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Friday, November 21, 2014

* Dr. Kazee Talks to US News & World Report

UE President Thomas A. Kazee talks to U.S. News & World Report about the return on investment for a liberal arts degree and our Career Advantage Program which allows students to meet with career services before ever enrolling: http://www.usnews.com/education/best-colleges/paying-for-college/articles/2014/11/19/get-the-best-return-on-investment-for-your-liberal-arts-degree

* UE Emeriti Professor of Engineering William Hartsaw Has Died

Dr. William O. Hartsaw, emeriti professor of mechanical engineering, died Tuesday, November 18, at his home in Evansville. He was 93.

He was preceded in death by his wife Delma. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Elizabeth Hartsaw, and grandsons William David and Nicholas Hartsaw.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Friday, November 21, at Methodist Temple, with burial at Bethel UMC Cemetery south campus in Washington, Indiana. Visitation will be today from 4-7 p.m. at Alexander East Chapel in Evansville, and Thursday from 10 a.m. until service time at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made the Dr. William O. and Delma Hartsaw Engineering Scholarship at the University of Evansville.

Hartsaw joined the faculty of the University of Evansville (then Evansville College) in 1946 as an instructor. In a 2006 interview for UE Magazine, he recalled that he thought he would only stay a few years before going to work in the private sector. But then, he said, something unforeseen happened – he discovered that he loved teaching.

He stayed at UE for 46 years until his retirement in 1992, progressing to professor of engineering and becoming the school’s first dean of engineering. During his tenure at UE, he helped build the department into a four-year program with a co-op option. His success in obtaining the first accreditation of the school’s engineering department by the Engineers’ Council for Professional Development was just one of his many recognized services to the University. In 1985, the University named him “Distinguished Professor” – a tribute bestowed on longtime faculty members who have made outstanding contributions to their professions.

Several of Hartsaw's students, including Dick Blandford, David Mitchell, Paul Funk, Jim Giles and Doug Stamps, went on to become professors at UE. Others went to work in local industries, or in such internationally known companies as Boeing. Several have worked for NASA. His son Mark is also a graduate of UE's mechanical engineering program and took classes with his father.

Hartsaw's own pursuit of higher education was interrupted by World War II, when he joined the U.S. Army Air Corps, After the war, he went back to school, earning his engineering degrees from Purdue University. Later he received his Ph.D. in theoretical and applied mechanics from the University of Illinois.

 

* Students Hosted by UE Faculty and Staff

Are you a student staying on campus for Thanksgiving? A few UE faculty and staff members are willing to host students who are remaining on campus for a Thanksgiving meal. If you are interested, please contact Karen at km306@evansville.edu or call her at 812-488-2500 by Monday, November 24th. 

What's Happening Today

* World Map International Education Week

Members of the UE community are invited to sign the IEW World Map (outside Student Life Center in Ridgway University Center) to mark the places where they have lived, worked or studied. 

* International Bazaar Is TODAY!

The 28th annual International Bazaar is finally here! Come anytime from 5-8 pm to enjoy delicious dishes like Myanmar's Chicken Curry & Brazil's Brigadeiros. The first performance begins at 5:30 pm in Eykamp Hall in Ridgway University Center and promises to be spectacular. Food will be served in Cafe Court (traditional grill options will still be available in Ace's Place for Meal Plan), while Eykamp Hall still serves as the hub of cultural interaction. Don't miss it!

Free admission for UE students (just show your UE ID) and kids 5 & under! General Admission is $5. All proceeds go to UNICEF.
 

* UE SAAC to Hold Toys for Tots Fundraiser

Our Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) has partnered with Buffalo Wild Wings (Green River Road) as part of their fundraising efforts for Toys for Tots. Show your Home Team Advantage Card (UE is Team D) prior to paying your bill and SAAC will receive 10% of the proceeds. The card is valid through December 31 and may be used multiple times.

Feel free to save to your cell phone for convenience and circulate to everyone you know that frequents Buffalo Wild Wings.

* Please visit GoPurpleAces.com for the card! 

