Athletics and School Spirit

Athletic events rock with Screaming Eagle pride. Regardless of the season, USI fans turn out to cheer for their favorite teams. With 17 NCAA Division II teams that have won many conferences and national championships, there are always opportunities to take a study break, get fired up and cheer for your Screaming Eagles! Did you know - at USI student get FREE admissions to athletic events. 

Men’s Teams

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Indoor Track and Field
  • Outdoor Track and Field

Women’s Teams

  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Outdoor Track and Field
  • Indoor Track and Field
  • Volleyball

Archibald Eagle, the USI mascot (Archie, as he is affectionately called), is a crowd favorite and can be seen at all home basketball games and other University and community events as requested. His mischievous antics keep the crowd in an uproar. 

Archie's Army is the official student fan section for all USI Athletics and Club Sports. They often organize tailgates and other athletic events, such as Midnight Madness.

USI Dance Team
USI has one of the strongest dance programs in Division II. Joining the dance team is a great opportunity for students to continue dancing at the collegiate level. 

USI Cheer Team
The USI Cheer Team is a championship team. The cheer team has attended and placed within the top five in the Small Coed Division II at the College Cheerleading and Dance team National Championships multiple years. 

Both teams are made up of talented and dedicated individuals who perform at home basketball games and other USI events and competitions.