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Season review for Eastern men’s tennis

Season review for Eastern men’s tennis

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

April 24, 2018


Filed under Men's Tennis, Showcase, Sports

Consistency and improvement are just some things the Eastern men’s tennis team had this past spring season.  From making its first conference tournament since 2014 and improving their win total to their best mark in that same year, there was a lot to be excited about for the team.  Eastern c...

Panthers set for OVC Tournament

Panthers set for OVC Tournament

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under Men's Tennis, Showcase, Sports

The Eastern men’s tennis team is off to the Ohio Valley Conference tournament Friday at the Centennial Sportsplex in Nashville. The tournament goes until April 22 and the Panthers' first match is against Jacksonville State. Eastern finished with a record of 6-16 and 1-5 in the OVC in the regular season. For ...

Men’s tennis seniors excited for OVC tournament

Men’s tennis seniors excited for OVC tournament

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under Men's Tennis, Showcase, Sports

For the first time in their careers, Eastern men’s tennis seniors Grant and Trent Reiman, and Jared Woodson will part take in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament. The Panthers clinched their first tournament berth in four years with a 4-3 win over Tennessee State. Eastern has not made an appearance...

Men’s tennis team picks up win on Senior Day

Men’s tennis team picks up win on Senior Day

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

April 15, 2018


Filed under Men's Tennis, Showcase, Sports

Eastern Coach Sam Kercheval’s birthday was last Thursday, and seniors Grant and Trent Reiman said it would be great to get Kercheval a win. The Panthers got one, with a 4-3 win over Marian Saturday in its final regular season match. Eastern fell one win short from tying its most win total since 2...

Eastern ready for last OVC match

Eastern ready for last OVC match

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under Men's Tennis, Showcase, Sports

With one more Ohio Valley Conference match remaining, the Eastern men’s tennis team is heading to  Austin Peay for its final road of the season Saturday. The Panthers picked up their first conference win in over two years against Tennessee State last weekend, and with a struggling Governors team, this...

Panthers get first OVC win in over two years

Panthers get first OVC win in over two years

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

April 1, 2018


Filed under Men's Tennis, Showcase, Sports

The Eastern men’s tennis team earned its first conference win since 2016, and its first Ohio Valley Conference tournament appearance since 2014 with a win over Tennessee State Saturday. The Panthers played its first outdoor home match of the season Friday as Eastern lost 7-0 to Belmont. Due to...

Men’s tennis gears up for conference matches

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

March 29, 2018


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

A double header looms for the Eastern men’s tennis team, who face Belmont and Tennessee State this weekend at the Darling Courts. Any matches that need to be moved due to weather, will be played at the Danville Tennis Center. “Tomorrow’s match will start at 12 p.m. and will be here on campus,”...

Panthers seeking consistency in doubles

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

March 27, 2018


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

All season long, Eastern coach Sam Kercheval said the doubles point is critical in tennis, and that the team still needs improvement at doubles play. Kercheval said after the match against Eastern Kentucky, the Panthers made first serves, attacked the net and picked good targets against the opposition. So...

Men’s tennis starts conference play 0-2

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

March 18, 2018


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

Over the course of spring break, the Eastern men’s tennis team played four matches, and opened OVC play this past weekend. On March 9, the Panthers fell to Illinois State 7-0, but Eastern quickly turned it around with a 5-4 win over Rose-Hulman, giving the Panthers their fourth victory of the spring...

Eastern comes up short against St. Louis

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

February 11, 2018


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

Last season, St. Louis got the better of the Eastern men’s tennis team 6-1, but this time around the Panthers fell just short Friday, losing 4-3 to St. Louis. Sophomore Freddie O’Brien continued his dominance during the spring schedule, winning his fifth straight match. O’Brien also helped his t...

Men’s tennis continues road trip

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

February 8, 2018


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

With another match on the road against St. Louis, the Eastern men’s tennis team are now on its sixth game of this 11-game road trip. The Panthers opened the 2016-2017 season against St. Louis on the road, but fell 6-1. Despite losing the match, Eastern did pick up a singles victory from freshman...

Men’s tennis team prepares for Wright State and Dayton

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

February 1, 2018


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

After winning its first match of the season against Chicago State, the Eastern men’s tennis team travels to Wright State and Dayton this weekend. The Panthers improved their record to 1-3 on the campaign, but received some good news about one of its players. Sophomore Freddie O’Brien was named th...

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