SIUE Closes Out Women's Season With Loss

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Published on March 15 2013 12:12 pm
Last Updated on March 15 2013 12:12 pm
Written by Millie Lange

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – SIUE women's basketball closed out the 2012-13 season Thursday with a 63-41 loss at Arkansas.
 
SIUE Head Coach Paula Buscher directed her five seniors – Raven Berry, Kiara Conner, Michaela Herrod, Courtney Kenner, and Brooke Smith – for one last time. The Cougars completed the season with a 16-15 record in Buscher's first season at SIUE.
 
"I'm really proud of the seniors," said Buscher. "They have given a lot to this university and to this team."
 
Buscher said the last game is always tough for the senior class. It marks the end of an era but also creates a bond that will never be broken. "They will always be a part of this program," she added.
 
Berry led SIUE in scoring with 15 points and was the lone Cougar in double figures. Berry completed her career with 1,499 points and a school-record 1,040 rebounds. Herrod finished with eight points and a team-leading 10 rebounds.

T-town graduate Jessie Wendte played for SIUE and got one rebound.