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Softball’s offense stalls against Quincy

Softball’s offense stalls against Quincy

Taylor O'Neil Hall, Sports Editor

April 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

No. 5 Southern Indiana lost its final home game of the season after losing game two of Monday’s doubleheader against Quincy. With the loss, the team sits at 2-2 in the last four games after entering its final series of home games on a seven game tear. Game one started with USI in a 4-1 hole as the bottom ...

Softball splits series on Senior Day

Softball splits series on Senior Day

Taylor O'Neil Hall, Sports Editor

April 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

On softball’s senior day, No. 5 Southern Indiana split a pair of games against Truman State before the festivities could begin. The day started off promising with the team entering game one with its highest national ranking in program history and a seven-game win streak that stretched back to April 8....

Softball keeps winning as offense struggles

Softball keeps winning as offense struggles

Taylor O'Neil Hall, Sports Editor

April 20, 2017


Filed under Sports

Sue Kunkle said the softball team is finding different ways to win during its seven game win streak. USI has been winning close games since there hasn’t been much breathing room created by the offense. Three of the last four games ended with the team up by one run. The offensive struggles stretch back e...

Softball fights back twice

Taylor O'Neil Hall, Sports Editor

April 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

No. 8 Southern Indiana (36-8) passed the 35-win mark for the third straight season and last season’s win total of 35 after sweeping Wisconsin-Parkside (13-23) in a GLVC doubleheader on Friday. The wins didn’t come easy for the Eagles, but USI’s head coach, Sue Kunkle, said the fact that they...

University investigates inappropriate Halloween costume

James Vaughn

November 2, 2013


Filed under News

A strength and conditioning trainer for USI’s softball team is under fire after photos surfaced of her dressed as Adolf Hitler with a swastika on her arm. The trainer, Chrissy Fowler, works with the university’s athletic program which hires independent contractors from time to time. She is not...

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