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.
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.
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.
The softball team’s first conference double-header ended on a high note with freshman pitcher Corrina Rivas throwing the seventh perfect game in SIUE softball history.
Karlie Maine, a 6-year-old girl, has earned her spot on the SIUE softball team through the help of Team IMPACT. Karlie was welcomed to the team Thursday night when she officially signed a contract for the next two years.
Lori Blade, former SIUE student-athlete and Athletics Hall-of-Famer, was named the National High School Athletics Coaches Association’s Coach of the Year in girls basketball.
SIUE softball has continued its successful season, posting a 35-10 regular season and sitting one game back from second place in the Ohio Valley Conference with a 10-4 record.
The Cougars lost on the road against the University of Illinois Fighting Illini and came back to Cougar Field for a sweep against the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks.
SIUE played five games this week, including two doubleheaders on the road. The Cougars hosted the Bradley University Braves before traveling to play the Eastern Kentucky University Colonels and the Morehead State University Beakers.
The Cougars kept their momentum going as they traveled to the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Salukis for a 4-0 win, and then came back to Cougar Field for a doubleheader versus the University of Tennessee Martin Skyhawks.
The Cougars were looking to continue their recent hot streak. In their most recent games, the University of Kansas Jayhawks, the Tennessee State University Tigers and the Belmont University Bruins visited Cougar Field looking to knock SIUE at home.
Cougar softball improved their record to 8-2, falling only to the No. 2 ranked Auburn University Tigers during the Plainsman Invitational Feb.16-19, in Auburn, Ala.
The Cougars ended their 2015-2016 season in the championship game of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament. SIUE fell to the top-seeded Jacksonville State University Gamecocks 6-1 in the title contest.
The softball team opened its series against the Murray State University Racers with a doubleheader Saturday, April 16 in Murray, Ky. The Cougars opened the series with a sweep, winning 2-0 in the first game and 2-1 in the final game of the day.
The softball team faced Ohio Valley Conference opponents Morehead State University and Eastern Kentucky University on Saturday, April 9 and Sunday, April 10 at Cougar Field.
Freshman utility player Alyssa Heren hit a game-winning home run in the bottom of the sixth inning of the second game in a three-game series with a doubleheader against the Southeast Missouri State University Redhawks Saturday, April 2 and a single game Sunday, April 3 at Cougar fields.
The softball team took its seventh one-run loss Tuesday, March 22 against the University of Illinois at Chicago Dragons. The loss dropped SIUE to 8-13 for the year.
The softball team continued its season in the Spartan Invitational on March 4 through 6 in Spartanburg, S.C. On the opening day of the tournament, SIUE athletes hit five homeruns and gained a 1-1 split.
The softball team finished its fall season this weekend against Lakeland Community College on Saturday, Oct. 10. SIUE won both games against the Lakers 1-0 and 3-1 in its doubleheader at Cougar Field. The Cougars scored a perfect 8-0 in their exhibition season.
The Cougar softball team continued its fall season with two wins this weekend on the road against Southern Illinois University Carbondale and John. A Logan College SSSaturday, Oct. 3. The Cougars improved to 6-0 in the fall season with a 14-5 rout of John A. Logan and a 3-2 win over SIUC.
Cougar Field welcomed the softball team this weekend for the first four games of its exhibition season. The Cougars dominated the field all weekend, remaining undefeated through each game. Head Coach Sandy Montgomery said the team showed promise, particularly with its new members, but that i…
During the past week, the SIUE athletics department announced six people — five athletes and one coach — it would be welcoming to the program as new Cougars.
A day after the softball team had a thrilling comeback against Morehead State University, it could not find that magic against Tennessee Technological University, losing 4-1 in the second round of the Ohio Valley Conference tournament.
With the No. 1 seed and home-field advantage throughout the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament, the softball team should be the favorite to win the OVC crown. On Wednesday, May 6, the Cougars saw that becoming champions for the second consecutive year would not be so easy. Giving up an earl…
It sounds cliché to say a certain game or series in a team’s season is its turning point, but if there ever was such a thing for the softball team, its three-game sweep this past weekend was just that.
Due to rain and an unexpected loss, the softball team had a long weekend at home, but came out on top, going 2-1 and maintaining its first place spot in the Ohio Valley Conference.
With a three-game sweep of Austin Peay State University during the weekend, the softball team reached the 30-win mark for the 20th time in Head Coach Sandy Montgomery’s career.
Despite going 2-2 during a four-game home stand, the softball team improved 11-3 in conference play, giving it sole possession of first place in the Ohio Valley Conference.
After a weekend where pitching was the top story, the softball team’s offense showed the Ohio Valley Conference its bats were not too shabby either, smashing seven home runs against Southeast Missouri State during a three-game sweep.
Most perfect games in baseball or softball involve allowing no opposing players to reach base, but junior pitcher Haley Chambers took the term “perfect game” to a whole new level on Sunday, March 22.
With two early errors in the first inning and smart at-bats, the women’s softball team defeated in-state foe, Bradley University, 6-5 on Tuesday, March 17.
The defending Ohio Valley Conference champion SIUE softball team began its 2015 campaign with a 4-1 weekend at the Lady Techster Invitational, a record good enough for the tournament crown.
Despite falling short, the women’s softball team made history this season by becoming the first athletics team in SIUE’s history to not only become Ohio Valley Conference champions, but also advance to the NCAA Division I tournament.
The softball team pushed its conference winning streak to seven games by winning both of its two-game series against Tennessee State and Belmont during the weekend.
The SIUE softball team split a doubleheader against Ohio Valley Conference rival UT Martin Sunday. The Cougars won the first game of the day 7-2, but could not repeat their success in game two, losing 9-2.
The SIUE softball team went 3-1 over the weekend, moving the Cougars into first place in the Ohio Valley Conference West division. After a tough non-conference schedule that saw the team go 6-15, the team is 5-1 as OVC play gets started.