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Regina Cougars: CIS Championship Preview                                                  University of Regina
The University of Regina’s women’s            of the U of R’s 1000-point club, as she     Location: Regina, Sask. (179,246)
basketball team hosts the CIS Champion-       ended up with 1055 points in conference     Founded: 1911
ship this weekend for the first time since    games during her illustrious five-year      Enrollment: 12,479
1979 – but unlike that tournament 30          career with the Cougars.                    Conference: Canada West
                                                                                          Affiliation: CIS
years ago, when the Cougettes (as they            Besides Lynch and Cassano, expect
                                                                                          Nickname: Cougars, Rams (football)
were then known) were included in the         fourth-year guard Rebecca Schmidt,          School colours: Green, gold
eight-team field only because they were       fourth-year forward Carmen Stewart, and     Home gym: Centre for Kinesiology, Health &
hosting, the hometown Cougars will be         fifth-year guard Megan Cherkas to get the   Sport
one of the favourites this weekend.           start this weekend for Regina.              Gym seating capacity: 2000
    The veteran-laden U of R squad enters         The Cougars are one of the deep-        President: Dr. Vianne Timmons
the weekend as the No. 2 seed after go-       est teams in the CIS, with post Brittany    Athletics Director: Dick White
ing 18-4 during the conference sched-         Read, guard Stacey Walker, and forward
ule, defeating Winnipeg in two straight       Gabrielle Gheyssen just a few of several    Sports Information
                                                                                          Director: Braden Konschuh
games, to win the Great Plains Division,      Cougars that play an effective role off
                                                                                          Office: (306) 585-5199
and eventually landing a conference sil-      the bench for third-year head coach         Cell: (306) 537-3535
ver medal at the Canada West Final Four       Dave Taylor. Read finished fourth on the    E-mail: braden.konschuh@uregina.ca
last weekend in Burnaby, B.C.                 Cougars in both scoring and rebounding      Web site: www.reginacougars.com
    The Cougars are led by fifth-year         despite averaging just 13.5 minutes per
forward Jessica Lynch, who was named          game, while Walker led the conference       Coaching Staff
a Canada West first-team all-star after       with a .476 percentage from beyond the      Head Coach: Dave Taylor
averaging 9.8 points and 8.3 rebounds         arc.                                        Year as head coach: 3rd
per game and pulling down a league-               The Cougars will open this weekend’s    Career record (conference): 44-22
                                                                                          Career record (playoffs): 6-4
leading 94 offensive rebounds during          championship on Friday night following
                                                                                          Office phone: (306) 585-4068
the 22-game conference schedule. Lynch        the opening ceremonies against Atlantic     E-mail: dave.taylor@uregina.ca
is in her second year with the Cougars        University Sport champion Cape Breton       Assistant Coach: Steve Burrows
after spending her first three seasons of     in what will be the first postseason game   Assistant Coach: Christin Dickenson
eligibility with the Lethbridge Pronghorns.   between the two teams. The winner of
    Fifth-year post Chelsea Cassano led       Friday night’s game will move on to face    2008-09 Team Information
the team with an average of 11 points         the winner of the Windsor-Saskatchewan      Canada West record: 18-4
per game and was named a Canada               quarterfinal game in the semis on Satur-    Finish: 1st, Great Plains Division
West second-team all-star for the sec-        day night. The winner of that game will     Current CIS ranking: No. 3
                                                                                          Playoff record: 3-1
ond time in her career. Cassano recently      advance to the CIS championship game
become one of a select few members            on Sunday.                                  Team History
                                                                                          First season: 1968-69
                                                                                          All-time record (conference): 340-308
                                                                                          All-time record (playoffs): 58-48
                                                                                          CIS championships: 1 (2001)
                                                                                          CIS championship apperances: 12 (1979,
                                                                                          1989, 1990, 1991, 1998, 1999, 2000,
                                                                                          2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2008)
                                                                                          CIS championship record: 18-16
                                                                                          Canada West championships: 1 (2004)
                                                                                          GPAC championships: 6 (1989, 1990,
                                                                                          1991, 1999, 2000, 2001)

                                                                                          Conference Affiliation History
                                                                                          Western Canadian: 1968-72
                                                                                          Great Plains: 1972-74, 1976-2001
                                                                                          Canada West: 2001-present




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ROSTERS


Numerical Roster
No. Name                           Pos.         Ht.       Yr.    Hometown (Last School)
4      Stacey Walker               G            5’4”      4      Regina, Sask. (Michael A. Riffel HS)
5      Megan Cherkas               G            5’10”     5      Regina, Sask. (Sheldon-Williams Collegiate)
6      Jessica Lynch               F            5’11”     5      Surrey, B.C. (U. of Lethbridge)
7      Jacquie Kenyon              P            6’1”      5      Okanagan Falls, B.C. (Simon Fraser U.)
8      Ashley Wishira              G            5’7”      2      Regina, Sask. (Winston Knoll Collegiate)
10     Gabrielle Gheyssen          F            5’11”     3      Indian Head, Sask. (Winston Knoll Collegiate)
11     Maja Královcová             W            6’2”      5      Prague, Czech Republic (Macklin School)
12     Meryl Jordan                G            5’7”      5      Wynyard, Sask. (Wynyard Composite HS)
13     Rebecca Schmidt             G            5’10”     4      Regina, Sask. (Miller HS)
14     Lindsay Ledingham           F            6’0”      1      Regina, Sask. (Sheldon-Williams Collegiate)
15     Danielle Schmidt            F            5’8”      1      Regina, Sask. (Dr. Martin A. LeBoldus HS)
20     Brittany Read               P            6’2”      2      Regina, Sask. (Balfour Collegiate)
21     Chelsea Cassano             P            6’1”      5      Regina, Sask. (F.W. Johnson Collegiate)
22     Carmen Stewart              F            5’11”     4      Regina, Sask. (Thom Collegiate)
       Mallory Loire               F            5’8”      4      Regina, Sask. (Michael A. Riffel HS)
       Sarah Petrovitch            F            6’0”      RS     Regina, Sask. (Sheldon-Williams Collegiate)

Alphabetical Roster
No. Name                           Pos.         Ht.       Yr.    Hometown (Last School)
21     Chelsea Cassano             P            6’1”      5      Regina, Sask. (F.W. Johnson Collegiate)
5      Megan Cherkas               G            5’10”     5      Regina, Sask. (Sheldon-Williams Collegiate)
10     Gabrielle Gheyssen          F            5’11”     3      Indian Head, Sask. (Winston Knoll Collegiate)
12     Meryl Jordan                G            5’7”      5      Wynyard, Sask. (Wynyard Composite HS)
7      Jacquie Kenyon              P            6’1”      5      Okanagan Falls, B.C. (Simon Fraser U.)
11     Maja Královcová             W            6’2”      5      Prague, Czech Republic (Macklin School)
14     Lindsay Ledingham           F            6’0”      1      Regina, Sask. (Sheldon-Williams Collegiate)
       Mallory Loire               F            5’8”      4      Regina, Sask. (Michael A. Riffel HS)
6      Jessica Lynch               F            5’11”     5      Surrey, B.C. (U. of Lethbridge)
       Sarah Petrovitch            F            6’0”      RS     Regina, Sask. (Sheldon-Williams Collegiate)
20     Brittany Read               P            6’2”      2      Regina, Sask. (Balfour Collegiate)
15     Danielle Schmidt            F            5’8”      1      Regina, Sask. (Dr. Martin A. LeBoldus HS)
13     Rebecca Schmidt             G            5’10”     4      Regina, Sask. (Miller HS)
22     Carmen Stewart              F            5’11”     4      Regina, Sask. (Thom Collegiate)
4      Stacey Walker               G            5’4”      4      Regina, Sask. (Michael A. Riffel HS)
8      Ashley Wishira              G            5’7”      2      Regina, Sask. (Winston Knoll Collegiate)

