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Weekly honors for men’s soccer

Sarah Loesch
November 4, 2015
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Kasper Bjoro and Adam Zehme were named GLVC Offensive Player of the Week and GLVC Defensive Player of the Week, respectively. Their honors came after the men’s soccer team beat Bellarmine University 2-0. In that game freshman midfielder, Bjoro scored the game winning goal and sophomore goalkeeper, Zehme pr...

Winter earns 1,000 kill

Sarah Loesch
November 3, 2015
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Senior middle blocker Abbey Winter earned her 1,000 career kill in the volleyball team’s game against Drury University. Winter is the third USI volleyball player to earn 1,000 career kills and 500 career blocks. She finished the game against Drury with nine kills to lead the team offensively. ...

Farrell earns defensive honor

Sarah Loesch
September 29, 2015
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Sophomore libero Shannon Farrell was named the Baden/Great Lakes Valley Conference Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week after the team's win against Quincy Univeristy and Truman State. She averaged 6.10 digs each set.

Men’s basketball player leaves team

Sarah Loesch
September 29, 2015
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Macam Bak Macam left USI and his position as a center on the men's basketball team. He had originally transferred from Brown Mackie College in Salina, KS. According to the press release issued by the team, head coach Rodney Watson said Macam was unable to settle comfortably into the demands of being a st...

“Kick for the Cure” game Sunday

Sarah Loesch
September 29, 2015
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The women's soccer team will return to Strassweg Field this weekend to play the University of Indianapolis and Saint Joseph's College. The game against Saint Joesph's will be Sunday at noon and will be the fourth annual "Kick for the Cure" game. This game is used to promote awareness for breast cancer....

Van Winkle finishes 10th

Sarah Loesch
September 29, 2015
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Sophomore Preston Van Winkle tied for 10th in the Midwest Fall Regional Sept. 29. He had a two-day total of 149, scoring 72 on the first day and 77 on the second. Overall, the men's golf team placed 18th.

Alumni and Friends Golf Scramble scheduled

Sarah Loesch
August 18, 2015
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The USI Baseball Alumni and Friends Golf Scramble will take place on Sept. 19 at Cambridge Golf Course. Openings are still available and the entry fee is 60 dollars per person. Golf play will begin at noon, but registration and lunch will begin at 11. The lunch is included in the entry fee, along wi...

Varsity Club to publish 50th anniversary cookbook

Sarah Loesch
August 18, 2015
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To go along with 50th anniversary celebrations the Varsity Club will be publishing a cookbook titled "Celebrating USI's 50th Anniversary Through Cooking." The sections will each correspond to a men's and women's sport, such as "Beverages with a Kick" represented by soccer. The recipes were all submitted...

Softball and baseball struggle to find playing time

Sarah Loesch
March 3, 2015
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Both the softball team and the baseball team have had its scheduled destroyed by weather related issues. The softball team has had to postpone or cancel 15 games and will not back in action until March 8. The Eagles will face West Chester University and The University of Findlay during the Dot Richardson...

Guy earns GLVC honor

Sarah Loesch
March 3, 2015
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Junior track and field athlete Johnnie Guy received the Great Lakes Valley Conference Indoor Track Athlete of the Year award after his performance at the GLVC Indoor Track & Field Championships this past weekend. He won both the 3,000 meters and the 5,000 meters and helped to lead the team to...

Eagles win brings career milestones

Sarah Loesch
March 3, 2015
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The women's basketball team beat Bellarmine University in its regular season finale  64-48. Along with that win came career milestones for two senior forward/centers. Anna Hackert passed Hall of Famer LeAnn Freeland for first place, all time at USI in career rebounds with 964. Mary O'Keefe...

Baseball coach to begin radio show next month

Sarah Loesch
February 25, 2015
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Head baseball coach Tracy Archuleta will begin "The Tracy Archuleta on Baseball" radio show at 7 p.m. March 24. The show will take place at the St. Phillip's Inn on March 24, April 2, and April 16. On May 11 the show will take place on the left deck at the USI Baseball Field. Archuleta will be...

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