Official SLU News - Tue, 06/18/2013 - 22:51
Saint Louis University head women's basketball coach Lisa Stone has completed her staff by hiring Mike Geary as an assistant coach. Geary arrives at Saint Louis following four seasons as an assistant coach at the University of Detroit Mercy.
Official SLU News - Tue, 06/18/2013 - 21:31
ST. LOUIS – Saint Louis senior outfielder Alex Kelly was named Rawlings/American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) third-team All-American and a first-team All-Midwest Region selection following a vote of college head coaches. lt;br />Kelly helped the Billikens to their second consecutive 41-win season, a school record for wins. He led the team in batting average (.326), slugging percentage (.487), home runs (8), RBIs (41) and runs (43). Kelly also earned first-team All-Atlantic 10 honors this season. lt;br />He finished his SLU career with a .334 batting average (10th all-time), 20 home runs (11th all-time) and 30 doubles (20th all-time). lt;br />In Kelly's two years of competition, the Billikens won two Atlantic 10 regular season titles, the 2013 Atlantic 10 Tournament title and competed in the 2013 NCAA Columbia Regional. lt;br />Kelly becomes the fifth All-American in Saint Louis history. Last season, Travis Parker earned third-team All-American and first-team All-Midwest Region accolades. Mike Barger (third team, 1993), John Marcum (1965) and John Jones (1959) are the other All-Americans for the Billikens.
Official SLU News - Mon, 06/17/2013 - 16:27
Saint Louis junior forward Robert Kristo, junior defender Anthony Manning and senior midfielder Alex Sweetin were honored recently by Top Drawer Soccer as some of the best players in the nation at their positions.
Official SLU News - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 19:00
The Atlantic 10 Conference has released its women's basketball home and away match-ups for the 2013-14 season.
Official SLU News - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 16:01
The Saint Louis University softball program is offering an all-skills summer day camp Wednesday, July 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Billiken Sports Center, located next to Chaifetz Arena on the SLU campus.
Official SLU News - Wed, 06/12/2013 - 14:16
The Atlantic 10 Conference today announced Saint Louis' home and away matchups for the 2013-14 A-10 men's basketball season.
Official SLU News - Wed, 06/12/2013 - 14:15
Saint Louis head men's basketball coach Jim Crews announced today that the Billikens have added Villanova transfer Achraf "Ash" Yacoubou (Bronx, N.Y./Long Island Lutheran) to the roster.
Official SLU News - Mon, 06/10/2013 - 17:17
ST. LOUIS - Freshman third baseman Braxton Martinez was named second-team Freshman All-American by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers' Association (NCBWA). He is the third Freshman All-American under head coach Darin Hendrickson, but the first to be recognized by the NCBWA.
Official SLU News - Fri, 06/07/2013 - 22:58
ST. LOUIS – Saint Louis catcher Grant Nelson has been drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks with their 14th pick in the ninth round of the 2013 MLB First-Year Player Draft. He is the first Billiken drafted since Dave Sever was drafted by Toronto Blue Jays in 2009. He was the 270th overall selection. lt;br /> lt;br />Nelson had a terrific senior campaign with the Billikens, hitting .338 with a .465 slugging percentage and a .433 on-base percentage. He also added five home runs and 32 RBIs. In the Saint Louis record book he is 17th in career batting average (.326). Nelson was a third baseman in 2012, his first season with Saint Louis, but moved behind the plate as a senior. lt;br /> lt;br />The highest Billiken draft pick in the primary MLB draft is Ken Ossola, who was drafted in the eighth round of the 1969 draft (pick no. 172 overall) by the New York Mets.
Official SLU News - Thu, 06/06/2013 - 22:13
Saint Louis University head women's basketball coach Lisa Stone has announced the hiring of Linda Sayavongchanh as an assistant coach.
Official SLU News - Wed, 06/05/2013 - 17:31
The NCAA honored six Saint Louis University athletic programs today as part of the 2013 Academic Performance Program public recognition awards.
Official SLU News - Mon, 06/03/2013 - 19:15
ST. LOUIS - Saint Louis senior pitcher Alex Alemann has been awarded the Atlantic 10 Postgraduate Scholarship, the conference announced today. Alemann is one of four recipients in the conference. He is the eighth Billiken to win the award, and 2013 marks the fourth-consecutive season SLU has had an honoree.
Official SLU News - Sat, 06/01/2013 - 23:04
No. 17 Clemson launched three home runs en route to a 10-2 victory against Saint Louis Saturday afternoon in an elimination game in the Columbia Regional at Carolina Stadium.
Official SLU News - Sat, 06/01/2013 - 04:01
Saint Louis rallied from three runs down to tie it 3-3 in the top of the eighth, but South Carolina answered with four runs in the bottom half of the inning and held on for a 7-3 victory Friday in NCAA Tournament action at Carolina Stadium.
Official SLU News - Thu, 05/30/2013 - 21:11
Saint Louis had its first look at South Carolina's Carolina Stadium Thursday afternoon as the Billikens spoke with the media and held practice in advance of tomorrow's NCAA Tournament opener against South Carolina.
Official SLU News - Thu, 05/30/2013 - 17:21
SLU is the only school in the nation this year to win conference titles in men's soccer, men's basketball and baseball.
Official SLU News - Thu, 05/30/2013 - 15:09
The Saint Louis University Cancer Center and Billiken Athletics will sponsor the fifth annual Billiken 5K run/walk on Labor Day morning, Monday, Sept. 2, starting at Chaifetz Arena on the University campus.
Official SLU News - Wed, 05/29/2013 - 22:23
Saint Louis University head women's soccer coach Katie Shields has named St. Louis native Vince Gentile as an assistant coach for the Billikens.
Official SLU News - Wed, 05/29/2013 - 20:00
The Saint Louis Billikens will compete in the Columbia, S.C. Regional in the 2013 NCAA Tournament. It is the Billikens' third trip to the NCAA tournament in the past seven seasons and their sixth trip in school history. In 1965, SLU advanced to the College World Series in Omaha, Neb. lt;br />For the first time, ESPN will air every game of the 2013 NCAA Tournament on one of its outlets. Saint Louis' first game will be televised on ESPN2. It is believed to be the first time in school history that the baseball team has competed on national television.
Official SLU News - Mon, 05/27/2013 - 17:55
ST. LOUIS – The Saint Louis baseball team will play in the Columbia Regional in the 2013 NCAA Tournament, as announced today on ESPNU. The Billikens will be the no. 4 seed in the regional, playing host school South Carolina in the opening round. Three sedd Liberty and two seed Clemson will play in the other half of the Regional. The Bills reached the NCAA Tournament by winning the Atlantic 10 Conference Championship and earning the conference's automatic bid. lt;br />The Billikens (41-19) are coming off an A-10 tournament in which the team won five consecutive games (four in a 27 hour span) to claim the program's third title. Saint Louis had four players earn All-Conference accolades: freshman Michael Bozarth, senior Alex Kelly, senior Marco Mejia and sophomore Mike Vigliarolo. Kelly was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player after breaking tournament records in hits (15) and RBIs (13). SLU also shattered the tournament records for team hits. lt;br />First pitch against the Gamecocks will be on Friday, May 31 at 6:00 p.m. CT. The game will be broadcast on ESPN3.com.