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The Shield

University of Southern Indiana's student publication | USI | student newspaper

The Shield

University of Southern Indiana's student publication | USI | student newspaper

The Shield

Senior Noah Hufnagel passes a runner from Lee University at the Samford Invite during the 2021 indoor track season.

Noah Hufnagel: Next man up

Quinton Watt, Sports Editor October 26, 2022

The 2021-2022 men’s cross-country and track seasons consisted of great talent and historic running for the Eagles. One can argue that Titus Winders and Austin Nolan will make USI’s hall of fame. With...

Austin Nolan, USI alumnus, returns to the cross-country and track and field team as a coach under head coach Mike Hillyard in Division I.

Austin Nolan: Runner, coach, brother

Quinton Watt, Sports Editor October 12, 2022

USI 2022 graduate Austin Nolan makes his return to campus to coach cross-country and track and field.  Nolan joined the coaching staff to assist head coach Mike Hillyard after being hired in September...

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.

Track and field opens outdoor season

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...

Strong start to season makes goals possible

Sarah Loesch February 10, 2015

Both men's and women’s track and field teams started the season strong. The men’s team had strong performances from junior distance runners Johnnie Guy and Tyler Schickel.  Performances which help...

Injured runner steps into new role

Injured runner steps into new role

Bradie Gray September 17, 2014
Spiral fractures to the vertebrae, a lacerated spleen, a ruptured ACL and PCL in her left leg, two collapsed lungs and warnings of never being able to run again have yet to stop Goffinet from moving forward.
Zane Clodfelter, sports editor

COLUMN: Eagles cross country program defining dominance

Zane Clodfelter November 4, 2013
Mike Hillyard continues to produce success for the USI cross country program.
Hillyard

Recruiter leads by example for athletes

Pat Hickey October 4, 2013

Figuring out the recipe to Mike Hillyard’s success is as simple as his recruiting pitch to prospective student-athletes. Expectations from the 16-time Great Lakes Valley Conference cross country coach...

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