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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...

'We're like a nice, small, maybe larger than average family'

‘We’re like a nice, small, maybe larger than average family’

Tennis team unites despite small numbers
Sarah Rogers, Features Editor March 28, 2018

USI photo services Kelsey Shipman said her coach has told their tennis team numerous times that they are potentially the strongest team she has ever had. The senior biology pre-med major said that...

Tennis season ends before GLVC tourney

Taylor O'Neil Hall, Sports Editor April 20, 2017

Haley Jones entered the third set of her March 25 match against Illinois Springfield’s Maegan Flight knowing how important it was for the USI women’s tennis team’s chances at making the GLVC Tournament. The...

Sophomore tennis player Jennifer Mizikar returns a a serve during a match last season.

Women’s tennis feels like ‘family’

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor February 23, 2016

Keely Porter couldn’t be happier with her six-woman squad. The head coach for the women’s tennis team said she didn’t expect the size of this year’s team, but she sees the advantages of it. In...

Women's tennis confident for fall season

Women’s tennis confident for fall season

Sarah Loesch September 9, 2015

Women’s tennis doesn’t feel pressure entering their fall season. “We want to have fun everyday we go out to practice,” head coach Keely Porter said. The fall season is about improving, working...

Shipman earns historic award as tennis heads to tournament

Sarah Loesch April 14, 2015

Women’s tennis is heading to the Great Lakes Valley Conference tournament for the first time since 2013. For six players on the team this will be their first experience in the tournament. In that...

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