Bringing St. Louis together, Blues fans have been on the edge of their seats as the team returns to the Stanley Cup Finals after 49 years. With only one game left against the Boston Bruins, the team will have to fight hard for the title.
Former SIUE graduate student Brittney Gibbs and now-senior Austin Woodard were recognized for their academic success when they received Google Cloud Academic All-District honors for track and field/cross country.
Brittney Gibbs performed the last triple jump of her SIUE track career at the NCAA West Preliminary weeks after completing graduate school with a 4.0 GPA. Gibbs ranked 42nd at the competition on Saturday, May 25 in Sacramento, California with her best jump of the day at 39 feet, 3.25 inches.
Brock Weimer, senior catcher for SIUE baseball, slides in home for the eleventh time this season, breaking the school record for career home runs.
As the SIUE golf team says goodbye to four of its golfers, the team played their last tournament of the season at the OVC Championship, placing fifth out of eleven teams.
Cougars’ track and field achieved high marks at last weekend’s Tom Botts Invitational at the University of Missouri, especially in distance events. Senior Ben Scamihorn placed first in the men’s 5000m, and junior Austin Woodard followed with a second-place finish.
Cougar baseball ended their four-win streak this weekend after a three-game series against Valparaiso. The Cougars lost the first game and won the next two.
As a senior preparing for graduation and life after college, softball player Alyssa Heren has a lot on her plate. Heren has continued to work hard and make her last season as a Cougar one to remember.
Seniors Ben Scamihorn and Matt O’Connor returned from the Sunshine State with two new accomplishments under their belts: both broke school records at the Pepsi Florida Relays.
Softball put up a fight in its second game against first-in-conference Southeast Missouri State University to win 4-3 after dropping the first game of the series 14-1.
First hired in 1989, SIUE Athletics announced Director of Athletics Brad Hewitt will be retiring this year, effective June 30, 2019.
Athletic trainers go beyond the scope of just preparing an athlete for a game — they work with several others to ensure student-athletes have the best experiences possible.
After traveling 5,000 miles to the United States, senior political science major Alina Munteanu, of Bacau, Romania, came with the dream to have an opportunity to ace her college education while playing tennis.
The Cougars lost their three-game series against Ohio Valley Conference opponent Eastern Kentucky University after 12-9, 9-1 losses and a 5-2 win to close the series.
Two of SIUE’s freshmen wrestlers advanced to the NCAA Wrestling Championships in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, this past weekend. Although they put up a tough fight, neither wrestler was able to make it to the finals.
After working as an assistant coach at SIUE for two years, Brian Barone has been named Interim head coach for the men’s basketball team, following Jon Harris, whose contract was not renewed after four seasons.
For the first time since 2012, men’s track and field boasts having an Ohio Valley Conference Men’s Freshman of the Year athlete on their team. Men’s high and long jumper Ethan Poston was given the title just before he took home gold at the OVC Indoor Track and Field Championships.
Athletics has decided not to renew men’s basketball Head Coach Jon Harris’ contract, which expired at the end of this season. In four years as head coach, Harris led the team to a 31-88 (.261) overall and a 15-53 (.221) conference record.
With SIUE approaching the middle of the spring semester, some spring sports are just starting and some are nearing an end. Here’s where each sport stands.
Despite a rough loss against Jacksonville State University, men’s basketball will move on to the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament. SIUE went 1-1 over the weekend, going 97-72 with Jacksonville State University and 76-68 over Tennessee Tech.
The Cougars returned home from the Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships with three gold medals along with multiple other high marks.
Men’s club volleyball’s home tournament featured four teams comprised of SIUE players. At the end of the day, Missouri Baptist University prevailed in the bracket final against SIUE’s A-team.
As a senior with a lot on her plate, including school, work and basketball, Sydney Bauman, center on the women’s basketball team, gives her all on the court and for her team.
Women’s basketball took an easy win against the Eastern Illinois University Panthers, going 78-62, but fell hard against the University of Tennessee at Martin Skyhawks for a final of 48-75.
At many universities, part of the college experience is attending athletic events such as football, baseball or maybe even hockey, but for some schools with a lower sports prevalence like SIUE, few are fulfilling this college ritual.
SIUE Athletics ranked no. 1 for graduation success rate against other NCAA Division I public institutions in Illinois and no. 11 compared to all Division I public institutions. Additionally, Fall 2018 marked the 25th consecutive semester that student-athletes achieved a cumulative semester G…
Men’s basketball improved three places in the Ohio Valley Conference after pulling off two impressive wins this weekend. They soared past Morehead State University 83-76 Thursday, Jan. 31, overcoming a 16-point deficit to do so, then beat out Eastern Kentucky University 88-82 in double overt…
As the eighth head coach for the men’s soccer team in SIUE history since 1967, Cale Wassermann joins the university with high hopes for the team and his new position.
Wrestling finished their Mid-American Conference season with a 32-10 loss against Central Michigan University Sunday in the Vadalabene Center. Three SIUE wrestlers bested their opponents.
Entering his fourth season with the Cougars, redshirt junior wrestler Tyshawn Williams stepped onto the mat with a summer of wrestling experience under his belt. Williams traveled the country to better both his mental and technical wrestling skills.
SIUE Athletics named Cale Wassermann head men’s soccer coach last Thursday. He will replace former Head Coach Mario Sanchez, who departed from the team at the end of November.
Friday marked the SIUE track and field team’s first indoor meet of the season at Southeast Missouri State University. While the Cougars did not win the dual meet, the team started out strong with many personal records being broken and many top marks.
Wrestling hosted their first Cougar Clash event at the Vadalabene Center, where teams from across the country fought to reach the top of the tournament bracket on Sunday.
Despite senior guard David McFarland’s career-high 24 points against the Southern Illinois University Salukis, men’s basketball fell behind by 21 points to end the game 82-61 Saturday in the Vadalabene Center.
Mario Sanchez has resigned from his position as head coach of the men’s soccer team, according to a statement released by SIUE Athletics Friday morning.
SIUE basketball and soccer teams have began using VX Sport technology in order to better their practices and improve overall game performance.
The Cougars were swept by Jacksonville State University in the first round of the Ohio Valley Conference championship tournament on Nov. 15.
Men’s basketball defeated University of the Incarnate Word with a final score of 80-68 at home Sunday afternoon, earning their first win of the official season and improving their record to 1-3.
Men’s athletic teams bring in about six times the revenue of women’s teams, while players on women’s teams receive an average of nearly $5,000 more in scholarships per year, according to a budget and revenue breakdown supplied to The Alestle by SIUE Athletics.