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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...

Men’s soccer picked last in Summit League

Midfielder Miguel Carillo battles for the ball against a UI-Springfield defender in Eastern’s final exhibition match on Saturday Aug. 20 at O’Brien field.

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

August 24, 2016

The Denver Pioneers were selected as the preseason favorite for the Summit League as they have won three consecutive league tournament titles for men’s soccer. The league’s seven head coaches construct the preseason poll and the favorite is Denver, which is returning nine starters from a year...

Young talent brings intensity, motivation to field

Freshman goalkeeper Sara Teteak has earned the starting job in the net for the Eastern women’s soccer team.

Maria Baldwin, Contributor

August 23, 2016

Sara Teteak may be a freshman on Eastern’s soccer team, but she is already making goals for herself to succeed along with her teammates. The Naperville native brings 13 years of soccer experience and skill to the team, along with gametime intensity that she acquired as an athlete playing for the...

Panthers anticipating improved 2016 season

Tyler McCluskey and Phil Delma, Women’s soccer reporters| @DEN_Sports

August 23, 2016

With the women’s soccer season kicking off, the director of soccer Kiki Lara is hoping for a change from last years 4-13-2 record. The team lost their two leading goal scorers from last year, Hannah Miller with five goals and Molly Hawkins with seven, but the team added new freshmen and wants ...

Women’s soccer team loses back-to-back games to start season

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Tyler McCluskey, Women's Soccer Reporter

August 21, 2016

The Eastern women’s soccer team opened its season on the road with a 1-0 loss against Bowling Green on Friday and a 2-0 loss to Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne on Sunday. The only goal of the game Friday came late in the match during the 87th minute sliding by freshman goalkeeper Sara Teteak’s near side...

Hill, Panthers’ offseason work shows in preseason

J.J. Bullock, Men's Soccer Reporter

August 21, 2016

Despite being just an exhibition contest, which would have no ramifications toward the team’s overall record, the Eastern men’s soccer team’s matchup against the University of Illinois- Springfield was not a meaningless affair. The game resulted in a 1-1 draw, giving Eastern head coach Kiki...

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