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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...

Hammonds earns second place

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

January 26, 2016

Micheal Hammonds finished in second place at the University of Indianapolis Collegiate Invitational this weekend for the shot put and weight throw. Hammond previously set a school record for the shot put last year during the Tom Hathaway Distance Carnival. He beat last years mark of 50 feet, 4.75 inc...

Q&A with Micheal Hammonds

Q&A with Micheal Hammonds

Sarah Loesch

February 17, 2015

The Shield: Did you have a moment when you knew USI would be your choice school? Hammonds: No, I wasn’t going to go to college when I first started, and then my grandfather said, "Oh no, you’re going to college." Head coach was at Reitz when I first started throwing and stuff and he said someth...

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