The Daily Eastern News

Women’s golf team in 8th at OVC championships, men in 8th at Western

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Golf Reporter

April 16, 2019


Filed under Sports

Eastern’s men’s and women’s golf teams got some run this week as the women stay in the midst of the OVC Championships and the men finish up play at the Beu Mussatto Invitational. The Panther’s men’s team got off to a nice start after round one, sitting in fifth place out of 11 teams, but ...

Women’s tennis team drops both weekend matches

Blake Faith, Women's Tennis Reporter

April 15, 2019


Filed under Sports

Eastern’s women’s tennis team might have lost both of their conference matches last weekend, but the team showed unity, grit and a refusal to give up in their last home match of the 2019 fall season. Against Austin Peay, the Panthers would fall to the undefeated Governors 7-0. The Panthe...

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...

Baseball finishes home stand Tuesday

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Stringing wins together has been an issue for Eastern’s baseball team, but Jason Anderson said the team needs to start being more consistent for the remainder of the season. Eastern’s head coach said the team has the opportunities to be more consistent, and now it is a matter of doing so. “We need t...

16 Panthers place in top 3 at Illinois meet

Blake Faith, Track and Field Reporter

April 14, 2019


Filed under Sports

Track and field director Brenton Emanuel all season told his athletes to take advantage of every opportunity, and after the indoor season’s end he said he would not be satisfied until the Panthers were back on top. The program gained more momentum going into the rest of the season finishing the Ill...

Eastern snaps losing streak at 11 games

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

April 14, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports

At long last the Eastern softball team’s 11-game losing streak came to an end on Saturday after the team beat Morehead State in both games of a doubleheader 9-1 and 12-6. Eastern fell to Eastern Kentucky in two games on Sunday 2-1 and 8-2. The losing streak Eastern was entrenched in began with a loss to Illinois on March 26 and finally ended in authoritative fashion on Saturday. T...

Eastern goes 1-2 against Eastern Kentucky

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

April 14, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Head coach Jason Anderson has been critical of his team’s ability to hit with runners in scoring in position this season, but his team stepped up with some clutch hitting Saturday. The Eastern baseball team’s head coach was able to watch his team score two runs in the ninth inning to close out a three-ga...

Eastern softball team traveling to last-place Eagles

Eastern softball team traveling to last-place Eagles

Tom O'Connor, Softball Reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports

Freshman Jenna Robins thought up all of the misfortunes that might inflict a team in any given season, asking her head coach what she would do if, say, someone got hurt, and asking what she could do to possibly help. It was back in January, and Robbins had informed Eastern head coach Kim Schuette of ...

Eastern hosting Colonels for 3 games

Eastern hosting Colonels for 3 games

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Baseball Reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Eastern baseball team looks to spell a recent cold streak in an OVC matchup Friday with Eastern Kentucky at 2 p.m. for the start of a three-game series. The Panthers (16-17, 8-7 OVC) have hovered around the .500 mark for a couple weeks now, but they fell below that mark after dropping both game...

Eastern traveling to Illinois for Twilight meet

Eastern traveling to Illinois for Twilight meet

Blake Faith, Track and Field Reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under Sports

Eastern’s track and field program hopes to take the momentum they created at the Indiana State Gibson Invitational and apply it to the Illinois Twilight at the University of Illinois on Saturday.  Eastern finished the Indiana State Gibson Invitational with two first-place finishes, 13 top-three fi...

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 ready for windy weekend matches

Blake Faith, Women's Tennis Reporter

April 10, 2019


Filed under Sports

Eastern’s women’s tennis team is taking the momentum from its two-match win streak into two tough conference opponents in Austin Peay and Murray State this weekend. Last weekend the Panthers lost one of their conference matches of the weekend to Belmont to start the weekend. Eastern’s tennis...

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