CoSIDA Sheet

Name of school: Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
City/Zip: Edwardsville, Illinois 62026
Founded: 1957
Enrollment: 13,449
Nickname: Cougars
School colors: Red and White
Facility: Vadalabene Center
Capacity: 4,000
Affiliation: NCAA Division II
Conference: Great Lakes Valley
Chancellor: Dr. Vaughn Vandegrift
Alma Mater, Yr.: Montclair State,'68
Athletics Director: Dr. Bradley Hewitt
Alma Mater, Yr.: Central Missouri State '81
Athletic Department Phone: 618-650-2871
Ticket Office Phone: 618-650-2871

First year of Women's Basketball: 1974
Overall all-time record: 492-373
No. yrs. in NCAA Tourn./last: 5/2006-2007
Last post-season opponent: Drury
Result: L 61-76

Sports Information Director: Eric J. Hess
SID office phone: 618-650-3608
Home phone: 618-656-0510
E-Mail: ehess@siue.edu
Graduate Assistant SID: Bobby J. Thomas
Office Phone: 618-650-3155
E-Mail: bothoma@siue.edu
Women's Basketball SID: Eric J. Hess
SID office phone: 618-650-3608
Home phone: 618-656-0510
SID FAX: 618-650-2296
Press Box Phone: 618-650-3608
SID Mailing Address: Box 1129
Edwardsville, IL 62026
Overnight Address: Call First

Head Coach: Wendy Hedberg
Alma Mater, Yr.: Western Illinois '74
Record at school, Yrs.: 436-339 (28 yrs.)
Career Record, Yr.: Same
E-Mail: whedber@siue.edu
Women's Basketball Office Phone: 618-650-2880
Best time of day to reach coach: 10 a.m.
Assistant Coaches:Lee Green
E-Mail: legreen@siue.edu
Athletic Trainer: Gerald Schlemer

Overall Record last year: 20-9
Conference record/finish: 13-6 (2nd/West Division)
Final ranking last year (poll): NA
Starters returning/lost: 4/1
Letterwinners returning/lost: 5/6

Radio Station: WSIE FM 88.7
Edwardsville, Illinois
Phone: (618) 650-3271
Contact: Frank Akers

Media Services: Full boxscores, pregame notes.
Will call or FAX boxscores

Starters (R)eturning/(L)ost Ht. Yr. GP/GS Pos. Ppg Rpg (R) Amber Shelton 5-11 Sr. 29/29 F 19.4 4.9 (R) Whitney Sykes 5-5 Sr. 29/28 G 15.8 4.1 (L) Julianne McMillen 5-10 Sr. 29/29 F 10.4 6.6 (R) Amy Austin 5-7 Sr. 29/29 G 3.7 3.6 (R) Elyse Morris 5-9 Sr. 23/15 G 6.0 2.0 Reserves (R)eturning/(L)ost Ht. Yr. GP/GS Pos. Ppg Rpg (R) Julie Sweetin 5-10 Jr. 29/8 G 3.3 4.0 (L) Allison Fogle 5-7 So. 29/5 G 8.1 3.4 (L) Krystal Rosengren 6-3 Sr. 18/1 C 2.8 2.6 (L) Jamie Kennedy 5-9 Sr. 24/1 G 2.5 1.5 (L) Becky Tenholder 6-0 So. 25/0 F 1.8 2.9 (L) Bethany Lee 5-8 Fr. 9/0 G 0.8 0.7 (R) Shardae Butler 5-3 Sr. 0/0 G Redshirt (R) Laura Witherspoon 5-8 Sr. 0/0 G Redshirt Key Newcomers Ht. Yr. Pos. Hometown/Last School Brittany Imig 5-9 Jr. G Joshua, Texas/New Mexico Junior College Amber Jordan 5-9 Jr. G/F Kansas City, Mo./North Central Missouri Coll. Kimberly Karges 6-2 Jr. C Villa Park, Ill./Spoon River College Lindsey Rujawitz 6-0 Fr. F Edwardsville, Ill./Edwardsville H.S Jessie Stapleton 5-9 Jr. F Chillicothe, Ill./Illinois Central All-Star Candidates (names only) Amber Shelton, Whitney Sykes, Elyse Morris
NOTE/CLARIFICATIONS This is SIUE's final year of NCAA Division II play. SIUE will begin an NCAA Division I schedule in the 2008-2009 season. Coach Wendy Hedberg also has announced this will be her final season as the team's head coach.