* GAP Info Session TODAY at Noon

The Institute for Global Enterprise is offering an information session for the Global Assistance Program. The program bridges the GAP between the academic and business communities by providing consulting services to regional and international enterprises. This allows students to get real-world consulting experience, develop skills, and gain confidence which can give them a leg up when interviewing with potential employers.


The next session will be today, Friday, November 21. It will be held in Room 170 (Smythe Lecture Hall), Schroeder School of Business Building from 12:00 - 12:50 p.m. This counts as an Aces Passport event. You are encouraged to RSVP for the event by emailing bp121@evansville.edu.

* Final #readingseries Planned for TODAY - Friday, Nov 21

Please join us TODAY - Friday, November 21 - at 4:00 p.m., at The Slice for the final #readingseries of the semester. This week will feature poetry by Justin Slattery and two fiction pieces by Susan Vandagriff and Jess Ingle. This is sure to be a great one! 

* University of Evansville Theatre Opens Macbeth, the Scottish Play

The University of Evansville Department of Theatre proudly presents William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, opening Friday, Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m., in Shanklin Theatre. Additional performances are at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 15, 20, 21, 22, and at 2:00 p.m. on Nov. 16 and 23.

Shakespeare’s darkest tragedy combines supernatural elements with barbaric ambition, in this keen examination of evil. Against the backdrop of the 11th century, the power-hungry Macbeth is tempted by the prophecies of three witches, spurring his overwhelming desire to be the King of Scotland. Along with his frighteningly manipulative wife, this mad desire leads them both into a nightmarish world of evil, deceit, and murder. Monstrous actions run rampant, as he and Lady Macbeth lose themselves to unstoppable urges of savagery and political atrocity.

John David Lutz, professor of theatre and department chair, directs Macbeth. Associate professor Eric Renschler serves as the scenic designer; professor Patti McCrory is the costume designer; assistant professor Stephen Boulmetis is the lighting designer; professor Diane Brewer is the dramaturg; professor Chuck Meacham is the sound designer; guest artist and UE alumnus Diego Villada is the fight choreographer; and Alexis Richards, a senior from Denver, Colo., serves as the associate lighting designer.

The cast features Ben Anderson, a senior from Los Angeles, Calif., in the title role, and Emily Daly, a senior from Milwaukee, Wis., as his conniving wife. The 35-person cast also features Anders Neirheim, a senior from Minnetrista, Minn., as Duncan, and Christopher Hailey, a senior from Friendswood, Texas, as Macduff. The three witches will be played by Olivia Hebert, a senior from Arlington, Texas, Devin Fluker, a junior from Las Vegas, Nev., and Jasmine Maletta, a sophomore from Chesterton, Ind.

Ticket prices are $15 for adults and $13 for senior adults, students and UE faculty and staff. UE students may obtain one free student rush ticket beginning at noon on the day of the performance they wish to attend.

Including Shakespeare’s Macbeth, the rest of the season features Dancing at Lughnasa, by Brian Friel, Feb. 20 through Mar. 1; and A Streetcar Named Desire, by Tennessee Williams, April 17-26. Tickets may be purchased by calling (812) 488–2031, Monday through Friday, noon-5 p.m.

Upcoming Events

* Thanksgiving Feast & Farewell Dinner for Newman Center Director

Come to the Newman Catholic Student Center Monday evening, November 24, for their annual Thanksgiving feast! This will also be a farewell celebration for campus minister Mike Roesch, as he leaves to become vice-chancellor of the Catholic Diocese of Evansville.

This will be an open house, with dinner served between 5:00 and 7:00pm. All are welcome, though RSVPs are appreciated to Carla at cwildeman@evdio.org.
 

* This Weekend in Music: Ensemble Concerts and Student Recitals

Three small wind ensembles will join together for a Woodwind Ensembles concert in Wheeler Concert Hall on Sunday afternoon, November 23, at 4:00 p.m. The Clarinet Ensemble, under the direction of Associate Professor of Clarinet and Department Chair Thomas Josenhans; the Flute Ensemble, under the direction of Consortium Flute Instructor Cara Dailey; and the Saxophone Ensemble, under the direction of Assistant Professor of Music Education Shawn Teichmer, will perform a variety of works and arrangements from Rossini to the modern era.