Coaching Staff
Head Coach: Dave Taylor (3rd season)
Assistant Coach: Steve Burrows
Assistant Coach: Christin Dickenson

Pronunciation Guide
Cassano .....................................kah-SA-no
Gheyssen ...................................GUY-sinn
Ledingham .................................LEDD-ing-ham
Maja Královcová ........................MY-ah krah-lof-TSO-vah
Wishira .......................................wi-SHEER-ah




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                                                                                                           PLAYER PROFILES


                               #5 Megan Cherkas                                                            #21 Chelsea Cassano
                               Position: Guard                                                             Position: Post
                               Height: 5’10”                                                               Height: 6’1”
                               Year: 5th                                                                   Year: 5th
                               Hometown: Regina, Sask.                                                     Hometown: Regina, Sask.
                               Last School: Sheldon-Williams                                               Last School: Johnson Collegiate

                                 2008-09 Conference Statistics                                               2008-09 Conference Statistics
                                  GP-GS      PPG      RPG       APG                                          GP-GS      PPG       RPG       APG
                                   12-9      3.6       2.3      2.3                                           22-18     11.0       6.2      1.1
CAREER HIGHS                                                                CAREER HIGHS
Points: 19 (vs. Manitoba, 2/9/2007)                                         Points: 28 (at Brandon, 2/2/2007)
Rebounds: 10 (vs. Manitoba, 12/1/2007)                                      Rebounds: 18 (at Manitoba, 12/2/2006)
Assists: 7 (four times; most recent vs. Winnipeg, 11/9/2007)                Assists: 3 (several times)
Steals: 4 (at UBC, 1/12/2008)                                               Steals: 4 (vs. Brandon, 11/25/2006)
Three-pointers: 5 (at Winnipeg, 1/25/2008)
                                                                            UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2008-09: Named a Canada West second-
UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2008-09: Missed the first half of the                  team all-star for the second time in her career ... became one of the
season due to a knee injury ... started nine of the team’s 12 confer-       only Cougars to break the 1000-point barrier, ending up with 1055
ence games after Christmas ... had a season-high 10 points against          regular season points in her career ... led the Cougars with an aver-
Manitoba on Jan. 31.                                                        age of 11.0 points per game during the conference season ... missed
UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2007-08: Appeared in all 22 games and                  the first game of the Winnipeg series due to injury.
started 19 for the Cougars during the regular season ... led the            UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2007-08: For the second consecutive
Cougars with 72 assists ... averaged 26.2 minutes per game ...              season, led the Cougars in scoring ... averaged 10.2 points and 6.5
shot 34.9% (15-43) from behind the arc ... shot 76.6% (36-47) from          rebounds per game during the Canada West season ... had a team-
the free throw line ... tied for the team lead with 15 assists during       high 23 blocks during the regular season ... averaged 9.9 points and
the Cougars’ seven playoff games ... averaged 4.0 points and 2.9            a team-high 8.0 rebounds per game during the playoffs ... had 24
rebounds in the playoffs.                                                   points in the Cougars’ win over Memorial in the CIS quarterfinals.
UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2006-07: Came off the bench in 19 regular              UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2006-07: Named a 2007 Canada West
season games ... averaged 1.7 points and 1.5 rebounds per game              second-team all-star ... averaged 15.1 points per game ... finished
... had nine steals, four assists, and two blocks ... appeared in one       second in the league with an average of 9.1 rebounds per game ...
playoff game, pulling down four rebounds and adding an assist in 12         ranked second in Canada West in blocked shots (42) ... was second
minutes.                                                                    in the league in offensive rebounds (75) ... had nine double-doubles.
UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2005-06: Played in 19 of Regina’s 20 regu-             UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2005-06: Appeared in 19 of Regina’s
lar-season games and started one ... lone start of the year came on         Canada West games and started 10 of them ... 101 rebounds was
                                             Feb. 10 against Brandon                                                    the second-highest total on
                                             ... averaged 4.3 points and                                                the team ... averaged 6.0
                                             1.2 rebounds per game ...                                                  points and 5.3 rebounds
                                             was 15-for-42 (.357) from                                                  per game ... led the team
                                             three-point range ... dished                                               with 15 blocks.
                                             out 17 assists ... came off                                                UNIVERSITY OF REGINA
                                             the bench for both of the                                                  2004-05: Appeared in all
                                             Cougars’ playoff games.                                                    20 regular season games
                                             UNIVERSITY OF REGINA                                                       and started 18 ... averaged
                                             2004-05: Appeared in 12                                                    7.9 points per game and
                                             of the Cougars’ regular-                                                   4.6 rebounds per game
                                             season games ... averaged                                                  ... 42 offensive rebounds
                                             2.2 points and 1.0 rebound                                                 was the second highest on
                                             per game ... recorded eight                                                the team ... finished third
                                             assists and three steals ...                                               on the Cougars with 12
                                             appeared in all seven post-                                                blocked shots ... started all
                                             season games, registering                                                  seven games for Regina in
                                             a total of two points, two                                                 the playoffs ... averaged 8.7
                                             rebounds, two assists, and                                                 points and 6.6 rebounds
                                             two blocks.                                                                per game in the playoffs.


