The Daily Eastern News

Women’s defense compliments the offense’s success

Sophomore Henar Urteaga drives past the Chicago State defenders in the Panthers’ 5-1 win at Lakeside Field Sept. 3. Eastern is 3-2 to start its season.

Dillan Schorfheide, Women's Soccer Reporter

September 7, 2017

Eastern’s women’s soccer team undoubtedly has some momentum going into its weekend home matches, with scoring seven goals in its two games last week, while picking up the win Sunday. The goals from the matches last weekend bumped the team’s total scoring to 11 goals on the season, already mor...

Men’s soccer hosts Saint Francis

Redshirt sophomore Daymon Blackport dribbles past the Saint Xavier defender in the Panthers exhibition win Aug. 15 at Lakeside Field.

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

September 7, 2017

Coming off three consecutive games in which it has shut out its opponent and a streak of five games where it has surrendered just two total goals, the formidable Eastern defense will face a school that, despite its NAIA status, boasts a high scoring and productive offense. When the Eastern men’s soc...

Men’s soccer has four draws in five game, one away from program record

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

September 6, 2017

 In 1982 the Eastern men’s soccer program played to a record of 12-3-5 and set a school record with five draws in a season. This year, in just five games played this season, the soccer team has had more games result in a draw than they have had in the last 25 years. The Panthers have played to fou...

Stolfa sets women’s soccer record with four assists against Chicago State

Eastern’s Kayla Stolfa strikes a ball in a game against Chicago State where she set the single-game record for assists with four. Eastern won the game 5-1 at Lakeside Field .

Adam Shay, Women's Soccer Reporter

September 6, 2017

  Records take time, even years for them to be broken.  However for junior women’s soccer player Kayla Stolfa, it took her 48 minutes 50 seconds to shatter a 14-year-old record. Under the hot sun last Sunday at Lakeside Field, Stolfa set a record and now stands alone with the Eastern record...

Eastern draws Northern Kentucky

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

September 5, 2017

For the fourth time in five games this season, the Eastern men’s soccer team finished a game with a tie. This time the draw came in a 0-0 result against Northern Kentucky at Lakeside Field on Tuesday. For the Panthers, the defense stepped up big again, as the game marks their third in a row where they s...

Men’s soccer team secures first win, third draw of season over weekend

Sophomore Edgar Mesa tries to move by a Western Michigan defender Friday at Lakeside Field. The Panthers had their third-straight draw in Friday’s match.

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

September 4, 2017

  After beginning their season with three straight draws, the Eastern men’s soccer team secured their first win of the year Sunday on the road 1-0 against University of Illinois- Chicago. In the 18th minute of Sunday’s contest, sophomore Frederico Verlicchi scored from within 10 yards...

Women’s soccer team beats Chicago State 5-1

Pilar Barrio, 23, celebrates her goal against Chicago State Sunday afternoon at Lakeside Field. The Panthers won the game 5-1. The Panthers are 3-2-1 through their first six games of the season.

Adam Shay, Women's Soccer Reporter

September 4, 2017

  Junior Kayla Stolfa set the Eastern women’s soccer assist record with four as the Panthers defeated Chicago State 5-1 on Sunday following their 3-2 overtime loss Friday. Prior to Sunday’s game, five different players in Eastern history have recorded three assists in a single.  The most...

Panthers set for home opener

Vince Lovergine, Men's Soccer Reporter

August 31, 2017

While the Eastern men’s soccer team still has not won a game to this point, it has not lost either. In two matches, so far this season, it has tied to Green Bay and Milwaukee. The offense has been a struggle so far as the team has combined for just two goals in two games. Senior goalie Mike Novotny...

Women’s soccer away Friday, home Sunday

Dillan Schorfheide, Women's Soccer Reporter

August 31, 2017

With Ohio Valley Conference opponents already showing dominance early in the season, this weekend could be vital for Eastern’s women’s soccer team to get some wins to put themselves in a better spot in the OVC. The Panthers are currently tied for seventh in OVC standings, behind conference opponents...

Late goal by DeWolf gives Eastern win

Sophomore Sarah DeWolf dribbles past a Milwaukee defender Saturday at Lakeside Field. DeWolf netted the Panthers’ game winning goal with 61 seconds left in the game the day before against Green Bay.

Dillan Schorfheide, Women's Soccer Reporter

August 30, 2017

  Nothing was going into the goal for Eastern’s women’s soccer team against Green Bay Friday, until sophomore forward Sarah DeWolf broke the 0-0 tie with barely any time left in regulation. It was one of those games where one team was able to dominate throughout the contest, but nothing...

Development on offense key for men’s soccer team

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

August 28, 2017

  On any given day when the Eastern men’s soccer team takes the field, there is an expectation that the team’s defense will perform at a high level and keep the Panthers completive in almost every situation. Which it does, as the Panthers are rarely blown out and finish most of their games...

Eastern currently tied for 7th place in OVC

Dillan Schorfheide, Women's Soccer Reporter

August 28, 2017

  While Eastern’s women’s soccer team has started its season on a good note working on its rhythm and showing improvement on both sides of the ball, other OVC teams are doing the same as they get ready for the conference play ahead. Atop the OVC, as far as current record goes due to no...

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