Celina VanHyfte
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    Celina VanHyfte

    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Annawan, Ill.

    High School:
    Annawan

    Height:
    6-0

    Position:
    Forward/Center

    Birthdate:
    06/14/1995


    06/30/2014

    Meet the Newcomers: Celina VanHyfte

    Small school post player is following family footsteps as DI student-athlete

    06/20/2014

    Meet the Newcomers: Kylie Giebelhausen

    East Peoria native provides work ethic athletically and academically

    06/16/2014

    Meet the Newcomers: Blair Stephenson

    Lake Land transfer looks to make an immediate impact

    10/15/2014

    2014-15 Women's Basketball Team

    2014-15 SIU Women's Basketball Team

    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.

    Friday, Nov 7
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Basketball Carbondale, Ill. 6:05 PM
    Friday, Nov 14
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Basketball Martin, Tenn. 6:30 PM
    Saturday, Nov 22
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Basketball Dayton, Ohio 1:00 PM
    Wednesday, Nov 26
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Basketball Carbondale, Ill. 6:05 PM
    Friday, Nov 28
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Basketball Carbondale, Ill. 6:05 PM
    Sunday, Nov 30
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Basketball Carbondale, Ill. 1:05 PM
    Saturday, Dec 6
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Basketball Carbondale, Ill. 2:05 PM
    Saturday, Dec 13
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Basketball Clarksville, Tenn. 1:00 PM
    Tuesday, Dec 16
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Basketball Carbondale, Ill. 12:05 PM
    Friday, Dec 19
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Women's Basketball New Orleans, La. 8:00 PM
    SIU