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PLAYER PROFILES


                               #10 Gabrielle Gheyssen                                                     #12 Meryl Jordan
                               Position: Guard                                                            Position: Guard
                               Height: 5’11”                                                              Height: 5’7”
                               Year: 3rd                                                                  Year: 4th
                               Hometown: Indian Head, Sask.                                               Hometown: Wynyard, Sask.
                               Last School: Winston Knoll                                                 Last School: Wynyard Composite

                                 2008-09 Conference Statistics                                              2008-09 Conference Statistics
                                  GP-GS      PPG      RPG       APG                                          GP-GS      PPG      RPG       APG
                                   22-3      6.8       3.2      1.4                                           14-0      2.7       1.9      1.1
CAREER HIGHS                                                                CAREER HIGHS
Points: 28 (at Simon Fraser, 2/29/2008)                                     Points: 14 (vs. Brandon, 2/1/2008)
Rebounds: 12 (two times; most recent vs. Winnipeg, 11/9/2007)               Rebounds: 5 (four times; most recent vs. Brandon, 2/6/2009)
Assists: 5 (three times; most recent at Lethbridge, 11/7/2008)              Assists: 6 (vs. Brandon, 2/6/2009)
Steals: 5 (vs. Brandon, 2/6/2009)                                           Steals: 3 (three times; most recent vs. Brandon, 2/7/2009)
Three-pointers: 5 (at Simon Fraser, 2/29/2008)                              Three-pointers: 4 (vs. Brandon, 2/10/2006)
UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2008-09: Appeared in all 22 games for the              UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2008-09: Missed seven games in Novem-
Cougars during the regular season and started three ... was second          ber and January after breaking her right wrist at Thompson Rivers on
on the team in three-point percentage, hitting 23 of her 56 shots           Nov. 21 ... appeared in 14 games during the regular season ... scored
from downtown (.411) ... scored a season-high 18 points against             a season-high 11 points against Brandon on Feb. 7.
Brandon on Feb. 6 ... equalled her career high with five assists at         UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2007-08: Scored a season-high 14 points
Lethbridge on Nov. 7.                                                       against Brandon on Feb. 1 ... averaged 8.2 minutes played per game
UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2007-08: Poured in a career-high 28 points             ... was 6-for-24 (25%) from behind the arc ... 24 of her 35 field goal
to lead the Cougars to an 84-79 victory over Simon Fraser in the            attempts were three-pointers ... recorded totals of 19 rebounds, 16
Canada West semifinals ... appeared in all 22 games and started             assists, and 10 steals during the conference season.
nine for the Cougars during the regular season ... had a team-high          UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2006-07: Came off the bench in 19 regular
184 field goal attempts ... finished third on the team with 17 three-       season games ... averaged 1.7 points and 1.5 rebounds per game
pointers made ... was one of six Cougars to pull down at least 100          ... had nine steals, four assists, and two blocks ... appeared in one
rebounds during the conference season ... tied for second on the            playoff game, pulling down four rebounds and adding an assist in 12
team with 23 steals ... averaged 19.6 minutes per game ... hit 18 of        minutes.
her 33 free throws during the Canada West season (54.5%) ... was            UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2005-06: Played in 19 of Regina’s 20
17-for-47 (36.2%) from three-point land ... averaged 8.0 points and         regular-season games and started one ... lone start of the year came
3.3 rebounds during the playoffs ... hit 11 of her 18 three-point at-       on Feb. 10 against Brandon ... averaged 4.3 points and 1.2 rebounds
tempts (61.1%) in the postseason.                                           per game ... was 15-for-42 (.357) from three-point range ... dished
                                            UNIVERSITY OF REGINA                                                        out 17 assists ... came off
                                            2006-07: Named to the                                                       the bench for both of the
                                            2007 CIS All-Rookie Team                                                    Cougars’ playoff games.
                                            ... named the 2007 Uni-                                                     UNIVERSITY OF REGINA
                                            versity of Regina Female                                                    2004-05: Appeared in 12
                                            Rookie of the Year ... played                                               of the Cougars’ regular-
                                            in all 22 games for the                                                     season games ... averaged
                                            Cougars during the regular                                                  2.2 points and 1.0 rebound
                                            season ... was one of two                                                   per game ... recorded eight
                                            Cougars to average in the                                                   assists and three steals ...
                                            double digits in scoring,                                                   appeared in all seven post-
                                            putting up 10.2 points                                                      season games, registering
                                            per game ... averaged                                                       a total of two points, two
                                            5.1 rebounds per game                                                       rebounds, two assists, and
                                            ... finished second on the                                                  two blocks.
                                            Cougars with 25 steals ...
                                            was injured during the first
                                            playoff game at Manitoba
                                            and missed the majority of
                                            Game 1 and all of Game 2.


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                                #7 Jacquie Kenyon                                                           #11 Maja Královcová
                                Position: Post                                                              Position: Wing
                                Height: 6’1”                                                                Height: 6’2”
                                Year: 5th                                                                   Year: 5th
                                Hometown: Okanagan Falls, B.C.                                              Hometown: Prague, Czech Rep.
                                Last School: Simon Fraser U.                                                Last School: Macklin School

                                  2008-09 Conference Statistics                                               2008-09 Conference Statistics
                                  GP-GS       PPG       RPG      APG                                           GP-GS      PPG      RPG       APG
                                   19-3       5.1       3.8       0.9                                           11-0      6.0       4.0      0.8
CAREER HIGHS                                                                  CAREER HIGHS
Points: 15 (at Brandon, 2/2/2007)                                             Points: 19 (vs. Winnipeg, 2/21/2008)
Rebounds: 12 (at Brandon, 11/24/2007)                                         Rebounds: 9 (six times; most recent at Simon Fraser, 2/29/2008)
Assists: 3 (vs. Manitoba, 2/1/2009)                                           Assists: 3 (several times; most recent vs. Brandon, 2/6/2009)
Steals: 3 (two times; most recent vs. Manitoba, 11/30/2007)                   Steals: 4 (vs. Brandon, 2/7/2009)
                                                                              Three-pointers: 5 (two times; most recent vs. UBC, 3/1/2008)
UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2008-09: Finished her regular season
career at the U of R ranked second on the school’s all-time list in           UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2008-09: Missed the first six games of the
field goal percentage (.542) ... appeared in 19 games for the Cougars         year due to injury ... ended up playing in 11 regular season games ...
and started three ... averaged 14.5 minutes played per game ... shot          led the Cougars with a .577 field goal percentage, hitting 30 of her
72.7% from the free throw line.                                               52 shots during the regular season.
UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2007-08: Appeared in all 22 games for the                UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2007-08: Enjoyed her first injury-free cam-
Cougars and started five ... averaged 18.0 minutes per game during            paign since the 2004-05 season ... averaged just 15.8 minutes per
the regular season ... tied for second on the team with 23 steals ...         game, but still grabbed 100 rebounds and finished second on the
finished third on the team with 111 total rebounds ... averaged 5.3           team with 23 blocks ... had a career-high 19 points against Winnipeg
points and 4.4 rebounds during the team’s seven playoff games ...             in Game 1 of the Great Plains Division final series.
hit 53.3% of her field goals (16-30) in the postseason.                       UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2006-07: Played in 12 of the Cougars’ 22
UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2006-07: Played in 10 of the Cougars’ 20                 games, missing the remainder due to injury ... averaged 4.3 points
games during the regular season ... started three games ... aver-             and 4.2 rebounds per game ... recorded nine steals, five assists, and
aged 5.4 points and 4.2 rebounds per game ... hit 66.7% (22-33)               four blocks ... had 18 points and 12 rebounds in a non-conference
of her field goals ... had eight assists, five steals, and four blocks ...    game at Washington on Dec. 1.
averaged 7.0 points and 6.5 rebounds per game during the Cougars’             UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2005-06: Missed season due to injury.
two-game playoff series at Manitoba.                                          UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2004-05: Played in 19 of Regina’s 20
UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2005-06: Appeared in 12 regular-season                   games ... averaged 2.7 points and 2.4 rebounds per game ... tied
games, starting eight ... averaged 4.5 points and 3.6 rebounds per            for the team lead with 13 blocks despite playing limited minutes ...
                                               game ... recorded nine                                                     played in all seven of the
                                               assists, seven steals, and                                                 Cougar’s playoff games.
                                               five blocks during the                                                     UNIVERSITY OF REGINA
                                               regular season ... came off                                                2003-04: Came off the
                                               the bench for both of the                                                  bench for all 20 regular-
                                               Cougars’ playoff games                                                     season games ... aver-
                                               during a first-round exit to                                               aged 3.3 points and 2.0
                                               Manitoba.                                                                  rebounds per game ...
                                               SIMON FRASER UNIVER-                                                       recorded 11 assists, six
                                               SITY 2003-04: Appeared                                                     blocks, and five steals dur-
                                               in 14 of the Clan’s 20                                                     ing the regular season ...
                                               regular-season games ...                                                   appeared in five of Regina’s
                                               averaged 1.1 points and                                                    seven postseason games.
                                               0.9 rebounds per game ...
                                               appeared in all eight post-
                                               season games as the Clan
                                               placed fourth in the CIS
                                               championship tournament.




