The Daily Eastern News

Eastern track welcoming new talent

Tom O'Connor, Track and Field Reporter

December 7, 2017

The Eastern track and field team will head for the starting line to kick off the 2018 season, with five teams expected to compete for the Early Bird track tournament at Lantz Field House Friday. As the storied 2016-17 season effectuated successful returns, the baton has been handed off to the next group, rel...

Track teams eyeing championship season

Dillan Schorfheide, Track Reporter

November 29, 2017

Winning the OVC 2017-2018 Indoor Track and Field Championship is not old news for Eastern’s men’s and women’s track teams. Earning the championship, at none other than the team’s home venue of the Lantz Indoor Fieldhouse, is driving the team this year to achieve the same outcome at the end of ...

Baldwin sets Eastern 6K record, places 62nd

Alex Hartman, Cross Country Reporter

November 14, 2017

  Senior Maria Baldwin led all Eastern runners by finishing in 62nd place with a time of 21 minutes 21 seconds, which set the all-time Eastern 6K record. Eastern competed hard but ended up finishing in 23rd out of 28 for the women and 22nd for the men. Junior Ali Gutt ran well and earned...

Eastern cross country transitions to track

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Reporter

November 14, 2017

After the women’s track and field team finished second and the men’s team finished first in last year’s OVC Indoor Championships, the two teams are ready to get this year underway. Some of the runners have already had a start to their running regimen this year from their cross country season,...

Eastern successful in OVC championship

Alex Hartman, Cross Country Reporter

October 29, 2017

With temperatures at a brisk 36 degrees Saturday, the Eastern men and women’s cross country team’s competed in the OVC championship hosted at Eastern. The championship meet was highly contested and featured high finishes by many Eastern runners competing on their home turf. The meet marked...

EIU hosts cross country OVC Championship

Alex Hartman, Cross Country Reporter

October 26, 2017

The final week of October signals the final meet for the men and women of Eastern cross country of the season. The Ohio Valley Conference Championship meet is the final meet that runners are guaranteed to compete in this season. The conference brings the team back home to compete on the familiar terr...

Eastern cross country teams wrap up regular season

Alex Hartman, Cross Country Reporter

October 22, 2017

It is the end of the regular season for the men and women of Eastern’s cross-country teams. With the Illini Open, which took place this Friday, in the books, the moment the team has been preparing for has arrived: the OVC Championship meet. There were only a handful of runners sent to represent...

Hatfield leads EIU cross country with 1 meet left

Alex Hartman, Cross Country Reporter

October 19, 2017

With only one meet left for the Eastern cross country team before the Ohio Valley Conference championship meet, the team is confident and performing at a high level when it counts. The team will play this week at the Illini Open at the University of Illinois on Friday. It is an open meet at the end ...

Cross county teams to compete in Peoria

Alex Hartman, Cross Country Reporter

October 12, 2017

With the weather getting a bit colder and the leaves changing color, the Eastern cross country season is coming to a close, with only two meets left before Eastern hosts the OVC conference meet at home.  Both the men and women have been successful this year, with a stellar 2nd place finish at th...

Cross Country ready for Louisville Classic

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

September 27, 2017

  The Eastern men’s and women’s cross country team is competing again after having last weekend off from competition. The Panthers are competing at the Louisville Classic Saturday. Last time out, the men and women earned second place finishes out of six teams at the Bradley Intercollegiate. The...

Baldwin wins conference award

Alex Hartman, Cross Country Reporter

September 20, 2017

  It is still early in the cross-country season, but the runners of Eastern’s men and women’s teams have been off to a great start this year. They started with a 4-1 double dual meet record in the opening Walt Crawford Open. Then in the second meet of the year, they ran to a second-place...

Cross Country team to compete in Bradley Intercollegiate tournament

Alex Hartman, Cross Country Reporter

September 13, 2017

  The men and women of the Eastern cross country team will continue their season as they head to Bradley University for the Bradley Intercollegiate race Friday. The competition will start at 5 p.m. for the men and 5:45 p.m. for the women. This will be the second race for the team and their...

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