SIU is one of hundreds of universities trying to figure out how to get athletes back on the field amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Some returned to campus recently, and leaders say they're keeping a close eye on things. SIU-C Athletic Director Liz Jarnigan talks with WSIU's Brad Palmer about the situation.
The Saluki fall sports season could start as early as August 9 with a women's soccer exhibition match in Carbondale vs. Western Kentucky.
The SIU volleyball team is set to open its season August 29 at a tournament at the University of Arkansas.
The football Salukis are scheduled to kickoff their season September 3 at UT-Martin.