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PLAYER PROFILES


                               #14 Lindsay Ledingham                                                         #6 Jessica Lynch
                               Position: Forward                                                             Position: Forward
                               Height: 6’0”                                                                  Height: 5’11”
                               Year: 1st                                                                     Year: 5th
                               Hometown: Regina, Sask.                                                       Hometown: Surrey, B.C.
                               Last School: Sheldon-Williams                                                 Last School: Univ. of Lethbridge

                                 2008-09 Conference Statistics                                                 2008-09 Conference Statistics
                                  GP-GS      PPG       RPG       APG                                           GP-GS       PPG      RPG       APG
                                   21-0       2.0       1.5      0.5                                            22-22      9.8       8.3       2.6
CAREER HIGHS                                                                 CAREER HIGHS (WITH REGINA)
Points: 8 (at Manitoba, 1/10/2009)                                           Points: 20 (three times; most recent vs. Winnipeg, 10/31/2008)
Rebounds: 6 (vs. Brandon, 2/6/2009)                                          Rebounds: 19 (at Brandon, 11/28/2008)
Assists: 3 (at Lethbridge, 11/7/2008)                                        Assists: 6 (two times; most recent vs. Winnipeg, 2/19/2009)
Steals: 2 (two times; most recent vs. Manitoba, 1/31/2009)                   Steals: 4 (vs. UBC, 3/9/2008)
Three-pointers: 1 (five times; most recent at Simon Fraser, 2/28/2009)       Three-pointers: 2 (vs. Winnipeg, 2/19/2009)
UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2008-09: Appeared in 21 of the team’s 22                UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2008-09: Named a Canada West first-team
conference games and has played in three of four postseason games            all-star ... led the conference with 94 offensive rebounds ... finished
... had a career-high 18 minutes played at Brandon on Nov. 29 ... is         fifth in the conference with 183 total rebounds ... was third on the
5-for-12 (.417) from the three-point line including playoffs ... is 9-for-   Cougars with 9.8 points per game and averaged 8.3 rebounds per
14 (64.3%) from the free throw line.                                         game ... had 19 rebounds at Brandon on Nov. 28, the most scored by
                                                                             a U of R player since the GPAC and Canada West merged in 2001.
                                                                             UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2007-08: Named the team’s most valuable
                                                                             player ... played in all 22 of the team’s games and started 20 ... aver-
                                                                             aged 9.7 points and 5.2 rebounds per game ... led the Cougars in
                                                                             offensive rebounds (53) and was second on the team with 114 total
                                                                             rebounds ... tied for second on the team with 23 steals ... scored 20
                                                                             points two times, including once in the playoffs ... started all seven
                                                                             games in the postseason and had 53 rebounds and 13 assists.
                                                                             UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE 2005-06: Led the Pronghorns in scor-
                                                                             ing for the second consecutive season, averaging 13.1 points per
                                                                             game ... shot 73.5% from the free throw line ... finished second on
                                                                             the team with 96 total rebounds and third on the Pronghorns with
                                                                             40 assists ... had 21 steals and hit 14 of her 49 shots from beyond
                                                                                                                         the arc.
                                                                                                                         UNIVERSITY OF LETH-
                                                                                                                         BRIDGE 2004-05: Led all
                                                                                                                         Lethbridge players with an
                                                                                                                         average of 12.1 points per
                                                                                                                         game ... also led Lethbridge
                                                                                                                         in offensive rebounds (51),
                                                                                                                         total rebounds (117), and
                                                                                                                         steals (26) ... shot 76.8%
                                                                                                                         from the free throw line ...
                                                                                                                         hit 80 of her 164 field goals
                                                                                                                         ... was second on the team
                                                                                                                         with 54 assists.
                                                                                                                         UNIVERSITY OF LETH-
                                                                                                                         BRIDGE 2003-04: Ap-
                                                                                                                         peared in all 20 games and
                                                                                                                         started four during her first
                                                                                                                         season of eligibility ... aver-
                                                                                                                         aged 5.2 points and 3.9
                                                                                                                         rebounds per game.


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                              #20 Brittany Read                                                       #15 Danielle Schmidt
                              Position: Post                                                          Position: Forward
                              Height: 6’3”                                                            Height: 5’8”
                              Year: 2nd                                                               Year: 1st
                              Hometown: Regina, Sask.                                                 Hometown: Regina, Sask.
                              Last School: Balfour Collegiate                                         Last School: Dr. Martin LeBoldus

                                2008-09 Conference Statistics                                           2008-09 Conference Statistics
                                 GP-GS     PPG       RPG      APG                                       GP-GS      PPG     RPG      APG
                                  22-2      8.2      5.5       0.4                                        7-0      1.7      1.1      0.7
CAREER HIGHS                                                             CAREER HIGHS
Points: 20 (at Winnipeg, 1/23/2009)                                      Points: 5 (two times; most recent at Manitoba, 1/10/2009)
Rebounds: 14 (at Manitoba, 1/10/2009)                                    Rebounds: 2 (three times; most recent vs. Brandon, 2/6/2009)
Steals: 3 (two times; most recent vs. Brandon, 2/6/2009)                 Assists: 2 (two times; most recent at Manitoba, 1/10/2009)
Blocks: 8 (at Manitoba, 1/10/2009)                                       Steals: 5 (at Brandon, 11/29/2008)
                                                                         Three-pointers: 1 (at Lethbridge, 11/7/2008)
UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2008-09: Easily the most improved player
from 2007-08, as she essentially doubled all of her numbers last         UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2008-09: Played in seven conference
year ... played a huge role for the team off the bench, averaging        games for the Cougars ... scored a season-high five points twice ...
8.2 points and 5.5 rebounds per game despite averaging just 13.5         had a season-high 15 minutes played at Brandon (Nov. 29).
minutes per game ... shot 59-for-115 (.513) from the field and was       UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2007-08: Redshirt season.
62-for-78 (.795) from the free throw line ... blocked a team-leading     PERSONAL: Is the younger sister of U of R fourth-year guard Rebecca
34 shots, including eight against Manitoba on Jan. 10.                   Schmidt, the twin sister of Saskatchewan rookie guard Julia Schmidt,
UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2007-08: The only true first-year player            and daughter of U of R Rams offensive coordinator Bernie Schmidt.
on the team’s active roster, as Ashley Wishira was a redshirt during
the 2006-07 campaign ... averaged 4.1 points and 3.2 rebounds
per game during limited minutes ... played in 17 of the Cougars’ 22
games and averaged 7.1 minutes per game ... hit 23 of her 28 free
throws (82.1%) ... pulled down 19 offensive boards and 54 total re-
bounds ... tied for fourth on the team with 10 blocks ... averaged 1.4
points and 0.7 rebounds per game during the team’s seven playoff
games.




