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Men’s soccer loses 5-1 to Northern Illinois

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter

October 8, 2019

The men’s soccer team lost on the road against interstate conference rival Northern Illinois 5-1 Tuesday, and with the loss, the Panthers are now on a two-game losing streak. The scoring started early in the game when Northern’s Miguel Maynez Jr. scored 33 seconds into the match. A minute later North...

Column: Women’s soccer team can easily keep foot on gas

Dillan Schorfheide | The Daily Eastern News
Pilar Barrio piggybacks a teammate, as other teammates run toward her, after she scored Eastern’s second goal of its match Sunday. Eastern went on to defeat Morehead State 3-0 at Lakeside Field.

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

October 7, 2019

A six-goal weekend for the Eastern women’s soccer team was a huge turnaround after four straight matches without a score, and there is no reason this kind of production cannot continue moving forward. Head coach Jake Plant said for weeks the method behind the offense has been sound, but it just has ...

Panthers ready for interstate rival

Dillan Schorfheide | The Daily Eastern News
Jonathan Burke punches a crossed ball away as an attacker misses his header attempt. Eastern defeated IUPUI 1-0 Oct. 1 at Lakeside Field.

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter

October 7, 2019

The Eastern men’s soccer team wants to put its loss against Oral Roberts aside and look toward its next game against inter-state rival Northern Illinois. Against Oral Roberts, the Panthers gave up a goal late in the first half when Oral Roberts and Summit League leading scorer Reed Berry score...

Men’s soccer loses first home game of the season against Oral Roberts

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter

October 6, 2019

The men’s soccer team fell short of its fourth straight home victory, 2-0 to Oral Roberts, but the Panthers refused to give up competing until the final minute of the match. In the first half the Panthers held their own for the first 30 minutes of the game. In the 32nd minute Oral Roberts’ Reed ...

Women’s soccer gets on track, goes 2-0 on the weekend

Dillan Schorfheide | The Daily Eastern News
Angela Corcoran jumps to block an opposing player’s deep pass down the side of the field. Corcoran scored Eastern’s first goal of the Panthers’ 3-0 win over Morehead State Sunday.

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

October 6, 2019

The Eastern women’s soccer team created six goals in the first two matches of a five-game home stand en route to wins over Jacksonville State and Morehead State this weekend. Scoring has not come easily for the Panthers as of late; prior to the weekend, Eastern went four straight matches without a...

Men’s soccer looks to protect undefeated home record against Oral Roberts Saturday

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter

October 3, 2019

The men’s soccer team has not lost a game in the last three contests and hopes to protect its home field undefeated record against Oral Roberts Saturday. Against IUPUI on Tuesday the Panthers saw huge contributions from two freshmen on different sides of the field for a 1-0 home win to improve the season...

Women’s soccer starts 5-match home stand, faces Jacksonville State Friday

Dillan Schorfheide | The Daily Eastern News
Nicoletta Anuci races down an opposing ball handler in the middle of the field. Eastern lost 1-0 Sept. 27 to Eastern Kentucky at Lakeside Field.

Tom O’Connor, Women's Soccer Reporter

October 3, 2019

The Panthers have gone with different systems of play, different personnel on the field and different strategies to attenuate the strengths of the opponent. But, as head coach Jake Plant sees it, the women’s soccer team does not suffer from an identity crisis because the team culture is the one f...

Eastern winless, Murray State perfect in conference play so far

Dillan Schorfheide | The Daily Eastern News
Angela Corcoran wins a contested head ball in the middle of the field. Eastern lost 1-0 to Eastern Kentucky Sept. 27 at Lakeside Field.

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

October 2, 2019

The Eastern women’s soccer team dropped two matches over the weekend, and the Panthers are now one of just three OVC teams without a conference win. Eastern (1-7-1, 0-3-1 OVC) allowed just two goals in two matches, but the Panthers are now riding a four-game scoreless stretch that kept them in the loss ...

Column: Eastern needs forward mentality on offense

Dillan Schorfheide | The Daily Eastern News
Arthur Bannwart posts up on defense against an attacker as the attacker tries to tip the ball around Bannwart. Eastern defeated IUPUI 1-0 Tuesday at Lakeside Field.

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

October 1, 2019

“Shoot it!” “Go forward!” And, a disgruntled, “Oh my gosh,” when the Eastern men’s soccer team trailed the ball backward again. It is fair to say the Panther fans were a little aggravated when the men’s soccer team refused to take a fairly open, and fairly well set up, shot from outsi...

Men’s soccer scores late in match, defeats IUPUI 1-0 Tuesday

Dillan Schorfheide | The Daily Eastern News
Edgar Mesa goes up to head away a corner kick amongst his own teammates and an opposing player. Eastern scored a second-half goal to defeat IUPUI 1-0 Tuesday at Lakeside Field.

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter

October 1, 2019

Freshmen came up big for the men’s soccer team in a 1-0 win against IUPUI Tuesday on both sides of the field. On the defensive side it came from freshman Quinn Rechner, and the lone goal from freshman Maxwell Allen was huge for the offense.  In the first half the offensive, tempo was slow on b...

Men’s soccer ready for next game against IUPUI

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter

September 30, 2019

The men’s soccer team hopes to bring their one win and one tie from rivalry week as momentum into its home match against IUPUI Tuesday. The Panthers clawed their way back against non-conference rival Belmont Sept. 24th after being down 2-1 early in the second half. In the 64th minute, junior S...

Women’s soccer needs to stay patient, results will come

Dillan Schorfheide | The Daily Eastern News
Lindsey Carlson (left) and Victoria Wharton (middle) frantically chase down an Eastern Kentucky forward who is on a breakaway. Eastern lost 1-0 to Eastern Kentucky Sept. 27 at Lakeside Field.

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

September 30, 2019

The Eastern women’s soccer team opened its OVC schedule with three losses and zero goals scored in four matches. In the team’s most recent non-conference matchup, the Panthers went down 1-0 in the first half to Chicago State, a team that has won just one match in the past three seasons, but came b...

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