The UE Men’s and Women’s Choruses will present a concert in Neu Chapel on Sunday evening at 6:00 p.m. Associate Professor and Director of Choral Activities Dennis Malfatti will lead the choirs in a program that will include works by Samuel Wesley, Rossini, Debussy, Randall Thompson, and Sir Arthur Sullivan, just to name a few. Pianist Kristin Jones will accompany the ensembles.

The Department’s small brass ensembles will then offer a concert in Neu Chapel at 7:30 p.m. Professor of Trumpet Timothy Zifer will conduct the Trumpet Ensemble, while Assistant Professor of Low Brass Ken Steinsultz will lead the Low Brass Ensemble, and Consortium Horn Instructor Marc Zyla will lead the Horn Ensemble. Musical selections will range from the Renaissance to the present, including works by Hans Leo Hassler, Georg Philipp Telemann, Franz Schubert, and Claude Debussy.

The Department of Music will also offer three student recitals this weekend. Flutist and Music Performance major Sarah Tuley, a student of Consortium Instructor Cara Dailey, will offer her Senior Recital in Wheeler Concert Hall on Saturday afternoon, November 22, at 4:00. Clarinetist and Music Education major Matthew Banks, a student of Associate Professor Thomas Josenhans, will offer his Senior Recital in Wheeler Concert Hall on Sunday afternoon, November 23, at 2:30. He will be followed by Trumpeter Sean Banks, a student of Professor Timothy Zifer, who present his Senior Recital in Wheeler at 4:00. All recitals are in partial fulfillment of the student presenters’ specific degree requirements, and all of the weekend’s events are free and open to the public.
 

* Master of Science in Athletic Training - Open House!

There will be an open house to learn more about the Master of Science in Athletic Training on Saturday, December 6, from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. in Wallace Graves Hall, Room 315. Register at jt3@evansville.edu.

The University of Evansville MASTER'S IN ATHLETIC TRAINING program is open to students who do not possess a bachelor's degree in athletic training. This two-year program includes didactic course work, clinical skill development, and practical experience. The clinical education component is fulfilled primarily while working with affiliated universities and high schools. Students gain valuable experience working with athletes under close supervision of the head and assistant athletic trainers, who serve as preceptors for the program. Plan to attend the informational session on December 6!
 

* Thanksgiving Sale

The UE Bookstore will be offering 15% off of all UE Clothing and Gift purchases, Monday-Wednesday, November 24-26. Bring the parents in if they're picking you up so they can cash in on the savings as well. Don't forget the Bookstore closes at Noon on November 26 and reopens again December 1 for the Thanksgiving holiday. 

* Annual Department of Art Holiday Sale: December 4

The Department of Art would like to invite the campus community to stop by and browse the Annual Holiday Art and Crafts sale in the lobby of the Krannert Hall of Fine Arts Building on Thursday, December 4 from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. You will find a unique and eclectic array of one of a kind items for sale. All items are suited to help with that hard to buy for name on your shopping list.

 

Info You Should Know

* Lane Closures Entering U.S. 41 & Lloyd Work Zone

Lloyd Expressway traffic should watch for temporary lane closures upon entering the U.S. 41 interchange work zone as contractors perform temporary paving.

With the early arrival of winter temperatures, contractor Ragle Inc. is aggressively preparing for an upcoming traffic shift before the deep freeze sets in. Drivers should continue to expect delays and consider alternate routes as occasional lane closures are expected to last through next week.

Temporary traffic pattern
In early December, crews anticipate shifting Lloyd Expressway (S.R. 62/66) traffic south such that two lanes in each direction will share the existing eastbound lanes. Westbound traffic will cross the median using the temporary pavement being installed at each end of the work zone.

During future traffic phases, existing looping ramps from Lloyd Expressway to U.S. 41 also will be closed temporarily for reconstruction. Exiting traffic familiar with merging right will temporarily merge and turn left at a traffic signal.

