Athletic leaders hope that giving out free home game tickets to local kids and amateur teams will build a relationship with the community and inspire athletes.
Head Coach Brian Barone was promoted from assistant coach of men’s basketball in March of 2019 and has since worked to build the program up.
Samantha Smith, head coach of the women’s basketball team, leads the new coaching staff with a faster-paced playing style and helping players excel on and off the court.
With Knox College repeatedly waiting out the shot timer and SIUE deftly dodging through the defenses, the men’s basketball team took their first win of the season.
SIUE Athletics joins the SIUE Foundation in Giving Tuesday, a fundraising initiative the university has participated in since 2014 in hopes of raising support for individual teams within the Athletics department.
The women’s soccer team brought home several Ohio Valley Conference awards, including two players winning Player of the Year awards and two freshman earning spots on the All-Newcomer team.
Women’s soccer were crowned the Ohio Valley Conference Champions over the weekend. This is the second consecutive time women’s soccer has won the OVC Championship games and will now move on to the NCAA Division I Soccer Championship games to play on a national stage.
Despite a strong first half, men’s basketball faltered in the final half, and suffered a defeat from Quincy University in an exhibition on Thursday.
With 18 seconds left in the four-period game, the Cougars scored the first goal giving them a 1-0 win against Loyola, closing out their last home game of the season.
Lily Schnieders, a junior forward on the women’s soccer team, has earned Ohio Valley Conference Offensive Player of the Week twice this season.
Women’s volleyball hosted a fundraiser to raise money for the Side-Out Foundation in honor of Dig Pink Weekend. While the team has participated in Dig Pink Weekend for years, the event has become personal.
After an already successful “Let’s Play” of Rocket League, the Esports Club is excited to teach some of the other games they play competitively.
Men and Women’s basketball are getting ready for the upcoming season, with both teams excited to get back on the court after a season disrupted by COVID-19.
A new expansion project is underway at the Vadalabene Center focused on increasing space for the wrestling team and ramping up recruitment possibilities.
Women’s soccer faced off against Morehead State University in the first Ohio Valley Conference home game and won the game 5-0, with all goals being scored in the second half of the game. The first goal of the game was scored after SIUE forced Morehead State to score on their own goal.
There was a time not long ago that the Cardinals weren't necessarily committed to bringing up righthander Dakota Hudson as he worked through a minor league rehabilitation option following Tommy John elbow surgery 11 months prior. Then, when they did bring him up, Hudson didn't seem, really, …
Women’s soccer faced off against Morehead State University in the first Ohio Valley Conference home game and won 5-0, with all goals being scored in the second half of the game. The first goal of the game was scored by Morehead on their own goal, giving a point to SIUE.
In a nail biting Homecoming game against Bradley University, the Cougars were defeated in overtime after a strong lead in the first half, losing by a single goal.
Over 300 runners attended the Cougars Unleashed Homecoming Run on Saturday, Sept. 25, which was held in person with a virtual option after being entirely virtual last year.
The Cougars were off to a rough start last weekend in the Cougar Invitational with a straight-set loss to Valparaiso, but finished strong in a straight-set sweep against Western Illinois resulting in a 1-1 for the Cougars and 0-2 victory for Valparaiso.
Cougars pulled off a last-minute win, scoring a goal in the last 3 minutes of a 10 minute overtime, securing the first home win of the season.
The Cougars scored the first two goals within less than two minutes of each other, by sophomore forward Lily Schnieders and sophomore forward Maria Haro, respectively.
SIUE Women’s Soccer team took on the Kansas City Roos on Sunday, Aug. 29. Despite the high temps and an hour and 11-minute lightning delay, SIUE came out on top. The final score was 2-1.
SIUE women’s soccer team welcomes Tom Homa, a new assistant soccer coach. Homa’s experience and knowledge in the VX units that track heart rate and player position through GPS will take the team far this year.
John Dunn is the former head men’s soccer coach at Indiana Tech, where he was awarded the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference of the Year in 2019 and 2020.
Aug. 21—The Cardinals are in the midst of Pittsburgh Month with a three-game series here this weekend. This past week, they swept the Pirates three games in Pittsburgh and they have four games with the Bucs next weekend in Pittsburgh.
A new NCAA rule for using name, image and likeness now allows for student-athletes to earn compensation from sponsorship deals.
SIUE’s women’s tennis team was recently recognized by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, earning the 2021 Division I Women ITA All-Academic Team award. The ITA also recognized five student-athletes with the 2021 ITA Scholar-Athlete award.
The competitive dance team won first place in Division I Poms, and the competitive cheer team placed second in the All-Girl Division I Intermediate category with zero-reduction routine for the first time in SIUE history.
The St. Louis chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction announced their annual golf tournament fundraiser, which benefits Construction in Education Programs.
Of the 191 student-athletes throughout the country to receive the National Wrestling Coaches Administration Scholar all American Award, Redshirt sophomore Saul Ervin of Morganfield, Kentucky, is one of them.
Eating a healthy diet consistently is an important part of your overall health, but the often busy life of a college student can sometimes prove eating healthy to be a challenge. Following certain general nutrition guidelines will help you overcome that challenge.
While club sports practices and games were restricted last year due to COVID-19, teams are looking forward to the possibility of getting to travel this fall.
Samantha Quigley Smith became the sixth head coach in SIUE Women’s Basketball history on April 27, 2021. Having years of experience with both basketball and coaching behind her, she said she looks forward to a number of things with the Cougars this season and beyond. The Alestle recently ask…
Yoga at SIUE is back for the summer with classes for beginners and intermediates with breath work, restorative yoga and rise and shine yoga.
In reflecting on the just-completed season, Blues coach Craig Berube on Wednesday boiled his team’s troubles down to the essentials: “We didn’t score enough, we didn’t defend enough. ... We were just in between.”