The Daily Eastern News

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...

Women’s soccer team hosting 2 matches this weekend

Elizabeth Held, a junior midfielder, fights for position against an Indiana State defender on Sunday at Lakeside Field. The Panthers lost the match, 0-2.

Phil Delma, Women's Soccer Reporter

September 8, 2016

The women’s soccer team will head into the weekend with matchups against IUPUI (3-2-1) Friday, before facing Northern Iowa (2-3-1) on Sunday. Eastern continues what is a run of six straight home games before that run concludes with their first two opening games of the Ohio Valley Conference. Although the Pa...

Eastern women’s soccer team gearing up for OVC play

Tyler Mccluskey, Women's Soccer Reporter

September 7, 2016

The women’s soccer team (1-4) has gotten off to a slow start this season with two of the Panthers losses coming in the final two minutes of the match. Despite the slow start, women’s soccer coach Kiki Lara said that he has seen the team grow so far from the beginning and they are steadily ...

Women’s soccer splits weekend games

Junior Midfielder Ali Carlson fights for position Sunday against Indiana State at Lakeside Field. The Panthers lost 2-0 to bring their season record to 1-4.

Phil Delma, Women's Soccer Reporter

September 5, 2016

The Eastern women’s soccer team found the win column for the first time in Friday’s 2-1 win over Chicago State and narrowly missed a weekend sweep before falling 2-0 to Indiana State. Both teams in Sunday's game had trouble finding the back of the net for large parts of the game, until Indiana...

Men’s soccer shuts out Green Bay, loses late to Marshall

Sophomore Forward Trevor Kerns advances the ball in a match against Marshall on Sunday. Panthers lost 1-0, finished with one shot on goal.

J.J. Bullock, Men's Soccer Reporter

September 5, 2016

  The Eastern men’s soccer team picked up their first win of the season Friday in a 2-0 win over the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, but failed to secure its second in a 1-0 loss to Marshall on Sunday. It was a trio of substitutes that carried the Eastern offense in their 2-0 win over...

Women’s soccer struggling to score

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

August 29, 2016

  The women’s soccer team is three games into the season and has yet to score a goal. Director of Soccer Kiki Lara is in his second year at Eastern, but this is his first year coaching the women’s team. Lara called the offense a work in progress so far, not stating that there was just...

Men’s soccer finishes with draw, loss over weekend

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

August 28, 2016

The Eastern men’s soccer team opened up the season with a 1-1 draw against Northern Kentucky that lasted nearly four hours due to a lightning delay. This is the first time Eastern was able to get a result against Northern Kentucky after losing to the Norse the past three years. This also marks the ...

Column: Men’s soccer struggling to score points

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

August 28, 2016

The men’s soccer team lacked offense in their two games to begin the season this past weekend. This may be a common theme throughout the season for this team. They scored one goal in each game and they were both the result of a penalty kick. Just like last season, they were close in most of their...

Women’s soccer loses third straight

Freshman fowrward Sarah Dewolf advances the ball during an exhibition game against Evansville on Aug. 14 at Lakeside Field.

Phil Delma, Women's Soccer Reporter

August 28, 2016

The Eastern women’s soccer team struggled to find offense against the Illinois State Redbirds, and it showed. The Panthers lost 4-0 to the Redbirds Sunday for their third-straight loss to open the season. From the opening minute, the Redbirds found their cohesiveness early on, having 11 shots on...

Column: Men’s soccer poised for winning season

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

August 25, 2016

The wins have been hard to come by in the past few years for the men’s soccer team here at Eastern, but stability in the coaching staff could soon put those losing seasons in the past. The Panthers have not had a winning record or have made it to a conference tournament since 2007, where they won...

Men’s soccer to open season on road

JJ Bullock, Soccer Reporter

August 25, 2016

  With the preseason in the rear view mirror, the Eastern men’s soccer team can now turn its focus to a pair of Horizon League teams it will face to open up the regular season. The first of the two matchups sends the Panthers on the road to face Northern Kentucky. The Norse, who were s...

Women’s soccer aims for first win

Redshirt-Freshman defender Ellie Corrigan attempts a shot in an exhibition game against Evansville on Aug. 14 at Lakeside Field.

Tyler McCluskey, Women's Soccer Reporter

August 25, 2016

The women’s soccer team will face in-state opponent Illinois State University this weekend. The Panthers are coming off two matches in which they fell 1-0 to Bowling Green and 2-0 to Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne. Against the Falcons, the Panthers had three shots, and all of them were on goal coming...

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