The Daily Eastern News

Freshman overcomes struggles in fall season

Kaitlin Cordes, Features Reporter

March 6, 2018

Freshman tennis player Claire Martin admitted that her first semester as an Eastern athlete did not come easy. Martin’s start to her collegiate athletic career put her in a place in which all confidence in her abilities ceased. She said while many factors contributed to her struggles, it was the...

Men’s and women’s tennis finish fall seasons

Junior Abby Carpenter backhands a ball back to sophomore Emily Pugachevsky in practice at the Darling Courts Sept. 21. The Panthers are in their offseason getting ready for the spring season.

Parker Valentine, Tennis Reporter

November 28, 2017

As Eastern’s fall semester heads for a close, the men’s and women’s tennis teams have finished their fall schedules. Eastern’s women’s team completed their entire fall season without a head coach, but after fall play ended Eastern did hire a new coach, Lois Alexis. Alexis comes with cham...

World traveling lands Kuroki in Charleston

Freshman Kaisei Kuroki returns the ball in practice to freshman Logan Charbonneau in practice Wednesday in the Lantz Fieldhouse. Kruroki is from Tokyo.

Parker Valentine, Tennis Reporter

October 25, 2017

Charleston, Ill. may not be the first place you would think of as home for a world-traveled individual, but for freshman men’s tennis player Kaisei Kuroki, that is exactly what Charleston is. Kuroki was born in Tokyo, Japan, but has lived in five different countries on four different continents. ...

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