The Shield

The Sideline View

The Sideline View

Taylor O'Neil Hall, Sports Editor

September 27, 2017

It’s over. It’s done. It finally happened. The USI men’s soccer team won its first conference match of the season Sunday and ended a four-match losing streak in the process. The Screaming Eagles were once again able to scream “we won.” It had been over 20 days since the team tasted vi...

Gibson enters hall of fame

Gibson enters hall of fame

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

January 20, 2016

Soccer was the only sport Shane Gibson cared about growing up in Chesterfield, England. “Ever since I was little I always wanted to be a professional soccer player,” the former USI center forward said. In England, students leave high school at 16, and Gib- son said there are no opportunities...

‘Humble’ helping hand: men’s soccer team serves meals at Rescue Mission

‘Humble’ helping hand: men’s soccer team serves meals at Rescue Mission

Sarah Loesch

November 11, 2015

As the holiday season approaches, the awareness for community members in need rises. The men’s soccer team, however, is aware of this need all year round as they serve meals at the Evansville Rescue Mission on the first Wednesday of every month. The only months where the team can’t always p...

Weinzapfel named All-GLVC

Sarah Loesch

November 11, 2015

Josh Weinzapfel earned All--GLVC third team honors after the end of the 2015 men’s soccer season. Weinzapfel is a senior midfielder and he led the team with 16 points and six goals during his last season. He also had four assists. With his senior season included, Weinzapfel scored 34 points through bot...

Weekly honors for men’s soccer

Sarah Loesch

November 4, 2015

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...

Men’s Soccer: Eagles vs. Hawks

Isaac Williams

October 18, 2015

The men’s soccer team came into the game against the Hawks with a 5-6-2 record. Fresh from their win against the Bulldogs the Eagles came out strong preventing the Hawks from moving down field to score.  Despite maintaining field control the Eagles were not able to score in the first half.  The half...

Men’s soccer: Eagles vs. Bulldogs

Isaac Williams

October 18, 2015

The men’s soccer team came into the game against the Bulldogs with a 4-6-2 record.  Both teams came out playing hard and fast for ball control during the first half. The Eagles were able to stop the Bulldogs from scoring, but unsuccessful in scoring any goals. The halftime score was Eagles-0, Bul...

The Verbal Commitment: University has more than just revenue sports

James Powell

September 23, 2015

At USI we are lucky to have 15 NCAA recognized varsity sports. However, most students are unaware the university has them. It is fairly common for most students to only recognize the big three: foot- ball, basketball and base- ball. Throughout the NCAA the big “TV sports” gar- ner all the a...

Men’s soccer wins first game of season

Men’s soccer wins first game of season

Issac Williams

September 4, 2015

The Eagles came out strong scoring the first goal halfway into the first period. The Panthers came back at the end of the first period with two unanswered goals. Going into the half, down by one, the Eagles concentrated on improving the game plan. In the second period, the Eagles’ defense was flawle...

Men’s soccer kicks it into high gear

Men’s soccer kicks it into high gear

Bradie Gray

September 4, 2014

The Men's Soccer team does one week of daily training camp before classes begin, which consists of weights, speed and agility training.  Now that classes are back in session, the team practices once a day and is limited to a total of 20 hours of training per week. “I feel really great about ou...

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