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Looking at the recent History of USI sports

Looking at the recent History of USI sports

Nik Cunningham, Sports Editor

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 our accomplishments. Nov. 29, 2007: Women’s Basketball have an undefeated season Apr. 10, 2...

Volleyball adds depth, works on team bonding

Volleyball adds depth, works on team bonding

Taylor O'Neil Hall, Sports Editor

August 15, 2017

Leah Mercer said this year’s volleyball team has something none of her other teams have had. “We have depth this year like we’ve never had before,” the USI head volleyball coach said. “We’re going to have 16 bodies and we’re coming off a season where we had like 12 healthy.” The ad...

Winter earns 1,000 kill

Sarah Loesch

November 3, 2015

Senior middle blocker Abbey Winter earned her 1,000 career kill in the volleyball team’s game against Drury University. Winter is the third USI volleyball player to earn 1,000 career kills and 500 career blocks. She finished the game against Drury with nine kills to lead the team offensively. ...

Women’s volleyball vs. Saint Joseph’s College

Angela Moore

October 25, 2015

The USI women's volleyball team defeated St. Joseph College Saturday at the Physical Activities Center on campus. This win gave head coach Leah Mercer her 200th victory with the team. This made her the coach with the most wins in the history of USI volleyball. The team won three sets to one...

Farrell earns defensive honor

Sarah Loesch

September 29, 2015

Sophomore libero Shannon Farrell was named the Baden/Great Lakes Valley Conference Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week after the team's win against Quincy Univeristy and Truman State. She averaged 6.10 digs each set.

Winter sets sights on future honors

Winter sets sights on future honors

Sarah Loesch

September 16, 2015

Senior middle blocker Abbey Winter received her third GLVC Volleyball Player of the Week honor after the Eagles’s opening tournament. During the Dunn Hospitality Invitational, Winter averaged 3.64 kills and 1.36 blocks per set. The Shield sat down with Winter to talk about the honor and her time at...

Volleyball strong during opening week

Bria Linenburg

September 14, 2015

  The Screaming Eagles won three out of their four sets this Saturday September 5, 2015. Quin Shoultz, a junior setter, made 45 assists and nine digs. The team lost the third set by only two points. The first and last set were won by over ten points. ...

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