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.
Shelton Named All-GLVC
March 6, 2008 Shelton Named All-GLVC
Cougars Dropped by Panthers
February 28, 2008 Cougars Dropped by Panthers
Cougars Top USI 62-59
February 21, 2008 Cougars Top USI 62-59
Shooting Touch Eludes Cougars
February 16, 2008 Shooting Touch Eludes Cougars
UWP Outmatches Cougars 74-63
February 9, 2008 UWP Outmatches Cougars 74-63
Shelton Earns Academic Honor
February 8, 2008 Shelton Earns Academic Honor
Lewis Tops Cougars 80-71
February 7, 2008 Lewis Tops Cougars 80-71
SIUE Trips Up Tritons
February 2, 2008 SIUE Trips Up Tritons
Cougars Bounce USI 73-70
January 26, 2008 Cougars Bounce USI 73-70
Sykes' 32 Powers Cougars
January 5, 2008 Sykes' 32 Powers Cougars
Shelton, Cougars Chop Up Oaks
December 15, 2007 Shelton, Cougars Chop Up Oaks
SIUE Thrashes Robert Morris
December 5, 2007 SIUE Thrashes Robert Morris
NKU Holds Off Cougars
December 1, 2007 NKU Holds Off Cougars
Shelton, Cougars Drop Knights
November 29, 2007 Shelton, Cougars Drop Knights
Cougars Fall at Ferris State
November 23, 2007 Cougars Fall at Ferris State
Cougars Race Past HSSU
November 17, 2007 Cougars Race Past HSSU
Bradley Holds Off Cougars
November 3, 2007 Bradley Holds Off Cougars
CoSIDA Sheet
September 1, 2007 CoSIDA Sheet