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CoSIDA Sheet 2005-2006

GENERAL
Name of school: Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
City/Zip: Edwardsville, Illinois 62026
Founded: 1957
Enrollment: 13,460
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

HISTORY
First year of Women's Basketball: 1974
Overall all-time record: 459-359
No. yrs. in NCAA Tourn./last: 4/2000-2001
Last post-season opponent: Northern Michigan
Result: L 65-58

SPORTS INFORMATION
Sports Information Director: Eric J. Hess
SID office phone: 618-650-3608
Home phone: 618-656-0510
Assistant SID: Chris Bray
Ass't. S.I.D. Office Phone: 618-650-3155
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
COACHING STAFF
Head Coach: Wendy Hedberg
Alma Mater, Yr.: Western Illinois '74
Record at school, Yrs.: 403-316 (26 yrs.)
Career Record, Yr.: Same
Women's Basketball Office Phone: 618-650-2880
Best time of day to reach coach: 10 a.m.
Assistant Coaches:
Lee Green
Athletic Trainer: Gerald Schlemer

TEAM INFORMATION
Overall Record last year: 12-18
Conference record/finish: 7-13 (8th)
Final ranking last year (poll): N/A
Starters returning/lost: 4/1
Letterwinners returning/lost: 7/4

MEDIA INFORMATION
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

TEAM INFORMATION
Starters Returning (R) and Lost (L)
Ht. Yr. Pos. GP-GS PPG RPG
(R)Alisa Carrillo 5-11 Sr. F 30-10 7.0 4.2
(R)Julianne McMillen 5-11 Jr. F 29-26 11.3 5.7
(R)Amber Wisdom 5-8 Sr. G 30-28 7.2 2.8
(R)Whitney Sykes 5-5 -- So. G 30-19 10.7 3.1
(L)Tiffany Sproat 5-6 -- G 27-7 4.1 1.9

Other Key Returnees
Tanya Guell 6-0 Sr. F 29-23 7.1 3.4
Amy Austin 5-7 So. G 8-8 7.0 4.1
Jamie Kennedy 5-8 Jr. F 28-0 2.7 1.8

Key Newcomers
Becky Tenholder, 5-11 freshman forward from St. Louis, Mo.
Laura Witherspoon, 5-8 junior guard from Moline, Ill. (Lincoln Land)
Allison Fogle, 5-7 freshman guard from Seminole, Fla.
Deidra Dace, 5-10 freshman guard/forward from St. Louis, Mo.
Krystal Rosengren, 6-3 junior center from Marseilles, Ill. (Illinois Valley)

All-Star Candidates (names only)
Julianne McMillen
Whitney Sykes

NOTE/CLARIFICATIONS
None
McMillen Named All-GLVC
March 3, 2005 McMillen Named All-GLVC
Cougars Headed to GLVC Tourney
February 28, 2005 Cougars Headed to GLVC Tourney
Indianapolis Holds Off Cougars
February 24, 2005 Indianapolis Holds Off Cougars
Cougars Remain in GLVC Hunt
February 21, 2005 Cougars Remain in GLVC Hunt
Bellarmine Defeats SIUE 78-55
February 19, 2005 Bellarmine Defeats SIUE 78-55
SIUE Falls to Panthers
February 17, 2005 SIUE Falls to Panthers
Wisdom, Cougars Overpower UMSL
February 12, 2005 Wisdom, Cougars Overpower UMSL
Cougars Treating Every Game
February 7, 2005 Cougars Treating Every Game
Cougars Fall at UWP
February 3, 2005 Cougars Fall at UWP
Norse Power Past Cougars
January 27, 2005 Norse Power Past Cougars
Sykes, Cougars Nip KWC
January 22, 2005 Sykes, Cougars Nip KWC
USI Nips Cougars 63-60
January 20, 2005 USI Nips Cougars 63-60
Cougars Head To Hawaii
December 13, 2004 Cougars Head To Hawaii
Cougars Fall to Norse
December 11, 2004 Cougars Fall to Norse
Cougars Rout Harris Stowe
December 8, 2004 Cougars Rout Harris Stowe
Defense Lifts Cougars 65-55
December 6, 2004 Defense Lifts Cougars 65-55
Cougars Hold Off UMSL 56-53
December 2, 2004 Cougars Hold Off UMSL 56-53
Cougars Fall at Concord
November 20, 2004 Cougars Fall at Concord
Quick Start Drops Cougars
November 8, 2004 Quick Start Drops Cougars
Cougars Fall to Braves
November 6, 2004 Cougars Fall to Braves
Youthful Team Lifts Cougars
October 28, 2004 Youthful Team Lifts Cougars
Season Tickets on Sale
October 11, 2004 Season Tickets on Sale
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