Mercedes Griffin
    Mercedes Griffin


    Bolingbrook, Ill.

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    Salukis Conclude Season with Year-End Banquet

    Dyana Pierre takes home team MVP honors


    SIU takes on Missouri State in opening round of MVC Tournament

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


    Salukis close regular season at Bradley on Saturday

    Winner to be No. 9 seed in MVC Tournament


    Southern Illinois Plays at Loyola on Thursday

    Start Closing Weekend of Regular Season


    Salukis Stun First-Place Wichita State, 64-59

    Dyana Pierre Leads the Way with 23 points and 15 rebounds


    WBB vs. Austin Peay, 11.12.13

    WBB vs. Austin Peay, 11.12.13


    WBB vs. Wright State, 11.08.13

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


    Women's Basketball vs. Indiana State

    Women's Basketball vs. Indiana State


    Women's Basketball vs. Illinois State

    Women's Basketball vs. Illinois State


    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.

    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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