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PLAYER PROFILES


                               #13 Rebecca Schmidt                                                        #22 Carmen Stewart
                               Position: Guard                                                            Position: Forward
                               Height: 5’10”                                                              Height: 5’11”
                               Year: 4th                                                                  Year: 4th
                               Hometown: Regina, Sask.                                                    Hometown: Regina, Sask.
                               Last School: Miller Comprehensive                                          Last School: Thom Collegiate

                                 2008-09 Conference Statistics                                               2008-09 Conference Statistics
                                 GP-GS      PPG       RPG       APG                                          GP-GS      PPG      RPG       APG
                                  22-21     10.3       1.4      1.5                                          21-16       7.5      5.9       1.1
CAREER HIGHS                                                                CAREER HIGHS
Points: 22 (vs. Brandon, 2/1/2008)                                          Points: 20 (two times; most recent at Fraser Valley, 11/22/2008)
Rebounds: 6 (at Lethbridge, 1/20/2007)                                      Rebounds: 12 (vs. Lethbridge, 1/19/2008)
Assists: 5 (at Brandon, 11/29/2008)                                         Assists: 5 (two times; most recent vs. Memorial, 3/7/2008)
Steals: 4 (two times; most recent vs. Winnipeg, 2/19/2009)                  Steals: 4 (four times; most recent vs. Winnipeg, 11/1/2008)
Three-pointers: 4 (three times; most recent vs. UBC, 11/15/2008)
                                                                            UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2008-09: Played in 21 of the team’s 22
UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2008-09: Finished second on the team with              conference games and started 16 ... averaged 7.5 points and 5.9
an average of 10.3 points per game during the conference season ...         rebounds per game ... hit 80 of her 99 free throws (80.8%) ... tied
was 21-for-81 (.259) from the three-point line ... tied Carmen Stewart      Rebecca Schmidt for the team lead with 31 steals ... equalled her
for the team lead with 31 steals ... equalled a career high with four       career high with 20 points at Fraser Valley (Nov. 22) ... finished third
three-pointers against UBC on Nov. 15.                                      on the team in offensive rebounds (44) and total rebounds (123).
UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2007-08: Was second on the team with an                UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2007-08: Appeared in 19 of the Cougars’
average of 10.1 points per game during the conference season ...            22 games and started six ... finished fourth on the team in scoring,
shot 38.8% from behind the arc and led the team with 26 three-              averaging 8.2 points per game ... shot 73.8% from the charity stripe
pointers made ... shot 46.9% (83-177) from the field ... also had 34        ... average of 5.4 rebounds per game was the second highest on the
assists and 13 steals ... appeared in all 22 games during the regular       squad ... had 27 assists, 26 steals, and 12 blocks ... averaged 7.1
season, starting 16 ... finished second on the team in scoring during       points and 5.0 rebounds per game during the playoffs ... went 18-for-
the postseason, averaging 11.4 points per game ... had a team-              21 (85.7%) from the free-throw line in the postseason.
high 14 steals and tied for the team lead with 15 assists during the        UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2006-07: Appeared in all 22 games during
team’s seven playoff games.                                                 the regular season for the Cougars ... averaged 6.2 points and 6.0
UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2006-07: Had a career-high 19 points at                rebounds per game ... started 10 games ... hit 73.4% (58-79) of her
Lethbridge (Jan. 20) and against Manitoba (Feb. 9) ... played in all 22     free throws ... finished second on the team with 133 rebounds ... had
games for the Cougars during the regular season, starting seven ...         18 assists, 17 steals, and nine blocks ... started both games in the
finished third in scoring on the Cougars (7.0 points per game) ... led      playoffs, finishing with 11 rebounds, six points, and five assists over
                                            the team with a 45.5% (20-                                                  the two games.
                                            44) three-point percentage                                                  UNIVERSITY OF REGINA
                                            ... totalled 16 points, eight                                               2005-06: Played in 11
                                            rebounds, and five assists                                                  regular-season games
                                            in the Cougars’ two-game                                                    in her rookie season ...
                                            playoff series at Manitoba.                                                 averaged 2.5 points and
                                            UNIVERSITY OF REGINA                                                        2.1 rebounds per game
                                            2005-06: Played in 19                                                       ... recorded 12 steals and
                                            games in her first season                                                   dished out seven assists
                                            at the CIS level ... aver-                                                  ... averaged 2.0 points and
                                            aged 0.7 points and 0.9                                                     3.0 rebounds while appear-
                                            rebounds per game.                                                          ing in both of the Cougars’
                                            PERSONAL: Is the older                                                      playoff games.
                                            sister of U of R rookie
                                            forward Danielle Schmidt
                                            and Saskatchewan guard
                                            Julia Schmidt and the
                                            daughter of U of R Rams of-
                                            fensive coordinator Bernie
                                            Schmidt.


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                               #4 Stacey Walker                                                            #8 Ashley Wishira
                               Position: Guard                                                             Position: Guard
                               Height: 5’4”                                                                Height: 5’7”
                               Year: 4th                                                                   Year: 2nd
                               Hometown: Regina, Sask.                                                     Hometown: Regina, Sask.
                               Last School: Michael A. Riffel HS                                           Last School: Winston Knoll

