IUPUI Hampton Inn Invitational
Aug. 31 - vs. Northern Arizona, 3:30 p.m. CT
Sept. 1 - at IUPUI, 11 a.m. CT
Sept. 1 - vs. Western Michigan, 3:30 p.m. CT
Live Stats: sidearmstats.com/iupui/wvball/
Live Video: None
SECOND OF FOUR: This is the second of four tournaments for the Cougars. SIUE started the season in Fort Worth, Texas, at the Cowtown Classic. Next week SIUE travels to Kansas City, Missouri. In two weeks, the Cougars begin the home season with the Cougar Classic.
NEVER HAVE WE EVER: This the first meeting between SIUE and all three of its opponents for this tournament.
ALL-TOURNAMENT: Redshirt freshman Hope Everett was named to the All-Tournament team at the Cowtown Classic. She hit .255 and led the Cougars with 11 blocks. The Cougar middle blocker also was tied for the team lead in kills for the weekend with 21.
ON POINT: Junior Dylynn Otte tied Everett for the team lead in kills last weekend with 21.
THAT'S AN ACE: Mallory Nicholson, who had more than 20 service aces last season, recorded four in the opening weekend. SIUE had 10 service aces against UAB.
HOME SCHEDULE: SIUE has 11 home matches on the schedule this season beginning with the Cougar Classic Sept. 14-15 against Northern Kentucky, Louisiana Tech and Oral Roberts.
STILL AT HOME: SIUE's home Ohio Valley Conference schedule includes UT Martin, Southeast Missouri, Morehead State, Eastern Kentucky, Eastern Illinois, Tennessee State, Austin Peay and Murray State.
AROUND THE COUNTRY: SIUE has players on the roster from nine states: Arkansas, California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri and Texas.
NEWCOMERS: SIUE has a handful of new faces on the 2018 roster, including freshmen Ellen LeMasters (Greenwood, Indiana), Grace Hurst (McCordsville, Indiana), Hannah Bagley (Superior, Colorado), Savannah Christian (Washington, Missouri), and Leila Manaois (Glendale, California). Hope Everett (Norris City, Illinois) sat out last season and will be a redshirt freshman this season.
HALL OF FAME: Former SIUE All-American Heather (Bonde) Ohlau (2002-05) was recently named to the SIUE Athletics Hall of Fame. She will be inducted Oct. 13. Bonde is No. 1 all-time at SIUE in hitting percentage at .324 and was an All-American in both 2004 (honorable mention) and 2005 (third team).
HEAD COACH KENDALL PAULUS: Coach Paulus is in her second season as head coach and eighth season at SIUE, having previously worked as an assistant coach. Paulus broke the school record for wins by a first-year head coach with 23.
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January 15, 2019 SIUE Volleyball Offers Three Winter Clinics
December 20, 2018 SIUE Athletics Hits Milestone Academic Mark
December 6, 2018 2018-19 OVC Team Sportsmanship Award to SIUE
November 26, 2018 Support #GivingTuesday and SIUE Athletics
November 20, 2018 SIUE Volleyball Adds Two Newcomers
November 15, 2018 SIUE Volleyball Drops OVC Tournament Quarterfinal Match
November 14, 2018 SIUE Athletics Continues Upward Trend in Graduating Student-Athletes
November 14, 2018 Prairie Farms Student-Athlete of the Week
November 14, 2018 PREVIEW: SIUE vs. Jacksonville State in OVC Tournament First Round
November 14, 2018 SIUE's McDonald, Everett Honored by OVC
November 12, 2018 Everett Named OVC Co-Newcomer of the Week
November 10, 2018 Cougars Earn No. 5 Seed for OVC Tournament
November 9, 2018 Governors Down Cougars
November 3, 2018 Extra Effort Lifts Cougars Over Skyhawks
November 2, 2018 Cougars Begin Road Trip With Loss at Southeast Missouri
November 1, 2018 PREVIEW: SIUE Travels to Southeast Missouri, UT Martin
October 31, 2018 Prairie Farms Student-Athlete of the Week
October 29, 2018 SIUE's Everett Repeats as OVC Newcomer of the Week
October 27, 2018 SIUE Keeps Rolling With Four-Set Win Over Tennessee State
October 26, 2018 PREVIEW: Cougars Look to Continue Strong Play at Home
October 24, 2018 McDonald's 30 Kills Sparks Cougars Over Panthers
October 23, 2018 PREVIEW: Cougars Set for Rematch With Eastern Illinois
October 22, 2018 Everett Named OVC Volleyball Newcomer of the Week
October 20, 2018 SIUE Volleyball Downs Eastern Kentucky
October 19, 2018 SIUE Powers Past Morehead State
October 18, 2018 PREVIEW: SIUE Welcomes Morehead State, Eastern Kentucky
October 13, 2018 Gamecocks Thwart SIUE
October 12, 2018 Tennessee Tech Upends Cougars
October 6, 2018 Cougars Fall to Austin Peay in Four Sets
October 5, 2018 Murray State Upends Cougars
October 4, 2018 PREVIEW: Cougars Head to Murray State, Austin Peay
October 2, 2018 VolleyMob.com Honors SIUE's McDonald
October 1, 2018 McDonald, LeMasters Earn OVC Weekly Honors
September 29, 2018 Cougars Down SEMO in Four Sets
September 28, 2018 Cougars Win OVC Home Opener
September 27, 2018 PREVIEW: OVC Home Opener for Cougars
September 26, 2018 Prairie Farms Student-Athlete of the Week
September 22, 2018 SIUE Sweeps Belmont
September 19, 2018 EIU Tops Cougars
September 18, 2018 PREVIEW: SIUE Opens OVC Regular Season
September 15, 2018 SIUE Bests Oral Roberts in Five Sets
September 14, 2018 NKU Downs SIUE
September 13, 2018 PREVIEW: Home Opener for Volleyball Cougars
September 8, 2018 Cougars Close Out Kangaroo Klassic
September 7, 2018 Providence, UMKC Down Cougars
September 6, 2018 PREVIEW: Volleyball Heads to Kangaroo Klassic
September 1, 2018 Cougars Fall to IUPUI, Western Michigan
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August 30, 2018 PREVIEW: Volleyball Heads to IUPUI Tourney
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August 24, 2018 Cougars Drop Season Opener
August 23, 2018 PREVIEW: SIUE Opens 2018 Regular Season
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July 17, 2018 SIUE Volleyball Earns AVCA Honors
June 20, 2018 Volleyball Cougars Announce 2018 Schedule