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Season ticket prices have increased for the new arena

Season ticket prices have increased for the new arena

Nik Cunningham, Sports Editor

November 12, 2019

With a new arena comes the challenge of finding the perfect seat to watch the Screaming Eagles battle their opponents. For those that have always had the same seats, game in and game out, the challenge becomes even harder and with a price increase, but the Athletics Department has a game plan. “...

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 24, 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.

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