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Analysis: Analyzing the Panthers’ path for OVC tournament

Dillan Schorfheide | The Daily Eastern News
Sara Teteak rises up and punches a cross away among a sea of players. Eastern tied 0-0 with Southern Illinois Oct. 10 at Lakeside Field.

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

October 14, 2019

As it stands after a weekend overtime loss to Southern Illinois Edwardsville, Eastern women’s soccer sits in a tie for seventh in the OVC standings, currently slotting them as a low seed in the conference tournament at the beginning of November. The Panthers’ (3-8-2, 2-4-1 OVC) three remaining matches in...

Panthers ready for home match against Milwaukee

Dillan Schorfheide | The Daily Eastern News
Edgar Mesa gets prepared to settle the ball out of the air, while looking upfield for an open pass. Eastern defeated IUPUI 1-0 Oct. 1 at Lakeside Field.

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter

October 14, 2019

The men’s soccer team is coming off a tough interstate 5-1 loss to Northern Illinois from Oct. 8 to face Milwaukee Tuesday at home. Overall against Milwaukee, the Panthers are 5-6-1. In 2018, the Panthers lost 2-1 on the road in overtime. For Eastern the scoring came from Kris Luke. The goal was...

Quick overtime goal sinks women’s soccer on senior day

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

October 13, 2019

Just 58 seconds into the overtime period, Southern Illinois Edwardsville (5-5-4, 3-2-3 OVC) freshman Emma Dutko netted a goal in-close to senior Sara Teteak on a header to beat Eastern 3-2 on senior day. The Panthers (3-8-2, 2-4-1 OVC) got the ball to start the overtime period, but after turning it...

By the numbers: Eastern, OVC fighting down the stretch

Tom O'Connor, Women's Soccer Reporter

October 9, 2019

It is readily evident that the top tier of playoff-caliber teams has surfaced, as two teams have all but clinched postseason berths with the postseason only three weeks away. A much larger faction of Ohio Valley Conference teams is left in a much more tenuous position. Six teams, including East...

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 ...

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