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Men’s soccer team finishes its 2019 season

Men’s soccer team finishes its 2019 season

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter

November 11, 2019

The men’s soccer team's season ended Nov. 9 when Denver won their match against Fort Wayne 3-1 to clinch the final spot in the Summit League conference tournament. Despite the Panthers not making the Summit League tournament, this team showed improvement in its record and were just only one point...

Men’s soccer loses season closer 2-1, awaits conference fate

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

November 6, 2019

A 2-1 road loss to Green Bay Tuesday signifies the end of the men’s soccer team’s regular season, and the result is a bag of, well, mixed results. The Panthers lost in overtime Tuesday, dropping to 5-9-2 overall for the regular season (the Green Bay match was a non-conference game). For 86 minu...

Men’s soccer wins final conference match

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter

November 3, 2019

The men’s soccer team kept its Summit League tournament chances alive, defeating Fort Wayne 1-0 in its last conference game of the season. In the first half, the Panther defense of senior Edgar Mesa and freshmen Quinn Rechner and Delphy Sabu only gave Fort Wayne two shots in the entire half. ...

Men’s soccer ready for Fort Wayne match

Men’s soccer ready for Fort Wayne match

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter

October 31, 2019

The men’s soccer team’s Summit League Conference tournament chances come down to this Saturday. The Panthers have to win against Fort Wayne to have a shot at making the tournament. The Panthers are focused on this task and not the other part of the scenario, which is a Fort Wayne must tie or win a...

Men’s soccer loses 2-1 to Western Illinois in chippy match

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter

October 27, 2019

The men’s soccer team hoped to take control of its  spot in the Summit League standings and spoil Western Illinois’ senior night Oct. 26. The Panthers were not able to do either in a 2-1 chippy conference loss against the Leathernecks that saw five cards, which included one red card, go to the ...

Column: Panthers need to be careful following Omaha

Column: Panthers need to be careful following Omaha

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

October 21, 2019

As expected with any conference match, much less any match in general, the Eastern men’s soccer team got chippy with Omaha in its Summit League matchup Oct. 19. Four Eastern players walked off Lakeside Field after the 0-0 draw with yellow cards, and two Omaha players received a yellow card. The pu...

Analysis: Burke’s penalty kick save sets tone against Omaha

Analysis: Burke’s penalty kick save sets tone against Omaha

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter

October 20, 2019

The men’s soccer team has had its fair share of highlight plays on defense and offense throughout the 2019 season. The play redshirt junior goalkeeper Jonathan Burke made in the fifth minute of the match against Omaha Oct. 19 is arguably the best play yet. Senior Edgar Mesa received a yellow car...

Panthers draw 0-0 with Omaha in important conference match

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

October 19, 2019

Anyone watching the Eastern-Omaha men’s soccer matchup Saturday possibly thought they were transported back in time to Sept. 29, 2018. On that date, Eastern hosted Summit League rival Denver, who was ranked fourth in the country and boasted the nation's leading scorer in Andre Shinyashiki. Omaha...

Column: Recent losses don’t shake Panther defense

Column: Recent losses don’t shake Panther defense

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter

October 16, 2019

The men’s soccer team currently rides a three-game losing streak consisting of two losses with a score of 2-0 and one 5-1 loss. Now, on paper it suggests that the defense for the Panthers is struggling, but that could not be further from the truth. The Panthers allowed two goals in their most re...

Panthers ready for home match against Milwaukee

Panthers ready for home match against Milwaukee

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter

October 14, 2019

The men’s soccer team is coming off a tough interstate 5-1 loss to Northern Illinois from Oct. 8 to face Milwaukee Tuesday at home. Overall against Milwaukee, the Panthers are 5-6-1. In 2018, the Panthers lost 2-1 on the road in overtime. For Eastern the scoring came from Kris Luke. The goal was...

Panthers ready for interstate rival

Panthers ready for interstate rival

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter

October 7, 2019

The Eastern men’s soccer team wants to put its loss against Oral Roberts aside and look toward its next game against inter-state rival Northern Illinois. Against Oral Roberts, the Panthers gave up a goal late in the first half when Oral Roberts and Summit League leading scorer Reed Berry score...

Men’s soccer loses first home game of the season against Oral Roberts

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter

October 6, 2019

The men’s soccer team fell short of its fourth straight home victory, 2-0 to Oral Roberts, but the Panthers refused to give up competing until the final minute of the match. In the first half the Panthers held their own for the first 30 minutes of the game. In the 32nd minute Oral Roberts’ Reed ...

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