December 20, 2004

Cougars Pick Up Win Over Harding


Lindy Carey
Lindy Carey

December 20, 2004


         Honolulu, Hawaii. - For the second game in a row Lindy Carey notched a double-double leading Southern Illinois University Edwardsville to a 69-61 victory over Harding on Monday afternoon at the Hoops-n-Surf Classic.
         Carey netted 21 points grabbing 10 rebounds. The Cougars improve to 6-6 on the season, while Harding falls 7-5.
         The Cougars pulled away from the Lady Bisons after being tied 31-31 at halftime. SIUE shot 44 percent (24-53) from the field and 28 percent (5-18) from behind the three-point arc in the contest
         Whitney Skyes had 13 points and Julianne McMillen chipped in 10 for SIUE.
         The Cougars were 16-24 (66.7 percent) from the free throw line, while committing 18 turnovers.
         SIUE will be back in Great Lakes Valley Conference action traveling to Bellarmine on Dec. 30 to face the Knights at 5:45 p.m.

Following is a list of the DII Women's all-tournament team.

Meagan Fromm - Central Missouri
Michelle Bruns - SW Minnesota State
Gwyn Smith - SW Baptist
Lindy Carey - Southern Illinois Edwardsville
Carla Sintra - Washburn
Celeste Stevenson - West Texas A&M
Erin McCormick - Wayne State
Sassy Pyburn - West Texas A&M
Ashley Poptanycz - NW Missouri State
Brooke Ubelaker - Washburn

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