Dawgs welcome a winner in Stein
Newly hired head women's basketball coach Cindy Stein,left, jokes with the media, Chancellor Rita Cheng and Athletic Director Mario Moccia Wednesday at Tedrick Auditorium. Stein has 16 years of head coaching experience and is the 10th person to lead the program in school history. "I am so excited to be a part of the Saluki family and look forward to getting to know the team, the staff, alumni and the community that all encompass Southern Illinois University," Stein said according to a Salukis Athletics release. — Chris Zoeller | The Weekender
Runs come in late for Salukis
Senior infielder Wes Neece, center, and junior outfielder Donny Duschinsky, right, celebrate at home plate after Neece scored
the winning run Friday against Eastern Kentucky University at Abe Martin Field. Neece hit a double in the previous at-bat to
tie the game. The Salukis swept the weekend series against the Cardinals, bringing an end to their seven-game losing streak.
SIU will host Murray State University at 3 p.m. today at Abe Martin Field. Chris Zoeller-Daily Egyptian