The student news site of the University of Southern Indiana

The Shield

Men’s tennis transitions into form

Men’s tennis transitions into form

Taylor O'Neil Hall, Staff Writer
February 15
Filed under Sports

The men’s tennis team won its most recent match Saturday 8-1 against Lindenwood University. Before Saturday’s win, the team had lost three straight matches. Head coach Chris Crawford said he doesn’t believe the team is bad despite these early season losses. He said struggles are typical for youn...

Shutout starts season

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor
February 9
Filed under Sports Briefs

The men’s tennis team started its 2016 season with a 9-0 win over Indiana University-Southeast. The Eagles were led by sophomore Samuel Kiladejo who played the number one singles position during the match at the Evansville Tennis Center. Kiladejo lost his first set but came back in the second se...

Close knit women’s golf ready for spring season

Sarah Loesch
March 3
Filed under Sports

The women’s golf team is ready to take its trip to Florida over spring break and compete in the invitationals hosted by Butler University. Even though the players will compete against Division I schools, it will not count toward the season, they see it as great practice. “This spring break...

Eagles hope to find consistency in spring season

Eagles hope to find consistency in spring season

Sarah Loesch
March 3
Filed under Sports

The men’s golf team is set to begin its spring season and is looking to have a stronger season than it did in the fall. A lot of fall tournaments ended with the Eagles in the middle of the pack. Grant Saylor, a sophomore pre-criminal justice major, said he felt the team did OK during the fall...

Women’s tennis hopes to continue its 4-0 record in spring season

Women’s tennis hopes to continue its 4-0 record in spring season

Caitlin Golden
February 3
Filed under Sports

The women’s tennis team is hoping to qualify for the GLVC tournament this spring season. The team started its spring season Feb. 1 with its first match against Washington University in St. Louis. Starting off strong in the fall with a 4-0 record, head coach Keely Porter thinks the team has ...

Men’s tennis to focus on three main goals

Men’s tennis to focus on three main goals

Sarah Loesch
February 3
Filed under Sports

The spring season for the men’s tennis team starts Friday and with that comes the opportunity for the team to start making headway towards its season goals. Coach Chris Crawford said the team has three goals for the season that stick to a pretty sequential order. “Our main goal is to win confe...

The student news site of the University of Southern Indiana
spring season