While temperatures do limit the types of work that can be performed, construction will continue this winter as weather permits. Indiana Department of Transportation contractors will remove old pavement and move dirt for new ramps so they are ready for paving in the spring.

Follow INDOT on social media at http://facebook.com/INDOTVincennesDistrict or http://twitter.com/INDOTSouthwest for construction updates and traffic alerts, or access INDOT’s TrafficWise Traveler Information Service at http://indot.carsprogram.org.  

About the U.S. 41 & Lloyd Cloverleaf
Over about one year, Ragle Inc. of Newburgh will reconfigure the U.S. 41 and Lloyd Expressway interchange into a full-cloverleaf design, which will remove two stoplights from the Lloyd Expressway. INDOT and Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke broke ground on the $19.1 million project in October.

Traffic on U.S. 41, Lloyd Expressway and the ramps connecting the two will be maintained with traffic shifts and lane closures. To minimize hazards for workers that are digging and moving dirt, electrical service to overhead lighting has also been deactivated during construction.

In addition, Weinbach Avenue remains closed at Division Street for installation of a storm sewer. Lloyd Expressway entrance and exit ramps at Weinbach Avenue remain open, but traffic is limited on where they can turn.

* Orientation Leader Applications for Students Studying Abroad in Spring 2015

Students who are studying abroad in spring 2015 and who wish to apply for an Orientation Leader position for 2015-16 should pick up an application packet in the Dean of Students office, located within the Student Life Center on the second floor of Ridgway. Applications will be available for pick up from November 20-December 1, 2014 during business hours.
Completed application packets, excluding references, must be returned to the Dean of Students office by 4:00 p.m. CST on December 2, 2014.

References will not be due until February 12, 2015. Please note that it is the applicant’s responsibility to assure that references are received in the dean’s office by the due date.

Students who will not be studying abroad in the spring 2015 will not apply at this time. Watch AceNotes in mid to late January for an announcement about the open application period.

Students who have questions should call 812-488-2500 for more information.

* November Pcard Cycle Ending

The November Pcard cycle which began October 22 is ending November 21, at midnight. As of November 23, cardholders may schedule and run the November Cycle report. November transactions may be reconciled in SDG2 until November 28. On November 28, the general ledger Pcard file will be uploaded and cardholders will be locked out of (unable to make changes) posted transactions for the November Cycle. 

* Fitness Center Hours - Thanksgiving Break

Fitness Center hours during Thanksgiving Break are:

Tuesday, November 25:  6:30 am-7:00 pm
Wednesday, November 26:  8:00 am-12:00 pm
Thursday, November 27:  Closed
Friday, November 28:  Closed
Saturday, November 29:  Closed
Sunday, November 30:  Closed
Monday, December 1: Resumes Normal Hours 

* Planning Ahead

As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, please notify Mail Services via email mailservices@evnsville.edu if your area or office is going to be closing early or no one will be available to accept mail delivery on Wednesday, November 26.

Also, areas requiring UPS services for shipping out UE packages should plan to have UPS packages ready to ship from Mail Services by Tuesday, November 25. For questions, contact Mail Services at extension 2197.
 

* Nursing Students Request Your Help with Smoking Survey

In order to fulfill requirements for NURS 395, UE’s nursing students are requesting your participation in the below survey. Your time and willingness to assist them would be greatly appreciated. The survey will take between 5 and 10 minutes to complete.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/smoke-free_project

Thank you!

* Libraries Announces Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

UE Libraries will observe the following schedule of hours during the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Tuesday (11/25/14): 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday (11/26/14): 7:30 a.m. - 12 Noon
Thursday (11/27/14): CLOSED
Friday (11/28/14): CLOSED
Saturday (11/29/14): CLOSED
Sunday (11/30/14): 3:00 p.m. - Midnight
Monday (12/1/14): Resume Hours

* UE Students Request Your Participation

Students in the Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship class are conducting research about opening a new space on campus. Please take the following survey as it will allow them to move forward with the possible design and plan for this new space. This survey will take less than 2 minutes of your time.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SNWZYBW



 

* UE Winter Housing

The residence halls will be closed for winter break from noon on December 18 to 3 p.m. on January 9. Students participating in official University functions or other approved activities have the opportunity to apply for Winter Housing. Simply submit an Online Winter Request Form (hyper link this link https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WinterHousing) by noon on Reading & Study Day to be considered. For more information about Winter Housing, contact the office of residence life. 

