USI Volleyball Looking for 4th NCAA Trip in Five Years

Published 07/08 2014 10:06PM

Updated 07/10 2014 03:23PM

        The USI volleyball team is a program on the rise. The Eagles reached the NCAA Division II tournament three of the past four years, finishing 24-9 in 2013.

        Head coach Leah Mercer, an Evansville native and North High graduate, is going into her tenth season at the helm. Mercer played for USI in college and started her coaching career as an assistant at Purdue. Mercer says the team lost only three seniors after last season so they have a solid core of returning players, as well as an exciting class coming in as freshmen for the 2014 season.

        USI volleyball plays its first game at home at the PAC on September 5th against the University of North Alabama.

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