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Volleyball team on the road this week

Senior Maria Brown return a ball in the Panthers game against Tennessee State at Lantz Arena on Sep. 30. Eastern won the match in four sets, the first win in a streak of three.

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter

October 11, 2017

The Eastern volleyball team will play two road matches this weekend before returning to Charleston for another four-match home stand. The Panthers will head to Morehead State Friday. Eastern sits three slots above the Eagles in Ohio Valley Conference standings, with Eastern tied for third with Jacks...

Eastern volleyball team seeking first OVC win

Freshman Laurel Bailey goes up for a kill in the Panthers’ 3-0 win over Alabama A&M Sept. 8 in Lantz Arena. Eastern is still looking for its first OVC win.

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter

September 28, 2017

The Eastern volleyball team is still searching for its first Ohio Valley Conference win of the season and will have a chance to get it Saturday when it hosts Tennessee State. The Panthers have yet to topple conference competition, dropping matches to returning conference champions Murray State, Austin ...

Volleyball to host Edwardsville

Eastern’s Abby Knight and Laurel Bailey jump up over the net to block a shot by an opponent from Alabama A&M on September 8th at Lantz Arena. Eastern won the match three sets to 0.

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter

September 26, 2017

The Eastern volleyball team will get a taste of home Ohio Valley Conference action Wednesday when it hosts Southern Illinois-Edwardsville. The Panthers got off to a rocky start in conference play, as they dropped matches against Murray State and Austin Peay last weekend. SIUE mirrored Eastern’s c...

Volleyball drops first OVC matches

Freshman Laurel Bailey kills the ball in the Panthers 3-0 win over Alabama A&M Sept. 8 in Lantz Arena. Eastern lost both of its OVC matches this weekend on the road.

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter

September 24, 2017

The Eastern volleyball team opened Ohio Valley Conference play this weekend but dropped both matches against returning conference champions Murray State and Austin Peay. Each of the road matches was played to four sets with Eastern taking just one set victory on both Friday and Saturday. All four sets i...

Volleyball team prepares for midweek matchup

Sophomore Maggie Runge goes up for the kill in the Panthers’ 3-0 sweep over Alabama A&M. Eastern is on the road at Valparaiso Wednesday for a non-conference matchup.

Maher Kawash, Volleyball Reporter

September 12, 2017

The Eastern volleyball team is already turning heads this season with its improvements from a year ago, and now tries to continue that in a midweek affair. The Panthers have started their season with only tournament games and now they take it to the road to face Valparaiso to push their record bac...

Volleyball team goes 1-2 over weekend

Laurel Bailey goes up for a kill against Alabama A&M on Friday at Lantz Arena. The Panthers won the match 3-0.

Sean Hastings and JJ Bullock, Sports Editor and Assistant Sports Editor

September 10, 2017

The Eastern volleyball team dominated to start the EIU Panther Classic with a quick sweep of Alabama A&M, but dropped the next two matches of the weekend to Chicago State and Western Illinois. Coach Sam Wolinski wanted the Panthers to stay strong on defense going into the weekend, and the Panth...

Volleyball team set for Panther Classic

Senior Maria Brown kills the ball in the Panthers’ loss to Green Bay Aug. 25 in Lantz Arena. The Panthers host the EIU Panther Classic this weekend.

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

September 7, 2017

After a 1-2 weekend at the Denver Tournament, the Eastern volleyball team is back home for three matches set for Friday and Saturday. The Panthers are set to play Alabama A&M Friday at noon, with matches against Chicago State and Western at 1 and 7 p.m. Eastern kept all its matches close last weekend, win or l...

Volleyball plays first road matches

Middlehitter Abby Knight spikes the ball against Belmont defenders Friday at Lantz Arena. The Panthers fell 1-3 in four sets.

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter

August 31, 2017

The volleyball team will travel for the first time this season as they head to Colorado for the Denver Tournament to take on the University of Denver, UC Davis and Niagara University. University of Denver The Pioneers’ 2017 campaign started off on the right foot as the team swept Tennessee State last week...

Panthers win 2 at EIU Invitational

Freshman Laurel Bailey(15), junior Taylor Smith(7), redshirt sophomores Anne Hughes(12) and Gina Furlin(14), and senior Maria Brown(13) celebrate a point in their match against Green Bay Friday in Lantz Arena. The Panthers lost the match, but won both matches on Saturday against Memphis and Bradley.

Maher Kawash and Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporters

August 27, 2017

The Eastern volleyball team is finding some quick momentum after finishing the first weekend of action with two wins at the EIU Panther Invitational. The Panthers struggled a year ago in finding that complete game as an early slow start or a faltered late lead continuously made the difference. B...

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