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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 ...

Hackert named GLVC player of the week

Sarah Loesch

February 10, 2015

Senior forward Anna Hackert was named GLVC player of the week for the second straight week. This is her fourth time receiving the honor this season. Hackert earned her 41st career double-double in the teams game against Truman State this past Saturday. By doing that she broke the schools record. She...

Eagles hold reigning GLVC champs to 53 points, continue winning streak

Sarah Loesch

February 8, 2015

USI beat the reigning GLVC champions, Truman State University, Saturday 65-53. The Eagles took control quickly in the first half and headed into halftime with a nine-point lead. Truman State brought a stronger defense during the second half, but USI was able to push through it; something sophomor...

COLUMN: Can the Lady Screagles Create a Dominant Presence in the GLVC?

Jerry McCartney

January 27, 2015

As we reach the second stretch of the USI women’s basketball season, the Lady Screagles present an impressive 14-5 record overall. They are 6-3 in the GLVC and look to make an impact in the conference tournament as it approaches in March. The women’s team has taken conference losses to Drury, Wis...

Eagles fall to No. 1 Flyers

Sarah Loesch

January 25, 2015

The women's basketball team lost to Lewis University with a final score of 83-73 Saturday afternoon in the Physical Activities Center. Lewis University is currently ranked No. 1 in the GLVC. USI managed to stay close to Lewis for a majority of the first half, but with 5:47 left to play in the first ha...

Silver anniversary team includes two former Eagles

Silver anniversary team includes two former Eagles

Sarah Loesch

January 20, 2015

Two former USI women's basketball players were announced as members of the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame's 2015 Silver Anniversary Team. Chris May, the executive director for the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame, said the honor comes out of recognition for the players' outstanding performance as se...

GLVC moves tournaments to Missouri

Bradie Gray

September 29, 2014

The location of this season’s Great Lakes Valley Conference basketball tournaments has both Rodney Watson and Rick Stein disappointed, to say the least. After two consecutive years of holding the GLVC basketball tournaments at the Ford Center in downtown Evansville, the ball games have been moved tw...

Q&A with Stephanie Carpenter


Jessica Stallings

December 9, 2013

Stephanie Carpenter is a senior guard for the Southern Indiana women's basketball team. Carpenter, a Salem, Ill., native, and a pre-criminal justice major currently leads the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) in three-point field goal makes while sitting in the top 25 in NCAA Division II three-po...

Eagles blow past Davis & Elkins to capture second victory

Zane Clodfelter

November 20, 2013

When Davis & Elkins College freshman guard Stephanie Wooten scored a basket to give the Senators a 2-0 lead, the Eagles found themselves down early at the Physical Activities Center (PAC). The deficit didn’t last long, as Southern Indiana followed with a 16-0 run, capped by a Jessica Parker...

Eagles trounce visiting Asbury in season-opener

Forward/center Anna Hackert was 8-for-13 from the field and added nine rebounds, two blocks and two assists in just 21 minutes on the court.

Pat Hickey

November 9, 2013

Box Score | Play-by-Play Anna Hackert and Stephanie Carpenter scored 20 points a piece as the Southern Indiana women's basketball team rolled past visiting team, Asbury University, 87-46, in its season-opener on Saturday at the Physical Activity Center (PAC). It was the fifth straight seaso...

Hackert gains two preseason honors

Anna Hackert runs the offense last season against Bellarmine. Photo: USI Sports Information Department

Zane Clodfelter

October 16, 2013

While the first practice for Southern Indiana women’s basketball took place on Tuesday, it didn’t prevent USI junior forward/center Anna Hackert from picking up her first accolade for the 2013-14 season. Hackert was selected as a Super 16 Preseason All-American by the Women’s Division II Bulletin, in addition to being picked as the preseason Great Lakes Valley Conferenc...

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