The Daily Eastern News

Newcomers, Novotny lead Panthers into postseason

Sophomore Kris Luke battles attempts to get a shot off against Western Saturday, Oct. 29 at Lakeside Field. The Panthers finished the season 5-11-1 to earn a playoff trip.

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

November 7, 2016

The Eastern men’s soccer team came into the season with three wins in the previous season, one of which came in the conference. This year’s team featured many new faces and the Panthers were able to reach the conference tournament for the first time since 2008. This year, the Panthers finished...

Men’s soccer wins 1-0 over IPFW

Freshman forward Alex Castaneda moves the ball downfield during the Panthers’ 1-0 win against Fort Wayne Sunday at the west practice field. Castaneda scored Eastern’s lone goal as the team earned its first Summit League win of the season.

JJ Bullock, Men's Soccer Reporter

October 23, 2016

Eastern freshman Alex Castaneda sent the Panther bench into a frenzy when he made what would be the game deciding goal with 14 minutes to play in the second half of Eastern's 1-0 win over Indiana University-Purdue Fort Wayne Sunday. The goal by Castaneda was a rocket ball from outside the box that...

Men’s soccer heads north for match with NIU

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

October 10, 2016

With a seven-game losing streak and almost a month since the last win, the time is now for the Eastern men’s soccer team to turn it around with a trip to face the Northern Illinois Huskies on Tuesday night. While they haven’t been winning, they also haven’t been scoring. The Panthers have...

Column: Newcomers, young players stepping up for men’s soccer team

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sport's Editor

September 13, 2016

Newcomers and underclassmen have been key to the men’s soccer team this season, and that trend needs to continue moving forward if the Panthers want to compete in the Summit League. With three games remaining until conference play, and a record of 1-2-1, the men will need to start scoring more goals...

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Alex Castaneda