Congratulations

* Senior Psychology and Neuroscience Majors Receive High MFT Scores!

Twenty-three psychology/neuroscience seniors of the Class of 2015 scored at the 97th percentile rank of 357 comparative colleges and universities! 

* Baby Announcement - Evan Anderson Winsett

Congratulations to Kim Winsett, manager in Administrative Services, and her husband Bret, on the birth of their first grandchild. Evan Anderson Winsett was born November 11, in Colorado. He weighed 8 lbs., 1 oz. and was 20.5” long. The parents are the Winsett's son Jerad Winsett, a UE graduate, and his wife Kelsey.

Athletics

* Women's Basketball Visits IPFW on Friday

The University of Evansville women’s basketball team (1-1) completes their two-game road swing with a contest at IPFW on Friday night. The tip is set for 6:00 p.m. at the Hilliard Gates Sports Center.

Evansville played at Ball State on Wednesday night and the Aces were narrowly defeated 76-70. Senior guard Khristian Hart led UE in scoring with 26 points off the bench. The 26 points are the most for the guard since January 2013 when she tallied a career-high 28 points against Missouri State. Evansville also received a 19 point game from sophomore guard Sara Dickey and a 13 point, 9 rebound effort from senior forward Mallory Ladd. The Purple Aces never led in the game but were within two points at the 2:15 mark of the second half. The Cardinals ended the game on a 9-5 run for the victory.

On the stat sheet, Hart and Dickey lead UE with 19.5 points per game. Ladd is averaging a double-double with 12.5 points and 11.5 rebounds per game. Sophomore forward Sasha Robinson is also averaging 10.0 rebounds per game this season. UE is averaging 71.0 points and 38.5 rebounds per game. The Aces are shooting 37.6% from the floor, 28.9% on threes and 77.8% at the free throw line

Evansville is projected to finish fourth in the MVC preseason poll, their highest projection since 2008-2009. Dickey was also named to the preseason All-Conference team.

IPFW (1-1) lost their season-opener 70-63 at Illinois on November 14 and followed up the defeat with a 90-51 victory at home against Grace on Tuesday night. Haley Seibert and KeShyra McCarver both scored 16 points each in the win. Keana Gray tallied 10 points in the Mastodons victory.

Statistically, McCarver pilots IPFW offensively with 19.0 points per game. Seibert (15.0) and Courtney Ogle (10.5) also average double digit points per game this season. McCarver is the lone Mastodon to average double digit rebounds with 10.0 per game. IPFW averages 76.5 points and 45.5 rebounds per game. The Mastodons shoot 44.1% on field goals, 43.4% on threes and 72.7% at the free throw line.

IPFW is projected to finish sixth in the Summit League Preseason Poll. Seibert was also named a preseason First Team selection.

Evansville is 1-0 all-time against IPFW. The lone matchup was a Purple Aces 80-67 win on November 25, 2013 at the Ford Center. Ladd had a game-high 24 points and 10 rebounds in the 11:00 a.m. Kids Day victory. Dickey added 15 points as Robinson totaled 14 points and 14 rebounds in the win. Guard Kat Taylor also had 14 points.

UE’s next home game will be on Saturday, December 6 against Miami (Ohio) for a 4:00 p.m. tip at the Ford Center. Fans can purchase tickets over the phone at 812-488-ACES (2237), in person at either the Carson Center or Ford Center ticket office, or online via Ticketmaster.com.

* Men's Basketball to take part in 2015 Wooden Legacy

Official word came out today that the University of Evansville men’s basketball team will take part in the 2015 Wooden Legacy in Orange County, Calif.

