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Volleyball and Soccer are postponed

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August 26, 2020

On July 27 2020 the GLVC made the decision to postpone high-risk contact sports such as Volleyball and Men’s and Women’s soccer. Men’s Soccer Men’s Soccer is one of the fall sports that are...

Junior forward follows new path to field

Junior forward follows new path to field
February 4, 2020

Maggie Winter grew up in a family that didn’t play sports, she started playing soccer simply because she wanted to. “I originally started playing when I went to kindergarten,” Winter said. “I...

Hopes for the future

Eric Schoenstein, the newly appointed head coach of women’s soccer, talks to players last year during a game. Schoenstein spent two years as assistant coach before he was hired to replace former head coach Krissy Engelbrecht.
Coach Eric Schoenstein and junior Emilie Blomenkamp talk about playing the NCAA Division 1
March 26, 2019

The women’s soccer team will play in the NCAA Division 1 for the second year in a row. Head Coach Eric Schoenstein is very excited. “We’re in the best shape we’ve ever been in as a program,...

Warming up for the final go

The men's soccer team huddles together during a game.
Men's soccer team kicks off preseason
February 5, 2019

Jonathan Faas will lace up his soccer cleats for the last time this season. “I haven’t really processed it yet,” the junior business administration major said. “It’s a little sad just...

Working toward the same goals

The women’s soccer team played their last game Nov. 2. The team tied with Rockhurst University and went into double overtime, but failed to advance in the Great Lakes Valley Conference tournament due to penalty kicks.
Women's soccer team concludes season
November 6, 2018

Kennedy Moore has played soccer since she was about three and a half years old. Growing up in Evansville, the senior marketing major played in many different leagues and club soccer teams. Moore...

Soccer season ends

November 4, 2015

USI men’s soccer lost the first game of the GLVC Tournament, ending their season with a 1-0 loss. The team played Rockhurst University, which is ranked seventh in the conference. The university season...

Soccer teams ready for season ahead

Senior Defender, Lucas Woodford, sport management major works on ball handling skills during a Friday afternoon practice.
September 1, 2015

The 2014 men’s soccer had a “disappointing” season and the women’s ended with a “rough” record, at least according to their respective head coaches Mat Santoro and Krissy Engelbrecht. Both...

Eagles snap five-game losing streak

October 9, 2013

The Eagles broke a five-game losing streak after sophomore forward Brandon Potts scored the difference making goal late in the second half, putting Southern Indiana up 3-2 against Saint Joseph’s...

Siblings play for USI soccer teams

Siblings play for USI soccer teams
October 2, 2013

USI soccer players Miles and McKinsey Durham share many similarities, but they don’t talk to each other much about the game they play. Oftentimes, they have the opportunity to watch each other play...

Emotional win in ‘Gold Game’

Eagles player Colton Tanner keeps the ball away from a KWC player during last week's 'Gold Game.'
September 12, 2013

For John Rohling, the second annual “Gold Game” game was more important than most. Sophomore defender/midfielder Rohling sat on the sidelines and watched the effects pediatric cancer when his...

GLVC coaches select preseason picks for soccer

August 27, 2013

Southern Indiana men’s and women’s soccer were picked by Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) coaches to finish sixth and ninth respectively in the league respectively out of 16 members in preseason...

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