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Track and field moves up in ranking

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor
February 2
Filed under Sports Briefs

The USI men’s track and field team moved six spots in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s Top 25 Computer Rankings. The team is now No. 16 on the list. Senior All-American Johnnie Guy also earned his third Great Lakes Valley Conference Men’s Indoor Track Athlete of...

Track and field earns top five finishes

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor
January 20
Filed under Sports Briefs

Johnnie Guy led the men’s track and field team in its indoor season- opener this past weekend at the Little Giant Open. The senior finished the mile in four minutes 15.22 seconds to receive an NCAA Division II provisional qualifying time. He beat teammate Tyler Pence by less than a second, who t...

Track and field continue strong season as a team

Sarah Loesch
June 19
Filed under Sports

USI track and field has found a way to succeed in multiple areas of competition this year. "I think we have had one of our most successful track campaigns ever, if not our best on both sides," said head coach Mike Hillyard. "We have had more success in the field events than we have had before." The...

Q&A with Micheal Hammonds

Q&A with Micheal Hammonds

Sarah Loesch
February 17
Filed under Sports

The Shield: Did you have a moment when you knew USI would be your choice school? Hammonds: No, I wasn’t going to go to college when I first started, and then my grandfather said, "Oh no, you’re going to college." Head coach was at Reitz when I first started throwing and stuff and he said someth...

Guy finishes first in 5,000 meters

Sarah Loesch
February 3
Filed under Sports Briefs

Junior Johnnie Guy competed as the only Screaming Eagle at the Indiana Relays Saturday. He finished first out of 16 competitors in the 5,000 meters with a time of 14 minutes and 5.09  seconds. This time ranks him with the second all time at USI. This is his second week where he has posted a NCAA II...

Juniors find first place finishes at University of Indianapolis Challenge

Sarah Loesch
February 3
Filed under Sports Briefs

The men's indoor track and field team recorded three first place finishes Saturday at the University of Indianapolis. Junior Tyler Pence finished first in the 3,000 meters with a time of eight minutes and 20.15 seconds. Another junior also found a first place finish but in the mile. Tyler Schickel placed...

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