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CoSIDA Sheet 2006-2007

GENERAL
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

HISTORY
First year of Women's Basketball: 1974
Overall all-time record: 472-373
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
E-Mail: ehess@siue.edu
Graduate Assistant SID: Ben Eveloff
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.: 416-330 (27 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, Jessica Robert
E-Mail: legreen@siue.edu
Athletic Trainer: Gerald Schlemer

TEAM INFORMATION
Overall Record last year: 13-14
Conference record/finish: 7-12 (T5th/West Division)
Final ranking last year (poll): N/A
Starters returning/lost: 2/3
Letterwinners returning/lost: 7/3

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)Deidra Dace       5-10 So.  F   25-23  8.1 5.3
(L)Tanya Guell        6-0 ---  F   25-11  3.8 2.3
(L)Alisa Carrillo    5-11 ---  C   27-15  9.2 4.0
(L)Amber Wisdom       5-8 ---  G    13-2  0.8 1.3
(R)Whitney Sykes      5-6 Jr.  G   27-27 10.1 3.7

Other Key Returnees
Amy Austin 5-6 Jr. G 27-27 6.1 3.4
Becky Tenholder 5-11 So. F 23-0 4.7 3.3
Shardae Butler 5-3 Sr. G 10-0 1.9 0.9
Laura Witherspoon 5-8 Sr. G 14-1 2.6 1.1
Allison Fogle 5-7 So. G 25-2 8.7 2.3
Whitney Sykes 5-6 Jr. G 10.1 3.7
Julianne McMillen 5-11 Sr. C 9.0 4.8
Jamie Kennedy 5-8 Sr. G 1.9 1.2
Krystal Rosengren 6-3 Sr. C 5.8 3.4

Key Newcomers
Elyse Morris, 5-9, Jr., Prophetstown, Ill./SIU Carbondale
Julie Sweetin, 5-10, So., Benton, Ill./SE Missouri State
Amber Shelton, 5-10, Jr., Edwardsville, Ill./Illinois State
Kelsey Hubert, 6-2, Fr., Freeburg, Ill./Murray State
Bethany Lee, 5-8, Fr., Peoria, Ill.

All-Star Candidates (names only)
Amber Shelton, Whitney Sykes, Julie Sweein, Elyse Morris

NOTE/CLARIFICATIONS
None
Cougars Collect 20th Victory
February 24, 2007 Cougars Collect 20th Victory
Woeful Shooting Drops Cougars
February 22, 2007 Woeful Shooting Drops Cougars
Cougars Set for UMR, UMSL
February 19, 2007 Cougars Set for UMR, UMSL
Cougars Outlast USI in 2OT
February 15, 2007 Cougars Outlast USI in 2OT
Sykes Unleashes on Quincy
February 13, 2007 Sykes Unleashes on Quincy
Three-Pointer Downs Cougars
February 8, 2007 Three-Pointer Downs Cougars
SIUE Trounces Oakland City
January 31, 2007 SIUE Trounces Oakland City
Drury Nips Cougars 66-64
January 25, 2007 Drury Nips Cougars 66-64
Sykes Hits Buzzer Beater
January 18, 2007 Sykes Hits Buzzer Beater
SIUE Takes Over GLVC West
January 11, 2007 SIUE Takes Over GLVC West
SIUE Rolls Over UMSL 66-48
January 6, 2007 SIUE Rolls Over UMSL 66-48
SIUE Trumps UM-Rolla in OT
January 4, 2007 SIUE Trumps UM-Rolla in OT
Hot Second Half Lifts Cougars
December 29, 2006 Hot Second Half Lifts Cougars
Cougars Go Cold in Florida
December 18, 2006 Cougars Go Cold in Florida
SIUE Tops Nova Southeastern
December 17, 2006 SIUE Tops Nova Southeastern
SIUE Heads to Florida
December 11, 2006 SIUE Heads to Florida
SIUE Trips Up Bellarmine
November 30, 2006 SIUE Trips Up Bellarmine
SIUE Grounds Eagles 81-49
November 22, 2006 SIUE Grounds Eagles 81-49
Robert Morris Next for Cougars
November 20, 2006 Robert Morris Next for Cougars
SIUE Dominates Fontbonne 86-50
November 18, 2006 SIUE Dominates Fontbonne 86-50
Indiana State Tops Cougars
November 8, 2006 Indiana State Tops Cougars
GLVC Preseason Poll
October 10, 2006 GLVC Preseason Poll
CoSIDA Sheet 2006-2007
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