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Freshman sprints past records

Freshman sprints past records

Nik Cunningham, Sports Editor

January 28, 2020

Every week The Shield will interview an athlete or coach about their life and the sport(s) they participate in. This week The Shield interviewed Kaylee Lane, a freshman sprinter, about track and what it’s like to be a student and an athlete. Kaylee Lane is an undecided freshman, and while she hasn...

Runners pace for championship

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

March 1, 2016

Senior Johnnie Guy said he is focused on enjoying every moment he has left with the men’s track team. “It adds a little bit of motivation when it’s your last time to achieve your goals,” Guy said. “I’ll never be able to do this again. I’m trying to take it all in while I can.” Guy ...

‘No-brainer inductee’ enters Hall of Fame

‘No-brainer inductee’ enters Hall of Fame

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

January 12, 2016

Heather Platt spent three years as a runner at USI before she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. “As amazing as my running career was, it ended very abruptly and really quickly,” she said. “Yes, I accomplished a lot, but I never got a degree.” Now, she will be inducted into the USI Athletic Hall of Fam...

Runners earn academic honors

Sarah Loesch

February 16, 2015

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association recognized the men's and women's track teams for its academic efforts this past season after six runners earned All-Academic honors. To qualify, the winners must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or greater and must have...

Guy receives GLVC honor

Sarah Loesch

February 10, 2015

Junior Johnnie Guy was named  GLVC men's outdoor track athlete of the week by the league's coaches. This is the second time this year that Guy has received this particular honor. This comes after his first place finish in the 5,000 meters last week at the Indiana Relays.

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