2015-16 (Sophomore Season) Game-By-Game Stats Played in all 33 games this season, including four starts … Scored in double figures on four occasions … Narrowly missed her first career double-double playing in front of her home crowd, as she tied career-highs for both points (13) and rebounds (9) in SIU's win at Bradley (2/7) … Tied her career-high the next game, scoring 13 points on 6-of-12 shooting in SIU's win over Evansville (2/14) … Grabbed five or more rebounds in 13 contests … Made the first two three-pointers of her career against Marshall (12/28) … Set a career-high with four assists in the win over Mercer (12/19) … Played 15 or more minutes in 28 of SIU's 33 games.
2014-15 (Freshman Season) Game-by-Game Stats Played in 23 games (8.0 minutes per)...Scored 39 points (1.7/game), 28 rebounds (1.2/game) and seven blocks...Scored a career-high eight points in the regular season finale vs. Illinois State, in which she also played a career-high 25 minutes.
High School Four-time All-State selection by the Associated Press ... Three-time All-State selection by Illinois Basketball Services ... Three-time first-team All-State selection by the Chicago Sun-Times ... Four-time State Farm Classic All-Tournament team selection ... Three-time All-Western Illinois Player of the Year selection by the Quad City Dispatch ... All-time leading scorer in Annawan High School history and only player in school history to be named three-time All-State ... Posted 2,493 career points and 1,169 career rebounds for career averages of 20.3 points and 10.1 rebounds ... Led Annawan to its first team state championship in school history in 2013-14 ... Eighth in IHSA history in career field goals (968) and 10th in career free throws (557) ... One of six Division I student-athletes in Annawan High School history ... Also earned first-team All-State honors in softball ... Two former DI student-athletes from Annawan High School, Lisa and Lynette Robinson, are members of the Illinois High School Basketball Hall of Fame and former teammates of SIU head coach Cindy Stein at the University of Illinois.
Personal Full given name is Celina Kay VanHyfte ... Pronounced sell-EE-na van-HEFF-tee ... Daughter of Valerie and Teddy VanHyfte ... Born June 14, 1995, in Winston Salem, N.C. ... Mother, Valerie, is in both the Bradley and Illinois High School Basketball Halls of Fame ... Father, Ted, remains the only male athlete in Annawan HS history to compete at the Division I level, playing football at Wake Forest ... Plans to major in pre-vet.