Mercedes Griffin
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    Mercedes Griffin

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Bolingbrook, Ill.

    High School:
    Bolingbrook

    Last College:
    Marquette

    Height:
    5-9

    Position:
    Guard


    04/14/2014

    Salukis Conclude Season with Year-End Banquet

    Dyana Pierre takes home team MVP honors

    03/12/2014

    SIU takes on Missouri State in opening round of MVC Tournament

    Looking to win first-round game for a second-straight year

    03/07/2014

    Salukis close regular season at Bradley on Saturday

    Winner to be No. 9 seed in MVC Tournament

    03/05/2014

    Southern Illinois Plays at Loyola on Thursday

    Start Closing Weekend of Regular Season

    03/01/2014

    Salukis Stun First-Place Wichita State, 64-59

    Dyana Pierre Leads the Way with 23 points and 15 rebounds

    11/12/2013

    WBB vs. Austin Peay, 11.12.13

    WBB vs. Austin Peay, 11.12.13

    11/08/2013

    WBB vs. Wright State, 11.08.13

    Photos from SIU's women's basketball game vs. Wright State on Nov. 8, 2013.

    02/16/2013

    Women's Basketball vs. Indiana State

    Women's Basketball vs. Indiana State

    02/14/2013

    Women's Basketball vs. Illinois State

    Women's Basketball vs. Illinois State

    12/08/2012

    Women's Basketball vs. Marshall

    Women's Basketball vs. Marshall

    At Southern Illinois

    2013-14 (Junior Season)
    Game-By-Game Stats

    2012-13 (Sophomore Season)
    Game-By-Game Stats
    Saw action in 28 games, making four starts • averaged 2.2 points and 1.4 rebounds per game • had a career game against Florida Atlantic (Nov. 24) with career highs of 10 points and seven rebounds.

    2011-12 (Freshman Season)
    Game-By-Game Stats
    Saw action in 21 games, making 13 starts • sat out the first eight games of the season per NCAA transfer rules before making her Saluki debut at UT Martin (Dec. 18) • averaged 2.0 points and 1.5 rebounds per game • had her strongest game of the season in SIU's win over Drake (Feb. 9), posting season-highs of eight points and four rebounds • recorded five steals against Evansville (Feb. 26), the single-game high for the 2011-12 Salukis.

    At Marquette
    2010-11 (Redshirt Season)

    Did not compete for the Golden Eagles before transferring to SIU prior to the spring 2011 semester.

    At Bolingbrook High School
    Helped Raiders to back-to-back Illinois Class 4A State Championships in 2009 and 2010 • averaged 10 points and 4.5 rebounds per game in two seasons at Bolingbrook after transferring form Joliet High School • was a four-time first team All-City Conference and all-area selection during her prep career • was named honorable mention All-Area Greater Chicago Team during her junior year at Bolingbrook • ranked as high as No. 8 by the Collegiate Girls Basketball Report and was ranked the 14th-best wing recruit in the nation by ESPN Hoopgurlz • in track, won a state title in the 200-meter relay in addition to conference championships in the 100 and 200-meter dashes.

    Personal
    Full name is Mercedes Luanna Griffin • major is exercise science • daughter of Sara Jackson • has six siblings • born March 6, 1992.

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