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Men’s soccer team loses another close game

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

September 25, 2016

The men’s soccer team opened up Summit League play with a 3-2 loss to Oral Roberts on Saturday night. The Panthers fell to 2-5-1 on the season with a 0-1 record in conference play. Oral Roberts improves to 4-3-1 this year with a 1-0 start in Summit League play. Oral Roberts opened up the scoring...

Women’s soccer team hosting 2 weekend matches

Phil Delma, Women's Soccer Reporter

September 22, 2016

  In the early parts of the season, the Panthers have been plagued by goals in the last 10 minutes of the game — all goals that have contributed to their dismal start. Since losing at home to Indiana State and IUPUI to open its first two home games, the women’s soccer team went on a two-game...

Men’s soccer team wraps up road trip at Oral Roberts

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

September 22, 2016

  The men’s soccer team will officially begin conference play on Saturday when they travel to Tulsa, Okla., to play Oral Roberts. Eastern is in the midst of a three-game road stand and has dropped the first two against Western Michigan and Wright State. Oral Roberts, Eastern’s first Summit...

Oliver continues grind despite brother leaving Eastern

Junior Justin Oliver continuues his collegiete career for coach Kiki Lara and the Eastern men’s soccer program despite the recent transfer of twin brother.

Maria Baldwin, Feature Writer

September 21, 2016

When siblings play a sport together, it can either bring them together, or it can make them compete against each other. Either way, the sibling rivalry can make each one a better athlete. For 17 years, junior forward Justin Oliver played alongside his twin brother, Tyler, including their first...

Men’s soccer falls to Wright State

JJ Bulock, Men's Soccer Reporter

September 21, 2016

The Eastern men’s soccer team was unable to get much going on offense in their 1-0 loss to Wright State on Wednesday night. It was the second straight loss for the panthers, who fall to 2-4-1 on the season, and second straight game a second half goal resulted in a loss. This was the second time...

Column: Men’s soccer team needs to find its identity again

JJ Bullock, Men's Soccer Reporter

September 20, 2016

  On Sunday, the Eastern men’s soccer team was uncharacteristically poor on defense in a 3-2 loss to Western Michigan. Normally a team that takes pride in its defensive ability, Eastern gave up a season high in goals (3) and shots on goal (21) in the loss. Prior to the defeat, the Panthers...

Men’s soccer team traveling to Wright State

Sophomore defender Jacob Lysik moves the ball upfield during the Panthers' game against Marshall University on Sept. 4, 2016. The Panthers lost, 1-0.

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

September 20, 2016

  The men’s soccer team continues its three-game road trip still in search of its first win away from Lakeside Field this season. The Panthers will head to Wright State, a member of the Horizon League, who is 4-3 on the season including a 2-0 record at home. Eastern is coming off of a...

Men’s soccer team loses after late goal

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

September 18, 2016

  A late goal from Western Michigan downed Eastern 3-2 in the Sunday afternoon match. With the loss, Eastern falls to 2-3-1 on the season, while Western Michigan improves to 6-1. The Panthers were able to answer when Western Michigan took the lead twice in the game. Western Michiga...

Men’s soccer starts road trip at WMU

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

September 15, 2016

The men’s soccer team will face a tough task when they travel to Western Michigan this Sunday after a recent four-game home stand. The Broncos are coming in at No. 5 for the second week in a row in the Great Lakes Region. They have also received votes for the national poll coming in at No. 30 un...

Men’s soccer team back in action after 10 days off

Sophomore forward Trevor Kerns had one shot on goal during the Panthers’ 1-0 loss to Marshall University on Sept. 4 at Lakeside Field. After being off for 10 days, the Panthers will take on St. Ambrose at home Wednesday.

JJ Bullock, Men's Soccer Reporter

September 13, 2016

  The Eastern men’s soccer team (1-2-1) is set to take on St. Ambrose University (1-3-1) of the Chicagoland Conference in a matchup of two teams that have never met before on Wednesday at Lakeside Field. St. Ambrose, despite its record, is a team that has had no shortage of success on the...

Women’s soccer team splits weekend matches

Phil Delma, Women's Soccer Reporter

September 11, 2016

The women’s soccer team finished the weekend with a narrow 2-1 loss against IUPUI, before coming back with a convincing 3-0 victory against Northern Iowa Sunday. In the first half, the Panthers conceded a penalty after a foul in the box. The Jaguars’ goalkeeper Catherine Schmidt, however,...

A look at men’s soccer, Summit League

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

September 8, 2016

With each team in the Summit League three or four games into the season, it looks like Denver is the team to beat, like most predicted at the start of the year. Denver started off the season with a 1-1 draw against No. 30 ranked Monmouth on the road. Since then, Denver has won three straight ro...

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