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Jansen, men’s tennis team play well

Jansen, men’s tennis team play well

Vince Lovegine, Men's Tennis Reporter

October 14, 2019

The Eastern men’s tennis team did not find a lot of success a few years ago. But last year, and now this season so far, the Panthers’ success is starting to pile up. The Panthers are coming off the Louisville Fall Invite and the Panther Fall Invite this weekend, and the spotlight was on junio...

Men’s tennis gets ready for Louisville, home invites

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

October 10, 2019

After a week of rest, the Eastern men’s tennis team is serving up two more fall invites on the fall schedule. The Panthers will send six players to the Louisville Fall Invite that begins Friday and runs until Sunday, while the rest will compete in the Panther Fall Invite starting Friday and wrapp...

Gage Kingsmith’s shining personality stands out during different eras at Eastern

Gage Kingsmith’s shining personality stands out during different eras at Eastern

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

October 1, 2019

When Gage Kingsmith comes to mind, the first thing that stands out is his bubbly personality and his upbeat attitude. Kingsmith stuck with the Eastern men’s tennis program all three years, as he enters year four for his senior season. He has been a part of a core consisting of seniors Braden Davis ...

Men’s tennis excited to host annual Alumni Match Saturday

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

September 26, 2019

After wrapping up the Eastern Illinois Fall Invite and the Toledo Invite, the Eastern men’s tennis team will host the annual Alumni Match Saturday at 10 am. To this point, the Panthers have been busy, competing in four invites the last two weeks.  Director of tennis Chris Tolson mentioned he ...

Men’s tennis dominates in Fall Invite at Darling Courts

Men’s tennis dominates in Fall Invite at Darling Courts

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

September 23, 2019

The Eastern men’s tennis team had another busy weekend on its hands, hosting the Eastern Illinois Fall Invite, while also competing in the Toledo Men’s Rocket Invite. The Panthers are displaying that dominance the team had a year ago, as senior Freddie O’Brien and junior Mike Jansen both earn...

Men’s tennis has solid outings to start fall season

Men’s tennis has solid outings to start fall season

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

September 16, 2019

The men’s tennis team welcomed eight freshmen to the roster, and the team’s core from last season is still intact. Eastern had a tremendous season last year, notching 14 wins, which is the most since 1995, and the team won its first Ohio Valley Conference tournament match since 2004.  The foc...

Men’s tennis team finishes stellar year

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

April 28, 2019

Eastern’s men’s tennis team improved upon a 6-17 record from last year to having the most wins it has had in 24 years (14). The Panthers reached the OVC tournament for the second consecutive year, and the story keeps getting better. Eastern went up against No. 4 Austin Peay in Nashville...

Eastern men’s tennis team ready for OVC tournament

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

April 24, 2019

The Eastern men’s tennis team heads to Nashville Friday for its quest for the Ohio Valley Conference championship. The Panthers want to be on the other side of the spectrum this time around against No. 4 seed Austin Peay, a team Eastern lost to in the last match of the spring season 4-0. Eastern did face Austin Peay in the tournament back in 2014 where...

Eastern 5-seed in Ohio Valley Conference tournament

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

April 22, 2019

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

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

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

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...

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