Wendy Hedberg

Year Inducted: 2019

Category: Coaches

Schools / Organizations: Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville

Biography: Through the 2018-19 season, Wendy had been the women’s basketball coach at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville for 29 years.  She is the winningest coach in Cougar history with a 470-361 record.  Among her players was Missi Clark, who set the school scoring record with 2,164 points scored.  Missi went on to play professionally.  Wendy has coached 5 players who earned All-American Player honors.  Five of her teams advanced to the NCAA Tournament.  Wendy is a former star athlete at Western Illinois Univeristy and a member of the Leartherneck’s Hall of Fame.