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Track and field opens outdoor season

Sophomore Emily Roberts runs the Stegemoller Classic last September at Angel Mounds State Park in Evansville. Roberts recently broke an 11-year-old record formerly held by former USI runner Heather Cooksey.

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

April 5, 2016

Emily Roberts didn’t expect a record-breaking finish at the Washington College Invitational. She had been sick earlier that week and her only goal was to have a good race. “I was thinking I could (earn a personal record),” she said. “But it wasn't in my mind that I would be getting the reco...

Cross country closes: Roberts says teams focus on ‘keeping positive’

Junior business major Alyssa Moore runs during the Stegemoller Classic at Angel Mounds in Evansville, Sept. 4. The team finished the NCAA Division II Championship in 10th place this season.

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

December 1, 2015

Johnnie Guy isn’t pleased with how the men’s cross country season ended. “I think it went pretty awful for pretty much everyone,” the senior engineering major said. “Everything went wrong that could have.” In the second to last race of the season Guy came down with flu-like sy...

Eagles fill top spots in mile and 3,000 meters

Sarah Loesch

February 3, 2015

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...

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