Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) Athletics has that Gabrielle Blevins has joined the department as Lead Compliance Specialist. Blevins will work with Associate Athletic Director Katie Zingg in facilitating the department’s compliance needs, including monitoring education and assurance that SIUE Athletics observes NCAA, Conference and University rules.
A native of Butler, Missouri, Blevins comes to SIUE after spending two years as the University of Oregon’s Athletics Compliance Intern, while also pursing her law degree. At Oregon, Blevins researched NCAA cases and interpreted rules in order to draft waivers on behalf of student-athletes, as well as processed student-athlete employment, reimbursements, and initial eligibility. She also prepared the monthly compliance newsletter distributed to the entire athletics department. She spent the 2018 summer as an Athletics Compliance Intern at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri.
Blevins earned her Juris Doctor degree from Oregon in May. She received her bachelor’s in International Political Science from Drury University in 2017.