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The Daily Eastern News

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

Freshman outside and opposite hitter, Lilli Amettis (left), and junior libero and defensive Specialist Christina Martinez Mundo (right) celebrate with their team after scoring a point in the third set against the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Cougars at Lantz Arena Friday evening. The Panthers won 3-1 against the Cougars.

Amettis, Flynn lead volleyball team to first OVC win

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor September 23, 2022

The Eastern volleyball team proved that their biggest weapon going into OVC play was being able to utilize players off its bench as freshman outside hitter Lilli Amettis led the team to a 3-1 win over...

Kaitlyn Flynn (right), sophomore outside hitter, sets the ball during volleyball practice Thursday afternoon at Lantz Arena. The Panthers will start OVC play against the Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Cougars.

Volleyball team to play SIUE at home in first OVC matches

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor September 22, 2022

The use of bench players is the Eastern volleyball team’s biggest weapon going into conference play tomorrow evening against SIUE.  According to coach Sara Thomas, being able to utilize each player...

Kaitlyn Flynn, a sophomore outside hitter, spikes the ball during volleyball practice Tuesday afternoon at Lantz Arena .

Volleyball team led by Flynn at Toledo Challenge

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor September 19, 2022

Sophomore outside hitter Kaitlyn Flynn’s 17 kills against Duquesne led the Eastern Volleyball team to a 1-1 weekend at the Toledo Challenge.  The Panthers took on the Dukes in the second match of...

Kaitlyn Flynn, a sophomore outside hitter, spikes the ball during volleyball practice Tuesday afternoon at Lantz Arena .

Volleyball team to play No. 25 Fighting Illini at home

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor September 13, 2022

The Eastern volleyball team will take on No.25 Illinois for its second home game of the season Wednesday at 7 p.m.   The Panthers are coming off a 3-0 weekend at the Geri Polvino Invitational where...

Junior Libero Christina Martinez Mundo, bumps the ball during the volleyball game against the Western Illinois University Leathernecks Tuesday evening at Lantz Arena. Martinez Mundo had 3 spikes.

Volleyball team drops home opener to Leathernecks

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor September 6, 2022

The Eastern volleyball team dropped their home opener to Western Illinois 3-0 in Lantz Arena Tuesday evening after errors haunted them throughout the match.  The Panthers are now 2-5 overall and sit...

Number 18 TaKenya Stafford, a sophomore outside hitter dives to bump a ball during their exhibition game against University of Missouri- St. Louis on Saturday afternoon at Lantz Arena.

Volleyball won 3-1 over Tritons in exhibition match

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor August 20, 2022

The Eastern volleyball team finds preseason success with a win over Missouri-St. Louis during an exhibition match Saturday evening in Lantz Arena. Head coach Sara Thomas said that the main focus of...

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