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Winter earns 1,000 kill

Sarah Loesch

November 3, 2015

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. ...

Women’s volleyball vs. Saint Joseph’s College

Angela Moore

October 25, 2015

The USI women's volleyball team defeated St. Joseph College Saturday at the Physical Activities Center on campus. This win gave head coach Leah Mercer her 200th victory with the team. This made her the coach with the most wins in the history of USI volleyball. The team won three sets to one...

Winter sets sights on future honors

Winter sets sights on future honors

Sarah Loesch

September 16, 2015

Senior middle blocker Abbey Winter received her third GLVC Volleyball Player of the Week honor after the Eagles’s opening tournament. During the Dunn Hospitality Invitational, Winter averaged 3.64 kills and 1.36 blocks per set. The Shield sat down with Winter to talk about the honor and her time at...

Defensive player earns offensive honor

Sarah Loesch

October 22, 2014

Abbey Winter, known for her strong defense, was named the Baden/Great Lakes Valley Conference Offensive Player of the Week after the Volleyball team had 3 stand-out wins. The junior middle blocker earned the honor Oct. 13, after the team beat Kentucky State University, McKendree University, and the Unive...

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