The 2015 DIRECTV Wooden Legacy, to be held Nov. 26, 27 and 29, features Arizona, Boise State, Boston College, Evansville, Michigan State, Providence, Santa Clara and UC Irvine.

The first two days will be held on the campus of Cal-State Fullerton and the final day of competition will be at Honda Center in Anaheim.

Evansville will be participating in the third version of the event. It was created in 2013 with the merger of the John Wooden Classic and the DirecTV Classic.

For more information on the DIRECTV Wooden Legacy, visit espnevents.com or follow the Wooden Legacy on Twitter - @TheWoodenLegacy.

* Ring and Holmes to be honored against SIU

The illustrious careers of seniors Meaghan Holmes and Ashley Ring will come to an end on Friday as the University of Evansville volleyball team wraps up the 2014 season against Southern Illinois.

Game time is 7 p.m. at the Carson Center with Senior Day ceremonies taking place just before.

Ashley Ring has not only made her impact on the UE record book. She has also made her way onto the MVC list. In UE records, she currently stands at 4,030 total attempts. That numbers is 18th in conference history and fourth on the UE list.

She has 1,213 attempts this season, which is within shouting distance of the all-time single season mark for the Purple Aces. She is 43 away from that mark. For her career, Ring has tallied a total of 1,328 kills. That total cements her in fourth place in the Evansville record book. Lisa Sampson is 109 in front of her in third place.

While Ring has been getting a lot of attention as a senior for UE, Meaghan Holmes has done her part to leave a lasting impact on the UE record book. Holmes currently sits in fourth place with 380 career blocks. She is just six behind Jenny Zenthoefer, who finished with 386. She will also finish her career in second place in block assists for her career. Holmes currently has 330 with the Aces record standing at 398 (Jessica Kiefer).

Friday’s opponent is Southern Illinois. The Salukis 15-14 overall and 9-8 in league play and have clinched a spot in the MVC Tournament. Depending on Friday’s results, the Salukis will either be the #5 or 6 seed in the event.

In the Salukis’ conference opener against the Purple Aces, Taylor Pippen hit 14 kills with no errors for career-high .778 hitting efficiency, leading the Salukis to a 3-1 win. Most recently, the Salukis went on a five-match win streak that was snapped by Wichita State last weekend. SIU has gone 6-2 in the second half of conference play, turning a complete 180 from the team’s 3-6 record in the first half.

Fans in attendance on Friday are asked to wear teal in recognition of the University of Evansville’s kNOw More Day to end sexual assault and violence.
 

* House of Champions up Next for UE Swim/Diving

After a layoff of five weeks for the men and one event over that span for the women, the University of Evansville swimming and diving teams are amped up for a huge weekend of action at the House of Champions, which begin on Friday.

IUPUI is the host for the event, which will be held at the IU Natatorium. Each day will feature preliminary rounds in the morning followed by the finals in the evening. Friday's action gets underway at 11:30 a.m. ET with finals slated to begin at 6:30 p.m. Prelims start at 11 a.m. on both Saturday and Sunday while the finals begin at 6 p.m. on Saturday and at 5 p.m. Sunday.

Several solid programs from the Midwest will be participating in the meet including: IUPUI, the University of Indianapolis, Lewis, Green Bay, Butler, Eastern Illinois, Western Illinois, Bellarmine, Centre and Evansville.

Seedings for the meet have been posted based on top times this season. Sitting atop several events is UE star Michelle Tipton. The senior sits atop the pre-meet rankings in the 100 Free, 200 Free and the 1,650-meter Freestyle. She enters with the second-best time in the 500 Free.

Sophomore Danielle Freeman is also seeded very high entering the action. She is listed in second for the 50 Free and 100 Free behind her teammate.

On the men's side, senior Ashton Bishop is near the top of the seeds. His events will be the 50 Free, 100 Free and 100 Fly. Daniel O'Brien is high in the seedings.
 

