The Daily Eastern News

Volleyball seeking revenge against SIUE

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

October 25, 2016

The Eastern volleyball team will face off against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars in a mid-week Ohio Valley Conference match on Wednesday night. Eastern split its road matches this past weekend against Jacksonville State and Tennessee Tech. The Panthers defeated Jacksonville State in five sets,...

Top Cat: Allie Hueston finding success after injury

Top Cat: Allie Hueston finding success after injury

Maher Kawash, Volleyball Reporter

October 25, 2016

Injuries are always one of the toughest and most difficult things to endure in sports, but that has not stopped junior Allie Hueston from succeeding with the Eastern volleyball team. In fact, it has just been another step in what has been an accolade-filled career through her first two and a half...

Panther volleyball team returns to road

Maher Kawash, Volleyball Reporter

October 20, 2016

The Eastern volleyball team is last in the Ohio Valley Conference standings heading into the weekend, but has an opportunity to turn that around. The Panthers return to action Friday night with the first of two road conference matches this weekend. Eastern faces a 5-3 Jacksonville State team to st...

Opportunities available for young Eastern volleyball team

Maher Kawash, Volleyball Reporter

October 10, 2016

The Eastern volleyball team has lost eight of its last 10 games, but is suffering from more than just its losses. One of the Panthers best players and the Division I leader in triple-doubles, sophomore Taylor Smith left Friday’s matchup against Austin Peay with an ankle injury in the third set. ...

Panthers fall in first OVC match

Maher Kawash, Volleyball Reporter

September 21, 2016

  After earning just three wins in its first 14 matches, the Eastern volleyball team faced an opportunity to start over with the start of conference play. But the Panthers got off to a rough start, and it was not particularly close. Eastern opened its Ohio Valley Conference slate of the...

Volleyball team set for new campaign

Maher Kawash, Volleyball Reporter

August 21, 2016

The Eastern volleyball team wrapped up its preseason action with the annual blue and gray inter-squad scrimmage Sunday afternoon, and the gray team swept the two set match. Although the scrimmage was opened with a laid back game of rock, paper, scissors to decide which side gets first serve, th...

Eastern volleyball makes three-set comeback

Eastern volleyball makes three-set comeback

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

November 11, 2015

The Eastern volleyball team started the match losing the first two sets to Southern Illinois Edwardsville but after the ten-minute break, the Panthers came out and won three straight to win the match 3-2 (20-25, 22-25, 25-11, 27-25, 15-10). During the break, coach Sam Wolinski said she told the team...

Eastern volleyball nears season’s end

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

November 9, 2015

The season is winding down for the Eastern volleyball as they only have two more matches before they head to the Ohio Valley Conference tournament Nov. 19. All season long the Panthers have been preparing for the OVC tournament, although the hope of hosting it is not going to happen, they will be...

Volleyball team in third for OVC late in season

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

November 4, 2015

The Eastern volleyball team has four matches left in the regular season and is currently in third place in the Ohio Valley Conference standings behind Belmont and first place Murray State. Eastern is 9-3 on the season with one of those wins coming against Murray State who had not lost a match and...

Panther volleyball team breaks losing streak

Sean Hastings, Assistant Sports Editor

October 12, 2015

The Eastern volleyball team split a pair of matches over the weekend after dropping in straight sets to Murray State Friday and then defeating Austin Peay in straight sets Saturday. Austin Peay has really struggled to get in the win column, as they were 0-4 prior to losing to the Panthers Saturday. Even...

Eastern volleyball sits in 2nd place in OVC

Sean Hastings, Assistant Sports Editor

October 5, 2015

The Eastern volleyball team lost its first match of Ohio Valley Conference play Friday 3-1 to Belmont University. Leading up to the match the Panthers had only lost one out of nine sets played contributing to that 3-0 record. The Panthers dominated Tennessee Tech and Jacksonville State to open...

Eastern volleyball team wins 3rd straight game

Sean Hastings, Assistant Sports Editor

September 30, 2015

The Eastern volleyball team continued its success Wednesday to improve to 3-0 when they defeated the Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars 3-1. The Panthers started the season 2-0 after defeating Tennessee Tech and Jacksonville State and coach Sam Wolinski called this game against SIUE ‘a gut check.’ “I...

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