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SIU's women's soccer coach placed on administrative leave

SIU women's soccer coach Craig Roberts huddles with his players
SIU Athletics Dept. (provided)

SIU has placed women's soccer head coach Craig Roberts on administrative leave.

Assistant coaches Alyssa Krause and Matt Ball will assume Roberts' duties.

The Salukis are 8-3-3 and have two matches remaining in the regular season at Valparaiso and at UIC.

The Missouri Valley Conference tournament begins on Oct. 27.

In September 2021, then Saluki women's soccer coach Grant Williams was also placed on administrative leave.

Williams was terminated without cause in November 2021.

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