                                 2008-09 Conference Statistics                                               2008-09 Conference Statistics
                                 GP-GS      PPG       RPG      APG                                           GP-GS       PPG      RPG       APG
                                  19-16      5.0      2.9       3.3                                           16-0       2.0       0.7       1.2
CAREER HIGHS                                                               CAREER HIGHS
Points: 17 (vs. Brandon, 11/24/2006)                                       Points: 8 (vs. Brandon, 2/7/2009)
Rebounds: 10 (at Brandon, 11/28/2008)                                      Rebounds: 4 (vs. Brandon, 2/1/2008)
Assists: 8 (vs. Winnipeg, 2/22/2008)                                       Assists: 5 (two times; most recent vs. Manitoba, 2/1/2009)
Steals: 4 (two times; most recent vs. Winnipeg, 10/31/2008)                Steals: 5 (vs. Manitoba, 2/1/2009)
Three-pointers: 5 (vs. Brandon, 11/24/2006)                                Three-pointers: 1 (several times; most recent vs. Brandon, 2/7/2009)
UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2008-09: Led the conference by shooting a             UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2008-09: Appeared in 16 of the team’s 22
blistering 47.6% from three-point land (20-for-42) during the confer-      conference games ... had a career-high eight points against Brandon
ence schedule ... played in 19 games and started 16 of the team’s          (Feb. 7) ... had a career-high five steals against Manitoba (Feb. 1) ...
22 conference games ... was 19-for-23 (82.6%) from the free throw          is a 70.6% (12-for-17) free throw shooter ... hit four of her 19 shots
line ... grabbed a career-high ten rebounds at Brandon (Nov. 28).          from beyond the three-point line (21.1%).
UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2007-08: Played in all 22 of the Cougars’             UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2007-08: Played in 11 of the Cougars’ 22
games during the conference schedule and started nine of them ...          games during the Canada West conference season ... averaged 1.7
finished second on the Cougars with 53 assists ... also had 20 steals      points and 0.9 rebounds per game ... had seven steals and five as-
... shot 31.9% from the field and 30.6% from beyond the arc ... aver-      sists ... averaged 6.4 minutes per game ... with Brittany Read, one of
aged 4.0 points and 1.9 rebounds per contest ... tied for the team         two Cougars on the active roster in their first season of CIS eligibility.
lead with 15 assists during the playoffs ... dished out eight assists in   UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2006-07: Redshirt season.
Game 2 of the Great Plains Division final against Winnipeg.
UNIVERSITY OF REGINA 2006-07: Finished second in Canada West
with a 43.8% (32-73) three-point percentage ... appeared in all 22
games and started 19 during the regular season ... led the Cougars
with 71 assists ... averaged 7.0 points and 1.5 rebounds per game ...
recorded 18 steals ... averaged 3.0 points and 5.0 rebounds during
the team’s two-game playoff series at Manitoba.
                                            UNIVERSITY OF REGINA
                                            2005-06: Led the Cougars
                                            with a .469 three-point
                                            percentage, hitting 23 of
                                            49 shots from downtown ...
                                            appeared in all 20 regular-
                                            season games as a rookie,
                                            starting in three of them
                                            ... averaged 4.4 points per
                                            game ... finished fourth on
                                            the team with 33 assists
                                            ... averaged 1.6 rebounds
                                            per game ... averaged 3.5
                                            points and 2.0 rebounds
                                            per game during two play-
                                            off contests.




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 COACHING STAFF


 Coaching Staff                                                                                 2008-09 Schedule & Results
     For the second consecutive season,        legiate (1994-03 and 2005-06). He also           Canada West Conference Games
                                                                                                Oct. 31 H Winnipeg            W 68-52
 University of Regina head coach Dave Tay-     spent eight seasons coaching numerous
                                                                                                Nov. 1    H Winnipeg          L 61-67
 lor will lead his team in the CIS Champion-   Saskatchewan provincial teams, including         Nov. 7    A Lethbridge        W 88-40
 ship.                                         two Canada Summer Games squads.                  Nov. 8    A Calgary           W 72-61
     Last season, Taylor’s Cougars improved       In his second season as an assistant          Nov. 14 H Victoria            W 63-52
                                                                                                Nov. 15 H UBC                 W 76-55
 from a 10-12 record the previous season       under Taylor, Steve Burrows is utilized as
                                                                                                Nov. 21 A Thompson Rivers W 64-60
 to go 16-6 and earn a berth in the na-        an assistant coach by both the men’s and         Nov. 22 A Fraser Valley       W 74-65
 tional championship in Saskatoon, where       women’s teams. Burrows is also a physi-          Nov. 28 A Brandon             W 81-74 (OT)
 they advanced all the way to the final        cal education teacher at Campbell Colle-         Nov. 29 A Brandon             W 87-39
                                                                                                Jan. 2    A Trinity Western   L 56-83
 game before being defeated by UBC.            giate in Regina and has been an assistant
                                                                                                Jan. 3    A Simon Fraser      L 63-80
     Taylor returned virtually his entire      with the men’s team for 11 seasons.              Jan. 9    A Manitoba          W 69-61
 roster from the team that won CIS silver in      Christin Dickenson is in her first            Jan. 10 A Manitoba            W 91-58
 2008, and the Cougars improved to 18-4        season as an assistant coach. She was            Jan. 16 H Alberta             W 77-58
                                                                                                Jan. 17 H Saskatchewan        L 48-76
 and will host this weekend’s tournament       hired with the assistance of the Coach-
                                                                                                Jan. 23 A Winnipeg            W 71-62
 as one of the favourites.                     ing Association of Canada’s internship           Jan. 24 A Winnipeg            W 68-44
     Though Taylor is in his third year as     program, which is funded by the federal          Jan. 31 H Manitoba            W 72-54
 head coach, he has a long history with the    government through the National Career           Feb. 1    H Manitoba          W 80-47
                                                                                                Feb. 6    H Brandon           W 85-34
 Cougars. He joined Christine Stapleton’s      Focus Program. Before coming to the U of
                                                                                                Feb. 7    H Brandon           W 85-55
 staff as an assistant coach beginning         R, Dickenson served as the head coach            Great Plains Division Final
 with the 1993-94 season and served as         at the University of Waterloo during the         Feb. 19 H Winnipeg            W 64-45
 an assistant under both Stapleton and         2007-08 season, guiding the Warriors to          Feb. 20 H Winnipeg            W 60-59
                                                                                                Canada West Final Four
 Jeff Speedy for 13 seasons before being       a 12-10 record and a fourth-place finish in
                                                                                                Feb. 27 N Saskatchewan        W 64-58
 named head coach following Speedy’s           the OUA’s West Division. Prior to her stint      Feb. 28 A Simon Fraser        L 57-68
 departure to the University of New Bruns-     at Waterloo, she was an assistant coach          2009 CIS Championship
 wick.                                         at McMaster and enjoyed a stellar five-          Mar. 6    H Cape Breton       6:30 p.m.
                                                                                                Mar. 7    H (To be announced)
     The Cougars thrived during Taylor’s       year playing career with the Marauders.
                                                                                                Mar. 8    H (To be announced)
 time as assistant coach, as Regina won
 a national championship (2001) and four          All-Time Coaching Records                     2008-09 Team Statistics
                                                Coach                 Record Yrs. Seasons
 conference championships (1999, 2000,          Christine Stapleton 101-51 9         1993-02    Category                     Regina     Opposition
 2001, and 2004) and made seven ap-             Sue Higgs             56-56    7     1971-80    Scoring                      1599       1277
                                                                                                   Points per game           72.7       58.0
 pearances at the CIS tournament (1998,         Jeff Speedy           54-26    4     2002-06
                                                Dave Taylor           44-22    3     2006-         Scoring margin            +14.6      -
 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, and                                                              Field Goals - Attempts       558-1347 425-1327
                                                Sheila Beckie         44-64    7     1982-89
 2005).                                         Debbie Patterson      32-28    4     1989-93       Field goal pct.           .414       .320
     Taylor served as the head coach of the     Sheila Ward           9-31     3     1968-71    3 Point FG - Attempts        88-280     105-341
                                                                                                   3-point pct.              .314       .308
 senior girls’ basketball teams at Usher        Bernie Riffel         2-14     1     1980-81
                                                Linda Dodd            0-16     1     1981-82       3-pointers per game 4.0              4.8
 Collegiate (1992-93), Martin Collegiate                                                        Free Throws - Attempts 395-548 322-456
                                                      (records include conference games only)
 (1993-94), and Sheldon-Williams Col-                                                              Free throw pct.           .721       .706
                                                                                                Rebounds                     1001       723
                                                                                                   Rebounds per game 45.5               32.9
                                                                                                   Rebounding margin +12.6              -
                                                                                                Assists                      345        230
                                                                                                   Assists per game          15.7       10.5
                                                                                                Turnovers                    538        487
                                                                                                   Turnovers per game 24.5              22.1
                                                                                                   Turnover margin           -2.3       -
                                                                                                   Assist/turnover ratio 0.6            0.5
                                                                                                Steals                       233        267
                                                                                                   Steals per game           10.6       12.1
                                                                                                Blocks                       114        57
                                                                                                   Blocks per game           5.2        2.6
                                                                                                      (statistics include conference games only)

