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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...

Students have to come back for eligibility

Students have to come back for eligibility
April 20, 2020

The NCAA announced that spring athletes are able to get their eligibility for the next year back next year, if the athletes decide they want to. “Right now, we're just trying to make sure we get clarification...

Looking at the recent History of USI sports

Looking at the recent History of USI sports
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...

United unit

United unit
February 23, 2016

One of the most rewarding aspects of athletics is team camaraderie. I didn’t play sports competitively for a majority of my life, but even from a fan’s standpoint, it’s rewarding. I’ve been a...

Men’s tennis picked to finish second

February 2, 2016

The USI men’s tennis team was picked to finish second in the GLVC East Division this year in a vote by the head coaches in the league. USI ended the 2014-15 season 15-7 overall and 5-1 in the conference. The...

Three Eagles place in ITA poll

January 12, 2016

USI men’s tennis begins Feb. 5, and the team is ranked 32nd in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) poll nationally, and fourth in the midwest. This is the fourth straight season the Eagles...

Tennis adds on for fall season

December 9, 2015

The women’s tennis team signed one high school senior to a national letter of intent for the fall 2016 season. Lauren Hambrock will join the Eagles after completing her final year at Terre Haute South...

Men’s tennis ‘hungry’ for season start

Men's tennis 'hungry' for season start
September 9, 2015

Chris Crawford said the end of the season for men’s tennis last year was not good. “It left a bitter taste in our mouth,” the head coach said. “Or at least I know it left a bitter taste in...

Joyce receives GLVC honor

February 17, 2015

Junior Jack Joyce was named the GLVC Men’s Tennis Player of the Week. This past weekend during the Midwest Region he was 2-0 in singles play. He also had doubles victories with junior Joel Stern. This...

5 players, 5 countries

September 17, 2013

The USI men’s tennis team knows a thing or two about different cultures. That’s because of the seven team members, five are from different countries. The members represent countries from New Zealand,...

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

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...

Boesing leads Eagles to ‘consistent success’

April 10, 2013

USI Head Tennis Coach Chris Crawford recruits players from every direction, with distance having no significance in his recruiting plan. Crawford’s team is diverse, with eight players from seven different...

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