Spalding with identical 3-0 scores.
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 Muhle Dlamini, a men's soccer player from Westminster College. You can watch the interview HERE