Due to liability insurance issues, she was restricted from interacting with the public in late 1986. [8], National champion   4 Seed for OVC Tournament", Cougars rout Murray State for OVC Tourney title, "Pratzel Promoted to Head Women's Tennis Coach", "SIUE Tennis Earns Spot in OVC Tournament", "College Tennis: Pratzel leaving SIUE to take USTA position", "Mueller Named SIUE Women's Tennis Head Coach", "Spates tabbed new SIUE wrestling head coach", "Devine Advances to NCAA Championships - Illinois Matmen Forums", "NCAA wrestling: Unheralded Tindle makes history for SIU Edwardsville", "SIUE's Residori becomes a wrestling All-American", "Glory Restored: Residori Earns All-American Status", Ken Flach and Robert Seguso have overcome scandal and - 08.10.87 - SI Vault, "Campus Recreation - Student Fitness Center", "Grand Re-Opening of Vadalabene Center Set for Saturday", SIUE : No. The Cougars earned 3 top-15 finishes in the U.S. Sports Academy Directors' Cup, and they twice won both the GLVC All-Sports Trophy and the Commissioner's Cup. [51] Harvey broke two long-time conference records at the 2017 OVC Indoor Championships in winning both the long jump and high jump, with his long jump being #1 longest in the world for the year. She resided in a large cage just to the south of the University Center that was topped with a geodesic dome designed by visiting professor R. Buckminster Fuller. The SIUE mascot is Eddie the Cougar #57, and the school colors are red and white. From 1994 to 2008, the Cougars were members of the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) after having previously been an independent. [7] As part of the move to Division I, the Cougars joined the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) in 2008. He hit .314 in 52 games, including 45 starts. Print; Season: 2021 Baseball Coaching Staff. In January, 1983, a second cougar, seven-month-old Kyna--- Welsh for wise or graceful lady--- became SIUE's second live mascot. The official box score of Baseball vs SIUE on 3/13/2019.       Division regular season champion lynn.carlson@greenville.edu. [94], It was announced on June 2, 2017 that the Cougars' men's soccer and wrestling teams would become an affiliate member of the Mid-American Conference beginning in the 2018 season. During the 1970s and early '80s the SIUE Cougars were extremely successful in several sports, winning multiple NCAA championships in men's soccer, wrestling, and both men's and women's tennis. Baseball Schedule Roster Coaches Statistics Additional Links. Prior to coming to SIUE, he was an athletic administrator and coach at Morningside College (Iowa), SIUC, and CMSU. [85] Nick Mueller, the women's head coach at the University of Evansville was announced as the new SIUE women's coach on August 25, 2015. [1], A native of East Alton, Illinois and a graduate of Roxana High School, Collins entered Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) as a student just before the school initiated intercollegiate athletics. Wrestling – 1984, 1985, 1986[100]. The cougar was chosen as the university mascot[122] in 1967, before any SIUE athletic teams ever took the field. [3], Collins is one of seven individuals who will be inducted into the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Hall of Fame in January 2019. She was cared for by a student organization aptly named the Cougar Guard, who accompanied her on her twice-daily walks around the core campus and to a myriad of university activities, especially including athletic events. When SIUE began to emphasize excellence in its athletic programs as much as in academics, the track and field program came of age. He had previously also begun the program at St. Louis University, where his teams won 5 NCAA titles, including the very first in 1959. ... 2020 Baseball Coaching Staff. In the team's first year of eligibility, the Cougars qualified for the 2012 OVC Tournament. [77] At Lexington, the Cougars played Kentucky to a scoreless draw despite being heavily overmatched, but fell in a shootout 4–2 and ended the season with a record of 13–6–2.[78].