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Looking at the recent History of USI sports

Looking at the recent History of USI sports

Nik Cunningham, Sports Editor August 29, 2019

The University of Southern Indiana has not been around very long. It started in the 60s and USI is still going strong today. With everything constantly moving forward, it is always good to look back at...

Men’s tennis transitions into form

Men’s tennis transitions into form

Taylor O'Neil Hall, Staff Writer February 15, 2017

The men’s tennis team won its most recent match Saturday 8-1 against Lindenwood University. Before Saturday’s win, the team had lost three straight matches. Head coach Chris Crawford said he doesn’t...

Senior Joel Stern prepares to return a volley over the net during a practice during the fall semester.

Men’s tennis set sights on conference

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor February 23, 2016

Samuel Kiladejo said this year’s tennis team is closer than ever. “Since I’ve been here for a year, it’s felt like more of a team,” Kiladejo said. The sophomore said he made the transition...

Shutout starts season

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor February 9, 2016

The men’s tennis team started its 2016 season with a 9-0 win over Indiana University-Southeast. The Eagles were led by sophomore Samuel Kiladejo who played the number one singles position during the...

Q&A with Jack Joyce

Holly Coon February 25, 2015

Junior tennis player Jack Joyce was recently named the Great Lakes Valley Men's Conference Tennis Player of the Week. The honor followed his strong performances against Tiffin University on Feb. 13,...

Men’s tennis dominates Tiffin

Sarah Loesch February 17, 2015

The men’s tennis team won its second match of the season, against Tiffin University 9-0. The team won all three of its doubles matches to give itself a strong lead. The players continued strongly in...

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Men’s tennis to focus on three main goals

Sarah Loesch February 3, 2015

The spring season for the men’s tennis team starts Friday and with that comes the opportunity for the team to start making headway towards its season goals. Coach Chris Crawford said the team has...

Eagles heading to Sweet 16

Zane Clodfelter May 2, 2013

The USI men’s tennis program has won six GLVC championships, including a title this season, but never before had the program reached the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. No. 40 USI (17-4) made history...

Men’s tennis team wins sixth GLVC title in program history

Zane Clodfelter April 24, 2013

All season long, Southern Indiana Tennis Head Coach Chris Crawford wanted his team to play with the level of potential he knew they had. On Saturday, the Eagles exceeded his expectations when No. 40 USI...

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