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.
A new NCAA rule for using name, image and likeness now allows for student-athletes to earn compensation from sponsorship deals.
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.”
On and off the basketball court, senior guard/forward Zaria Whitlock has made an impact on those around her. Whitlock’s dedication to student athleticism and advocacy has earned her the respect of teammates and internship managers alike.
SIUE Golf places third at the Ohio Valley Conference Championship. Softball swept Austin Peay, while baseball saw mixed results. Track and field athletes picked up new personal records at the Sycamore Invite.
Saturday’s Sycamore Invite went well for the Cougar track and field teams. With the men’s team placing third and the women’s team placing seventh, they are one step closer to the Ohio Valley Conference Championship.
Women's soccer earned an Ohio Valley Conference title and advanced to the NCAA Division I tournament, while the men's season ended a game short due to too many team injuries. Track and field athletes picked up more personal records; tennis ended their season with a win; both baseball and sof…
The Cougars are set to compete in the first round of the NCAA tournament after winning the Ohio Valley Conference championship against SEMO.
One day after finding out the Cougars would travel to the Ohio Valley Conference Championship, a positive COVID-19 test on the team ended their season.
The regular seasons for golf and women's soccer have drawn to a close. Meanwhile, the tennis and men's soccer teams see mixed results as the ends of their seasons also draw near.
SIUE won their second Ohio Valley Conference series of the season against U.T. Martin, with a score of 8-7 in the opener and a score of 9-6 for the second game later that night. The last game of the weekend went to U.T. Martin with a final score of 14-5.
Saul Ervin, a redshirt sophomore 141-pounder, was eliminated from NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships on Thursday, March 18 after two losses at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis.
Golf takes Missouri State Twin Oaks Intercollegiate, and an SIUE wrestler competes in NCAA championships. Softball and Men's Soccer take losses, while Baseball and Tennis see mixed results. Women's Soccer remains undefeated.
SIUE was defeated by West Virginia in a 2-0 game Sunday afternoon. West Virginia scored two goals in the first half and kept SIUE from scoring for the rest of the game.
Women’s soccer faced UT Martin in their second home game of the season. The Cougars walked away victorious and extended their winning streak to four games, despite rainy weather that created a slick playing field.
Women's soccer's winning streak continues as the men's team's comes to an end following two losses. Volleyball, tennis and golf all pick up wins. Softball takes their most recent series, while baseball falls in theirs.
Athletes and coaches feel noticeable differences between this year’s championships and those of years prior. From the lack of fans to the constantly changing rules, they have had to adapt to it all.
With just under 30 seconds left in what became the Cougars’ final game of the season, senior walk-on guard Jackson Best got his chance to trade the bench for the court. Best made his appearance just weeks after his father died of COVID-19.
After two offensive-heavy wins on Friday and Saturday, the Cougars were able to pull a win from behind on Sunday against South Dakota State University with a final score of 4-3.
The Cougars have officially ended their season after taking a loss against Belmont in the first round of the Ohio Valley Conference Championships.
Men’s basketball is competing in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament after having the most OVC wins since their 2014-2015 season. While the women’s team didn’t make the OVC, they’re preparing for their next season.
Despite rough conditions on the back nine holes, SIUE Golf beat Bradley University in their only home tournament of the season, with a score of 287-304.
Following the Mid-American Conference Championships over the weekend, one Cougar wrestler has advanced to compete in the NCAA Championships.
Looking ahead to the upcoming softball season, the Cougars are excited to get back on the field despite a pandemic and a delayed start.
The pandemic caused a majority of collegiate-level sports to be canceled; at SIUE, all athletes were given an extra year of eligibility, but for seniors, they had to make a decision between another year competing or starting their careers.
Jacksonville State defeated the Cougars in their rematch on Monday with a 3-0 score following SIUE’s 3-1 loss on Sunday, making these the team’s first losses of the season.
In a tough week for Cougar Athletics, Volleyball and Men's Basketball took two losses each, while Women's Basketball had mixed results. However, Tennis was successful in their most recent match.
For SIUE Athletics, this semester is unprecedented; due to COVID-19 delays, all sports will play their seasons within the same time frame. This raises the question of how student-athletes are being kept safe while traveling on the road for the first time during the pandemic.
The Cougars played at the Edwardsville YMCA twice this past weekend, where they competed against Western Illinois University and University of Illinois-Springfield. They finished the weekend with an overall score of 13-1.
Wrestling picked up its first conference win Saturday with a 28-12 victory over Clarion. The team also took a 15-19 loss against Buffalo and 10-27 loss against Northern Illinois.
School of Nursing alumnae Caroline Hoefert and Lindsey Fencel have traded their soccer cleats for scrubs, and are now exchanging the flat landscape of Southern Illinois for the Sierra Nevada mountains.
The Cougar tennis, volleyball and golf teams are each preparing for another season after months of pandemic-related uncertainty kept them from playing. While this season may be different from usual, coaches and student-athletes alike are ready to make the most of it.
Season schedules for SIUE’s cross country and track and field teams were announced Friday, and cross country competed in its first meet Jan. 23.