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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Forward Casey Welage (8) and midfielder Jake Pollock (25) chase after the ball at mens soccer practice at Lakeside Field on Thursday.

How does men’s soccer train for the fall?

Chloe Proffitt, Reporter June 25, 2024

For most, summers are about relaxation, vacation, and spending time with friends. For athletes this isn’t always the case. Summer is a foundation for the fall. It holds a lot of importance for building...

Forward Casey Welage (8) and midfielder Jesse da Costa (35) battle for the ball at mens soccer practice Lakeside Field on Thursday.

International students athletes talk about adjusting to EIU

Maurice Phipps, Sports Reporter October 26, 2023

Eastern athletics is comprised of a wide variety of students and faculty from places all over the United States. But did you know just how many international students take part in athletics here? Truthfully,...

Eastern goalkeeper Mac Van Oudt reaches to deflect a shot in the Panthers 2-0 loss to Belmont Tuesday at Lakeside Field.

Men’s soccer team loses tough offensive match to Huskies

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor September 19, 2022

The Eastern men’s soccer team had a tough weekend as they traveled to Houston to take on Houston Baptist where they took a 6-0 loss on Saturday evening. EIU struggled with foul trouble as well as...

The Eastern mens soccer team huddles before taking the field for the second half against Green Bay Tuesday at Lakeside Field. The Panthers and Phoenix played to a 1-1 tie.

Last season recap for men’s soccer

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor August 22, 2022

With two pre-season games now behind them, the Eastern men’s soccer team will open their regular season on the road on Thursday. The Panthers will take on Green Bay Thursday evening at 7 p.m. while...

Eastern midfielder Alejandro Lurbe runs by an opponent in a match against Purdue Fort Wayne on Sept. 3 at Lakeside Field. Eastern lost the match 1-0.

Updating Summit League men’s soccer standings, stats

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 5, 2021

The men's soccer teams of the Summit League will soon be heading into the third week of conference play.  Every Summit League but Omaha and Western Illinois has played two conference matches, and more...

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