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Khalilah Doss

New VP focused on remaining student-centered

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief September 10, 2019

Khalilah Doss remembers a different campus when she came to USI as an undergraduate. Doss, who competed on the track and field team at McKendree University, noticed a large discrepancy in the number...

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...

Underclassmen set pace

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor February 9, 2016

Freshman Darius Payne and sophomore Jesse Stanley both earned Top-10 finishes in the 800 meter race at the Don DeNoon Invitational. The race was hosted by Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Payne...

Eagles soar at track and field challenge

Sarah Loesch , Sports Editor February 2, 2016

Chase Broughton and Josh Guy both earned first place finishes at the University of Indianapolis Track & Field Challenge. Broughton ran the 800 meter race and completed it in one minute, 57.71 seconds...

Sophomore sprinter Jenna Martin clears a hurdle at the University of Indianapolis Collegiate Invitational January 23. Martin set a new school record in the 60-meter hurdles two meets later.

Martin puts ‘best foot forward’

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor February 2, 2016

Sophomore sprinter Jenna Martin placed first in high jump at the University of Indianapolis Track & Field Challenge this past weekend. In the same meet, she set a new school record in the 60-meter...

Scott comes back stronger to break record

Scott comes back stronger to break record

Sarah Loesch April 22, 2015

Junior accounting and professional services major Lakeem Scott recently broke the school record in long jump. Scott competes in both jumps and sprints for the track team and after missing a year due to...

Guy earns GLVC honor

Sarah Loesch March 3, 2015

Junior track and field athlete Johnnie Guy received the Great Lakes Valley Conference Indoor Track Athlete of the Year award after his performance at the GLVC Indoor Track & Field Championships this...

Kohnen earns GLVC honor

Sarah Loesch February 24, 2015

Senior distance runner Julia Kohnen was named the Great Lakes Valley Conference Female Track Athlete of the Week for the first time in her career. The award follows her performance at the GLVC Big Meet...

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...

Ready. Set. No.

Dennis Marshall April 17, 2013

USI’s track and field has developed into one of the most competitive programs in the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC), but the lack of an on-campus facility could be hurting the team. The team...

High hopes for outdoor track & field

Zane Clodfelter March 27, 2013

Despite the below-freezing temperatures and snow on campus, Friday marks the beginning of the men’s outdoor track and field schedule for head coach Mike Hillyard and his Southern Indiana athletes. “We...

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