* Women's Basketball Team Adds Five During Fall Signing Period

University of Evansville women’s basketball head coach Oties Epps announced the signing of five student-athletes on Thursday to National Letters of Intent during the fall signing period.

The Purple Aces’ fall signing class includes high-school standouts Jordan Campbell (Montgomery, Ill. / Oswego), Camille Coleman (South Bend, Ind. / South Bend Washington), Kerri Gasper (Olmsted Township, Ohio/ Olmsted Falls), Tattenai Hall (Fort Wayne, Ind. / Heritage), and Erin Sinnott (Oswego, Ill. / Oswego).

JORDAN CAMPBELL, 5-11, FORWARD
MONTGOMERY, ILL. (OSWEGO)

Notable: Averaged 10 points and 8 rebounds per game her junior year…was named all-conference this past season.
Coach Epps on Campbell: “Our women’s basketball program is excited to welcome Jordan to our Purple Aces family. Jordan is an athletic forward that has good skills and touch around the basket. In addition to this she is able to create off the dribble and she will be a versatile defender for us.”


CAMILLE COLEMAN, 5-7, GUARD
SOUTH BEND, IND. (SOUTH BEND WASHINGTON)

Notable: Averaged 11.0 points per game during her sophomore and junior seasons…Also averaged 4.5 assists, 3.2 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game….was second team as a sophomore and junior….scored 31 points in a game twice as a junior.
Coach Epps on Coleman: “We are excited to welcome Camille and her family into our program. Camille is a combo guard that will give us added scoring and versatility on the perimeter. She is a confident player with a high basketball IQ and excellent shooting ability. “

KERRI GASPER, 5-10, FORWARD
OLMSTEAD TOWNSHIP, OHIO (OLMSTED FALLS)

Notable: Averaged 15 points, 8.1 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 2.3 steals per game last season…was named 1st Team All-Conference twice…2nd Team All-District…All-Ohio Honorable Mention…All Sun News Basketball Team.
Coach Epps on Gasper: “Kerri is an excellent addition to our program. She is a blue collar kid that gets things done on the basketball court. She is perhaps the most competitive kid that we have ever recruited. Her basketball IQ and all around ability will allow her to make an immediate impact within our program. Kerri and her family are a welcomed addition to our program.”

 

TATTENAI HALL, 6-0, FORWARD
FORT WAYNE, IND. (HERITAGE)
Notable: Averaged 13.4 points and 10.3 rebounds per game her junior season…also averaged 1.1 blocks per game.
Coach Epps on Hall : “We are excited about the addition of Tattenai to our women’s basketball program. Tattenai is a strong back to the basket post player with an emerging ability to shoot the ball from 15 feet. Her size and ability to rebound and defend in the paint will be a welcomed addition to our front court.”

 

EMILY SINNOTT, 5-10, FORWARD
OSWEGO, ILLINOIS (OSWEGO)

Notable: Averaged 14 points and 8.2 rebounds per game her junior year….led team in steals…was 2nd team All-Area…Named All-Conference…Selected as Conference Co-MVP…Sectional Finalist.
Coach Epps on Sinnott: “We are excited to welcome Erin and her family into our program. Erin is a stretch 4 player that will allow us to be more versatile within our motion offense. She has a strong work ethic and will give us added depth in our front court.”


Evansville is 1-1 this season and will continue a five game road trip on Friday, November 21 at IPFW. The tip is set for 6:00 p.m. at the Hilliard Gates Sports Center.

UE’s next home game will be on Saturday, December 6 against Miami (Ohio) for a 4:00 p.m. tip at the Ford Center.

Fans can purchase tickets over the phone at 812-488-ACES (2237), in person at either the Carson Center or Ford Center ticket office, or online via Ticketmaster.com.

* Faculty/Staff Basketball Tickets

Due to the upcoming holiday, faculty tickets are now available for the men's basketball game on Tuesday, December 2, against Wright State at 7:05 p.m. Come to the Carson Center Ticket Office to pick up your tickets. The ticket office will be open normal business hours November 24 and 25, and will close at noon on November 26. The ticket office will reopen for normal hours on December 1.

 

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