The Blue Demons lead the all-time series 9-3 over Southern Illinois.
The Salukis were last selected to play in the Preseason WNIT in 1997.
Junior All-MVC center Dyana Pierre was named Team MVP.
SIU has not advanced to the conference tournament semifinals since 1996-97.
Four All-MVC honors is tied for the second-most in a single season in SIU history.
Photos from the 2015 SIU Women's Basketball Awards Banquet from April 12, 2015
Photos from the MVC WBB Awards Program, 3.12.15
SIU WBB vs. UNI, MVC Quarterfinals
Photos from Senior Day vs. Illinois State; March 7, 2015
Photos by Lewis Marien
2014-15 (Freshman Season)
MVC All-Freshman Team
Played in all 30 games for SIU, starting the last 28 games of the season as the 3-guard...Averaged 6.9 points, 3.4 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.0 blocks in 27.7 minutes per game...Was second on the team in three-pointers with a clip of 47-of-140 (.336)...Shot .348 overall...Made 69 baskets all year, 47 of which were three-pointers...Her 47 threes ranked 11th in the MVC, her .336 average 14th...In conference play, sank 34 threes (8th-best in MVC play), for a .378 percentage (6th-best)...Recorded 30 blocks (1.0/game), the seventh-best in the MVC...Scored in double-digits nine times, during which SIU was 5-4...Scored a career-high 18 against the nation's top defense at Wichita State on Jan. 25, sinking 7-of-10 from the field and 4-of-7 from three...Posted multiple three-pointers in 14 games out of 30...Sank four threes in a game four times, and five threes twice...Recorded five blocks in consecutive games against Memphis and SEMO at home, which both rank as the eighth-best single-game total in SIU history...Team honors included Most Improved and the Saluki Swag Award, given based on work ethic, toughness, trust and integrity.
2014 honorable mention All-State selection by the Associated Press ... Two-time first-team All-Conference honoree (2013, 14) ... First-team All-Area selection by the Peoria Journal Star in 2013-14 ... Led her team in scoring, rebounding, blocks assists and steals in both 2013 and 2014 ... Averaged 18 points and nine rebounds as a senior in 2013-14 ... MVP of the 2014 Manual Holiday Tournament ... Third-team All-Area selection by the Peoria Journal Star in 2013 ... 2012 second-team All-Conference honoree ... Also played tennis, qualifying for the state tournament in 2013.
Pronounced GABE-el-HOW-sen ... Daughter of Lori and Jeff Giebelhausen ... Born Aug. 8, 1996 ... Majoring in physiology ... Niece of Drake men's basketball head coach Ray Giacoletti.