       Dave Taylor                  Steve Burrows                   Christin Dickenson


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                                      2008-09 Individual Statistics: Conference Games
##        Player         GP-GS    MP    Avg.    FG-A    FG%     3P-A     3P%     FT-A    FT%     OFF   DEF   REB    Avg.    A   BLK    STL    Pts.   PPG
21   Chelsea Cassano     22-18   416    18.9   90-189   .476   0-0       -       62-91   .681    52    84    136    6.2    24   33     14     242    11.0
13   Rebecca Schmidt 22-21       534    24.3   93-226   .412   21-81     .259    20-41   .488    9     21    30     1.4    32   5      31     227    10.3
6    Jessica Lynch       22-22   598    27.2   74-186   .398   3-22      .136    65-87   .747    94    89    183    8.3    58   1      30     216    9.8
20   Brittany Read       22-2    296    13.5   59-115   .513   0-0       -       62-78 .795      40    80    120    5.5    9    34     14     180    8.2
22   Carmen Stewart      21-16   365    17.4   39-117   .333   0-0       -       80-99 .808      44    79    123    5.9    24   9      31     158    7.5
10   Gabby Gheyssen      22-3    414    18.8   59-155   .381   23-56     .411    8-13    .615    26    45    71     3.2    31   1      26     149    6.8
11   Maja Královcová     11-0    131    11.9   30-52    .577   0-3       .000    6-10    .600    15    29    44     4.0    9    11     12     66     6.0
7    Jacquie Kenyon      19-3    276    14.5   32-63    .508   0-0       -       32-44   .727    19    54    73     3.8    17   7      13     96     5.1
4    Stacey Walker       19-16   528    27.8   28-73    .384   20-42     .476    19-23   .826    2     53    55     2.9    62   3      21     95     5.0
5    Megan Cherkas       12-9    266    22.2   15-50    .300   3-15      .200    10-17   .588    2     25    27     2.3    27   4      6      43     3.6
12   Meryl Jordan        14-0    187    13.4   11-31    .355   9-27      .333    7-8     .875    6     20    26     1.9    15   0      11     38     2.7
8    Ashley Wishira      16-0    131    8.2    8-29     .276   4-19      .211    12-17   .706    3     8     11     0.7    19   1      9      32     2.0
14   L. Ledingham        21-0    197    9.4    14-43    .326   4-11      .364    9-14    .643    12    19    31     1.5    10   5      8      41     2.0
15   Danielle Schmidt    7-0     53     7.6    4-13     .308   1-4       .250    3-6     .500    3     5     8      1.1    5    0      6      12     1.7
9    Mallory Loire       6-0     33     5.5    2-5      .400   0-0       .000    0-0     .000    2     7     9      1.5    3    0      1      4      0.7




                                        2008-09 Individual Statistics: Playoff Games
##        Player         GP-GS    MP    Avg.    FG-A    FG%     3P-A     3P%     FT-A    FT%     OFF   DEF   REB    Avg.    A   BLK    STL    Pts.   PPG
21   Chelsea Cassano     3-2     63     21.0   14-24    .583   1-1       1.000   10-20   .500    8     18    26     8.7    2    2      3      39     13.0
6    Jessica Lynch       4-4     136    34.0   14-35    .400   4-8       .500    12-22 .545      9     24    33     8.3    13   1      3      44     11.0
20   Brittany Read       4-2     74     18.5   12-26    .462   0-0       -       8-13    .615    11    12    23     5.8    1    3      1      32     8.0
13   Rebecca Schmidt 4-4         114    28.5   12-41    .293   5-15      .333    3-4     .750    0     10    10     2.5    7    1      5      32     8.0
22   Carmen Stewart      4-4     82     20.5   10-23    .435   0-0       -       3-11    .273    3     13    16     4.0    6    1      4      23     5.8
5    Megan Cherkas       4-4     111    27.8   6-17     .353   1-4       .250    9-13    .692    2     22    24     6.0    8    0      0      22     5.5
10   Gabby Gheyssen      4-0     53     13.3   5-18     .278   1-5       .200    5-5     1.000   6     7     13     3.3    4    0      1      16     4.0
12   Meryl Jordan        3-0     19     6.3    2-5      .400   2-5       .400    2-2     1.000   2     3     5      1.7    3    0      0      8      2.7
11   Maja Královcová     4-0     38     9.5    3-9      .333   1-2       .500    2-2     1.000   7     5     12     3.0    0    1      1      9      2.3
7    Jacquie Kenyon      4-0     30     7.5    3-6      .500   0-0       .000    2-4     .500    3     3     6      1.5    1    0      0      8      2.0
4    Stacey Walker       4-0     68     17.0   3-6      .500   1-3       .333    0-0     -       0     8     8      2.0    11   0      2      7      1.8
14   L. Ledingham        3-0     12     4.0    2-6      .333   1-1       1.000   0-3     .000    1     0     1      0.3    0    0      0      5      1.7




                            Season Highs: Points                                             Season Highs: Rebounds
               Pts.   Name               Opponent (Date)                          Pts. Name                    Opponent (Date)
               25     Chelsea Cassano    at Manitoba (1/10/2009)                  19* Jessica Lynch            at Brandon (11/28/2008)
               20     Jessica Lynch      vs. Winnipeg (10/31/2008)                15 Chelsea Cassano           at Manitoba (1/10/2009)
               20     Carmen Stewart     at Fraser Valley (11/22/2008)            15 Chelsea Cassano           at Manitoba (1/9/2009)
               20     Rebecca Schmidt    at Fraser Valley (11/22/2008)            14 Jessica Lynch             vs. Saskatchewan (1/17/2009)
               20     Chelsea Cassano    at Brandon (11/28/2008)                  14 Jessica Lynch             vs. Alberta (1/16/2009)
               20     Brittany Read      at Winnipeg (1/23/2009)                  14 Brittany Read             at Manitoba (1/10/2009)
               19     Chelsea Cassano    at Manitoba (1/9/2009)                   13 Jessica Lynch             at Manitoba (1/9/2009)
               18     (Four times)                                                * - University of Regina record (since GPAC and Canada
                                                                                  West merged prior to the 2001-02 season)



