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Former MLB player to be inducted into USI Hall of Fame

Former MLB player to be inducted into USI Hall of Fame

Ciera McCann, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under News Briefs

Former MLB outfielder Darin Mastroianni, who started out as a two-year starter for the Eagles at second base helped carry the university to its first national championship appearance in 2007 during Tracy Archuleta’s first year as head coach. Mastroianni will be inducted into the USI Hall of Fame on Saturd...

Respect your elders

Respect your elders

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

February 9, 2016


Filed under Sports

This year’s hall of fame class embodies talent. They have the ability to be role models for student athletes who are currently in the same situations the alumni already lived through. I think the true benefactors of the USI Athletic Hall of Fame are current student athletes. It gives current athlet...

Hall of fame tickets on sale

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

February 2, 2016


Filed under Sports Briefs

Tickets to the USI Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony are now on sale. The ceremony includes a reception and dinner open to the public. The ceremony, which is  Feb. 12, is $25 per ticket and reservations should be made through the Athletic Department. All reservations must be made by noon ...

Fairer jumps back into action at USI

Fairer jumps back into action at USI

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

February 2, 2016


Filed under Sports

Candace Perry Fairer thought her life was over when she couldn’t compete athletically her freshman year of college. “I had interest letters from every school in the country,” Fairer said. “My grades were not where they needed to be and my test scores were not where they needed to be.” I...

2014 Hall of Fame class announced, inducted during homecoming week

Shannon Hall

January 8, 2014


Filed under Sports

USI’s Athletic Hall of Fame Committee has selected its 2014 class, which will be inducted during homecoming week in February. Six individuals and one team was selected by the USI Athletic Hall of Fame Committee – Gary Redman (baseball coach 1988-1993), Kim Boehmer Coffman (volleyball 2000-2003),...

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