EDWARDSVILLE — Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Athletics has joined with Prairie Farms Dairy Inc. to take time each week to honor a Cougar student-athlete who excels both in competition and in the classroom.
This week’s honoree is volleyball player Mallory Mangun. A senior from Joliet, Ill., Mangun is pursuing a degree in elementary education and holds a grade point average of 3.760.
She added 78 assists to her career total of 3,235 assists this past weekend. Mangun is fifth all-time in assists at SIUE.
The Cougars completed their opening weekend 1-2 at the Holiday Inn Invitational. SIUE opens the home schedule this Friday with a 7 p.m. match against Green Bay at the Vadalabene Center. The event is part of SIUE’s home tournament that includes a 7 p.m. match Saturday against Evansville.
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