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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


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...

Men’s soccer team wraps up preseason

Justin Brown | The Daily Eastern News Justin Oliver kicks the ball, which resulted in a goal during a game against University of Illinois-Springfield Saturday in a 1-1 draw.

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

August 21, 2016

The men’s soccer team wrapped up its final exhibition game with a 1-1 draw against Illinois-Springfield Saturday afternoon. The men finished with a record of two wins and one tie in their preseason matches, as they prepare for the regular season this weekend. Junior Justin Oliver continued his scoring...

Women’s soccer begins season under new coach

Kathleen Mackinnon, senior forward, advanvces the ball in an exhibition game against Evansville on Sunday. The Panthers tied Evansville, 0-0.

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

August 18, 2016

The women’s soccer team is set to begin the 2016 season under the direction of Kiki Lara, the director of soccer for both the men and women programs. Lara is in his second year at Eastern, as he was the head coach for the men last season. He is now handling the duties of both teams for 2016, which...

Fall sports getting underway

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

August 18, 2016

  The new school year brings the start of Eastern’s fall sport seasons. The Eastern football team, volleyball team, men’s soccer team, women’s soccer team and men’s and women’s cross country teams’ seasons will all begin in the next week. After a second-place Ohio Valley C...

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