The Daily Eastern News

Eastern 5-seed in Ohio Valley Conference tournament

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

April 22, 2019


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

This weekend will tell all, as the Eastern men’s tennis team gears up for the Ohio Valley Conference tournament. It’s been finalized that Eastern, the No. 5 seed, will play No. 4 seed Austin Peay in the first round Friday at 2 pm. The Panthers reached the tournament for the second consecutive season, looking to advance even further this year. East...

Men’s tennis duo showing how it’s done

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

It is obvious the Eastern men’s tennis team’s spring season has been one to remember. With the hire of interim director of tennis Chris Tolson, the team has seen new life. Coming into the Ohio Valley Conference tournament, the Panthers are 13-14 and 1-4 in OVC action. What stands out is the win total...

Eastern finishes regular season

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

April 15, 2019


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

That’s a wrap. The Eastern men’s tennis team concluded the spring season over the weekend in its final conference match. It did not go as the Panthers planned, dropping the match 4-0 to Austin Peay. The match was moved from Darling Courts to Champaign Dodds Center due to heavy winds in Charleston. Despite a 1-4 conference record, Eastern qualified for...

Men’s tennis team to wrap up regular season

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

April 10, 2019


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

With the last home conference match of the spring season Friday, the Eastern men’s tennis team accomplished so much in little time. The Panthers changed drastically standing at 13-13 on the year and 1-3 in the OVC, which ties the most wins they’ve had in over 10 years. Eastern could make that...

Eastern men’s tennis team wins two of three matches over weekend

Eastern men’s tennis team wins two of three matches over weekend

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

April 8, 2019


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

Usually it will take a couple of years for a new head coach to turn things around, but that is not the case for the Eastern men’s tennis team. Interim director of tennis Chris Tolson has changed the landscape of Eastern men’s tennis in just one season. Last year, the Panthers finished with six wi...

Eastern men split weekend matches

Eastern men split weekend matches

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

In previous years, winning on the road was all too difficult for the Eastern men’s tennis team, but this spring season, that is not the case. The Panthers are coming off another weekend on the road which saw a spilt in their matches. Eastern did not have much luck against Tennessee Tech in a road c...

Men’s tennis team falls to Jacksonville State 6-1 Friday

Men’s tennis team falls to Jacksonville State 6-1 Friday

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

March 24, 2019


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

The Eastern men’s tennis team didn’t get the results it wanted in its first Ohio Valley Conference match of the spring season. The Panthers hosted Jacksonville State Friday, and the Gamecocks knocked off Eastern 6-1. Jacksonville State has been a problem for this Panther squad. Since 2008,...

Men’s tennis team hosts Jacksonville State in OVC opener Friday

Men’s tennis team hosts Jacksonville State in OVC opener Friday

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

March 20, 2019


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

After earning win No. 10 last weekend, the Eastern men’s tennis team looks to build on that with its first home conference match. The Panthers start the conference slate against Jacksonville State at the Darling Courts Friday at 2 p.m. Eastern has tied the most wins the program has seen since...

Men’s tennis team tops Rose-Hulman

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

March 17, 2019


Filed under Men's Tennis

A season with no coach at its beginning has turned into one with a newly revamped roster and coaching staff that has the Eastern men’s tennis team riding high. The team that started with four wins in the 2016 season had a conference tournament berth last season and now has the most wins it has ha...

Men’s tennis team wins Thursday before weekend matches

Men’s tennis team wins Thursday before weekend matches

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

Coming into the spring season, the Eastern men’s tennis team wanted to change what Eastern men’s tennis was. Well, they have certainly done that. The Panthers had a slight schedule change Thursday, as the team was supposed to play Olivet Nazarene, April 19. Instead, both teams played today, whi...

Men’s tennis team wins both matches

Men’s tennis team wins both matches

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

March 3, 2019


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

The four-match losing streak the Eastern men’s team suffered seems to be in the rear view mirror after a successful weekend. The Panthers were poised to snap out of their funk, and they did in a big way, taking both matches this weekend. Eastern topped Milliken in a “home” match at the Dodds Ten...

Men’s tennis team short-handed this weekend

Men’s tennis team short-handed this weekend

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

The injury bug has hit the Eastern men’s tennis team, as sophomore Mike Jansen and junior Braden Davis both will not suit up for the Panthers. Jansen has been dealing with a nagging wrist injury since he was back in his home country of the Netherlands last year, but a little over month ago, it st...

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.
Men’s Tennis