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The Eastern volleyball team celebrates on the court Monday afternoon after picking up their first win of the season. The Panthers swept Tennessee State, winning the sets by scores of 25-20, 25-23 and 25-23.

Panthers sweep Tigers Monday for 1st win

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief March 8, 2021

The Eastern volleyball team is winless no more. The Panthers snapped a nine-match losing streak to begin the season with a sweep of Tennessee State Monday at home, marking their first win since November...

Volleyball team loses 3-1 against Austin Peay Monday

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief March 1, 2021

With a 3-1 loss Monday to Austin Peay, the Eastern volleyball team dropped to 0-8 and is now at the halfway point of the abbreviated spring season. In the loss Monday, the Panthers started out strong...

Eastern freshman libero Christina Martinez Mundo lunges to her left to receive a serve against Morehead State Feb. 7 in Lantz Arena.

Eastern volleyball team swept by Skyhawks Sunday

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief February 22, 2021

The Eastern volleyball team dropped its fifth-straight match to begin the season Sunday, losing 3-0 to Tennessee-Martin on the road. Eastern is one of three teams in the OVC to no have a win so far this...

Panthers drop 2nd-straight to Morehead State

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief February 8, 2021

For the second-straight time to open the season, the Eastern volleyball team lost to Morehead State at home. The Panthers lost in straight sets Monday afternoon after winning the second set in a 3-1...

Eastern senior outside hitter Laurel Bailey follows through on a kill attempt against Morehead State in the season opener Sunday afternoon. Bailey led all players with 15 kills in the game, which Eastern lost 3-1.

Panthers open season Sunday with loss

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief February 8, 2021

A shortened, conference-only season is underway for the Eastern Volleyball team as they faced Morehead State Sunday afternoon in Lantz Arena. It was the first game for the Panthers in almost 15 months,...

Eastern junior setter Bailey Chandler sets up a teammate for a kill opportunity during a practice on Oct. 8 in Lantz Arena.

Volleyball schedule set for spring

Adam Tumino, Editor-In-Chief October 28, 2020

The Eastern volleyball team's schedule was released Wednesday afternoon. The Panthers are set to play 16 conference matches beginning Feb. 7 with the final regular season match scheduled on March 28. Eastern...

Eastern senior Laurel Bailey (left) attempts a kill during an intrasquad scrimmage at practice Thursday afternoon. Bailey is in her senior year with the volleyball program.

Bailey embracing challenges for senior year

Autumn Schulz, Volleyball Reporter October 8, 2020

If COVID-19 had not imposed many great advertises on the world of college athletics, the volleyball team here at Eastern would have played 6 games by now. The first game was secluded for Sept. 18 against...

Column: Volleyball team’s top returning players

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief September 16, 2020

With the lack of sports on campus this semester, we have been going back to last year and looking at the top performers from the various teams at Eastern. For the volleyball team, the 2019 season was...

Volleyball team easing back into practice

Autumn Schulz, Volleyball Reporter September 9, 2020

The women’s volleyball team here at Eastern has faced many new changes within the last six months. Not only did the team receive a new head coach, but now, as the team returns to the court for practice,...

Volleyball team setting up for fall success

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief August 27, 2020

Over the past year, the Eastern volleyball has dealt with a disappointing 2019 season, a head coaching change and a global pandemic. Sara Thomas assumed the role of head coach back in late December,...

Sara Thomas ready to lead as Eastern volleyball’s new head coach

Adam Tumino, Women's Basketball Reporter January 15, 2020

The Eastern volleyball program has had its fair share of coaches recently. Sara Thomas will be the next to take the reins. Her hiring was announced last month, making her the 13th head coach in the...

Notebook: SEMO to face Kentucky in NCAA Tournament

Adam Tumino, Volleyball Reporter December 3, 2019

Southeast Missouri, after winning the OVC Volleyball Championship on Nov. 23, will play No. 9 Kentucky on Friday in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The Redhawks clinched the OVC after sweeping...

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