The Daily Eastern News

Austin Parrish back in the pool after heart injury

Austin Parrish back in the pool after heart injury

Cheyenne Fitzgerald, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2015

Junior Austin Parrish is a distance swimmer for the Eastern men’s swim team and is getting back into the water again for the first time since being brought to the hospital on Sept 25 for atrial fibrillation (AFib). Atrial fibrillation is when the upper chambers in the heart quiver instead of correctly...

Chatman brings dual athletic abilities to the field

Chatman brings dual athletic abilities to the field

Maria Baldwin, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2015

Some athletes are at the fitness and skill level where they can play two Division 1 sports. Dylan Chatman, a red-shirt senior cornerback for the football team, started his dual-sport career at a very young age. ‘’I’ve played basketball ever since I was 5, in little leagues like the YM...

Spoo headlines additions to Hall of Fame class

Bob Reynolds, Sports Editor

September 16, 2015

Eastern will add five new members to its Athletic Hall of Fame Class at halftime of the Panther football teams’ home-opener against Illinois State on Saturday. Headlining the 2015 class will be former Eastern football coach Bob Spoo, along with Jason Biaka, Lorri Sommer Brandy, Kandace Arno...

Hueston to bring consistency to volleyball team

Hueston to bring consistency to volleyball team

Maria Baldwin, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2015

Playing volleyball is in Allie Hueston’s blood. ‘’My mom got me started playing volleyball in 6th grade because she had played volleyball and I fell in love with it because of the team aspect.’’ Hueston said. Hueston’s transition from high school to being a Division I athlete was an eas...

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