TOMES, BECKER HONOR UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA CHAMPION ATHLETES: State Sen. Jim Tomes (R-Wadesville) and State Sen. Vaneta Becker (R-Evansville) welcomed to the Statehouse Thursday athletes from the University of Southern Indiana (USI) who won 2014 national championship titles. Johnnie Guy (top photo, third from left) became the first USI men's runner in 16 years to win a national championship when he finished first in the 10,000-meter race at the NCAA Division II 2014 Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The USI Baseball Team (bottom photo) earned the NCAA Division II 2014 Baseball Championship title in a dramatic 12-inning championship game. Becker and Tomes honored the champion athletes by presenting House Concurrent Resolution 16 and House Concurrent Resolution 17 in the Senate.
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