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 COUGARS HISTORY


 All-Time Season Records                                 All-Time Playoff Results                          CIS Tournament Games
 Season     Record      Finish                           Season       Playoff Result                       Date            Opponent           Results
 1968-69    1-11        7th, WCIAA                       1968-69      (Did not qualify)                    Mar. 1, 1979    Laurentian         L 51-72
 1969-70    5-9         N/A, WCIAA                       1969-70      (Did not qualify)                    Mar. 2, 1979    New Brunswick L 57-74
 1970-71    3-11        7th, WCIAA                       1970-71      (Did not qualify)                    Mar. 9, 1989 Prince Edward I. L 80-82
 1971-72    8-8         3rd, Eastern Div. (WCIAA)        1971-72      (Did not qualify)                    Mar. 10, 1989 Laval                W 71-55
 1972-73    6-10        4th, GPAC                        1972-73      (Did not qualify)                    Mar. 11, 1989 Laurentian           W 73-59
 1973-74    6-10        N/A, GPAC                        1973-74      (Did not qualify)                    Mar. 8, 1990 New Brunswick W 78-51
 1974-75    (No team)                                    1974-75      (No team)                            Mar. 9, 1990 Laurentian            L 86-92
 1975-76    (No team)                                    1975-76      (No team)                            Mar. 10, 1990 McMaster             L 72-76
 1976-77    11-5        2nd, GPAC                        1976-77      Lost GPAC final                      Mar. 8, 1991    New Brunswick W 93-75
 1977-78    10-6        2nd, GPAC                        1977-78      Lost GPAC final                      Mar. 9, 1991    Calgary            W 70-67
 1978-79    11-5        2nd, GPAC                        1978-79      Lost GPAC final; 7th at CIAU         Mar. 10, 1991 Laurentian           L 72-79
 1979-80    4-12        4th, GPAC                        1979-80      (Did not qualify)                    Mar. 13, 1998 Concordia            W 68-67
 1980-81    2-14        5th, GPAC                        1980-81      (Did not qualify)                    Mar. 14, 1998 Victoria             L 60-73
 1981-82    0-16        5th, GPAC                        1981-82      (Did not qualify)                    Mar. 15, 1998 Laurentian           L 72-73
 1982-83    1-15        5th, GPAC                        1982-83      (Did not qualify)                    Mar. 11, 1999 Laurentian           L 48-51
 1983-84    4-12        5th, GPAC                        1983-84      (Did not qualify)                    Mar. 12, 1999 Manitoba             W 83-63
 1984-85    6-10        4th, GPAC                        1984-85      Lost GPAC semifinal                  Mar. 13, 1999 Concordia            W 59-52
 1985-86    8-8         4th, GPAC                        1985-86      (Did not qualify)                    Mar. 9, 2000 Western Ontario W 80-61
 1986-87    7-9         3rd, GPAC                        1986-87      Lost GPAC semifinal                  Mar. 10, 2000 Calgary              L 54-63
 1987-88    11-5        2nd, GPAC                        1987-88      Lost GPAC final                      Mar. 11, 2000 Alberta              W 66-53
 1988-89    7-5         2nd, GPAC                        1988-89      GPAC champions; 5th at CIAU          Mar. 8, 2001 McMaster              W 93-49
 1989-90    11-1        1st, GPAC                        1989-90      GPAC champions; 4th at CIAU          Mar. 9, 2001 Calgary               W 71-67
 1990-91    16-2        1st, GPAC                        1990-91      GPAC champions; 2nd at CIAU          Mar. 10, 2001 Alberta              W 94-85
 1991-92    3-15        4th, GPAC                        1991-92      (Did not qualify)                    Mar. 7, 2002 Toronto               W 89-72
 1992-93    2-10        4th, GPAC                        1992-93      (Did not qualify)                    Mar. 8, 2002 Laval                 L 56-72
 1993-94    5-13        3rd, GPAC                        1993-94      Lost GPAC semifinal                  Mar. 9, 2002 Winnipeg              L 47-64
 1994-95    2-10        4th, GPAC                        1994-95      (Did not qualify)                    Mar. 12, 2004 Wilfrid Laurier      W 68-52
 1995-96    7-8         3rd, GPAC                        1995-96      Lost GPAC semifinal                  Mar. 13, 2004 Winnipeg             W 90-77
 1996-97    12-3        1st, GPAC                        1996-97      Lost GPAC final                      Mar. 14, 2004 UBC                  L 53-60
 1997-98    11-4        1st, GPAC                        1997-98      Lost GPAC final; 4th at CIAU         Mar. 11, 2005 Laval                L 50-57
 1998-99    12-3        1st, GPAC                        1998-99      GPAC champions; 5th at CIAU          Mar. 12, 2005 Ottawa               L 64-66
 1999-00    15-5        1st, GPAC                        1999-00      GPAC champions; 3rd at CIAU          Mar. 7, 2008 Memorial              W 79-66
 2000-01    20-2        1st, GPAC                        2000-01      GPAC champions; CIAU champions       Mar. 8, 2008 Laval                 W 73-63
 2001-02    17-3        1st, Great Plains Div. (C.W.)    2001-02      Lost Canada West final; 4th at CIS   Mar. 9, 2008 UBC                   L 46-67
 2002-03    13-7        2nd, Great Plains Div. (C.W.)    2002-03      Lost Canada West quarterfinal        NOTE: Bold print indicates a CIS gold medal game.
 2003-04    18-2        1st, Great Plains Div. (C.W.)    2003-04      Canada West champions; 2nd at CIS
 2004-05    12-8        2nd, Great Plains Div. (C.W.)    2004-05      Lost Canada West final; 7th at CIS
 2005-06    11-9        3rd, Great Plains Div. (C.W.)    2005-06      Lost division semifinal
                                                                                                           All-Time Records Against
 2006-07    10-12       3rd, Great Plains Div. (C.W.)    2006-07      Lost division semifinal              2009 CIS Championship Teams
 2007-08    16-6        1st, Great Plains Div. (C.W.)    2007-08      Lost Canada West final; 2nd at CIS   Opponent        Conference       Postseason
 2008-09    18-4        1st, Great Plains Div. (C.W.)    2008-09      Lost Canada West final               Alberta         10-7             4-0
                                                                                                           Cape Breton     -                -
                                                                                                           Laval           -                2-2
                                                                                                           Ottawa          -                0-1
                                                                                                           Saskatchewan    8-13             1-0
                                                                                                           Simon Fraser    3-8              2-4
                                                                                                           Windsor         -                -




           Led by head coach Christine Stapleton (top left), the 2000-01 Cougars defeated Alberta by
           a score of 94-85 to claim the school’s first women’s basketball national championship.
           (Photo: University of Regina Archives & Special Collections)




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