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Name of school: University of Southern Indiana
City/Population: Evansville/280,000 (metro area)
Founded: 1965
Enrollment: 10,126 (Fall 2008)
Nickname: Screaming Eagles
School colors: Red, White, Blue
Arena/capacity: Physical Activities Center/2,278
Affiliation: NCAA II
Conference: Great Lakes Valley
President: Dr. H. Ray Hoops
Alma mater, yr.: Eastern Illinois, 62
Athletic Director: Jon Mark Hall
Alma mater, yr.:
Murray State, 90
Athletic Dept. phone: 812/464-1846
Ticket office phone: 812/465-7165
Athletic Trainer: David Maldonado
Phone: 812/465-1298
Assistant Athletic Trainer: Becky McGinnis
Phone: 812/464-1955

First yr. of volleyball: 1980
Overall all-time record: 475-396 (.545)
Yrs. in NCAA Tournament/last: 2/2004
NCAA Tournament Record: 2-2
Last post-season opponent: Northwood
Result: L 0-3

Coaching Staff
Head Coach:  Leah Mercer
Alma mater, yr.: Southern Indiana, '02
Record at USI:
51-38 (3 years)
Career record: same
GLVC record:
Assistant Coach: Andy Riesenberg
Volleyball office phone: 812/464-1789
Best time/day to reach coach: Mornings

2007 Team Information
Overall record:
Home record:  8-3
Road record: 3-9
Neutral site record: 4-2
Conference record: 9-10 (4th West)
Conference Tournament Finish: t-5th
Starters returning/lost: 5/1+libero
Lettermen returning/lost: 8/4

Sports Information
Sports Information Director:
Ray Simmons
     SID office phone: 812/465-1622
     Home phone: 812/402-6435
Assistant Sports Information Director: Dan McDonnell
Volleyball Contact: Dan McDonnell
   SID office phone: 812/465-1121    
   Home phone:

Sports Information Fax: 812/465-7094
SID mailing address: 8600 University Blvd.
                                        Evansville, IN 47712

Media Information
Radio station: WSWI (AM)
Radio contact person: Andrew Bolin
Address: 8600 University Blvd.
                    Evansville, IN 47712
Office phone: 812/465-1645

Newspaper: Evansville Courier-Press
Newspaper contact person: Jacob Bennett
Address: 300 E. Walnut St.
                  P.O. Box 268
                  Evansville, IN 47702-0268
Office phone: 812/464-7434

8600 University Boulevard - Evansville, Indiana 47712-3596 812/464-8600

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