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Start solid, stay solid

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

February 3, 2016

Almost every post-game interview I have done with the women’s basketball team lately has included the phrase: “We have to play for 40 minutes.” What this boils down to is the team, coaches and players alike believe the current losing streak stems from an inability to finish and/or start strong. ...

Women’s basketball loses in overtime

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

January 30, 2016

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Women lose seventh-straight game

Junior guard Tanner Marcum drives into the lane during the second half of the women’s basketball game against University of Indianapolis in the PAC on Thursday.

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

January 29, 2016

In the first half of the game against the University of Indianapolis the women's basketball team racked up ten of of its 15 turnovers. "You cannot start a game against anybody in this league turning the ball over (10) times in 20 minutes," assistant coach Randa Dallas said. "From then on we were di...

Eagles sign ‘winner’

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

December 9, 2015

Head coach of the women’s basketball team, Rick Stein, is excited for the team’s first early recruit. The team signed guard/forward Morgan Sherwood, a current high school senior at Charleston High School in Charleston, Illinois. In the first five games of her senior season she averaged 20.8 poin...

‘Good team win’ for Lady Eagles

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

December 5, 2015

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Women’s basketball wins first GLVC game

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

December 4, 2015

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Women’s basketball vs. West Virginia State

Amber Pretzch, Staff Photographer

November 29, 2015

University of Southern Indiana 's Women's basketball team faced off to West Virginia State University at their home court on Sunday November 29th.Contrary to games starting off the season, this was not an easy "W'" for the USI Women's team. Starting off, West Virginia State continued to lead the game by t...

Women bounce back after loss

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

November 29, 2015

Hannah Wascher completed two free-throws, shot a smile to the bench and jogged down the court. She struggled from the free-throw line in the women’s basketball’s win against Alice Lloyd College and said free-throws have not been her strong suit this season. “It was just a relief to finall...

Hackert to teach math, coach eventually

Caitlin Golden

April 7, 2015

Senior Anna Hackert averaged 18 points per game and 9.7 rebounds. She earned a number of honors during her four years at USI and helped the team to the NCAA tournament this year. The Shield sat down with Hackert to talk about the season and graduation. The Shield: How do you feel the season went ...

Eagles win brings career milestones

Sarah Loesch

March 3, 2015

The women's basketball team beat Bellarmine University in its regular season finale  64-48. Along with that win came career milestones for two senior forward/centers. Anna Hackert passed Hall of Famer LeAnn Freeland for first place, all time at USI in career rebounds with 964. Mary O'Keefe...

Hackert receives fifth GLVC honor of the season

Sarah Loesch

February 24, 2015

Senior forward/center Anna Hackert was named the Great Lakes Valley Conference women's basketball player of the week for the fifth time this season. This honor follows her performances in the team's games against the University of Indianapolis and Saint Joseph's College. She scored a season high...

Eagles triumph in Play4Kay game

Sarah Loesch

February 20, 2015

The women's basketball team played their annual Play4Kay game Thursday where and beat the University of Indianapolis 68-49. The Play4Kay game is special to the team and they all love being a part of it. Senior forward Mary O'Keefe said the cause hits close to home for them. Play4Kay is used to raise awareness for the ...

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