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Hackert named GLVC player of the week

Sarah Loesch

February 10, 2015


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Senior forward Anna Hackert was named GLVC player of the week for the second straight week. This is her fourth time receiving the honor this season. Hackert earned her 41st career double-double in the teams game against Truman State this past Saturday. By doing that she broke the schools record. She...

Guy finishes first in 5,000 meters

Sarah Loesch

February 3, 2015


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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, 2015


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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...

Eagles fill top spots in mile and 3,000 meters

Sarah Loesch

February 3, 2015


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The women's indoor track and field team competed at the University of Indianapolis Challenge on Saturday and had two first place finishes. The first came from senior Julia Kohnen who finished first in the mile with a time of five minutes and 05.78 seconds. There were three other USI runners who had top...

Softball has player to watch and top half prediction

USI Shield Staff

February 3, 2015


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The softball team has received its prediction from the Great Lakes Valley Conference preseason poll. They were placed seventh by the votes of GLVC softball coaches. The team also had a player named to the inaugural Schutt Sports/National Fastpitch Coaches' Association Division II National Player o...

The GLVC joins the “Its On US” movement

Bradie Gray

January 14, 2015


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The Great Lakes Valley Conference is partnering with Generation Progress in its national “It’s On Us” campaign to end sexual assault on college campuses. A 60-second public service announcement featuring representatives of all 16 institutions of the GLVC has been created for the movement. “It’s...

Women’s golf signs two more Eagles

Bradie Gray

January 14, 2015


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Earlier this month, the women’s golf team announced two more additions to the team. Kelsie Droste of Evansville North High School, and Paige Ellerbusch of Belknap, Illinois have signed national letters of intent to compete for the Screaming Eagles in the 2015-16 season. Droste is a multiple-time All-City,...

Men’s soccer loses in a game of missed opportunities

Sarah Loesch

October 7, 2014


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USI’s men’s soccer team fell to the UW- Parkside 1-0 on Friday September 26. The eagles led in shots and corner kicks but couldn’t capitalize to get on the board. The team is now 2-4-1 overall.

Cross Country increases ranking

Sarah Loesch

October 7, 2014


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The USI men and women’s cross country teams moved up in the rankings on the US Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches’ Association Top 25 polls. The men moved to the No. 5 spot while the women moved to No. 16. The teams will have their next meet October 4 in the Great Louisville Classic in Louisville,...

Sophomore standout in UE/USI Fall Invitational

Sarah Loesch

October 7, 2014


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Sophomore Brenna Wu led the USI women’s tennis team this past weekend with a 3-3 combined record. The invitation al included teams from USI, University of Evansville, Austin Peay State University, and the University of Charleston (West Virginia). The team went 8-24 overall. They will have their next...

Volleyball now 6-3 overall

Sarah Loesch

September 25, 2014


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USI lost to Missouri University of Science and Technology Sunday in Kolla, Missouri. A run by the Miners would be too much for the Eagles to recover from. Their next match is Friday September 26 at 7 p.m. in the physical activities center against St. Joseph’s college.

Eagles force a 2-2 tie

Sarah Loesch

September 25, 2014


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USI women’s soccer hosted Maryville University Sunday in a match that ended with a well-earned tie. The match went to double overtime and ended up lasting 110 minutes. The Eagles are now 1-4-1 overall.

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