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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

USI track and field hits the track in their first Division I indoor season today and tomorrow.

Analysis: Indoor track and field expectations

Quinton Watt, Sports Editor February 22, 2023

The indoor track and field teams are coming together to close a historical Division I season before the Ohio Valley Conference Championships begin Wednesday. Returning from a strong cross-country season,...

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...

Senior Noah Hufnagel runs the 8K at the Appalachian State Bridge Open Sept. 2. Hufnagel finished third out of 146 runners with a time of 15:12.6.

Cross country continues DI stretch at Live in Lou, Hufnagel breaks school record

Quinton Watt, Sports Editor October 5, 2022

The cross country teams continued their first Division I stretch at Live in Lou Friday in Louisville, Kentucky. The men’s team finished 18th out of 31 teams and five spots behind Ohio Valley Conference...

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...

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